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combination

  
  ( combinations    plural  ) A combinationof things is a mixture of them.      n-count   usu N of n  
...a fantastic combination of colours., ...the combination of science and art.     


combination lock        ( combination locks    plural  ) A combination lock is a lock which can only be opened by turning a dial or a number of dials according to a particular series of letters or numbers.      n-count  
...a briefcase with combination locks.     
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combination

  
1    amalgam, amalgamation, blend, coalescence, composite, connection, meld, mix, mixture  
2    alliance, association, cabal, cartel, coalition, combine, compound, confederacy, confederation, consortium, conspiracy, federation, merger, syndicate, unification, union  

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adj.
combination of "well" and "easy"
[Slang]
v.
excessive fluid from the mouth - combination of 'to slobber' and 'to salivate'
n.
representation of a facial expression composed with various combinations of keyboard characters used to convey the writer's feelings or intended tone in electronic communication. For exemple, :-) represents a smile.
[Internet] Ex: When they e-mail, people have a growing tendency to use emoticons as a fun way to relay the tone of their messages
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