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twinset

  
  ( twinsets    plural  ) , twin set, twin-set          A twinset is a set of women's clothing, consisting of a cardigan and sweater of the same colour.  
  (BRIT)      n-count  
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twin     ( twins    plural & 3rd person present)   ( twinning    present participle)   ( twinned    past tense & past participle  )
1       n-count   If two people are twins, they have the same mother and were born on the same day.  
oft N n  
Sarah was looking after the twins..., She had a twin brother and a younger brother.     
2       adj   Twin is used to describe a pair of things that look the same and are close together.  
ADJ n  
...the twin spires of the cathedral., ...the world's largest twin-engined aircraft.     
3       adj   Twin is used to describe two things or ideas that are similar or connected in some way.  
ADJ n  
...the twin concepts of liberty and equality...     
4       verb   When a place or organization in one country is twinnedwith a place or organization in another country, a special relationship is formally established between them.  
  (BRIT)   usu passive  
Five Polish banks are to be twinned with counterparts in Western Europe...      be V-ed with n  
The borough is twinned with Kasel in Germany.      V-ed  
5       adj   Twin towns or cities are twinned with each other.  
  (BRIT)   ADJ n  
This led Zagreb's twin town, Mainz, to donate £70,000-worth of high-quality equipment.     
in AM, use sister cities     
6   
    identical twin  
    Siamese twin  


conjoined twin     ( conjoined twins    plural  ) Conjoined twins are twins who are born with their bodies joined.      n-count  
identical twin        ( identical twins    plural  ) Identical twins are twins of the same sex who look exactly the same.      n-count   usu pl  
Siamese twin     ( Siamese twins    plural  ) Siamese twins are twins who are born with their bodies joined.      n-count  
twin bed        ( twin beds    plural  ) Twin beds are two single beds in one bedroom.      n-count   usu pl  
twin-bedded      , twin bedded  
A twin-bedded room, for example in a hotel, has two single beds.  
  (mainly BRIT)      adj   ADJ n  

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twin

  
1   
      n   clone, corollary, counterpart, double, duplicate, fellow, likeness, lookalike, match, mate, ringer     (slang)  
2   
      adj   corresponding, double, dual, duplicate, geminate, identical, matched, matching, paired, parallel, twofold  
3   
      vb   couple, join, link, match, pair, yoke  

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n.
competitive set: a group of other brands offering a similar product or service, to the same consumers
exp.
to be likely to do something
banks set to miss lending targets
n.
set of virtual assets belonging to an user
[Tech.]
n.
buttocks, butt, ass.
[Slang]
n.
mental deficiency, mental handicap
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.
go fast, move very quickly
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.
set of words and word groups together with their definition, translation, grammar category or usage examples, and which can be searched through an index or a search engine
exp.
A set of one’s web assets, created with the intention of facilitating the transference of online assets and value upon ones death.
[Tech.]
exp.
A set of online digital assets or virtual value that may be left to another person in a will.
[Tech.]
exp.
act in accordance with what is set verbally; apply what one's preaching for; double words by action;
often used in combination with "talk the talk".
exp.
A set of virtual assets or virtual value in cyberspace that may be left to another in a will.
[Tech.]
exp.
A set of virtual assets or value in cyberspace left behind after one’s death fall on legal successors as right.
[Tech.]
exp.
(in an organization) set up a more informal structure/workflow/environment; give up on communication protocols between departments
[Bus.]
n.
set of data relative to the online activity of one particular user
[Tech.]
exp.
A set of collection of one’s internet assets or value gathered in order to assist transfer of online rights.
[Tech.]
n.
Arotten apple is a member of a group, or a single element in a set of things, that is bad and likely to corrupt the other people or things in the group
Allusion to the expression "One bad apple spoils the barrel"
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.
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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