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against

  

      prep  
1    opposed to; in conflict or disagreement with  
they fought against the legislation     
2    standing or leaning beside or in front of  
a ladder against the wall     
3    coming in contact with  
the branches of a tree brushed against the bus     
4    in contrast to  
silhouettes are outlines against a light background     
5    having an adverse or unfavourable effect on  
the economic system works against small independent companies     
6    as a protection from or means of defence from the adverse effects of  
a safeguard against contaminated water     
7    in exchange for or in return for  
8    Now rare   in preparation for  
he gave them warm clothing against their journey through the night     
9    as against   as opposed to or as compared with  
he had two shots at him this time as against only one last time     
     (C12 ageines, from again, ageyn, etc., again + -es genitive ending; the spelling with -t (C16) was probably due to confusion with superlatives ending in -st)  


count against  
      vb   intr, prep   to have influence to the disadvantage of  
your bad timekeeping will count against you     
go against  
      vb   intr, prep  
1    to be contrary to (principles or beliefs)  
2    to be unfavourable to (a person)  
the case went against him     
set against  
      vb   tr, prep  
1    to balance or compare  
to set a person's faults against his virtues     
2    to cause to be hostile or unfriendly to  
Seven against Thebes  
      pl n     (Greek myth)   the seven members of an expedition undertaken to regain for Polynices, a son of Oedipus, his share in the throne of Thebes from his usurping brother Eteocles. The seven are usually listed as Polynices, Adrastus, Amphiaraus, Capaneus, Hippomedon, Tydeus, and Parthenopaeus. The campaign failed and the warring brothers killed each other in single combat before the Theban walls  
   See also       Adrastus  
take against  
      vb   intr, prep   to start to dislike, esp. without good reason  
turn against  
      vb   prep   to change or cause to change one's attitude so as to become hostile or to retaliate  
English Collins Dictionary - English Definition & Thesaurus  
Collaborative Dictionary     English Definition
exp.
Oh My God
[Abbrev.]
adv.
on my way
acronym, sms language
exp.
an expression used to when you are about to cry
[Slang] Ex. : oh my creys!
id.
the phrase is uttered in an attempt to excuse the user of profanity or curses in the presence of those offended by it under the pretense of the words being part of a foreign language
Syn.: excuse my French
n.
Phrase used when someone has brought all the evidences to support his point of view; "I'm done with explanations"
exp.
laughing my fucking ass off
[Slang];[Arg.]
exp.
expression used for pointing out that, if you love someone, you accept also things and people dear to the person you love
exp.
vous ne m'en voudrez pas si je vous demande pourquoi ?
do you mind my asking why you are so late? = vous ne m'en voudrez pas / puis-je vous demander pourquoi vous êtes si en retard ?
n.
synhtetic pyrethroid pesticide C21 H20 CL2 O3 used espacially against insects ticks and mites
exp.
when you are happy, people will want to be around you and share your happiness, but when you are sad, people will avoid you.
n.
my idiot of a brother that monster of a boss
de: mon imbécile de frère, ce monstre de patron
exp.
acronym of As Far As I Know, from the best of my knowledge, according to the information that I have
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.
term coined by the James Bond movie, meaning that a great danger will come for Bond to overcome
anyone with a good definition ?
v.
to localize a website is to translate it in the local language of the ones who will read it.
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.]
exp.
take an action that will complicate things; do something with a negative impact
id.
def.: if you are too confident about yourself, something bad will happen to show you that you are not as good as you think you are
id.
expression used to point out that one will eventually face the consequences of his own actions
n.
SEO solution in such a way that the search engines will crawl your website and ranked it well on the top position. SEO is the process of improving the search and quality of visitors to your website for targeted keywords.
n.
legal exclusive right of a person in pure virtual property which he can dispose of with its free will.
[Tech.];[Leg.]
n.
(Latin for "God wills it") was the cry of the people at the declaration of the First Crusade by Pope Urban II at the Council of Clermont in 1095.
The phrase appears variously as Deus vult (Classical Latin), Dieu le veut (French), Deus lo vult or Deus lo volt (catalan), etc.

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