form+of+words

  • 1Form — • The original meaning of the term form, both in Greek and Latin, was and is that in common use • eidos, being translated, that which is seen, shape, etc., with secondary meanings derived from this, as form, sort, particular, kind, nature… …

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  • 2form — form1 W1S1 [fo:m US fo:rm] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(type)¦ 2¦(way something is/appears)¦ 3¦(shape)¦ 4¦(document)¦ 5¦(art/literature)¦ 6¦(performance)¦ 7¦(school)¦ 8¦(grammar)¦ 9¦(criminal record)¦ 10 bad form …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 3Words without vowels — In non rhotic English dialects, such as Received Pronunciation, every lexical word must contain at least one spoken vowel in its pronunciation. In rhotic dialects, such as General American, a word may contain no other vowel sounds if it instead… …

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  • 4form — /fɔ:m/ noun 1. ♦ form of words words correctly laid out for a legal document ♦ receipt in due form a correctly written receipt 2. official printed paper with blank spaces which have to be filled in with information ● You have to fill in form A20 …

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  • 5form — /fɔ:m/ noun 1. ♦ form of words words correctly laid out for a legal document ♦ receipt in due form a correctly written receipt 2. an official printed paper with blank spaces which have to be filled in with information ● a pad of order forms ● You …

    Dictionary of banking and finance

  • 6form — n 1 Form, figure, shape, conformation, configuration are comparable when they denote the disposition or arrangement of content that gives a particular aspect or appearance to a thing as distinguished from the substance of which that thing is made …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 7Words and Rules — Words and Rules: The Ingredients of Language (ISBN 0 06 095840 5) is a 1999 popular linguistics book by Steven Pinker on the subject of regular and irregular verbs. In Pinker s words, the book tries to illuminate the nature of language and mind… …

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  • 8form — [fôrm] n. [ME forme < OFr < L forma, a shape, figure, image < ? (via Etr) Gr morphē] 1. the shape, outline, or configuration of anything; structure as apart from color, material, etc. 2. a) the body or figure of a person or animal b) a… …

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  • 9form´a|tive|ness — form|a|tive «FR muh tihv», adjective, noun. –adj. 1. having to do with formation or development; forming; molding: »Home and school are the chief formative influences in a child s life. 2. Grammar. used to form words. Words are often made from… …

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  • 10form´a|tive|ly — form|a|tive «FR muh tihv», adjective, noun. –adj. 1. having to do with formation or development; forming; molding: »Home and school are the chief formative influences in a child s life. 2. Grammar. used to form words. Words are often made from… …

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  • 11form|a|tive — «FR muh tihv», adjective, noun. –adj. 1. having to do with formation or development; forming; molding: »Home and school are the chief formative influences in a child s life. 2. Grammar. used to form words. Words are often made from other words by …

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  • 12form class — ☆ form class n. Linguis. a class made up of words that occur in a distinctive position in constructions and have certain formal features in common, as the form class noun in English, made up of all words to which both the plural and possessive… …

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  • 13form of address — ˌform of adˈdress noun forms of address PLURALFORM [countable] a word or expression used as the correct polite way of speaking or writing to someone. For example, Sir , Dear Madam , and Messrs are forms of address: • He was careful always to use… …

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  • 14words of procreation — Language in a will or deed, used to transfer property to a person and that person s descendants only. Typically, the words take the form to A, and the heirs of his body, where A is the person inheriting the property. Category: Wills, Trusts &… …

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  • 15Words and Phrases Legally Defined — A set of books in dictionary form which lists judicial determinations of a word or phrase. Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations …

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  • 16form class — form′ class n. gram. a class of words or other forms in a language having one or more grammatical features in common, as all plural nouns …

    From formal English to slang

  • 17Words of Institution — The Words of Institution are those used, inserted into a narrative of the Last Supper, in Christian Eucharistic liturgies to recall those used by Jesus on that occasion. Eucharistic scholars sometimes refer to them simply as the verba (Latin for… …

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  • 18form — formable, adj. formably, adv. /fawrm/, n. 1. external appearance of a clearly defined area, as distinguished from color or material; configuration: a triangular form. 2. the shape of a thing or person. 3. a body, esp. that of a human being. 4. a… …

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  • 19Words and Music (play) — Samuel Beckett wrote the radio play, Words and Music between November and December 1961. [Both James Knowlson ( Damned to Fame: The Life of Samuel Beckett , p 497) and Stan Gontarski ( The Faber Companion to Samuel Beckett , p 650) quote these… …

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  • 20form class — noun one of the traditional categories of words intended to reflect their functions in a grammatical context • Syn: ↑part of speech, ↑word class • Hypernyms: ↑grammatical category, ↑syntactic category • Hyponyms: ↑major form class …

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