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1    agape, ajar, expanded, extended, gaping, revealed, spread out, unbarred, unclosed, uncovered, unfastened, unfolded, unfurled, unlocked, unobstructed, unsealed, yawning  
2    airy, bare, clear, exposed, extensive, free, navigable, not built-up, passable, rolling, spacious, sweeping, uncluttered, uncrowded, unenclosed, unfenced, unsheltered, wide, wide-open  
3    accessible, available, free, free to all, general, nondiscriminatory, public, unconditional, unengaged, unoccupied, unqualified, unrestricted, up for grabs     (informal)   vacant  
4    apparent, avowed, barefaced, blatant, bold, clear, conspicuous, downright, evident, flagrant, frank, manifest, noticeable, obvious, overt, plain, unconcealed, undisguised, visible  
5    arguable, debatable, moot, undecided, unresolved, unsettled, up in the air, yet to be decided  
6    disinterested, free, impartial, objective, receptive, unbiased, uncommitted, unprejudiced  
7      (with)       to   an easy target for, at the mercy of, defenceless against, disposed, exposed, liable, susceptible, vulnerable  
8    above board, artless, candid, fair, frank, guileless, honest, ingenuous, innocent, natural, sincere, transparent, unreserved  
9    filigree, fretted, holey, honeycombed, lacy, loose, openwork, porous, spongy  
10    bounteous, bountiful, generous, liberal, munificent, prodigal  
11    exposed, undefended, unfortified, unprotected  
12    begin, begin business, commence, get or start the ball rolling, inaugurate, initiate, kick off     (informal)   launch, put up one's plate, set in motion, set up shop, start  
13    clear, crack, throw wide, unbar, unblock, unclose, uncork, uncover, undo, unfasten, unlock, unseal, untie, unwrap  
14    expand, spread (out), unfold, unfurl, unroll  
15    come apart, crack, rupture, separate, split  
16    disclose, divulge, exhibit, explain, lay bare, pour out, show, uncover  
,       adj  
1 & 2    bounded, closed, concealed, confined, covered, crowded, enclosed, fastened, limited, locked, obstructed, restricted, sealed, shut  
3 & 4    covert, disguised, hidden, inaccessible, private, protected, restricted, secret, veiled  
6    biased, partial, prejudiced  
7 & 11    defended, protected  
8    artful, cunning, introverted, reserved, secretive, sly, withdrawn  
12    close, conclude, end, finish, terminate  
13    block, close, fasten, lock, obstruct, seal, shut  
14    fold  

alfresco, outdoor  
foregone, noncontroversial, obvious, simple, straightforward  
bountiful, free, generous, lavish, liberal, munificent, prodigal, unstinting  
   avaricious, close-fisted, grasping, grudging, mean, miserly, parsimonious, penny-pinching     (informal)   stingy, tight-fisted  
broad, broad-minded, catholic, dispassionate, enlightened, free, impartial, liberal, reasonable, receptive, tolerant, unbiased, undogmatic, unprejudiced  
   assertive, biased, bigoted, dogmatic, intolerant, narrow-minded, opinionated, pig-headed, prejudiced, uncompromising  
1    fully extended, fully open, gaping, outspread, outstretched, splayed, spread  
2    at risk, defenceless, exposed, in danger, in peril, open, susceptible, unprotected, vulnerable  
3    anybody's guess     (informal)   indeterminate, uncertain, unpredictable, unsettled, up for grabs     (informal)  
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bar or counter where drinks are served without limitation after paying a fixed fee
refers to a product or service whose design, blueprint or code is free to use and modify
Examples of open source projects: Linux, Mozzila Firefox (softwares); DIY open drones (drone design), arduino (electronics)
innovation paradigm that assumes firms should use external ideas and/or external paths to market in their innovation process
[Tech.];[Bus.] word coined by Henry Chesbrough, who opposes this paradigm to the closed innovation one, where all the innovation process happens within the borders of the firm.
Massive open online course
[Internet] Abbreviation
take an action that will complicate things; do something with a negative impact
sauve ton coeur
No idea what this means MJB
use your common sense or resourcefulness
it's said for determining someone to calm down, be patient, control his/her reactions
vous ne m'en voudrez pas si je vous demande pourquoi ?
do you mind my asking why you are so late? = vous ne m'en voudrez pas / puis-je vous demander pourquoi vous êtes si en retard ?
to support your family
calm down!
expression used for catching the attention of an audience
absolutely not; not in this lifetime
Slang expression used mostly in 19th century
expression used when referring to something that is unlikely to happen soon (not in the time interval that one can resist holding his breath)
E.g.: "Will the economy recover any soon?" - "Don't hold your breath."
your best clothes that you wear on special occasions
expression used to encourage someone to share with you what's on his mind
to concentrate and to sacrifice
= get your knickers in a twist/knot
US English, colloquial
to become very upset about something, usually something that is not important
Other expression: to get your knickers in a knot
mind about smth./smb.; be disturbed by smth./smb.
E.g.: She has a beef with people smoking next to her.
remnants of disputes that make a relationship between people or companies difficult to maintain, even without an open dispute
attractive woman that you marry to show your success
expression used to encourage someone to say what is on their mind, what is bothering them


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