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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.
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.
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. 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 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.
n.
a large pocket of very cold air, typically the coldest air in the Northern Hemisphere, which sits over the polar region.
n.
electric spectrum of data creating, storing, retrieving and synchronizing
[Tech.];[Leg.] date relating to electric digits
n.
Cybersecurity are measures of adopt of technologies, processes and practices aim to protect computers, networks and digital data from attack.
v.
transform into something English, render similar to an English person or thing

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