English Thesaurus dictionary: meaning of words and expressions, synonyms, definition

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Cat.
 n.
game of power inside a company's board or management team
 n.
someone who talks too much
 n.
a person who thinks about being an entrepreneur or starting a business but never gets started.
 n.
1. [Mil.] a pilot who comes in support of the leading aircraft. He is positionned besides and slightly behind the leading aircraft. 2. [Fig.] a person who helps a friend to approach potential partners
 n.
abnormal fear of pain.

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