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token  


      n  
1    an indication, warning, or sign of something  
2    a symbol or visible representation of something  
3    something that indicates authority, proof, or authenticity  
4    a metal or plastic disc, such as a substitute for currency for use in slot machines  
5    a memento  
6    a gift voucher that can be used as payment for goods of a specified value  
7    modifier   as a matter of form only; nominal  
a token increase in salary     
8      (Linguistics)   a symbol regarded as an individual concrete mark, not as a class of identical symbols  
   Compare       type       11  
9      (Philosophy)   an individual instance: if the same sentence has different truth-values on different occasions of utterance the truth-value may be said to attach to the sentence-token  
   Compare       type       13  
10    moreover and for the same or a similar reason  
      vb  
11    tr   dto act or serve as a warning or symbol of; betoken  
     (Old English tacen; related to Old Frisian teken, Old Saxon tekan, Old High German zeihhan, Old Norse teikn; see teach)  


book token  
      n     (Brit)   a gift token to be exchanged for books  
token economy  
      n   a type of psychotherapy in which the inmates of an institution are rewarded for good behaviour with tokens that can be exchanged for privileges  
token money  
      n   coins of the regular issue having greater face value than the value of their metal content  
token payment  
      n   a small payment made in acknowledgment of the existence of debt  
token strike  
      n   a brief strike intended to convey strength of feeling on a disputed issue  
token vote  
      n   a Parliamentary vote of money in which the amount quoted to aid discussion is not intended to be binding  
English Collins Dictionary - English Definition & Thesaurus  
Collaborative Dictionary     English Definition
exp.
acronym of As Far As I Know, from the best of my knowledge, according to the information that I have
adv.
on my way
acronym, sms language
exp.
Oh My God
[Abbrev.]
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 ?
exp.
(about a movie or TV series) reach a point when, due to a unauthentic scene, it loses the appreciation of the public
made popular by "Indiana Jones" whose hero survives an explosion by hiding in a fridge
n.
my idiot of a brother that monster of a boss
de: mon imbécile de frère, ce monstre de patron

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