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Expressing motion in the direction of (a particular location)

ax British & World English

Dialect and West Indian form of ask.

Be British & World English

The chemical element beryllium

BE British & World English

Bachelor of Education

cc British & World English

Carbon copy (used as an indication that a duplicate has been or should be sent to another person)

CC British & World English

City Council

DH1 British & World English

A designated hitter

DH2 British & World English

A person’s husband (used in electronic communication)

DJ1 British & World English

A person who introduces and plays recorded popular music on radio

DJ2 British & World English

A dinner jacket

do1 British & World English

Perform (an action, the precise nature of which is often unspecified)

do2 British & World English

Variant spelling of doh.

go1 British & World English

Move from one place to another; travel

go2 British & World English

A Japanese board game of territorial possession and capture

IM British & World English

An instant message

OK1 British & World English

Used to express agreement or acceptance

OK2 British & World English

Oklahoma (in official postal use)

TP British & World English

Toilet paper

up British & World English

Towards a higher place or position

ape British & World English

A large primate that lacks a tail, including the gorilla, chimpanzees, orang-utan, and gibbons

arc British & World English

A part of a curve, especially a part of the circumference of a circle

ARC British & World English

(In the UK) Agricultural Research Council

ask British & World English

Say something in order to obtain an answer or some information

age British & World English

The length of time that a person has lived or a thing has existed

aid British & World English

Help, typically of a practical nature

AID British & World English

Artificial insemination by donor

ail British & World English

Trouble or afflict (someone) in mind or body

aim British & World English

Point or direct (a weapon or camera) at a target

AIM British & World English

(In the UK) Alternative Investment Market

air British & World English

The invisible gaseous substance surrounding the earth, a mixture mainly of oxygen and nitrogen

awe British & World English

A feeling of reverential respect mixed with fear or wonder

axe British & World English

A tool used for chopping wood, typically of iron with a steel edge and wooden handle

baa British & World English

(Of a sheep or lamb) bleat

bag British & World English

A flexible container with an opening at the top, used for carrying things

bow1 British & World English

A knot tied with two loops and two loose ends, used especially for tying shoelaces and decorative ribbons

bow2 British & World English

Bend the head or upper part of the body as a sign of respect, greeting, or shame

bow3 British & World English

The front end of a ship

box1 British & World English

A container with a flat base and sides, typically square or rectangular and having a lid

box2 British & World English

Fight an opponent using one’s fists; compete in the sport of boxing

box3 British & World English

A slow-growing European evergreen shrub or small tree with small glossy dark green leaves. It is widely used in hedging and for topiary, and yields hard, heavy timber

box4 British & World English

Recite the compass points in correct order

bud1 British & World English

A compact knob-like growth on a plant which develops into a leaf, flower, or shoot

bud2 British & World English

A friendly form of address from one boy or man to another

bug British & World English

A harmful microorganism, typically a bacterium

bum2 British & World English

A person’s buttocks or anus

bus British & World English

A large motor vehicle carrying passengers by road, typically one serving the public on a fixed route and for a fare

buy British & World English

Obtain in exchange for payment


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