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New Brunswick

  

      n   a province of SE Canada on the Gulf of St Lawrence and the Bay of Fundy: extensively forested. Capital: Fredericton. Pop.: 762000 (1997 est.). Area: 72092 sq. km (27835 sq. miles),   (Abbrev.)    NB  
  New Brunswicker      n  
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Brunswick  
      n  
1    a former duchy (1635--1918) and state (1918--46) of central Germany, now part of the state of Lower Saxony; formerly (1949--90) part of West Germany  
2    a city in central Germany: formerly capital of the duchy and state of Brunswick. Pop.: 252544 (1996 est.),   (German name)    Braunschweig  


Caroline of Brunswick  
      n   1768--1821, wife of George IV of the United Kingdom: tried for adultery (1820)  
New Brunswick  
      n   a province of SE Canada on the Gulf of St Lawrence and the Bay of Fundy: extensively forested. Capital: Fredericton. Pop.: 762000 (1997 est.). Area: 72092 sq. km (27835 sq. miles),   (Abbrev.)    NB  
  New Brunswicker      n  

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exp.
expression used to indicate that something happens very quickly
n.
def.: new and inexperienced person
slang. Syn.: newbie, newb
n.
Makes new purchases everyday keep up to make a new position with many individual connection gainers in the winning economy.
n.
new trend in computing to take into account the environmental aspect when designing IT systems.
v.
to use something (an object or a substance) in a new way: not the same as "recycle"
can sometimes be translated as "détourner"
n.
brand of soup, mix of vegetables, image for new startups ?
n.
someone who is picky about food, doesn't want to try new foods
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)
n.
a new word formed by joining together two others and combining their meanings. Examples: brunch, camcorder, carjack, motel, greenwash, smog, workaholic.
n.
a government scheme that moves people to a new area (e.g. because a dam is being built where they live)
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"

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