Ing'enue
Ing'enue In`g['e]`nue" ([a^]N`zh[asl]`n[.u]"), n.; pl. {-nues}. [F., fem. of ing['e]nu ingenious.] An ingenuous or na["i]ve girl or young woman, or an actress representing such a person. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • -nues — Ing enue In g[ e] nue ([a^]N zh[asl] n[.u] ), n.; pl. { nues}. [F., fem. of ing[ e]nu ingenious.] An ingenuous or na[ i]ve girl or young woman, or an actress representing such a person. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • revenue sharing — rev′enue shar ing n. gov the system of disbursing part of federal tax revenues to state and local governments for their use • Etymology: 1970–75 …   From formal English to slang

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