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least

  

      determiner  
1   
a       the. the superlative of       little  
you have the least talent of anyone     
b    (as pronoun; functioning as sing)  
least isn't necessarily worst     
2    at least  
a    if nothing else  
you should at least try     
b    at the least  
3    at the least     (Also)    at least   at the minimum  
at the least you should earn a hundred pounds     
4    in the least   usually used with a negative   in the slightest degree; at all  
I don't mind in the least     
      adv  
5    the least      superlative of       little  
they travel the least of all     
      adj  
6    of very little importance or rank  
     (Old English læst, superlative of læssa less)  


least common denominator  
      n      another name for       lowest common denominator  
least common multiple  
      n      another name for       lowest common multiple  
least squares  
      n   a method for determining the best value of an unknown quantity relating one or more sets of observations or measurements, esp. to find a curve that best fits a set of data. It states that the sum of the squares of the deviations of the experimentally determined value from its optimum value should be a minimum  
principle of least action  
      n   the principle that motion between any two points in a conservative dynamical system is such that the action has a minimum value with respect to all paths between the points that correspond to the same energy,   (Also called)    Maupertuis principle  
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exp.
absolutely not; not in this lifetime
Slang expression used mostly in 19th century
adj.
done because you want to
[US] i did the proyect voluntary to improve my grade
v.
not to include something
I want to try a diet that excludes dairy products.
exp.
not an easy task
exp.
a humorous way of saying that someone doesn't like or love the speaker.
[Hum.] E.g.: You've seen the way she treated me last time we met. It's clear: she loves me not.
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.
exp.
be/not be interested in getting married and having a family
v.
avoid or at least minimize risks ; choose the safest way in case of doubt
to be on the safe side ; play safe
id.
expression meaning that one should not criticize someone else for a mistake that he/she also makes or a flaw that he/she also has
n.
money paid to someone because they have suffered injury or loss, or because what they own has been damaged
[US] She received a compensation from the government for the damage caused to her property.
exp.
not right; out of order; not functioning properly
n.
c'est du moins mon opinion
n.
something that you think is true because it is very likely
I have the presumption that my holiday is going to be great because I am planning to go back to Japan.
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.
vintage light on police car, i.e. a single dome with rotating lights inside. Thus nicknamed because of it's resemblance with bubblegum machines.
[US];[Coll.] Syn. bubble gum machine, gumball machine.
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
n.
çà va mal
n.
c'est du moins ce qu'il raconte
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