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morning

  

      n  
1    the first part of the day, ending at or around noon  
2    sunrise; daybreak; dawn  
3    the beginning or early period  
the morning of the world     
4    the morning after  
Informal   the aftereffects of excess, esp. a hangover  
5    modifier   of, used, or occurring in the morning  
morning coffee        (See also)        mornings  
     (C13 morwening, from morn, formed on the model of evening)  


coffee morning  
      n   a social event (often held in order to raise money) at which coffee is served  
good morning  
      sentence substitute   a conventional expression of greeting or farewell used in the morning  
morning-after pill  
      n   an oral contraceptive that is effective if taken some hours after intercourse  
morning coat  
      n   a cutaway frock coat, part of morning dress,   (Also called)    tail coat, swallow-tailed coat  
morning dress  
      n   formal day dress for men, comprising a morning coat, usually with grey trousers and top hat  
morning-glory  
      n   pl   , -ries   any of various mainly tropical convolvulaceous plants of the genus Ipomoea and related genera, with trumpet-shaped blue, pink, or white flowers, which close in late afternoon  
morning sickness  
      n   nausea occurring shortly after rising: an early symptom of pregnancy  
morning star  
      n   a planet, usually Venus, seen just before sunrise during the time that the planet is west of the sun,   (Also called)    daystar      Compare       evening star  
morning tea  
      n     (Austral. and N.Z)   a mid-morning snack with a cup of tea,   (Brit. equivalent)    elevenses  
morning watch  
      n     (Nautical)   the watch between 4 and 8 a.m  
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n.
right granted to a general assembly to give an opinion on the salaries and bonuses of top managers
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