Ard, ARD, Ards or ARDS may refer to:

*Ard (plough) or scratch-plough, a type of plough consisting of a simple spike dragged through the soil
*Ard, a son of Benjamin in the Bible: see

*ARD (broadcaster), the German association of public broadcasters: the "Arbeitsgemeinschaft der öffentlich-rechtlichen Rundfunkanstalten der Bundesrepublik Deutschland",
*Acid rock drainage, the outflow of acidic water from mines
*ARD (or AD), the Democratic Republican Alliance, a French conservative party of the Third Republic: the "Alliance Républicaine Démocratique"
*Alliance for Restoration of Democracy, a Pakistani political movement that opposes President Pervez Musharraf
*Apple Remote Desktop, a remote administration application for Apple Macintosh computers
*Atmospheric Reentry Demonstrator, a demonstration program of an Apollo spacecraft-shaped capsule by the European Space Agency
*ARD, the US Navy hull classification symbol for an Auxiliary repair dry dock
*Affective Religious Disorder, an obsession and hatred of other religions and their practitioners
*Army Reconnaissance Detachment, a special forces unit of the Swiss Army.
*ARD, the Amtrak 3-letter code for Ardmore (SEPTA station), a railroad station in the suburbs of Philadelphia
*ARD, the National Rail code for Ardgay railway station, a railway station in the Highlands of Scotland
*ARD, a code frequently used for the Armenian dram, the currency of Armenia (instead of the correct ISO 4217 code "AMD")

* Ards Peninsula, a peninsula in Northern Ireland, between Strangford Lough and the North Channel
* Ards F.C., a Northern Irish football club from Newtownards
* Ards Borough Council, an administrative district of Northern Ireland
* Ards (Northern Ireland Parliament constituency), a parliamentary constituency of Northern Ireland
* Ards Forest Park, a nature reserve in County Donegal, Republic of Ireland

* Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (or Adult Respiratory Distress Syndrome), a serious reaction to various forms of injuries to the lung
* Aboriginal Resource and Development Services, an organisation carrying out Australian Aboriginal community development work, mainly in the Arnhem Land region of north-east Australia ( [ website] )
* Action Replay DS, a game hacking device for Nintendo DS

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  • -ard — ♦ Élément, d o. germ., de noms et d adjectifs auxquels il donne une nuance péjorative ou vulgaire : froussard, revanchard. ard, arde Suffixe d adj. et de noms, à valeur péjor. ou vulgaire (ex. vantard), ou à valeur neutre (ex. campagnard). ⇒ ARD …   Encyclopédie Universelle

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  • Ard-Ri — Ard rí Érenn Le Ard rí Érenn désigne, dans la mythologie celtique et l’histoire médiévale de l’Irlande, le souverain qui règne sur la totalité de l’île. « Ard rí » signifie roi suprême (parfois traduit par « haut roi ») et… …   Wikipédia en Français

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  • Ard — steht für: Arbeitsgemeinschaft der öffentlich rechtlichen Rundfunkanstalten der Bundesrepublik Deutschland, siehe ARD umgangssprachlich für das Fernsehprogramm Das Erste Acquired Rights Directive, die EG Richtlinie 2001/23/EG zur Wahrung von… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • -ard — ard, art art The termination of many English words; as, coward, reynard, drunkard, mostly from the French, in which language this ending is of German origin, being orig. the same word as English hard. It usually has the sense of one who has to a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • ARD — [aː|ɛr deː] die; ; nur Sg, (D) 1 (Abk für Arbeitsgemeinschaft der öffentlich rechtlichen Rundfunkanstalten der Bundesrepublik Deutschland) mehrere Rundfunkanstalten, die sich zusammengeschlossen haben, um gemeinsam das Programm zu gestalten 2 das …   Langenscheidt Großwörterbuch Deutsch als Fremdsprache

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