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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
exp.
used to point out that small problems or unpleasant events can in the end help things get better
n.
a virtual component in cyberspace which may be in any form and may execute any function, solely or partially.
[Tech.]
n.
any distracting or deceptive maneuver
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
o.
Cyber extremism is resorting any measure of imposing predetermined ideology using any online platform, beyond the norms of existing common social way of life
[Leg.];[Tech.] basis of cyber terrorism
o.
Cyber extremism is resorting any measure of imposing predetermined ideology using any online platform, beyond the norms of existing common social way of life
[Leg.];[Tech.] basis of cyber terrorism
n.
Cyber interception means the acquisition of the any digital contents through the use of any electronic, mechanical, or other digital devices.
[Tech.];[Leg.] Cyber interception means the acquisition of the any digital contents
n.
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 from getting that disease.
n.
activist using hacking as a method, hacker who does it for a "cause"
new word, not yet largely used
n.
A moulding commonly used in framing oil paintings. The liner is fixed inside the frame and appears between the image and the outer frame. Generally made out of wood or some other hard material, the liner may have fabric glued down to it. Liners are to canvases what a mat/mount is to a print on paper
[Artwork framing] Polystyrene or wood liner. Fabric-covered liner. Linen liner. Gold liner.
exp.
A set of online digital assets or virtual value that may be left to another person in a will.
[Tech.]
exp.
A set of virtual assets or virtual value in cyberspace that may be left to another in a will.
[Tech.]
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.
used to describe a person. i.e this is the qua am telling you about or he is a fantastic qua
adj.
Term used to describe low grade marijuana. This type of marijuana is usually brown, seedy, dry. The term is also used by many pot heads to describe anything that is low grade.
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'
n.
Materialistic concept neonewtonist. In its measures, this variation of length of traveled route (by unit of time) by a group of photons ( φ is the initial of photons) - the light signal - is equal to what is collectively called " radial velocity". It distinguishes itself from it in its gnoseology.
Phys. Concept before 2007 The redshift indicates the phi-speed of a star. But do not give the immediate knowledge of its absolute speed.
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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