Returning

  • 1returning — returning; un·returning; …

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  • 2returning — index chronic, incessant, periodic Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 3Returning — Return Re*turn , v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Returned}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Returning}.] [OE. returnen, retournen, F. retourner; pref. re re + tourner to turn. See {Turn}.] 1. To turn back; to go or come again to the same place or condition. Return to your …

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  • 4returning — adj. Returning is used with these nouns: ↑echo, ↑exile, ↑refugee, ↑veteran …

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  • 5returning — n. act of going back, act of coming back; act of sending back, act of giving back adj. going back, coming back; recurring, repeating re·turn || rɪ tÉœrn / tɜːn n. act of going or coming back; act of giving back; reply, answer; profit, yield;… …

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  • 6returning — (Roget s IV) n. 1. [The act of coming back] Syn. return, reappearance, repetition, reoccurrence, reoccurring, recurrence, reverberation, reentrance, retracing, revolving, revolution, rotation, rotating, rebound, reversion, retreat, turning back,… …

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  • 7returning — adjective 1. tending to return to an earlier state • Syn: ↑reverting • Similar to: ↑regressive 2. tending to be turned back • Syn: ↑reversive • Similar to: ↑ …

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  • 8returning officer — returning officers N COUNT In Britain, the returning officer for a particular town or district is an official who is responsible for arranging an election and who formally announces the result …

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  • 9returning at intervals — index chronic, periodic Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 10returning officer — ► NOUN Brit. ▪ the official in each constituency who conducts an election and announces the result …

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  • 11returning officer — n. Brit. an official in charge of an election in a district …

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  • 12Returning Officer — In various parliamentary systems, a Returning Officer is responsible for overseeing elections in one or more constituencies. United KingdomIn England and Wales the post of Returning Officer is an honorary one, held by the High Sheriff of the… …

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  • 13Returning Mickey Stern — Infobox Film name = Returning Mickey Stern image size = caption = DVD box art director = Michael Prywes producer = Jason Akel Joseph Bologna Victor Erdos Michael Prywes writer = Michael Prywes narrator = starring = Joseph Bologna Tom Bosley Renee …

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  • 14Returning Jesus — Infobox Album | Name = Returning Jesus Type = Album Artist = No Man Recorded = August 1994 to January 2001 Released = March 27 2001 Genre = Post Rock, Minimalism, Trance, Chamber Jazz, Soul, Progressive rock Length = 56:00 Label = 3rd. Stone Ltd …

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  • 15returning officer — UK [rɪˈtɜː(r)nɪŋ ˌɒfɪsə(r)] / US [rɪˈtɜrnɪŋ ˌɔfɪsər] noun [countable] Word forms returning officer : singular returning officer plural returning officers British someone whose job is to organize an election in a particular town or area and… …

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  • 16returning boomerang — /rətɜnɪŋ ˈbuməræŋ/ (say ruhterning boohmuhrang) noun a boomerang which is shaped so that it has aerofoil wings which, as it spins, force the boomerang into a curved flight which describes an ellipse, returning the boomerang to the thrower; used… …

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  • 17Returning board — Board Board (b[=o]rd), n. [OE. bord, AS. bord board, shipboard; akin to bred plank, Icel. bor[eth] board, side of a ship, Goth. f[=o]tu baurd footstool, D. bord board, G. brett, bort. See def. 8. [root]92.] 1. A piece of timber sawed thin, and of …

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  • 18returning citizen — n. citizen returning to his home country after being abroad …

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  • 19returning to one's roots — going back to one s origins, adopting the traditions of one s ancestors, returning to the customs of earlier generations …

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  • 20returning officer — noun the official in each electorate who holds the election and returns the results • Regions: ↑United Kingdom, ↑UK, ↑U.K., ↑Britain, ↑United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, ↑Great Britain, ↑Canada, ↑ …

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