Used to connect words of the same part of speech, clauses, or sentences, that are to be taken jointly
Andorra (international vehicle registration)
(Forming nouns) denoting a person or thing to be treated in a specified way
A Boolean operator which gives the value one if and only if all the operands are one, and otherwise has a value of zero
Indicating the opposite of or a contrast to something stated
Not quick but achieving the required result eventually
Used to convey that there is or was nothing more to be said about a matter
Either or both of two stated possibilities
= NAND. Usually attributive.
Used as part of the titles of businesses to designate the partner or partners not named
In a constant movement backwards and forwards or from side to side
A pharmaceutical preparation originally marketed by the firm May and Baker, especially M & B 693 noun the antibiotic sulphapyridine. Also, with distinguishing number: any of other pharmaceutical preparations manufactured by May and Baker.
Dilatation and curettage
A drink of gin and tonic
Very much so (used to express strong agreement)
A question and answer period or exchange
And similar things
Frequently attributive Bilingualism and biculturalism; specifically designating (the approach of) the Royal Commission on Bilingualism and Biculturalism, established in 1963, which produced recommendations promoting bilingualism throughout Canada and resulting in the adoption of English and French as joint official languages in 1969.
Denoting a small business, especially a shop, owned and operated by a couple or family; (in extended use) applied to other similarly small-scale commercial enterprises.
To be on one's P's and Q's and variants: to be on one's best behaviour; to be at one's best, on top form; (US) to be alert, to be ‘on one's toes’.
Used to emphasize something additional that is being referred to
Used to express surprise or annoyance at someone’s actions
Before long; eventually
Used after a person’s name to denote those people usually associated with them
Satisfactorily in terms of the quality described
Continually; at tedious length
And similar things; et cetera
A person or thing whose name the speaker does not need to specify or does not know or remember
A drink of gin and Italian vermouth
Involving rapid inward and outward movement
Intermittently; now and then
Partly and partly not
North American. Any of several similar North American orchids, especially the putty-root, Aplectrum hyemale, with a tuber formerly (and sometimes still) used medicinally or carried to protect the bearer from harm.
To credit or accept (something) as the truth; to believe. Chiefly in would you Adam and Eve it?.
A car produced by welding together the front section of one damaged or stolen car and the back section of another; the practice of producing cars in this manner. Hence: a model of vehicle manufactured to a design that uses elements of the body shape of two or more existing models, or that elongates or shortens an existing body shape. Also (in extended use): a hybrid; something which incorporates elements of others of its type, especially clumsily or obviously.
Designating, relating to, or characteristic of a dog-and-pony show.
An operating technique in which the loading and execution of a program form one continuous process; usually attributive.
A shooting competition from which a person must retire after one miss. Now chiefly attributive.
Attributive Designating a business venture, especially a small shop, of a type often run by a married couple. Later also: denoting any pastime, activity, etc., typically associated with or regarded as appealing to married couples; specifically designating or relating to an investment opportunity designed for small-scale investors.
Occurring or seen now and then; intermittent, occasional.
Consisting of odds and ends; miscellaneous.
To one's destination and back home; there and back.
(Of a picture) executed using ink applied with both pen and brush; of or relating to this type of picture.
Easy to install and make operational; allowing easy installation and use.
A person's father or husband.
To weigh the arguments for and against; to debate both sides of (a question or matter).
The ability to develop and carry out a scheme energetically; enterprise, initiative; drive, ambition.
An option to buy or sell shares or assets at a previously agreed price on or before a particular date. Compare put, call.