Speaker: How is everything with you and Susan? Speaker: Do you want to go see a movie? Released in 1990, he was elected president of the African National Congress and represented it in the turbulent negotiations that led to the establishment of majority rule. Ian Crofton is a writer and editor. Later, his anti-apartheid activities led to his imprisonment for nearly 30 years. Extended form modern-day attested from 1909. Modern art is from 1807 by contrast to ancient ; modern dance first attested 1912; first record of modern jazz is from 1954. The One Direction concert was ace, wasn't it?! Last edited on Nov 19 2012. Last edited on Oct 20 2013.
That which is recent is separated from the present or the time of action by only a short interval; it is new, fresh, and novel: recent developments. Modern, recent, late apply to that which is near to or characteristic of the present as contrasted with any other time. I need an ace at the club. What were some of Astaire's most popular films? He felt that modern methods and the best usage might not have approved of the bag. His other publications include A Dictionary of Musical Quotations and A Dictionary of Art Quotations, and he was editor-in-chief of The Guinness Encyclopedia.
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A steroid hormone and the most potent naturally occurring androgen that is formed by the interstitial cells of the testes, and possibly by the ovary and adrenal cortex, may be produced in nonglandular tissues from precursors such as androstenedione, and is used in the treatment of hypogonadism, cryptorchism, carcinomas, and menorrhagia. . Extended form modern-day attested from 1909. Derek used to be my number one ace until he tried to take my girl. Would you like to hang out tonight? Over 45,000 entries from all areas of medicine and healthcare are included.
The technique has also been used to treat neurological conditions, such as migraine, epilepsy, and alcoholism. Zayn Malik has ace hair! Please note that this information is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a medical professional. This reenactment of the completion of America's on May 10, 1869, at Promontory Summit, Utah, has been held since 1952. Access to the complete content on Oxford Reference requires a subscription or purchase. Born Frederick Austerlitz, Astaire was an American dancer, actor, and singer who began his career as a child on a successful Broadway vaudeville team with his sister Adele.
Last edited on Nov 24 2015. His other authorial credits include The Oxford Dictionary of Slang, The Bloomsbury Dictionary of Word Origins and Twentieth Century Words. For the most part this stand is taken by the intellectuals in all modern countries. Last edited on Apr 19 2013. Last edited on Nov 24 2015.
Modern conveniences first recorded 1926. By avoiding jargon, the dictionary offers concise and easily accessible information for users searching for descriptions of over-the-counter or prescription medications, medical abbreviations, test procedures, medical research topics, or illnesses. Last edited on Apr 16 2013. A modern example of the effects it is capable of is recorded by Tartini. She thinks she's all that. This allows the timing of electrical impulses traveling from the brain to muscles to be measured as well as interconnections within the brain to be studied.
Last edited on Dec 27 2004. Deigma—A place in the Piræus, corresponding to the modern Exchange. Please or to access full text content. Last edited on Jan 26 2013. He was a contributor to the Oxford Dictionary of Food. Usually a person of good company. Dorland's Medical Dictionary for Health Care Consumers is based on the content of Dorland's Illustrated Medical Dictionary, which has been the premier dictionary for health care professionals for over 100 years.
The slang words in this thesaurus category appear below the table of contents. Modern is applied to those things that exist in the present age, especially in contrast to those of a former age or an age long past; hence the word sometimes has the connotation of up-to-date and, thus, good: modern ideas. Even the village was too human, too modern, for his early-pagan mood. Last edited on Oct 24 2005. You'll ace your test, I'm sure. Last edited on Oct 26 1998.
Person B: It was ace! For the fanatic is one of the hinges which swing the door of the modern world. Preliminary events start at 10 a. Late may mean nearest to the present moment: the late reports on the battle. Person A: How was the gig? I'm going to the movies, aight? For questions on access or troubleshooting, please check our , and if you can''t find the answer there, please. Where does this category appear in the slang thesaurus? In painting, we believe we possess a school second to none of modern art. Last edited on Oct 22 2014.