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S, s

  
  ( S's, s's    plural  )
1       n-var   S is the nineteenth letter of the English alphabet.  
2    S or s is an abbreviation for words beginning with s, such as `south', `seconds', and `son'.  
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-s, S & L, S & M, among other(s)

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exp.
what`s up
Slang; casual greeting "Wazzup, my friend?"
exp.
il est des jours heureux, il n'est point de vie heureuse
culture générale
prep.
geared toward(s)
[Bus.] voltado para o uso corporativo (geared towards corporate use), voltado para o consumidor de varejo (geared towards the retail trade)
n.
classical African concept, humanist phylosophy focusing on people`s interrelations. It is originary from Bantu languages.
"I am what I am because of who we all are" , "Live consciuosly" are sayings belonging to this phylosophy
nm.
acronym of Lunar Module, little vehicle created especially to move on the moon during XXth century 's space conquest.
exp.
expression used for saying that someone is worth being kept close (as a friend, partner..)
n.
uppermost layer in Earth`s atmosphere; lies above the ionosphere and extends to the edge of interplanetary space
n.
something excellent, impressive
E.g.: The concert was a real doozy.
n.
après manger, nappe
n.
aide_toi, athena t'aidera
n.
étoiles filantes, personnes mourantes
adj.
tête en l'air, étourdi
n.
beaucoup parlent, peu font
n.
amour bref, soupir long
n.
bien perdu, bien connu
n.
bon critique, mauvais travailleur
n.
à vilain, charbonnée d'âne
n.
Autres temps, autres moeurs
n.
août pluvieux, cellier vineux
n.
autre pays, autre coutume
n.
aujourd'hui trompeur, demain trompé
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