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1]  
  (unstressed)  
      conj   subordinating  
1    often preceded by: just   while; when; at the time that  
he caught me as I was leaving     
2    in the way that  
dancing as only she can     
3    that which; what  
I did as I was told     
4    (of) which fact, event, etc. (referring to the previous statement)  
to become wise, as we all know, is not easy     
5    as it were   in a way; so to speak; as if it were really so  
6    as you were  
a    a military command to return to the previous position  
b    a statement to withdraw something just said  
7    since; seeing that  
as you're in charge here, you'd better tell me where to wait     
8    in the same way that  
he died of cancer, as his father had done     
9    in spite of the extent to which  
intelligent as you are, I suspect you will fail     
10    for instance  
capital cities, as London     
      adv  
      conj  
11   
a    used correlatively before an adjective or adverb and before a noun phrase or a clause to indicate identity of extent, amount, etc.  
she is as heavy as her sister, she is as heavy now as she used to be     
b    used with this sense after a noun phrase introduced by the same  
the same height as her sister     
      prep  
12    in the role of; being  
as his friend, I am probably biased     
13    as for or to   with reference to  
as for my past, I'm not telling you anything     
14    as from or of  
Formal   (in expressions of time) from  
fares will rise as from January 11     
15    as if or though   as it would be if: he talked as if he knew all about it  
16    as (it) is   in the existing state of affairs  
as it is, I shall have difficulty finishing all this work, without any more     
17    as per      See       per       3  
18    as regards      See       regard       6  
19    as such      See       such       3  
20    such as      See       such       5  
21    as was   in a previous state  
22    as well      See       well   1       13  
23    as yet   up to now; so far  
     (Old English alswa likewise; see also)  
See at like  
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as          [2]  
      n  
1    an ancient Roman unit of weight approximately equal to 1 pound troy (373 grams)  
2    the standard monetary unit and copper coin of ancient Rome  
     (C17: from Latin as unity, probably of Etruscan origin)  

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As         
      symbol for  
1      (Chem)   arsenic  
2    altostratus  


as   [1]     (unstressed)  
      conj   subordinating  
1    often preceded by: just   while; when; at the time that  
he caught me as I was leaving     
2    in the way that  
dancing as only she can     
3    that which; what  
I did as I was told     
4    (of) which fact, event, etc. (referring to the previous statement)  
to become wise, as we all know, is not easy     
5    as it were   in a way; so to speak; as if it were really so  
6    as you were  
a    a military command to return to the previous position  
b    a statement to withdraw something just said  
7    since; seeing that  
as you're in charge here, you'd better tell me where to wait     
8    in the same way that  
he died of cancer, as his father had done     
9    in spite of the extent to which  
intelligent as you are, I suspect you will fail     
10    for instance  
capital cities, as London     
      adv  
      conj  
11   
a    used correlatively before an adjective or adverb and before a noun phrase or a clause to indicate identity of extent, amount, etc.  
she is as heavy as her sister, she is as heavy now as she used to be     
b    used with this sense after a noun phrase introduced by the same  
the same height as her sister     
      prep  
12    in the role of; being  
as his friend, I am probably biased     
13    as for or to   with reference to  
as for my past, I'm not telling you anything     
14    as from or of  
Formal   (in expressions of time) from  
fares will rise as from January 11     
15    as if or though   as it would be if: he talked as if he knew all about it  
16    as (it) is   in the existing state of affairs  
as it is, I shall have difficulty finishing all this work, without any more     
17    as per      See       per       3  
18    as regards      See       regard       6  
19    as such      See       such       3  
20    such as      See       such       5  
21    as was   in a previous state  
22    as well      See       well   1       13  
23    as yet   up to now; so far  
     (Old English alswa likewise; see also)  
See at like  
as   [2]  
      n  
1    an ancient Roman unit of weight approximately equal to 1 pound troy (373 grams)  
2    the standard monetary unit and copper coin of ancient Rome  
     (C17: from Latin as unity, probably of Etruscan origin)  
AS  
      abbrev. for  
1      (Also)    A.S   Anglo-Saxon  
2    antisubmarine  
As.  
      abbrev. for  
1    Asia(n)  
2    Asiatic  
AS level  
      n     (Brit)  
1   
a    an advanced level of a subject taken for the General Certificate of Education, with a smaller course content than an A level  
b    (as modifier)  
AS-level English     
2    a pass in a subject at AS level  
I've got three AS levels     
catch-as-catch-can  
      n  
1    a style of wrestling in which trips, holds below the waist, etc., are allowed  
      adj  
      adv  
2      (Chiefly U.S. and Canadian)   using any method or opportunity that comes to hand  
forasmuch as  
      conj   subordinating  
Archaic or legal   seeing that; since  
inasmuch as  
      conj   subordinating  
1    in view of the fact that; seeing that; since  
2    to the extent or degree that; in so far as  
in so far as   , insofar as  
      adv   to the degree or extent that  
Nuri as-Said  
      n   1888--1958, Iraqi soldier and statesman: prime minister of Iraq 14 times between 1930 and 1958: he died during a military coup  
save as you earn  
      n   (in Britain) a savings scheme operated by the government, in which monthly contributions earn tax-free interest,   (Abbrev.)    SAYE  

