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  • 141To make the doors — make make, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {made} (m[=a]d); p. pr. & vb. n. {making}.] [OE. maken, makien, AS. macian; akin to OS. mak?n, OFries. makia, D. maken, G. machen, OHG. mahh?n to join, fit, prepare, make, Dan. mage. Cf. {Match} an equal.] 1. To… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 142To make up — make make, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {made} (m[=a]d); p. pr. & vb. n. {making}.] [OE. maken, makien, AS. macian; akin to OS. mak?n, OFries. makia, D. maken, G. machen, OHG. mahh?n to join, fit, prepare, make, Dan. mage. Cf. {Match} an equal.] 1. To… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 143To make up a face — make make, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {made} (m[=a]d); p. pr. & vb. n. {making}.] [OE. maken, makien, AS. macian; akin to OS. mak?n, OFries. makia, D. maken, G. machen, OHG. mahh?n to join, fit, prepare, make, Dan. mage. Cf. {Match} an equal.] 1. To… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 144To make up one's mind — make make, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {made} (m[=a]d); p. pr. & vb. n. {making}.] [OE. maken, makien, AS. macian; akin to OS. mak?n, OFries. makia, D. maken, G. machen, OHG. mahh?n to join, fit, prepare, make, Dan. mage. Cf. {Match} an equal.] 1. To… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 145To make way — make make, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {made} (m[=a]d); p. pr. & vb. n. {making}.] [OE. maken, makien, AS. macian; akin to OS. mak?n, OFries. makia, D. maken, G. machen, OHG. mahh?n to join, fit, prepare, make, Dan. mage. Cf. {Match} an equal.] 1. To… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 146To make words — make make, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {made} (m[=a]d); p. pr. & vb. n. {making}.] [OE. maken, makien, AS. macian; akin to OS. mak?n, OFries. makia, D. maken, G. machen, OHG. mahh?n to join, fit, prepare, make, Dan. mage. Cf. {Match} an equal.] 1. To… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 147inverted snobbery — noun (U) BrE the idea that everything that is typical of the upper classes must be bad invest, verb 1 (I, T) to give money to a company, business, or bank, in order to get a profit: invest (sth) in sth: Jones invested $7 million in an ultra… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 148Parables — • A comparison, or a parallel, by which one thing is used to illustrate another. Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Parables     Parables      …

    Catholic encyclopedia

  • 149OPEX — The acronym OPEX may refer to: Operational expenditure Operational excellence OPEX (Stock Exchanges) OPEX (Corporation) OPtions EXpiration day = OPEX. The 3rd Friday of the month. Opérations Extérieures, overseas operations of the French Military …

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  • 150Baktykozha Izmukhambetov — ( kk. Ізмұхамбетов, Бақтықожа Салахиденұлы is the Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources in the Government of Kazakhstan. [http://www.itar tass.com/eng/level2.html?NewsID=10859419 PageNum=0 Kazakhstan intends to boost oil production to 150 mln… …

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  • 151Discount bond — Debt sold for less than its principal value. If a discount bond pays no interest, it is called a zero coupon bond. The New York Times Financial Glossary * * * discount bond UK US noun [C] (also discounted bond) FINANCE ► a bond sold before its… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 152discount bond — Debt sold for less than its principal value. If a discount bond pays no coupon, it is called a zero coupon bond. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary * * * discount bond UK US noun [C] (also discounted bond) FINANCE ► a bond sold before its payment… …

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  • 153discounted bill — ➔ bill of exchange * * * discounted bill UK US noun [C] FINANCE ► a bill of exchange that can be sold before its payment date at a price that is lower than its value, so investors will get a profit when the bill is paid on its payment date: »A… …

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  • 154discounted — UK US /dɪsˈkaʊntɪd/ US  /ˈdɪskaʊntɪd/ adjective (also discount) ► COMMERCE cheaper than usual: »There are many websites that sell designer brands at discounted prices. deeply/heavily/steeply discounted » All our merchandise is heavily discounted …

    Financial and business terms

  • 155investor — in|vest|or W3 [ınˈvestə US ər] n someone who gives money to a company, business, or bank in order to get a profit …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 156cash in your chips —    If you cash in your chips, you sell something to get what profit you can because you think its value is going to fall. It can also mean to die .   (Dorking School Dictionary)    ***    If you cash in your chips, you sell something, especially… …

    English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • 157investiture — noun (C) formal a ceremony at which someone is given an official title: the investiture of the Prince of Wales investment noun 1 (C, U) the money that people or organizations have put into a company, business, or bank in order to get a profit, or …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 158investor — noun (C) someone who gives money to a company, business, or bank in order to get a profit …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 159cash in your chips — If you cash in your chips, you sell something to get what profit you can because you think its value is going to fall. It can also mean to die …

    The small dictionary of idiomes

  • 160Cash in your chips —   If you cash in your chips, you sell something to get what profit you can because you think its value is going to fall. It can also mean to die …

    Dictionary of English idioms