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under

  

      prep  
1    directly below; on, to, or beneath the underside or base of  
under one's feet     
2    less than  
under forty years     
3    lower in rank than  
under a corporal     
4    subject to the supervision, jurisdiction, control, or influence of  
5    subject to (conditions); in (certain circumstances)  
6    within a classification of  
a book under theology     
7    known by  
under an assumed name     
8    planted with  
a field under corn     
9    powered by  
under sail     
10      (Astrology)   during the period that the sun is in (a sign of the zodiac)  
born under Aries     
      adv  
11    below; to a position underneath something  
     (Old English; related to Old Saxon, Gothic undar, Old High German untar, Old Norse undir, Latin infra)  


Ashton-under-Lyne  
      n   a town in NW England, in Tameside unitary authority, Greater Manchester. Pop.: 43906 (1991)  
down under   Informal  
      n  
1    Australia or New Zealand  
      adv  
2    in or to Australia or New Zealand  
go under  
      vb   intr, mainly adv  
1    also prep   to sink below (a surface)  
2    to founder or drown  
3    to be conquered or overwhelmed  
the firm went under in the economic crisis     
keep under  
      vb  
1    to remain or cause to remain below (a surface)  
2    tr, adv   to cause to remain unconscious  
3    tr, adv   to hold in submission  
knuckle under  
      vb   intr, adv   to give way under pressure or authority; yield  
Newcastle-under-Lyme  
      n   a town in W central England, in Staffordshire. Pop.: 73731 (1991),   (Often shortened to)    Newcastle  
over-under     (U.S.)  
      adj  
1    (of a two-barrelled firearm) having one barrel on top of the other  
      n  
2    an over-under firearm  
sit under  
      vb   intr, prep     (Cards)   to be seated on the right of (the player)  
under-  
      prefix  
1    below or beneath  
underarm, underground     
2    of lesser importance or lower rank  
undersecretary     
3    to a lesser degree than is proper; insufficient or insufficiently  
undercharge, underemployed     
4    indicating secrecy or deception  
underhand     
under the table  
      adj  
1    under-the-table when prenominal   done illicitly and secretly  
2    Slang   drunk  
under way  
      adj   postpositive  
1    in progress; in operation  
the show was under way     
2      (Nautical)   in motion  
up-and-under  
      n     (Rugby League)   a high kick forwards followed by a charge to the place where the ball lands  
English Collins Dictionary - English Definition & Thesaurus  
Collaborative Dictionary     English Definition
n.
A specific technical worksheet tool with performer's requirements. Excellent start of negotiations between performers, managers and contractors. (These requirements might include sound and light conditions for the show, food lodging and transportation of artistic talents)
exp.
be under an extreme pressure; be anxious, worried or frightened
id.
the phrase is uttered in an attempt to excuse the user of profanity or curses in the presence of those offended by it under the pretense of the words being part of a foreign language
Syn.: excuse my French
adj.
term used for describing the lifestyle of married or unmarried long-term couples who don't live under the same roof
[Psych.] acronym: LAT. e.g LAT couples, LAT relationships
v.
launch the process, launch the project, make sure that progress is under way
idiom
prep.
Digital estate Planning is the process having uniform rules of envisaging and arranging for the clearance of digital assets during a person physical life under virtual identity.
[Leg.];[Tech.] arranging for the clearance of digital assets

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