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curse someone out

to shout offensive words at someone because you are angry or annoyed with them
Submitted by: Caleb Judy from United States on 15/06/2017

debone

verb
to remove the bones from meat or fish before cooking it
I am going to debone and skewer the chicken thighs and lamb chunks respectively.
Submitted by: Persian Learner from Iran, Islamic Republic of on 14/06/2017

lose its shine

to stop being attractive
During the economic crisis the prospect of foreign travel lost its shine.
Submitted by: Boris Marchenko from Russian Federation on 14/06/2017

puffer fish

noun
a poisonous type of fish that blows itself up to make it look big and scary
I can see a puffer fish.
Submitted by: Lol lola from United Kingdom on 14/06/2017

adtech

noun
advertising technology: the different types of analytics and digital tools used in the context of advertising
Let’s take a quick look at why others say many adtech firms are heading for trouble.
Submitted from United Kingdom on 14/06/2017

shell account

noun
an online account that is run by a computer bot, not a person
That is typically a sign that the profile is a 'bot', a shell account that is run by a computer instead of a real person.
Submitted from United Kingdom on 14/06/2017

bubbliness

noun
the quality of being outgoing and effervescent
That girl is filled with bubbliness.
Submitted by: Bob from United Kingdom on 14/06/2017

deep-plan

adjective
a deep-plan building is one where the horizontal distance from the outside wall is many times greater than the height between the floors
Architecture is here, there and everywhere, from the dingy station entrance you were made to shuffle through this morning to the low-ceilinged, deep-plan office you might be sitting in while you’re reading this.
Submitted from United Kingdom on 13/06/2017

bain-marie

noun
a double boiler made by putting a heat-proof bowl on a pot with simmering water
Melt chocolate in a bain-marie so that it doesn't split.
Submitted by: Giggs from Thailand on 12/06/2017

lordy

interjectionold-fashioned
an exclamation showing surprise, shock etc
Lordy, I hope there are tapes.
Submitted from United Kingdom on 12/06/2017

grey hair

nouninformal
an older person with a lot of experience
She needed to have a few grey hairs in there who have been around the block a bit, who could say: ‘don’t do that, don’t make enemies when you don’t need to’.
Submitted from United Kingdom on 12/06/2017

VUCA

abbreviation
volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous: an acronym coined by the US military and adopted by business to describe the state of the world and the challenges it poses
VUCA describes perfectly what is happening in the global business world today.
Submitted from United Kingdom on 12/06/2017

sologamy

(also self-marriage)
noun
a marriage to yourself
Submitted by: Ismail from Russian Federation on 11/06/2017

double task

verb
to do two tasks at the same time
Businessmen who have to double task can talk to clients while driving thanks to handsfree technology.
Submitted by: Smokeyloca from United States on 09/06/2017

RACI

abbreviation
responsible, accountable, consulted and informed: refers to a model used to define roles and responsibilities for a project or within an organization
The simplest and most effective approach I've seen and used to define and document project roles and responsibilities is the RACI mode.
Submitted from United Kingdom on 09/06/2017

solar farm

noun
a power generating facility consisting of a large number of solar panels
The 20-megawatt solar farm will be enough to power about 4,000 homes.
Submitted by: Boris Marchenko from Russian Federation on 08/06/2017

political theorist

noun
someone who studies politics and the ways political power is used
Antonio Gramsci was an Italian political theorist and Marxist who was imprisoned for many years under Mussolini.
Submitted by: Boris Marchenko from Russian Federation on 08/06/2017

on the go

done quickly along with some other activity
The new benches with solar-powered USB charging units allow members of the public to add juice to their smartphones on the go.
Submitted by: Boris Marchenko from Russian Federation on 08/06/2017

on the go

in the process of being produced
The young film director has a potential blockbuster on the go.
Submitted by: Boris Marchenko from Russian Federation on 08/06/2017

solar-powered

adjective
powered by energy from sunlight
Last month Boston welcomed 10 new benches with solar-powered USB charging units to its collection of urban furniture.
Submitted by: Boris Marchenko from Russian Federation on 08/06/2017

charging unit

noun
a piece of equipment used to charge up devices
Last month Boston welcomed 10 new benches with solar-powered USB charging units to its collection of urban furniture.
Submitted by: Boris Marchenko from Russian Federation on 08/06/2017
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