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a
     1. n. The name of the Latin script letter A/a.
     2. art. One; any indefinite example of; used to denote a singular item of a group.
           There was a man here looking for you yesterday.
     4. art. Used in conjunction with the adjectives score, dozen, hundred, thousand, and million, as a function word.
           I've seen it happen a hundred times.
     6. art. One certain or particular; any single.
           We've received an interesting letter from a Mrs. Miggins of London.
     8. art. The same; one.
           We are of a mind on matters of morals.
     10. art. Any, every; used before a noun which has become modified to limit its scope;
           A man who dies intestate leaves his children troubles and difficulties.
           He fell all that way, and hasn't a bump on his head?
     13. art. Used before plural nouns modified by few, good many, couple, great many, etc.
     14. art. Someone or something like; similar to; Used before a proper noun to create an example out of it.
           The center of the village was becoming a Times Square.
     16. prep. (archaic) To do with position or direction; In, on, at, by, towards, onto.
           Stand a tiptoe.
     18. prep. To do with separation; In, into.
           Torn a pieces.
     20. prep. To do with time; Each, per, in, on, by.
           I brush my teeth twice a day.
     22. prep. (obsolete) To do with method; In, with.
     23. prep. (obsolete) To do with role or capacity; In.
           A God’s name.
     25. prep. To do with status; In.
     26. prep. (archaic) To do with process, with a passive verb; In the course of, experiencing.
     27. prep. (archaic) To do with an action, an active verb; Engaged in.
     28. prep. (archaic) To do with an action/movement; To, into.
     29. v. (archaic or slang) Have.
           I'd a come, if you'd a asked.
     31. pron. (obsolete, outside, England, and, Scotland dialects) He.
     32. interj. A meaningless syllable; ah.
     33. prep. (archaic, slang) Of.
           The name of John a Gaunt.
     35. adv. (chiefly Scotland) All.
     36. adj. (chiefly Scotland) All.
person
     1. n. An individual; usually a human being.
           Each person is unique, both mentally and physically.
     3. n.    A character or part, as in a play; a specific kind or manifestation of individual character, whether in real life, or in literary or dramatic representation; an assumed character.
     4. n.   * Francis Bacon
     5. n.   *: his first appearance upon the stage in his new person of a sycophant or juggler
     6. n.   * Jeremy Taylor
     7. n.   *: No man can long put on a person and act a part.
     8. n.   * Milton
     9. n.   *: To bear rule, which was thy part / And person, hadst thou known thyself aright.
     10. n.   * South
     11. n.   *: How different is the same man from himself, as he sustains the person of a magistrate and that of a friend!
     12. n.    (Christianity) Any one of the three hypostases of the Holy Trinity: the Father, Son, or Holy Spirit.
     13. n.   * Book of Common Prayer
     14. n.   *: three persons and one God
     15. n.    (chiefly in science fiction) Any sentient or socially intelligent being.
     16. n.    (in a compound noun or noun phrase) Someone who likes or has an affinity for (a specified thing).
             Jack's always been a dog person, but I prefer cats.
     18. n. The physical body of a being seen as distinct from the mind, character, etc.
     19. n. (law) Any individual or formal organization with standing before the courts.
           At common law a corporation or a trust is legally a person.
     21. n. (law) The human genitalia; specifically, the penis.
     22. n. (grammar) A linguistic category used to distinguish between the speaker of an utterance and those to whom or about whom he is speaking. See grammatical person.
     23. n. (biology) A shoot or bud of a plant; a polyp or zooid of the compound Hydrozoa, Anthozoa, etc.; also, an individual, in the narrowest sense, among the higher animals.
     24. v. (obsolete, transitive) To represent as a person; to personify; to impersonate.
     25. v. (transitive, gender-neutral) To man.
who
     1. pron. (interrogative) What person or people; which person or people; (asks for the identity of someone). (used in a direct or indirect question)
           Who is that? (direct question)
           I don't know who it is. (indirect question)
     4. pron. (interrogative) What is one's position; (asks whether someone deserves to say or do something).
           I don't like what you did, but who am I to criticize you? I've done worse.
     6. pron. (relative) The person or people that.
           It was a nice man who helped us.
     8. pron. (relative, archaic) Whoever, he who, they who.
     9. n. A person under discussion; a question of which person.
adheres
     1. v. third-person singular present indicative of adhere
     adhere
to
     1. part. (en-part)
     2. part. A particle used for marking the following verb as an infinitive.
           I want to leave.
           He asked me what to do.
           I don’t know how to say it.
           I have places to go and people to see.
