Random Words

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par·ty


 (pärt)

n. pl. par·ties

1.

a. A person or group involved in an enterprise; a participant or an accessory: I refuse to be a party to your silly scheme.
b. Law A person or group involved in a legal proceeding as a litigant.
2. Of, relating to, or participating in an established political organization: party members; party politics.

po·lit·i·co


 (p-lt-k)

n. pl. po·lit·i·cos

A politician.
moustache or US mustache

Noun
unshaved hair growing on the upper lip [French, from Italian mostaccio]
na·tion·al


 (nsh-nl, nshnl)

adj.

1. Of, relating to, or belonging to a nation as an organized whole: a national anthem.
2. Of or relating to nationality: their national origin.
3. Characteristic of or peculiar to the people of a nation: a national trait.
4. Of or maintained by the government of a nation: a national landmark.
5. Being in the interest of one’s own nation: Isolationism is a strictly national policy.
6. Devoted to one’s own nation or its interests; patriotic.
n.

1. A citizen of a particular nation. See Synonyms at citizen.
2. A contest or tournament involving participants from all parts of a nation. Often used in the plural.
of·fi·cial


 (-fshl)

adj.

1. Of or relating to an office or a post of authority: official duties.
2. Authorized by a proper authority; authoritative: official permission.
3. Holding office or serving in a public capacity: an official representative.
4. Characteristic of or befitting a person of authority; formal: an official banquet.
5. Authorized by or contained in the U.S. Pharmacopoeia or National Formulary. Used of drugs.
n.

1. One who holds an office or position, especially one who acts in a subordinate capacity for an institution such as a corporation or governmental agency.
2. Sports A referee or umpire.

[From Middle English, ecclesiastical officer, from Old French, from Latin officilis, an attendant of an office, from officium, duty, service; see office.]

of·ficial·dom n.
of·ficial·ly adv.
sen·ior


 (snyr)

adj.

1. Abbr. Sr. Of or being the older of two, especially the older of two persons having the same name, as father and son.
2. Of or relating to senior citizens. See Usage Note at old.
3.

a. Being in a position, rank, or grade above others of the same set or class: a senior officer; the senior ship in the battle group.
b. Having precedence in making certain decisions.
4. Of or relating to the fourth and last year of high school or college: our senior class.
n.

1.

a. A person who is older than another: She is eight years my senior.
b. A senior citizen.
2.

a. One that is of a higher position, rank, or grade than another in the same set or class.
b. A student in the fourth year of high school or college.

[Middle English, from Latin, comparative of senex, old; see sen- in Indo-European roots.]
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