|achieve less than what was expected (e.g. fail to do as well in school as might be expected from intelligence tests), fail to do as expected||underachieve|
|(Bartolommeo) Italian painter known for his influence in the school of Vicenza||Montagna|
|(British Slang) criminal, prisoner, ex-convict; prison time, decide the order of play, fall behind compared with others, fail to keep up with the established pace, straggle; develop slowly; linger, tarry; slacken, flag, weaken; imprison (British Slang)...||lag|
|(British spelling for plow) cut into the soil with a plough; advance through great effort; pave the way; fail, not succeed, (British spelling for plow) farming tool used for cutting into the ground||plough|
|(British) reform school, reformatory, correctional juvenile institution||borstal|
|(c.582-c.507 BC) Greek philosopher and mathematician, founder of the Pythagorean school||Pythagoras|
|(French) school of fine arts (i.e. music conservatory)||conservatoire|
|(in Scotland) principal of a school ; priest, pastor||dominie|
|(Islam) combined school and mosque, Islamic school||madrasa|
|(new england) easily managed, (new england) easygoing but not bright, dexterous, glibly facile, having pleasant disposition, intelligent, showing intelligence, well, wise, shrewd; sharp, witty||clever|
|(Rhetoric) reversal in the order of words in two otherwise parallel phrases (i.e. I went to school, to work went they), inverted word order in phrase||chiasmus|
|(Slang) pre-university studies; intensive course; preparatory lessons, attend private secondary school, get ready, prepare (for a test, etc.), homework, preparatory school, prepare for something, prepare somebody for surgery, prepare something for pain...||prep|
|(Slang) win, be victorious; defeat, beat; fail, be unsuccessful; cause failure, make unsuccessful, cheep, contagious poultry disease, make shrill noise, mark on playing card, minor ailment, rootstock or flower, section of pineapple skin, seed of fruit,...||pip|
|19thC warship, check regularly for developments, check the quality of transmitted signals, closed-circuit television set, computer program, computer video display, giant, listen to broadcasts or telephone conversations, monitor lizard, nozzle, school s...||monitor|
|7-day period, calendar week, one week after a particular day, period of 7 days from Sunday to Saturday; any period of 7 days; number of days during the week devoted to work or school, seven days before; seven days after, special week, working week||week|
|a falling down, bend double with emotion, breakdown, crash; falling in; compression, hiding of subdirectories or libraries which are secondary to the heading of the current library (Computers), decrease in value, deflate, fail abruptly, failure or end,...||collapse|
|A group of companies that cooperate and share resources in order to achieve a common objective.||Consortium|
|a service mark for administration of aptitude and achievement tests, used by some U.S. colleges and universities in their admittance and placement of prospective students||College Board|
|A speculative options strategy that involves selling call or putoptions on stocks that are believed to be overpriced or underpriced, and are expected not to be exercised.||Overwriting|
|A trade is said to fail if on settlement date either the seller fails to deliversecurities in proper form or the buyer fails to deliver funds in proper form., A trade is said to fail if on settlement date either the seller fails to deliversecurities in...||Fail|
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EUdict (European dictionary) is a collection of online dictionaries for the languages spoken mostly in Europe. These dictionaries are the result of the work of many authors who worked very hard and finally offered their product free of charge on the internet thus making it easier to all of us to communicate with each other. Some of the dictionaries have only a few thousand words, others have more than 320,000. Some of the words may be incorrectly translated or mistyped.
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