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-phile

  
, -ophile            ( -philes    plural)   ( -ophiles    plural  ) -phile or -ophile    occurs in words which refer to someone who has a very strong liking for people or things of a particular kind.          suffix  
...the operaphile Hirotaro Higuchi, president of the tour's chief sponsors., ...essential reading for the culture-hungry Yankophile.     
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opine, oiled, op, opiate

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n.
a person - including intelligent programs - that uses computer or internet services
[Tech.]
n.
Materialistic concept neonewtonist. In its measures, this variation of length of traveled route (by unit of time) by a group of photons ( φ is the initial of photons) - the light signal - is equal to what is collectively called " radial velocity". It distinguishes itself from it in its gnoseology.
Phys. Concept before 2007 The redshift indicates the phi-speed of a star. But do not give the immediate knowledge of its absolute speed.
n.
Emergency Medical Services - Polysemic Term used in USA and UK for Prehospital Emergency Services and other countries as the whole chain from Emergency Call to Hospital Intensive Care services.
Care Traduction difficulty !
exp.
When something is 'in the air', it means something exciting or significant is taking place or about to happen. Ex.: Spring is in the air - it's time for change!
n.
prolegomena -an introduction at the start of a book, usually used in plural form
n.
means a different approach or a welcome change to something. Ex.: anna has lots of wonderful ideas and motivation - she is a breath of fresh air.
[Fig.]
n.
1:to utter taunting words 2:to deride or tease with taunting words 'The Gridiron Show group joked with and gibed at those in the Memphis power structure, politicians mostly. Rarely did anyone get their feelings hurt by the skits in the shows…." — Toby Sells, Memphis Magazine, December 2014
n.
Residential Care Facilities for the Elderly—sometimes called "Assisted Living" or "Board and Care" facilities
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