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adverse

  

      adj  
1    antagonistic or inimical; hostile  
adverse criticism     
2    unfavourable to one's interests  
adverse circumstances     
3    contrary or opposite in direction or position  
adverse winds     
4    (of leaves, flowers, etc.) facing the main stem  
   Compare       averse       2  
     (C14: from Latin adversus opposed to, hostile, from advertere to turn towards, from ad- to, towards + vertere to turn)  
  adversely      adv  
  adverseness      n  


adverse possession  
      n     (Property law)   the occupation or possession of land by a person not legally entitled to it. If continued unopposed for a period specifed by law, such occupation extinguishes the title of the rightful owner  
adverse pressure gradient  
      n     (Aerodynamics)   an increase of pressure in the direction of flow  
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n.
A specific technical worksheet tool with performer's requirements. Excellent start of negotiations between performers, managers and contractors. (These requirements might include sound and light conditions for the show, food lodging and transportation of artistic talents)
n.
an agreement through which one of the parties is offered very advantageous conditions because of the special relation with the partner
[Bus.] most frequently ,"sweetheart deal" has a negative connotation implying the idea of illegality or immorality .
adj.
in original condition
n.
a neurological condition found on the island of Guam
The symptoms range from motor nuron disease (Lou Gehrig's disease) to Parkinson's disease.
adj.
forced by a medical condition to spend most of the time home

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