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new town

  

      n   (in Britain) a town that has been planned as a complete unit and built with government sponsorship, esp. to accommodate overspill population  
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town  
      n  
1   
a    a densely populated urban area, typically smaller than a city and larger than a village, having some local powers of government and a fixed boundary  
b    (as modifier)  
town life         Related adj       urban  
2    a city, borough, or other urban area  
3    (in the U.S.) a territorial unit of local government that is smaller than a county; township  
4    the nearest town or commercial district  
5    London or the chief city of an area  
6    the inhabitants of a town  
7    the permanent residents of a university town as opposed to the university staff and students  
   Compare       gown       3  
8    go to town  
a    to make a supreme or unrestricted effort; go all out  
b      (Austral. and N.Z.)  
informal   to lose one's temper  
9    on the town   seeking out entertainments and amusements  
     (Old English tun village; related to Old Saxon, Old Norse tun, Old High German zun fence, Old Irish dun)  
  townish      adj  
  townless      adj  


boom town  
      n   a town that is enjoying sudden prosperity or has grown rapidly  
Cape Town  
      n   the legislative capital of South Africa and capital of Western Cape province, situated in the southwest on Table Bay: founded in 1652, the first White settlement in southern Africa; important port. Pop.: 854616 (1991)  
company town  
      n     (U.S. and Canadian)   a town built by a company for its employees  
county town  
      n   the town in which a county's affairs are or were administered  
cross-town  
      adj     (U.S. and Canadian)   going across or following a route across a town  
a cross-town bus     
George Town  
      n   a port in NW Malaysia, capital of Penang state, in NE Penang Island: the first chartered city of the Malayan federation. Pop.: 219376 (1991),   (Also called)    Penang  
ghost town  
      n   a deserted town, esp. one in the western U.S. that was formerly a boom town  
man about town  
      n   a fashionable sophisticate, esp. one in a big city  
market town  
      n     (Chiefly Brit)   a town that holds a market, esp. an agricultural centre in a rural area  
new town  
      n   (in Britain) a town that has been planned as a complete unit and built with government sponsorship, esp. to accommodate overspill population  
post town  
      n   a town having a main Post Office branch  
town clerk  
      n  
1    (in Britain until 1974) the secretary and chief administrative officer of a town or city  
2    (in the U.S.) the official who keeps the records of a town  
town crier  
      n   (formerly) a person employed by a town to make public announcements in the streets  
town gas  
      n   coal gas manufactured for domestic and industrial use  
town hall  
      n   the chief building in which municipal business is transacted, often with a hall for public meetings  
town house  
      n  
1    a terraced house in an urban area, esp. a fashionable one, often having the main living room on the first floor with an integral garage on the ground floor  
2    a person's town residence as distinct from his country residence  
3       another name (now chiefly Scot.) for       town hall  
4       a U.S. and Canadian name for       terraced house  
town meeting  
      n     (U.S.)  
1    an assembly of the inhabitants of a town  
2    (esp. in New England) an assembly of the qualified voters of a town. Such a meeting may exercise all the powers of local government  
town milk  
      n     (N.Z.)   milk treated by pasteurization for direct consumption, as opposed to dairy factory milk for the production of butter, cheese, etc.  
town planning  
      n   the comprehensive planning of the physical and social development of a town, including the construction of facilities,   (U.S. term)    city planning  
  town planner      n  
twin town  
      n     (Brit)   a town that has civic associations, such as reciprocal visits and cultural exchanges, with a foreign town, usually of similar size and sometimes with other similarities, as in commercial activities  

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exp.
expression used to indicate that something happens very quickly
n.
a popular person in a community
exp.
celebrate smth. with excitement; party wildly; party all night long
n.
def.: new and inexperienced person
slang. Syn.: newbie, newb
adv.
1. in a remote area, an area in the countryside that is far from a town or city 2. in a town or city regarded as dull or unsophisticated
[Fig.];[Informal];[Disapproving] Syn.: In the backwoods, in the middle of nowhere.
id.
Used to express one's enthusiasm about a new person, or a new thing such as an idea, plan, invention or innovation
The way she goes on about him!; you'd think he was the greatest thing since sliced bread / Wow! this video game is the best thing since sliced bread!
n.
purple dye sprayed by a police water cannon to mark the demonstrators for arrest. The purple substance was dubbed 'purple rain' by the press after an anti-apartheid protest held in Cape Town on September 2, 1989.
v.
add new material to or regularly update a blog ; write about an activity, event, situation, topic, etc. in a blog
It's about a fortnight since I last blogged / Her world tour is a great adventure, and the best thing is that you can tag along with her because she is blogging her trip in near-live time
n.
new trend in computing to take into account the environmental aspect when designing IT systems.
v.
to use something (an object or a substance) in a new way: not the same as "recycle"
can sometimes be translated as "détourner"
n.
brand of soup, mix of vegetables, image for new startups ?
n.
someone who is picky about food, doesn't want to try new foods
adj.
1. [Comp.] a device that once plugged in is automatically recognized by the system and launches the expected process without any action on the user's side; 2. [Bus.] a new employee who is able to start work without too much induction and training
[Comp.];[Bus.] can be used as both noun and adjective: plug and play device; plug and play employee or simply plug and play (noun)
n.
a new word formed by joining together two others and combining their meanings. Examples: brunch, camcorder, carjack, motel, greenwash, smog, workaholic.
n.
a government scheme that moves people to a new area (e.g. because a dam is being built where they live)
exp.
expression used for warning that, although something seems to be over, settled, new events that could change the situation may occur
syn.: "it ain't over till it's over"
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