     7. part. As above, with the verb implied.
           Did you visit the museum? I wanted to, but it was closed..
           If he hasn't read it yet, he ought to.
     10. part. A particle used to create phrasal or prepositional verbs.
           I have to do laundry today.
           She looks to him for guidance.
     13. prep. Indicating destination: In the direction of, and arriving at.
           We are walking to the shop.
     15. prep. Used to indicate purpose.
           He devoted himself to education.
           They drank to his health.
     18. prep. Indicating a relationship between an adjective and an infinitive.
           The log was heavy to lift.
           I chose to change my mind.
     21. prep. Used to indicate result of action.
           His face was beaten to a pulp.
     23. prep. Used after an adjective to indicate its application.
           similar to ..., relevant to ..., pertinent to ..., I was nice to him, he was cruel to her, I am used to walking.
     25. prep. (obsolete,) As a.
           With God to friend (with God as a friend);   with The Devil to fiend (with the Devil as a foe);   lambs slaughtered to lake (lambs slaughtered as a sacrifice);   t
     27. prep. (arithmetic) Used to indicate ratios; in informal use the ratios are not reduced to smallest terms.
           one to one = 1:1
           ten to one = 10:1.
     30. prep. (arithmetic) Used to indicate that the preceding term is to be raised to the power of the following value; indicates exponentiation.
           Three squared or three to the second power is nine.
           Three to the power of two is nine.
           Three to the second is nine.
     34. prep. Used to indicate the indirect object.
           I gave the book to him.
     36. prep. (time) Preceding.
           ten to ten = 9:50; We're going to leave at ten to (the hour).
     38. prep. (Canada, UK, Newfoundland, West Midlands) At.
           Stay where you're to and I'll come find you, b'y.
     40. adv. Toward a closed, touching or engaging position.
           Please push the door to.
     42. adv. (nautical) Into the wind.
     43. adv. (misspelling of too)
tradition
     1. n. A part of culture that is passed from person to person or generation to generation, possibly differing in detail from family to family, such as the way to celebrate holidays.
     2. n. A commonly held system. (, en)
     3. n. The act of delivering into the hands of another; delivery.
     4. v. (obsolete) To transmit by way of tradition; to hand down.
especially
     1. adv. (manner) In a special manner; specially.
     2. adv. (focus) Particularly; to a greater extent than is normal.
     3. adv. (focus) Used to place greater emphasis upon someone or something.
           Invite them all, especially Molly.
in
     1. prep. Used to indicate location, inclusion, or position within spatial, temporal or other limits
     2. prep.    Contained by.
             The dog is in the kennel.
     4. prep.    Within.
     5. prep.    Surrounded by.
             We are in the enemy camp.   Her plane is in the air.
     7. prep.    Part of; a member of.
             One in a million.
     9. prep.    Pertaining to (that particular thing).
             He has passed in English.
     11. prep.    At the end of a period of time.
             They said they would call us in a week.
     13. prep.    Within a certain elapsed time
             Are you able to finish this in three hours?   The massacre resulted in over 1000 deaths in three hours.
     15. prep.    During (said of periods of time).
             in the first week of December;  Easter falls in the fourth lunar month;   The country reached a high level of prosperity in his first term.
     17. prep.    (grammar, phonetics, of sounds and letters) Coming at the end of a word.
             English nouns in -ce form their plurals in -s.
     19. prep. Into.
           Less water gets in your boots this way.
     21. prep. used to indicate limit, qualification, condition, or circumstance
           In replacing the faucet washers, he felt he was making his contribution to the environment.
     23. prep.    Indicating an order or arrangement.
             My fat rolls around in folds.
     25. prep.    Denoting a state of the subject.
             He stalked away in anger.   John is in a coma.
     27. prep.    Indicates, connotatively, a place-like form of someone's (or something's) personality, as his, her or its psychic and physical characteristics.
             You've got a friend in me.   He's met his match in her.
     29. prep.    Wearing (an item of clothing).
     30. prep.   : I glanced over at the pretty girl in the red dress.
     31. prep. used to indicate means, medium, format, genre, or instrumentality
     32. prep.    (of something offered or given in an exchange) In the form of, in the denomination of.
             Please pay me in cash — preferably in tens and twenties.
             The deposit can be in any legal tender, even in gold.
     35. prep.   : Her generosity was rewarded in the success of its recipients.
     36. prep.   * 2014, Carla Bethmann, Clean, Friendly, Profitable?: Tourism, page 114:
     37. prep.   *: (...) tourists sometimes attempt to pay in euros or British pounds.
