hand-out
handout hand"out, hand-out hand"-out . 1. money or an object given in or as in a charitable gesture; -- also used of government disbursements to individuals for welfare; as, government hand-outs to welfare clients. [PJC]

2. a printed circular distributed gratis, usually for political or advertising purposes. [PJC]

3. a printed statement distributed, usually to the news media. [PJC]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Hand-out — auch: Hand|out 〈[hæ̣ndaʊt] n. 15〉 Arbeitspapier (bei Vorträgen, Konferenzen o. Ä.) [engl., „Erklärung, Werbezettel“] * * * Hand|out, Hand out [ hɛnt|a̮ut ], das; s, s [engl. handout, zu: to hand out = aus , verteilen]: an Teilnehmer einer Tagung …   Universal-Lexikon

  • hand|out — «HAND OWT», noun. Informal. 1. a portion of food, clothing, or money given out: »The beggar asked for a handout. SYNONYM(S): dole. 2. a news story or piece of publicity issued to the press by a business organization, government agency, etc.: »The …   Useful english dictionary

  • hand-out — (n.) also handout, hand out, alms or food given to a beggar, 1882, hobo slang, from HAND (Cf. hand) (v.) + OUT (Cf. out). Meaning distributed printed informational matter is from 1927 …   Etymology dictionary

  • Hand-out — auch: Hand|out 〈[hæ̣ndaʊt] n.; Gen.: s, Pl.: s〉 Arbeitspapier (bei Vorträgen, Konferenzen o. Ä.) [Etym.: engl., »Erklärung, Werbezettel«]   Hand out / Handout: (Schreibung mit Bindestrich) Zusammensetzungen, die aus substantivisch gebrauchten… …   Lexikalische Deutsches Wörterbuch

  • hand out — [v] give to others bestow, deal out, deliver, devote, disburse, dish out, dispense, disseminate, distribute, donate, give away, give out, hand over, mete, present, provide; concepts 108,140 Ant. receive, take …   New thesaurus

  • hand out — (something) to give something to each person present. Would you please hand out the balloons to the children? …   New idioms dictionary

  • hand out — ► hand out distribute among a group. Main Entry: ↑hand …   English terms dictionary

  • hand out — index allocate, bestow, convey (transfer), disburse (distribute), dispense, dole, endow …   Law dictionary

  • Hand-out — 1.Thesenpapier,Arbeitspapier,Informationsblatt,Schriftstück,Dokument,Skript,Manuskript,Paper,schriftlicheAusarbeitung 2.Flugblatt,Handzettel,Flyer,Flugzettel …   Das Wörterbuch der Synonyme

  • Hand-out — [ hɛndaut] das; s, s; eine oder mehrere Seiten mit kurzen Informationen, besonders für die Teilnehmer eines Kurses, Seminars o.Ä …   Langenscheidt Großwörterbuch Deutsch als Fremdsprache

  • hand out — verb give to several people (Freq. 5) The teacher handed out the exams • Syn: ↑distribute, ↑give out, ↑pass out • Derivationally related forms: ↑distributive (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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