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suit

  

      n  
1    any set of clothes of the same or similar material designed to be worn together, now usually (for men) a jacket with matching trousers or (for women) a jacket with matching or contrasting skirt or trousers  
2    in combination   any outfit worn for a specific purpose  
a spacesuit     
3    any set of items, such as the full complement of sails of a vessel or parts of personal armour  
4    any of the four sets of 13 cards in a pack of playing cards, being spades, hearts, diamonds, and clubs. The cards in each suit are two to ten, jack, queen, and king in the usual order of ascending value, with ace counting as either the highest or lowest according to the game  
5    a civil proceeding; lawsuit  
6    the act or process of suing in a court of law  
7    a petition or appeal made to a person of superior rank or status or the act of making such a petition  
8    Slang   a business executive or white-collar manager  
9    a man's courting of a woman  
10    follow suit  
a    to play a card of the same suit as the card played immediately before it  
b    to act in the same way as someone else  
11    strong or strongest suit   something that one excels in  
      vb  
12    to make or be fit or appropriate for  
that dress suits you     
13    to meet the requirements or standards (of)  
14    to be agreeable or acceptable to (someone)  
15    suit oneself   to pursue one's own intentions without reference to others  
     (C13: from Old French sieute set of things, from sivre to follow; compare sue)  
  suitlike      adj  


anti-G suit  
      n      another name for       G-suit  
bathing suit  
      n  
1    a garment worn for bathing, esp. an old-fashioned one that covers much of the body  
2       another name for       swimming costume  
birthday suit  
      n  
Informal, humorous   a state of total nakedness, as at birth  
boiler suit  
      n     (Brit)   a one-piece work garment consisting of overalls and a shirt top usually worn over ordinary clothes to protect them  
diving suit   , dress  
      n   a waterproof suit used by divers, having a heavy detachable helmet and an air supply  
dress suit  
      n   a man's evening suit, esp. tails  
G-suit  
      n   a close-fitting garment covering the legs and abdomen that is worn by the crew of high-speed aircraft and can be pressurized to prevent blackout during certain manoeuvres,   (Also called)    anti-G suit  
     (C20: from g(ravity) suit)  
jump suit  
      n   a one-piece garment of combined trousers and jacket or shirt  
long suit  
      n  
1   
a    the longest suit in a hand of cards  
b    a holding of four or more cards of a suit  
2    Informal   an outstanding advantage, personal quality, or talent  
lounge suit  
      n   the customary suit of matching jacket and trousers worn by men for the normal business day  
major suit  
      n     (Bridge)   hearts or spades  
   Compare       minor suit  
Mao suit  
      n   a simple style of clothing, traditionally made of cotton and commonly worn in Communist China, consisting of loose trousers and a straight jacket with a close-fitting stand-up collar  
     (C20: named after Mao Tse-tung, who popularized the style)  
minor suit  
      n     (Bridge)   diamonds or clubs  
   Compare       major suit  
monkey suit  
      n     (U.S.)  
slang   a man's evening dress  
paternity suit  
      n     (Law)      the U.S. (and in Britain a nontechnical) term for       affiliation proceedings  
pressure suit  
      n   an inflatable suit worn by a person flying at high altitudes or in space, to provide protection from low pressure  
safari suit  
      n   an outfit made of tough cotton, denim, etc., consisting of a bush jacket with matching trousers, shorts, or skirt  
sailor suit  
      n   a child's suit, usually navy and white, with a collar that is squared off at the back like a sailor's  
shell suit  
      n   a lightweight tracksuit consisting of an inner cotton layer covered by a waterproof nylon layer  
slack suit  
      n     (U.S)   casual male dress consisting of slacks and a matching shirt or jacket  
sweat suit  
      n   a suit worn by athletes for training comprising knitted cotton trousers fitting closely at the ankle and a light cotton sweater  
trouser suit  
      n     (Chiefly Brit)   a woman's suit of a jacket or top and trousers,   (Also called (esp. U.S. and Canadian))    pant suit  
wet suit  
      n   a close-fitting rubber suit used by skin divers, yachtsmen, etc., to retain body heat when they are immersed in water or sailing in cold weather  
zoot suit  
      n  
Slang   a man's suit consisting of baggy trousers with very tapered bottoms and a long jacket with wide padded shoulders, popular esp. in the U.S. in the 1940s  
     (C20: of uncertain origin; perhaps an arbitrary rhyme on suit)  
  zoot-suiter      n  
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exp.
be a perfect fit for smb./smth.;
n.
rules concerning what people are owed to or allowed of, according to ethical principles of freedom and applied in society
n.
an activist fighting for civil rights
n.
proprietary rights over virtual assets
[Tech.]
n.
(in neomarxist thought) the third main exploitive social class: The bourgeoisie of innovation. The members of the innovoisie have usually human innovating capital. They receive (as individuals) copyrights or patent rights and consume more than the world GDP. (neologism 1996 Yanick Toutain)
exp.
The rights of ownership and power for transference of one’s web assets belong to the individual.
[Tech.]
exp.
A set of collection of one’s internet assets or value gathered in order to assist transfer of online rights.
[Tech.]
n.
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id.
expression referring to the belief that those who hold the power are entitled to anything
det.
Legal exclusive right of a person in pure virtual property which he can dispose of with its free will.
[Tech.];[Leg.] Legal exclusive right of a person in pure virtual property which he can dispose of with its free will.
v.
be exactly right
[Fam.] Ex.: Her guess was right on the money.
adj.
all right; runing smoothly
[Slang];[UK] Everything is tickety-boo with building our new house; soon we will move in.
adj.
all right; good, OK, satisfactory
informal
exp.
not right; out of order; not functioning properly
adv.
very quickly; right now; in a big hurry
[UK][Slang] You should get out quick sticks if you don't want him to see you.
n.
The state of being acceptable or officially true; the statement that is powerful to convince someone something is right.
n.
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n.
a person paid by the state to work in the interests of the nation who considers it to be a ‘right’ to be able abuse his or her authority to ensure personal gain for himself or herself at the expense of the nation…
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n.
right granted to a general assembly to give an opinion on the salaries and bonuses of top managers
[Bus.]
exp.
A set of virtual assets or value in cyberspace left behind after one’s death fall on legal successors as right.
[Tech.]

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