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  ( solvents    plural  )
1       adj   If a person or a company is solvent, they have enough money to pay all their debts.     (BUSINESS)   usu v-link ADJ     (Antonym: insolvent)    They're going to have to show that the company is now solvent.     
2       n-mass   A solvent is a liquid that can dissolve other substances.  
...a small amount of cleaning solvent., ...industrial solvents.     


solvent abuse     
Solvent abuse is the dangerous practice of breathing in the gases from substances such as glue in order to feel as if you are drunk.  
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exp.
Abbreviation for "eXamine Your Zipper". To let someone know the zipper on the front of his pants is down.
[Coll.]
n.
a teenager who spends most of his time in front of a screen (computer, smartphone, tablet, TV)
n.
dom front, ville de malheur, arrivé à midi, pendu à une heure
n.
celui qui n'a pas bon pied part avant
n.
à passage et à rivière: laquais devant, maître derrière
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