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because

  

      conj  
1    subordinating   on account of the fact that; on account of being; since  
because it's so cold we'll go home     
2    because of   prep   on account of  
I lost my job because of her     
     (C14 bi cause, from bi by + cause)  
See at reason  
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adj.
done because you want to
[US] i did the proyect voluntary to improve my grade
n.
Phrase used when someone has brought all the evidences to support his point of view; "I'm done with explanations"
exp.
I can't understand it, I can't believe it, I can't accept it
n.
"It's a list of all the people and things I hate so much I want to hit them in the face with a shovel." Concept coming from the Marian Keyes novel, The Mystery of Mercy Close (2012).
n.
(british slang) "a strong drink" as in "i need a stiff whisky so pour me a real snorter", or (nautical slang) "a strong wind".
Slang
n.
money paid to someone because they have suffered injury or loss, or because they own has been damaged
[US] She received compensation from the government for the damage caused to her property.
v.
A culture of internet only jobs has coined the phrase Wirk. Wirk simply means Internet Work. Internet work is defined by job opportunities that did not exist before the rise of the internet and furthermore the work is likely to be carried out over the internet and payment received for work undertaken via the internet. Wirk describes both full time and part time internet work. Because of the nature of Wirk and the ability for anyone that has internet connection to earn money from Wirk, it is currently more likely to be a part time occupation than full time. Paid Online Questionnaires, Content Writing, Search Marketing are all examples of Wirk.
This is a term rising in popularity
n.
1. The discharge or release of a person appearing in court of all criminal charges because they have been found not guilty. 2. A release from an obligation, duty, or debt.
legal E.g After the clear acquittal from the judge, he had to start his life all over again.
n.
the process of reaching a conclusion about something because of other things that you know to be true
[US] I often find my stuff by using deduction but sometimes it doesn't help at all.
n.
money that is paid because someone suffered from a loss of what they own (such as injury)
When you are responsible for someone's serious injury, I think you should pay compensation to that person.
n.
a type of work that goes on 24 hours from 24 hours because the teams performing it are located in various time zones.
E.g: Some claim that follow-the-sun is a business failure. It can be used also as a verb (Our team follows the sun ) or as an adjective (We offer follow-the-sun business support) .
exp.
someone who spends very few time with his wife/ her husband because of the partner's preoccupation with physical exercise
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 .
n.
Mydriasis Unilateral : because medication, loss of Eye inervation . Bilateral profound pupillary areflexia isssen in very profound Coma , Cardiac Arrest or in Death
medical term
n.
a government scheme that moves people to a new area (e.g. because a dam is being built where they live)
exp.
Used to express that it is impossible to decide between two options because they're equal
English expression
exp.
A thing which ought to be perfectly vertical but which through fault is slanting is said to be off plumb.
adv.
very little; very few; said to indicate that something is in a low amount/quantity or insignificant
E.g. You weigh like nothing; It costs like nothing; It is a big deal, but you make it look like nothing.
exp.
it's said for determining someone to calm down, be patient, control his/her reactions
exp.
it's said when someone has done things in the wrong order
q.
This expression means it is better to let one's emotions out, rather than bottled up inside. It is also often said when someone has gas.
this is just something my grandmother would say in cajun french
conj.
albeit although, even if, even though, notwithstanding that, tho' (U.S. or poetic) though
Charles's letter was indeed published, albeit in a somewhat abbreviated form.
exp.
acronym of As Far As I Know, from the best of my knowledge, according to the information that I have
exp.
it occurred to me, I suddenly thought of it, I had an idea all of a sudden
E.g: I wondered all day long how to solve this problem and it suddenly hit me...I had to talk to Marry.
exp.
I have no idea; I don't have a clue
[Informal] E.g.: Why was she upset? - Beats me!

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