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brave new world  

  
If someone refers to a brave new world, they are talking about a situation or system that has recently been created and that people think will be successful and fair.      n-sing   usu N of n  
...the brave new world of internet banking.     
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brave     ( braver    comparative)   ( bravest    superlative)   ( braves    plural & 3rd person present)   ( braving    present participle)   ( braved    past tense & past participle  )
1       adj   Someone who is brave is willing to do things which are dangerous, and does not show fear in difficult or dangerous situations.   (=courageous)     (Antonym: cowardly)    He was not brave enough to report the loss of the documents., ...those brave people who dared to challenge the Stalinist regimes.     
  bravely      adv   usu ADV with v, also ADV adj  
Mr Kim bravely stood up to authority.     
2       verb   If you brave unpleasant or dangerous conditions, you deliberately expose yourself to them, usually in order to achieve something.  
WRITTEN   Thousands have braved icy rain to demonstrate their support.      V n  
3    If someone is putting on a brave face or is putting a brave face on a difficult situation, they are pretending that they are happy or satisfied when they are not.  
put on a brave face/put a brave face on      phrase   V inflects  
He felt disappointed but he tried to put on a brave face...     


brave new world     
If someone refers to a brave new world, they are talking about a situation or system that has recently been created and that people think will be successful and fair.      n-sing   usu N of n  
...the brave new world of internet banking.     

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brave  

1   
      adj   ballsy     (taboo slang)   bold, courageous, daring, dauntless, fearless, gallant, gritty, heroic, intrepid, plucky, resolute, undaunted, valiant, valorous  
2   
      vb   bear, beard, challenge, confront, dare, defy, endure, face, face the music, go through the mill, stand up to, suffer, tackle, walk into the lion's den, withstand  
  
Antonyms     
,       adj   afraid, chickenshit     (U.S. slang)   cowardly, craven, faint-hearted, fearful, frightened, scared, shrinking, timid  
      vb   give in to, retreat from, surrender to  

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exp.
expression used to indicate that something happens very quickly
n.
Electric spectrum of data creating, storing, retrieving and synchronizing
[Tech.];[Leg.] date relating to electric digits
exp.
A progressing virtual world of global computers having networks of interdependent information technology infrastructures, telecommunications networks and computer processing systems in which online interactions takes place.
[Tech.]
exp.
intensifying expression, often used with "look"
he looked for all the world as if he was going to cry: il avait vraiment l'air d'être sur le point de pleurer
n.
def.: new and inexperienced person
slang. Syn.: newbie, newb
n.
Makes new purchases everyday keep up to make a new position with many individual connection gainers in the winning economy.
n.
(Abbreviation) World Food Programme is the world's largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger. WFP is part of the United Nations system and is voluntarily funded.
WFP is funded entirely by voluntary donations. wfp.org
n.
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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.
someone who is picky about food, doesn't want to try new foods
n.
brand of soup, mix of vegetables, image for new startups ?
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"
n.
a strategy video game originary from Japan, published by Nintendo. Now it is very popular everywhere around the world.
The name Pokémo ncomes from the words Pocket Monsters
n.
(in neomarxist thought) the second main exploitive social class: The bourgeoisie of formation. The members of the formoisie have human capital, receive high wages (the most frequently thanks to their diplomas) and consume more than the world GDP. (neologism 1993 Yanick Toutain)
[Hum. Sc.] The formoisie is the social class that created social-democracy and stalinism.
n.
(in neomarxist thought) the third main exploitive social class: The bourgeoisie of innovation. The members of the innovoisie have usually human innovating capital. They receive (as individuals) copyrights or patent rights and consume more than the world GDP. (neologism 1996 Yanick Toutain)
n.
government by revocable delegates chosen and controlled by groups of 25 delegators. Revocable delegates designated the higher levels : basis delegate, council delegate, deputy-delegate, national delegate, international delegate, and world delegate.
exp.
business operating in a "real world" not on the internet : like a department store, a car manufacturer
see : click and mortar : a business that combine new technologies and traditional business
n.
online footprint left by an user, available across the world wide web.
[Tech.]
n.
term used to reffer to a person that thinks the end of the world is near
exp.
when you are happy, people will want to be around you and share your happiness, but when you are sad, people will avoid you.

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