(in many languages) a set of
classes that together include all
, membership in a particular class being shown by the form of the
itself or by the form or choice of words that modify,replace, or otherwise
refer to the noun, as, in English, the choice of he to replace the man,
of she to replace the woman, of it to replace the table, of it or she
to replace the ship. The number of genders in different languages varies
from 2 to more than 20; often the classificationcorrelates in part with sex
or animateness. The most familiar sets of genders are of three classes (as
masculine, feminine, and neuter in Latin and German) or of two (as common
and neuter in Dutch, or masculine and feminine in French and Spanish).
one class of such a set.
such classes or sets collectively or in general.
membership of a word or
grammatical form, or an inflectional form showing membership, insuch a
sex: the feminine gender.
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a flight of stairs with its
framework, banisters, etc., or a series of such flights.
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the feeling of a person whose attention, concern, or curiosity is
particularly engaged by something: She has a great interest in the poetry of
something that concerns, involves, draws the attention of, or arouses the
curiosity of a person: His interests are philosophy andchess.
a sum paid or charged for the use of money or for borrowing money.
such a sum expressed as a percentage of money borrowed to be paid over a
given period, usually one year.
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verb (used without object)
to open the mouth somewhat involuntarily with a prolonged,deep inhalation
and sighing or heavy exhalation, as from drowsiness or boredom.
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verb (used with object)
to lay under or beneath.
to provide with something laid underneath
Yes.. I missed a few days.
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a person who has defeated all opponents in a competition or series of
competitions, so as to holdfirst place: the heavyweight boxing champion.
anything that takes first place in competition:
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anything serving to indicate
or point out, as a sign or token.
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a body of fresh or salt water of considerable size, surrounded by land.
any similar body or pool of other liquid, as oil.
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a person or thing that leads.
a guiding or directing head, as of an army,
, or political group.
a conductor or director, as of an orchestra, band, or chorus.
the player at the head of the first violins in an orchestra, the principal
cornetist in a band, orthe principal soprano in a chorus, to whom any
incidental solos are usually assigned.
a featured article of trade, especially one offered at a low price to
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a cardinal number, nine plus one.