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  • 21SHAPE — acronyme pour Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe, quartier général des forces de l OTAN en Europe qui siège à Casteau, près de Mons (Belgique), depuis 1966 …

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  • 22SHAPE — Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe the place in Belgium where the Supreme Allied Commander of Europe, one of the military commanders of ↑NATO, is based …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 23SHAPE — [shāp] abbrev. Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers, Europe …

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  • 24shape-up — ☆ shape up [shāpup΄ ] n. a method of selecting a daily work crew, as of longshoremen, from an assembled group of those available …

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  • 25shape — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 physical outline ADJECTIVE ▪ basic, simple ▪ The children cut the paper into various simple shapes. ▪ overall ▪ characteristic, distinctive …

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  • 26shape — shape1 W2S2 [ʃeıp] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(round/square etc)¦ 2¦(health/condition)¦ 3 knock/lick/get somebody/something into shape 4¦(character of something)¦ 5 take shape 6 in the shape of something 7 not in any shape or form 8¦(thing not seen clearly)¦… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 27Shape (Go) — In the game of Go, shape describes the positional qualities of a group of stones. Descriptions of shapes in go revolve around how well a group creates or removes life and territory. Good shape can refer to the efficient use of stones in outlining …

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  • 28shape — [[t]ʃe͟ɪp[/t]] ♦♦ shapes, shaping, shaped 1) N COUNT: oft N of n, also in N The shape of an object, a person, or an area is the appearance of their outside edges or surfaces, for example whether they are round, square, curved, or fat. Each mirror …

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  • 29shape — 1 /SeIp/ noun 1 OUTER FORM a) (C, U) the outer form of something, that you see or feel: What shape is the table round or oval? | You can recognize a tree by the shape of its leaves. | round/square etc in shape: The eyeball is almost spherical in… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 30shape — shape1 [ ʃeıp ] noun *** ▸ 1 outer form of something ▸ 2 something you cannot see well ▸ 3 features/qualities ▸ 4 condition of something/someone ▸ 5 correct order/structure ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) count or uncount the outer form of something: The room… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 31shape — I n. form 1) to give shape to 2) to assume a shape; to take shape; to take the shape of (our plans are beginning to take shape; to take the shape of a human being) good physical condition 3) to get (oneself) into shape 4) to keep (oneself) in… …

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  • 32shape — I UK [ʃeɪp] / US noun Word forms shape : singular shape plural shapes *** 1) a) [countable/uncountable] the outer form of something The room forms an L shape. Trace the shape onto the card and cut it out. all shapes and sizes: There were balloons …

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  • 33Shape — The shape (OE. sceap Eng. created thing ) of an object located in some space refers to the part of space occupied by the object as determined by its external boundary abstracting from other aspects the object may have such as its colour, content …

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  • 34Shape-CD — Größenvergleich verschiedener CD Arten CD ROM in irregulärer Form …

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  • 35shape — shapable, shapeable, adj. /shayp/, n., v., shaped, shaping. n. 1. the quality of a distinct object or body in having an external surface or outline of specific form or figure. 2. this quality as found in some individual object or body form: This… …

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  • 36shape*/*/*/ — [ʃeɪp] noun I 1) [C/U] the outer form of something Trace the shape onto the card and cut it out.[/ex] There were balloons of all shapes and sizes in the sky.[/ex] a flowerbed in the shape of a cross[/ex] My favourite sweater was beginning to lose …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 37SHAPE — Grand quartier général des puissances alliées en Europe 50°29′57.70″N 3°59′1.95″E / 50.4993611, 3.983875 …

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  • 38SHAPE — Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe (SHAPE) Wappen Aktiv 1951 1967 1967 heute Typ …

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  • 39shape — I. verb (shaped; shaping) Etymology: Middle English, from Old English sceapen, gescapen, past participle of scieppan; akin to Old High German skepfen to shape Date: before 12th century transitive verb 1. form, create; especially to give a… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 40shape — re·shape; shape; shape·ful; shape·less; shape·li·ness; shape·ly; trans·shape; mis·shape; ship·shape; shape·less·ly; shape·less·ness; …

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