yea or nay meaning, yea or nay definition | English Cobuild dictionary

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yea  

1       convention   Yea is an old-fashioned, poetic, or religious word for `yes'.  
2       convention   Yea is sometimes used to mean `yes' when people are talking about voting for or agreeing to do something.  
The House of Commons can merely say yea or nay to the executive judgment.     
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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.
adj.
without nationality or nations
the chambers dictionnary 10th edition.
adj.
enough in quantity or quality
Sentence: My parents consulted me about what would be an adequate for the money for the trip.
n.
any distracting or deceptive maneuver
exp.
it sounds interesting or attractive
v.
to visit unexpectedly or inconventiently
the whole family descended on us for the weekend
n.
A rotten 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"
v.
perceive (an idea or situation) mentally
"I just realised how important is that trip for you."
n.
characteristic of awesome people or things
exp.
love very much (smth. or smb.)
id.
use your common sense or resourcefulness
exp.
home is the best place to be no matter where it is
n.
person or tool who creates or translates subtitles
[Fam.]
n.
name given to isolated or fictive places;
exp.
get drunk or take drugs; get high
n.
a leader in a race or competition
n.
last days, hours or minutes of life
Medical term
n.
valuable virtual or digital assets in cyberspace
[Tech.]
n.
the most important or central part of something
[US] The core of the book focuses on the period between 1660 and 1857.
n.
A plan done for something bad or illegal.
I will never scheme in the future because it is a bad thing to do.
exp.
shout (as a sign of discontentment or anger)
exp.
disappear ; be absent; leave (temporary or for good)
E.g. "Now, that the parents are out of the picture, we can throw a party". (meaning=Now, that the parents left, that they are no longer here) "James is out of the picture, him and Mary split up"
exp.
yell at someone; attack someone verbally or physically
[Slang];[UK]
n.
Marriage between a man of royal or noble birth and his concubine, or a woman greatly his inferior, with the stipulation that wife and children have no claims to his titles or possessions or dignity. The concept is now limited to royal marriages. Syn. Morganatic marriage or marriage of the left hand.
[Hist.] So-called, because at the nuptial ceremony the husband gives his left hand to the bride, rather than his right, when saying, “I take thee for my wedded wife.”
adv.
maximum; no more (or later) than; at the most
E.g.: You have to be back at 11 o'clock tops; The show lasted one hour tops
exp.
[as interjection] an expression of congratulations, thanks or respect
big up to the team for a great job
n.
(Medical) repetitive fits or crises : sign of vital distress
Status epilepticus, asthmiticus
adj.
a person with more power or authority than others
Eg.: Your father is one of the dominant man in his section because he is boss.
n.
Of or relating to a country's internal affairs
n.
a model or example that shows how something works
[UK] I like to read books that is a paradigm of human life because I can learn from it.
exp.
not matter; have no value or effect; be useless

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