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      vb   tr  
1    to convey feelings of gratitude to  
2    to hold responsible  
he has his creditors to thank for his bankruptcy     
3    used in exclamations of relief  
thank goodness, thank God     
4    I'll thank you to   used ironically to intensify a command, request, etc.  
I'll thank you to mind your own business     
     (Old English thancian; related to Old Frisian thankia, Old Norse thakka, Old Saxon, Old High German thancon)  

thank you  
      n   a conventional expression of gratitude  
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express gratitude, say thank you, show gratitude, show one's appreciation  

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[as interjection] an expression of congratulations, thanks or respect
big up to the team for a great job
(in neomarxist thought) the second main exploitive social class: The bourgeoisie of formation. The members of the formoisie have human capital, receive high wages (the most frequently thanks to their diplomas) and consume more than the world GDP. (neologism 1993 Yanick Toutain)
[Hum. Sc.] The formoisie is the social class that created social-democracy and stalinism.
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