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nature  


      n  
1    the fundamental qualities of a person or thing; identity or essential character  
2    often cap, esp when personified   the whole system of the existence, arrangement, forces, and events of all physical life that are not controlled by man  
3    all natural phenomena and plant and animal life, as distinct from man and his creations  
4    a wild primitive state untouched by man or civilization  
5    natural unspoilt scenery or countryside  
6    disposition or temperament  
7    tendencies, desires, or instincts governing behaviour  
8    the normal biological needs or urges of the body  
9    sort; kind; character  
10    the real appearance of a person or thing  
a painting very true to nature     
11    accepted standards of basic morality or behaviour  
12      (Biology)   the complement of genetic material that partly determines the structure of an organism; genotype  
   Compare       nurture       3  
13      (Irish)   sympathy and fondness for one's own people or native place  
she is full of nature     
14    against nature   unnatural or immoral  
15    by nature   essentially or innately  
16    call of nature  
Informal, euphemistic or humorous   the need to urinate or defecate  
17    from nature   using natural models in drawing, painting, etc.  
18    in (or of) the nature of   essentially the same as; by way of  
     (C13: via Old French from Latin natura, from natus, past participle of nasci to be born)  


balance of nature  
      n   the stable state in which natural communities of animals and plants exist, maintained by adaptation, competition, and other interactions between members of the community and their nonliving environment  
human nature  
      n  
1    the qualities common to humanity  
2    ordinary human behaviour, esp. considered as less than perfect  
3      (Sociol)   the unique elements that form a basic part of human life and distinguish it from other animal life  
law of nature  
      n  
1    an empirical truth of great generality, conceived of as a physical (but not a logical) necessity, and consequently licensing counterfactual conditionals  
2    a system of morality conceived of as grounded in reason  
   See       natural law       2       nomological       2  
3       See       law       8  
Nature Conservancy Council  
      n   (in Britain) a body set up by act of parliament in 1973 to establish and manage nature reserves, identify SSSIs, and provide information and advice about nature conservation. In 1991--92 it was replaced by English Nature, Scottish National Heritage, and the Countryside Council for Wales,   (Abbrev.)    NCC  
nature reserve  
      n   an area of land that is protected and managed in order to preserve a particular type of habitat and its flora and fauna which are often rare or endangered  
nature strip  
      n     (Austral)  
informal   a grass strip in front of a house between a fence or footpath and a roadway  
nature study  
      n   the study of the natural world, esp. animals and plants, by direct observation at an elementary level  
nature trail  
      n   a path through countryside designed and usually signposted to draw attention to natural features of interest  
second nature  
      n   a habit, characteristic, etc., not innate but so long practised or acquired as to seem so  
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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.
A software proposal is a detail-oriented document clearly outlining the objectives of the project like technical , terms and financial aspects of the software project .These software proposals helps the Business Professionals to automate routine tasks.
n.
an Internet business which has failed
n.
a group of people who decide to meet and make purchases at a local business. The aim is both to support it and to meet up with the community.
Inspired by the phenomenon of flash mobs, which refers to groups of people mobilized by social media to perform entertaining or unusual acts in public, such as choreographies
n.
A directory is a book which gives lists of facts, for example people's names, addresses, and telephone numbers, or the names and addresses of business companies, usually arranged in alphabetical order.
adj.
when a shop is boarded up, it means it is no longer in business and that wooden planks have been nailed over its windows.
one in seven shops in the UK are boarded up
n.
the preferred terminology used among the management hierarchy of a business establishment in reference to native ideas and common interests related to their particular field.
syn.: slang, jargon
exp.
A small business that is typically owned and run by members of a family
n.
Taking on the night life after taking care of business during the day.
n.
(in an auction, negotiation or other business competition) the situation in which the winning party has overrated the pursued object
[Bus.]
exp.
business operating in a "real world" not on the internet : like a department store, a car manufacturer
see : click and mortar : a business that combine new technologies and traditional business
n.
business linked to the Internet but also to traditional economy
INTERNET
n.
a business model in which goods or services are shared, swapped, or rented over networks, rather than being owned by individuals
Ex: Airbnb, the peer-to-peer accomodation marketplace Related to the concept of "sharing economy"

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