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among

  
, amongst  
      prep  
1    in the midst of  
he lived among the Indians     
2    to each of  
divide the reward among yourselves     
3    in the group, class, or number of  
ranked among the greatest writers     
4    taken out of (a group)  
he is only one among many     
5    with one another within a group; by the joint action of  
a lot of gossip among the women employees, decide it among yourselves     
     (Old English amang, contracted from on gemang in the group of, from on + gemang crowd; see mingle, mongrel)  
See at between  


fall among  
      vb   intr, prep   to enter the company of (a group of people), esp. by chance  
he fell among thieves     
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n.
something that is bottom-up originates among the lower-ranking members of a hierarchy and moves upwards to affect those higher 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
n.
buttocks, butt, ass.
[Slang]
n.
mental deficiency, mental handicap
n.
go fast, move very quickly
adj.
annoying, arduous, bothersome, burdensome, demanding, difficult, harassing, hard, importunate, inconvenient, irksome, irritating, laborious, oppressive, pestilential, plaguy
n.
booklet, brochure, catalogue, details of bill
n.
a set of ideas, rules, or beliefs from which something is developed, or on which decisions are based
The educational framework of ISB is much different from the framework (curriculum) where I used to go to school. I do like it though.
adv. adj.
looking good; having a look that was obviously well taken care of.
e.g a very well put together woman (adj.) You look well put together (adj.)
n.
1. the art of public speaking in which gesture, vocal production, and delivery are emphasized 2.the study of formal speaking in pronunciation, grammar, style, and tone.
n.
a book that 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.
n.
competitive set: a group of other brands offering a similar product or service, to the same consumers
id.
put a stop to something
exp.
faire des avances à qn.
exp.
mislead someone; deliberately provide wrong information to forbid someone from knowing the truth
E.g.: They are no longer in town, but hey left their car in front of the house just to put everybody off the scent.
n.
one of the parts that make up a whole machine, system etc.
n.
dilation of the pupil caused by drugs, coma etc
n.
the application of scientifically proven methods to gather, process, interpret, and to use digital evidence to provide a conclusive description of cyber crime activities
[Tech.]
n.
roads etc crowded with holidaymakers
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.
n.
a large pocket of very cold air, typically the coldest air in the Northern Hemisphere, which sits over the polar region.

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