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prefix para- pronunciation in American English /perə/
  1. 3
    similar to: used with some nouns and adjectives

    a paramilitary organization (=operating like an army)

  2. 4
    involving the use of a parachute: used with some nouns

    parasailing (=a sport in which you are pulled through the air by a boat while wearing a parachute)

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breakfast rave

a rave … that takes place early in the morning and where there is no alcohol or drugs …

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