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apologize

  
  ( apologizes    3rd person present)   ( apologizing    present participle)   ( apologized    past tense  )
in BRIT, also use apologise      When you apologizeto someone, you say that you are sorry that you have hurt them or caused trouble for them. You can say `I apologize' as a formal way of saying sorry.      verb  
I apologize for being late...      V for n/-ing  
Costello later apologized, saying he'd been annoyed by the man...      V  
He apologized to the people who had been affected.      V to n, Also V with quote  
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det.
Cybertort is a willful act done by a person on internet that may cause legal injuries to virtual identity or virtual property of a person in cyberspace
[Leg.];[Tech.] cyber defamation is Cybertort
n.
any distracting or deceptive maneuver
exp.
used to point out that small problems or unpleasant events can in the end help things get better
prep.
Cyber object is virtual component in cyberspace which may be in any form and may execute any function, solely or partially.
[Tech.]
n.
endearment phrase used for someone we find sweet
[Fam.] syn.: sweetie, pumpkin, cutie, cutesy pie
exp.
absolutely not; not in this lifetime
Slang expression used mostly in 19th century
exp.
kill someone; cause a big damage to someone
n.
A este estudiante de escuela primaria le gusta la ciencia, A este estudiante de colegio le gusta la historia
id.
At a point where you know you have to make a decision that not only effects your life, not only the life of the objects you love but the ones that you consider as well. More than one crux will certainly cause an individual to have a dilemma or two.
n.
(botany) any of the long slender shoots that grow from the stem or branch of a tree: usually removed during pruning
n.
A vaccine is a substance containing a harmless form of the germs that cause a particular disease. It is given to people, usually by injection, to prevent them getting that disease.
n.
activist using hacking as a method, hacker who does it for a "cause"
new word, not yet largely used
n.
Cybercrime is criminal action of commission or omission with intent to harm targeting humans or machines using any telecommunication device via internet online or offline
[Leg.];[Tech.] cybercrime means hacking, bullying, identity theft
n.
is the recreation of any entity after its death or destruction
video gaming
n.
a website that did not undergo any change for a long period of time
[Comp.];[Slang]
exp.
A set of online digital assets or virtual value that may be left to another person in a will.
[Tech.]
adj.
1. [Comp.] a device that once plugged in is automatically recognized by the system and launches the expected process without any action on the user's side; 2. [Bus.] a new employee who is able to start work without too much induction and training
[Comp.];[Bus.] can be used as both noun and adjective: plug and play device; plug and play employee or simply plug and play (noun)
exp.
A set of virtual assets or virtual value in cyberspace that may be left to another in a will.
[Tech.]
n.
lives humanitarian values, may believe in a God or not.
exp.
(about a positive event/situation) happen out of the blue, without any effort from the impacted persons
id.
expression referring to a high amount of effort, dedication, endurance for pursuing a cause, achieving a goal
He put blood, sweat and tears in making this movie
exp.
expression used for warning that, although something seems to be over, settled, new events that could change the situation may occur
syn.: "it ain't over till it's over"
n.
means a liquid is not clear: this tea's got bits in it, I don't like yogurt with bits in it
assez proche de l'idée de 'il y a à boire et à manger'
exp.
The actual say is: "You can catch more flies with honey than with vinegar" This means that it is easier to persuade people if you use polite arguments and flattery than if you are confrontational.
n.
this expression means 'he is very good at criticizing others but he can't accept criticism from others'
n.
to concentrate and to sacrifice
q.
This expression means it is better to let one's emotions out, rather than bottled up inside. It is also often said when someone has gas.
this is just something my grandmother would say in cajun french

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