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abbreviation

Jamaica (international vehicle registration).

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exclamation

informal
South African term for yes. ‘Let’s go swimming.’ ‘Ja!’ ja, this is the life!

Origin

Dutch.

Phrases

ja well

1
Used as an expression of embarrassment, apology, or world-weariness: ja well, you’ve seen it all

ja well no fine

2
Used to express a non-committal, resigned, or ironical attitude.

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