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verb informal
  1. From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    to win or succeed in a competitive situation

    This is what Hillary needs to do to ace the debate.

    She has aced every test and class she has taken at her university, including stuff she absolutely hates.

    Submitted from United Kingdom on 26/09/2016
  2. From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    to serve an ace against in tennis

    Murray aced his opponent no fewer than 11 times.

    Submitted from United Kingdom on 26/09/2016


a lifestyle focussing on simple pleasures such as comfort and cosiness in the home, and spending time with friends and family

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a form of location that involves the underwater detonation of a bomb which causes sound waves that are picked up by ships

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