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verb
  1. 1
    used for forming the progressive tenses of verbs, that are used for showing actions that are in progress at a particular point in time

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  2. 2
    used for forming the passive form of verbs

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  3. 4
    used for saying how someone behaves, or for telling them how to behave

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  4. 5
    formal to exist

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conscious uncoupling

the act of ending a marriage or romantic relationship in a way which shows that the two people will remain friends …

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astronomer

someone who studies the stars and planets using scientific equipment including telescopes

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silver splitter

someone who divorces or separates from his/her partner in late middle age

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