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turbofan

  

      n  
1      (Also called)    high bypass ratio engine          a type of by-pass engine in which a large fan driven by a turbine and housed in a short duct forces air rearwards around the exhaust gases in order to increase the propulsive thrust  
2    an aircraft driven by one or more turbofans  
3    the ducted fan in such an engine,   (Also called (for senses 1, 2))    fanjet  
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adv.
comfortably; extravagantly
exp.
finalize smth. successfully / in a positive manner
E.g.: The negotiations were tough, but they ended on a high note
exp.
get drunk or take drugs; get high
n.
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees also known as The UN Refugee Agency is a United Nations agency mandated to protect and support refugees at the request of a government or the UN itself and assists in their voluntary repatriation, local integration or resettlement to a third country.
In more than six decades, UNHCR has helped tens of millions of people restart their lives. The UNHCR has won two Nobel Peace Prizes. unhcr.org en.wikipedia.org/wiki/UNHCR
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(in neomarxist thought) the second main exploitive social class: The bourgeoisie of formation. The members of the formoisie have human capital, receive high wages (the most frequently thanks to their diplomas) and consume more than the world GDP. (neologism 1993 Yanick Toutain)
[Hum. Sc.] The formoisie is the social class that created social-democracy and stalinism.
n.
an urban photography trend consisting in taking the pics from the top (and usually the edge) of high buildings
n.
A small short-term loan, with very high interest rates, that the borrower promises to repay on or near the next payday. Used by wage earners who run short of cash before payday. Payday lending is an established form of lending in the US and Canada.
Also: payday advance, overnight loan.
n.
renewable energy obtainable on coasts based on the sea or ocean low and high tides
n.
a form of workout based on the usage of high heels
also called legwork
id.
expression referring to a high amount of effort, dedication, endurance for pursuing a cause, achieving a goal
He put blood, sweat and tears in making this movie
n.
A este estudiante de escuela primaria le gusta la ciencia, A este estudiante de colegio le gusta la historia
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In the UK, a chav is a highly antisocial juvenile delinquent who wears (usually counterfeit) designer sports clothes and high-end brands and vulgar jewellery (= bling) and listens to rap music.
Very common, colloquial En France on appelle ça un caillera
n.
internet site allowing to view TV programs after their broadcast allowing targeted advertisement. Requires high-speed internet connexion
n.
someone who does not use high-technology items or services on a daily basis
[Slang] "Amish" is the name of a religious group arisen in the 16th century, that resists modern world's changes (including technology, fashion etc.)
n.
participant-driven meeting with no predefined agenda as opposed to high-price, top-down and formal conferences

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