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lower

  
[1]  
      adj  
1    being below one or more other things  
the lower shelf, the lower animals     
2    reduced in amount or value  
a lower price     
3      (Maths)   (of a limit or bound) less than or equal to one or more numbers or variables  
4    sometimes cap     (Geology)   denoting the early part or division of a period, system, formation, etc.  
Lower Silurian     
      vb  
5    tr   to cause to become low or on a lower level; bring, put, or cause to move down  
6    tr   to reduce or bring down in estimation, dignity, value, etc.  
to lower oneself     
7    to reduce or be reduced  
to lower one's confidence     
8    tr   to make quieter  
to lower the radio     
9    tr   to reduce the pitch of  
10    tr     (Phonetics)   to modify the articulation of (a vowel) by bringing the tongue further away from the roof of the mouth  
11    intr   to diminish or become less  
     (C12 (comparative of low1); C17 (vb))  
  lowerable      adj  
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n.
a river in western France, an indirect tributary of la Loire.
Le Loir river begins in the Eure-et-Loir département.
o.
Massive open online course
[Internet] Abbreviation
exp.
(colloquially) tattoo on the lower back
adj.
undesirable, at much lower standards than expected
synonym for "shitty"
v.
raise a price after agreeing on a lower one
Common real estate term but 'of uncertain origin'. However WW1 Australian soldier's diary records: "Huge rubber gun gazumps were falling all over the town [Watten]..." A weapon?
adj.
something that is top-down comes from the top of a hierarchy and is passed down to the lower ranking members
v.
lower a price at the last minute to secure a sale
the chamber pot meaning is the NOUN. This is the verb.
n.
something that is bottom-up originates among the lower-ranking members of a hierarchy and moves upwards to affect those higher up

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