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  ( joints    plural  )
1       adj   Joint means shared by or belonging to two or more people.  
ADJ n  
She and Frank had never gotten around to opening a joint account...     
  jointly      adv   ADV with v  
The Port Authority is an agency jointly run by New York and New Jersey.     
2       n-count   A joint is a part of your body such as your elbow or knee where two bones meet and are able to move together.  
Her joints ache if she exercises.     
3       n-count   A joint is the place where two things are fastened or fixed together.  
    dovetail joint  
4       n-count   A joint is a fairly large piece of meat which is suitable for roasting.  
He carved the joint of beef.     
in AM, use roast     
5       n-count   You can refer to a cheap place where people go for some form of entertainment as a joint.  
INFORMAL   usu supp N  
...a hamburger joint.     
6       n-count   A joint is a cigarette which contains cannabis or marijuana.  
7    If something puts someone's nose out of joint, it upsets or offends them because it makes them feel less important or less valued.  
put sb's nose out of joint      phrase   PHR after v, v-link PHR  
Barry had his nose put out of joint by Lucy's aloof sophistication...     

joint-stock company        ( joint-stock companies    plural  ) A joint-stock company is a company that is owned by the people who have bought shares in that company.     (BUSINESS)      n-count  
joint venture        ( joint ventures    plural  ) A joint venture is a business or project in which two or more companies or individuals have invested, with the intention of working together.     (BUSINESS)      n-count  
It will be sold to a joint venture created by Dow Jones and Westinghouse Broadcasting.     
strip joint        ( strip joints    plural  ) A strip joint is the same as a strip club.  
INFORMAL      n-count  
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expression meaning that someone who is not happy tends to find comfort in seeing others unhappy too
technique used for smoking a marijuana joint in two, consisting in one person inhaling the smoke exhaled by the other one
a relocator refers to a person or company reponsible for the moving or relocating or one or more objects from one place to another. used in a sentence as "I am looking to hire some furniture relocators to move my items from one place to another."
very short presentation of a product or a company that you would do to somebody you meet briefly, like in an elevator, to attract his/her attention
game of power inside a company's board or management team
use the authority given by a position (in society, in a company etc.) to determine someone to act in a certain manner
E.g: He is not eager to attend the event, but he has to be there because his boss pulled rank on him.
expression used to describe the practice of a company using internally the marketed products
[Bus.] expression originating from and widely used in software industry; the practice is also known as "dogfooding"
remnants of disputes that make a relationship between people or companies difficult to maintain, even without an open dispute
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.
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