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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)

Collaborative Dictionary     English Cobuild
exp.
what`s up
Slang; casual greeting "Wazzup, my friend?"
exp.
expression used for saying that someone is worth being kept close (as a friend, partner..)
n.
suite of the pointed first letters of the name of an organisation. eg B.O.A.C. , B.B.C., N.A.T.O., N.A.S.A..
When the "sigle" can be read like a simple word, it becomes an "acronym" : Nato, Nasa, Faq,...so B.B.C. is just a "sigle"
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
n.
uppermost layer in Earth`s atmosphere; lies above the ionosphere and extends to the edge of interplanetary space
nm.
acronym of Lunar Module, little vehicle created especially to move on the moon during XXth century 's space conquest.
conj.
albeit although, even if, even though, notwithstanding that, tho' (U.S. or poetic) though
Charles's letter was indeed published, albeit in a somewhat abbreviated form.
n.
sert, yabani
n.
buttocks, butt, ass.
[Slang]
n.
mental deficiency, mental handicap
n.
go fast, move very quickly
n.
well-known, intelligent and highly respected person
adj.
annoying, arduous, bothersome, burdensome, demanding, difficult, harassing, hard, importunate, inconvenient, irksome, irritating, laborious, oppressive, pestilential, plaguy
n.
booklet, brochure, catalogue, details of bill
n.
See you later, I'll continue my rounds.
n.
1. the art of public speaking in which gesture, vocal production, and delivery are emphasized 2.the study of formal speaking in pronunciation, grammar, style, and tone.
n.
a book that gives lists of facts, for example people's names, addresses, and telephone numbers, or the names and addresses of business companies, usually arranged in alphabetical order.
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.
a set of ideas, rules, or beliefs from which something is developed, or on which decisions are based
The educational framework of ISB is much different from the framework (curriculum) where I used to go to school. I do like it though.
n.
the application of scientifically proven methods to gather, process, interpret, and to use digital evidence to provide a conclusive description of cyber crime activities
[Tech.]
n.
1. the discharge or release of a person appearing in court of all criminal charges because they have been found not guilty. 2. a release from an obligation, duty, or debt.
legal E.g After the clear acquittal from the judge, he had to start his life all over again.

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