     38. prep.    used to indicate medium, format, or genre
     39. prep.   Indicates a language, script, tone(,) etc. of a text, speech, etc.
             Beethoven's Symphony No. 5 in C minor is among his most popular.   His speech was in French, but was simultaneously translated into eight languages.
     41. prep.   Indicates a language, script, tone(,) etc. of writing, speaking, etc.
             When you write in cursive, it's illegible.   He spoke in French, but his speech was simultaneously translated into eight languages.
     43. v. (obsolete, transitive) To enclose.
     44. v. (obsolete, transitive) To take in; to harvest.
     45. adv. (not comparable) Located indoors, especially at home or the office, or inside something.
           Is Mr. Smith in?
     47. adv. Moving to the interior of a defined space, such as a building or room.
           Suddenly a strange man walked in.
     49. adv. (sports) Still eligible to play, e.g. able to bat in cricket and baseball.
           He went for the wild toss but wasn't able to stay in.
     51. adv. (UK) Abbreviation of in aid of.
           What's that in?
     53. adv. After the beginning of something.
     54. n. A position of power or a way to get it.
           His parents got him an in with the company
     56. n. (sport) The state of a batter/batsman who is currently batting – see innings
     57. n. A re-entrant angle; a nook or corner.
     58. adj. In fashion; popular.
           Skirts are in this year.
     60. adj. Incoming.
           the in train
     62. adj. (nautical, of the sails of a vessel) Furled or stowed.
     63. adj. (legal) With privilege or possession; used to denote a holding, possession, or seisin.
           in by descent; in by purchase; in of the seisin of her husband
     65. adj. (cricket) Currently batting.
     66. n. Inch.
cultural
     1. adj. Pertaining to culture.
or
     1. conj. Connects at least two alternative words, phrases, clauses, sentences, etc. each of which could make a passage true. In English, this is the inclusive or. The exclusive or is formed by either(...)or.
     2. conj. Logical union of two sets of values. There are two forms, an exclusive or and an inclusive or.
     3. conj. Counts the elements before and after as two possibilities.
     4. conj. Otherwise; a consequence of the condition that the previous is false
           It's raining! Come inside or you'll catch a cold!
     6. conj. Connects two equivalent names.
           the country Myanmar or Burma
     8. n. (logic, electronics) alternative form of OR
     9. n. (tincture) The gold or yellow tincture on a coat of arms.
           1909, The metals are gold and silver, these being termed or and argent. — Arthur Charles Fox-Davies, A Complete Guide to Heraldry
           1889, In engraving, Or is expressed by dots. — Charles Norton Elvin, A Dictionary of Heraldry
     12. adj. (tincture) Of gold or yellow tincture on a coat of arms.
     13. adv. (obsolete) Early (on).
     14. adv. (obsolete) Earlier, previously.
     15. prep. (now, archaic or dialect) Before; ere.
religious
     1. adj. Concerning religion.
           It is the job of this court to rule on legal matters. We do not consider religious issues.
     3. adj. Committed to the practice of religion.
           I was much more religious as a teenager than I am now.
     5. adj. Highly dedicated, as one would be to a religion.
           I'm a religious fan of college basketball.
     7. n. A member of a religious order, i.e. a monk or nun.
practices
     1. n. plural of practice
     2. v. third-person singular present indicative of practice
     practice
          1. n. Repetition of an activity to improve a skill.
                He will need lots of practice with the lines before he performs them.
          3. n. An organized event for the purpose of performing such repetition.
                Being on a team is hard: you're always having to go to practice while everyone else is taking it easy.
                I have choir practice every Sunday after church.
          6. n. (un, especially, medicine, arts) The ongoing pursuit of a craft or profession, particularly in medicine or the fine arts.
          7. n. A place where a professional service is provided, such as a general practice.
                She ran a thriving medical practice.
          9. n. The observance of religious duties that a church requires of its members.
          10. n. A customary action, habit, or behaviour; a manner or routine.
                It is the usual practice of employees there to wear neckties only when meeting with customers.
                It is good practice to check each door and window before leaving.
          13. n. Actual operation or experiment, in contrast to theory.
                That may work in theory, but will it work in practice?
          15. n. (legal) The form, manner, and order of conducting and carrying on suits and prosecutions through their various stages, according to the principles of law and the rules laid down by the courts.
                This firm of solicitors is involved in family law practice.
          17. n. Skilful or artful management; dexterity in contrivance or the use of means; stratagem; artifice.
          18. n. (math) A easy and concise method of applying the rules of arithmetic to questions which occur in trade and business.
          19. v. alternative spelling of practise
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