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AS         
      abbrev. for  
1      (Also)    A.S   Anglo-Saxon  
2    antisubmarine  


as   [1]     (unstressed)  
      conj   subordinating  
1    often preceded by: just   while; when; at the time that  
he caught me as I was leaving     
2    in the way that  
dancing as only she can     
3    that which; what  
I did as I was told     
4    (of) which fact, event, etc. (referring to the previous statement)  
to become wise, as we all know, is not easy     
5    as it were   in a way; so to speak; as if it were really so  
6    as you were  
a    a military command to return to the previous position  
b    a statement to withdraw something just said  
7    since; seeing that  
as you're in charge here, you'd better tell me where to wait     
8    in the same way that  
he died of cancer, as his father had done     
9    in spite of the extent to which  
intelligent as you are, I suspect you will fail     
10    for instance  
capital cities, as London     
      adv  
      conj  
11   
a    used correlatively before an adjective or adverb and before a noun phrase or a clause to indicate identity of extent, amount, etc.  
she is as heavy as her sister, she is as heavy now as she used to be     
b    used with this sense after a noun phrase introduced by the same  
the same height as her sister     
      prep  
12    in the role of; being  
as his friend, I am probably biased     
13    as for or to   with reference to  
as for my past, I'm not telling you anything     
14    as from or of  
Formal   (in expressions of time) from  
fares will rise as from January 11     
15    as if or though   as it would be if: he talked as if he knew all about it  
16    as (it) is   in the existing state of affairs  
as it is, I shall have difficulty finishing all this work, without any more     
17    as per      See       per       3  
18    as regards      See       regard       6  
19    as such      See       such       3  
20    such as      See       such       5  
21    as was   in a previous state  
22    as well      See       well   1       13  
23    as yet   up to now; so far  
     (Old English alswa likewise; see also)  
See at like  
as   [2]  
      n  
1    an ancient Roman unit of weight approximately equal to 1 pound troy (373 grams)  
2    the standard monetary unit and copper coin of ancient Rome  
     (C17: from Latin as unity, probably of Etruscan origin)  
As  
      symbol for  
1      (Chem)   arsenic  
2    altostratus  
As.  
      abbrev. for  
1    Asia(n)  
2    Asiatic  
AS level  
      n     (Brit)  
1   
a    an advanced level of a subject taken for the General Certificate of Education, with a smaller course content than an A level  
b    (as modifier)  
AS-level English     
2    a pass in a subject at AS level  
I've got three AS levels     
catch-as-catch-can  
      n  
1    a style of wrestling in which trips, holds below the waist, etc., are allowed  
      adj  
      adv  
2      (Chiefly U.S. and Canadian)   using any method or opportunity that comes to hand  
forasmuch as  
      conj   subordinating  
Archaic or legal   seeing that; since  
inasmuch as  
      conj   subordinating  
1    in view of the fact that; seeing that; since  
2    to the extent or degree that; in so far as  
in so far as   , insofar as  
      adv   to the degree or extent that  
Nuri as-Said  
      n   1888--1958, Iraqi soldier and statesman: prime minister of Iraq 14 times between 1930 and 1958: he died during a military coup  
save as you earn  
      n   (in Britain) a savings scheme operated by the government, in which monthly contributions earn tax-free interest,   (Abbrev.)    SAYE  

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as

  

      conj  
1    at the time that, during the time that, just as, when, while  
2    in the manner that, in the way that, like  
3    that which, what  
4    because, considering that, seeing that, since  
5    in the same manner with, in the same way that, like  
6    for instance, like, such as  
      prep  
7    being, in the character of, in the role of, under the name of  
8    as for      as regards, in reference to, on the subject of, with reference to, with regard to, with respect to  
9    as it were      in a manner of speaking, in a way, so to say, so to speak  


make as if      , though  
act as if or though, affect, feign, feint, give the impression that, make a show of, pretend  

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asap exp.
as soon as possible
abbreviation

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exp.
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exp.
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English expression
v.
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n.
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[Slang]
n.
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n.
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exp.
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adj.
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exp.
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n.
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v.
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n.
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id.
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n.
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id.
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n.
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n.
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adj.
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n.
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exp.
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v.
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exp.
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