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  • 21gain the edge on — gain the advantage over; surpass …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 22gain the upper hand — gain, get, have, etc. the ˌupper ˈhand idiom to get an advantage over sb so that you are in control of a particular situation Main entry: ↑upperidiom …

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  • 23gain — A profit on a securities transaction recognized by selling a security for more than the security originally cost. The gain is the difference between the cost and the sale. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary * * * ▪ I. gain gain 1 [geɪn] …

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  • 24Gain Ground — Infobox VG title = Gain Ground caption = Screenshot from the Sega Master System version developer = Sega publisher = Sega designer = release = 1988 genre = Action modes = Up to 3 players cabinet = arcade system = cpu = sound = display = input =… …

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  • 25gain — 01. I ve [gained] a lot of weight over the last year because I haven t been doing much exercise. 02. He was eventually able to find [gainful] employment after working almost the entire year in a crappy little minimum wage job. 03. Today, on the… …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 26gain — gain1 W2S2 [geın] v ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(get something)¦ 2¦(get gradually)¦ 3¦(advantage)¦ 4¦(increase)¦ 5 gain access/entry/admittance etc (to something) 6 gain an understanding/insight/impression etc 7 gain ground 8 gain time 9¦(clock)¦ …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 27gain — v. & n. v. 1 tr. obtain or secure (usu. something desired or favourable) (gain an advantage; gain recognition). 2 tr. acquire (a sum) as profits or as a result of changed conditions; earn. 3 tr. obtain as an increment or addition (gain momentum;… …

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  • 28gain — I UK [ɡeɪn] / US verb Word forms gain : present tense I/you/we/they gain he/she/it gains present participle gaining past tense gained past participle gained *** 1) a) [transitive] to get or achieve something, usually as a result of a lot of… …

    English dictionary

  • 29gain — gain1 [ geın ] verb *** ▸ 1 get/achieve something ▸ 2 get benefit/advantage ▸ 3 increase in value ▸ 4 when clock goes too fast ▸ 5 arrive somewhere ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) transitive to get or achieve something, usually as a result of a lot of effort:… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 30gain — gain1 gainable, adj. /gayn/, v.t. 1. to get (something desired), esp. as a result of one s efforts: to gain possession of an object; to gain permission to enter a country. 2. to acquire as an increase or addition: to gain weight; to gain speed. 3 …

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  • 31gain — I. noun Etymology: Middle English gayne, from Anglo French gaigne, gain, from gaaigner to till, earn, gain, of Germanic origin; akin to Old High German weidanōn to hunt for food, Old English wāth pursuit, hunt Date: 14th century 1. resources or… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 32Gain (information retrieval) — The gain, also called improvement over random can be specified for a classifier and is an important measure to describe the performance of it. Definition In the following a random classifier is defined such, that it randomly predicts the same… …

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  • 33gain*/*/*/ — [geɪn] verb I 1) [T] to get or achieve something, usually as a result of a lot of effort Bolivia gained independence from Spain in 1825.[/ex] Her theories have only recently gained acceptance.[/ex] He gained entry to the building by showing a… …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 34Over Soul — In either anime or manga media variation of Shaman King , nihongo|Over Soul|オーバーソウル is the general term referring to a type of shamanic magic a shaman uses to materialize a ghost onto the physical plane. Any type of O.S. often rely on the… …

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  • 35gain — Profits; winnings; increment of value. Difference between receipts and expenditures; pecuniary gain. Difference between cost and sale price. Appreciation in value or worth of securities or property. Excess of revenues over expenses from a… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 36gain — Profits; winnings; increment of value. Difference between receipts and expenditures; pecuniary gain. Difference between cost and sale price. Appreciation in value or worth of securities or property. Excess of revenues over expenses from a… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 37gain an edge over sb — get/gain/have an edge (over/on sb/sth) ► to get or have an advantage in a particular situation: »Internet banks may have the edge over their old technology rivals when it comes to charges and rates, but they are not immune from complaints. Main… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 38gain an edge over sth — get/gain/have an edge (over/on sb/sth) ► to get or have an advantage in a particular situation: »Internet banks may have the edge over their old technology rivals when it comes to charges and rates, but they are not immune from complaints. Main… …

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  • 39gain/have an edge over sb — get/gain/have an edge (over/on sb/sth) ► to get or have an advantage in a particular situation: »Internet banks may have the edge over their old technology rivals when it comes to charges and rates, but they are not immune from complaints. Main… …

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  • 40gain/have an edge over sth — get/gain/have an edge (over/on sb/sth) ► to get or have an advantage in a particular situation: »Internet banks may have the edge over their old technology rivals when it comes to charges and rates, but they are not immune from complaints. Main… …

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