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  • 1 bare minimum — noun The smallest possible quantity or the least fulfilling, but still adequate, condition that is required, acceptable, or suitable for some purpose. The Belgian colonies, if they adhere to these limits, must provide for all their wants at a… …

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  • 2 The Crazies (2010 film) — The Crazies Theatrical release poster Directed by Breck Eisner Produced by Michael Agui …

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  • 3 bare — [[t]be͟ə(r)[/t]] ♦♦♦ barer, barest, bares, baring, bared 1) ADJ If a part of your body is bare, it is not covered by any clothing. She was wearing only a thin robe over a flimsy nightdress, and her feet were bare... She had bare arms and a bare… …

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  • 4 bare — 1 adjective 1 WITHOUT CLOTHES not covered by clothes: Jonathan s bare feet made no sound in the soft sand. 2 LAND/TREES not covered by trees or grass, or not having any leaves: a bare hillside 3 ROOMS empty, not covered by anything, or not having …

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  • 5 bare — I UK [beə(r)] / US [ber] adjective Word forms bare : adjective bare comparative barer superlative barest ** 1) a part of your body that is bare is not covered by any clothes. When someone is not wearing any clothes at all, they are naked or nude… …

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  • 6 minimum — min|i|mum1 W3S2 [ˈmınıməm] adj [only before noun] the minimum number, degree, or amount of something is the smallest or least that is possible, allowed, or needed ≠ ↑maximum ▪ The minimum number of students we need to run the course is fifteen. ▪ …

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  • 7 bare — bare1 [beə US ber] adj ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(without clothes)¦ 2¦(land/trees)¦ 3¦(not covered/empty)¦ 4 the bare facts 5¦(smallest amount necessary)¦ 6 the bare bones 7 lay something bare 8 with your bare hands 9 bare infinitive ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [: Old English; …

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  • 8 minimum — ▪ I. minimum min‧i‧mum 1 [ˈmɪnməm] adjective [only before a noun] the smallest or least that is possible, allowed, or needed: • Minimum investment in each fund is £2000. • There is a minimum charge of £30. • The minimum requirements for the job… …

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  • 9 bare — 01. Really, one year is the [bare] minimum of time during which one should expect to make very little profit or even lose a bit of money after opening a new business in this town. 02. Her head and shoulders were [bare], and got badly sunburned.… …

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  • 10 The Front (The Simpsons) — Infobox Simpsons episode episode name = The Front image caption = Bart and Lisa type up their idea for a cartoon episode no = 78 prod code = 9F16 airdate = April 15, 1993 show runner = Al Jean Mike Reiss writer = Adam I. Lapidus director = Rich… …

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  • 11 The Sun Won't Set — Infobox Television episode Title = The Sun Won t Set Series = Desperate Housewives Caption = Lynette, Tom, Matthew and Betty at the neighborhood watch meeting. Season = 2 Episode = 8 Airdate = November 20, 2005 Production = 208 Writer = Jenna… …

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  • 12 The Ghost Brigades — infobox Book name = The Ghost Brigades title orig = translator = image caption = Cover of first edition (hardcover) author = John Scalzi cover artist = country = United States language = English series = genre = Science fiction novel publisher =… …

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  • 13 minimum wage — n: a wage fixed by contract or esp. by law as the least that may be paid either to employees generally or to a particular category of employees compare scale Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …

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  • 14 bare bones — bare bones, adj. the irreducible minimum; the most essential components: Reduce this report to its bare bones. There is nothing left of the town but the bare bones a couple of stores, a church, and a few houses. [1910 15] * * * …

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  • 15 bare-bones — are bones (b[^a]r b[=o]nz ), a. having only the absolute minimum necessary; having only the essential components. [PJC] …

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  • 16 bare bones — are bones (b[^a]r b[=o]nz ), n. the absolute minimum necessary. [PJC] …

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  • 17 The Theory and Practice of Oligarchical Collectivism — The Theory and Practice of Oligarchical Collectivism, by Emmanuel Goldstein, is the fictional book that is a thematic and plot element integral to the dystopian novel Nineteen Eighty Four (1949), by George Orwell. In the totalitarian society of… …

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  • 18 The Carmelite Order —     The Carmelite Order     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► The Carmelite Order     One of the mendicant orders.     Origin     The date of the foundation of the Order of Our Lady of Mount Carmel has been under discussion from the fourteenth century to …

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  • 19 The Corbett-Fitzsimmons Fight — still photograph of the fight Fitzsimmons on left; Corbett on right Directed by Enoch J. Rector …

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  • 20 bare bones — noun (plural) the most basic facts or elements he told us only the bare bones of the story • Usage Domain: ↑plural, ↑plural form, ↑colloquialism • Hypernyms: ↑kernel, ↑ …

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