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Seven Wonders of the World

  

      pl n   the seven structures considered by ancient and medieval scholars to be the most wondrous of the ancient world. The list varies, but generally consists of the Pyramids of Egypt, the Hanging Gardens of Babylon, Phidias' statue of Zeus at Olympia, the temple of Artemis at Ephesus, the mausoleum of Halicarnassus, the Colossus of Rhodes, and the Pharos (or lighthouse) of Alexandria  
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seven  
      n  
1    the cardinal number that is the sum of six and one and is a prime number  
   See also       number       1  
2    a numeral, 7, VII, etc., representing this number  
3    the amount or quantity that is one greater than six  
4    anything representing, represented by, or consisting of seven units, such as a playing card with seven symbols on it  
5      (Also called)    seven oclock   seven hours after noon or midnight  
      determiner  
6   
a    amounting to seven  
seven swans a-swimming     
b    (as pronoun)  
you've eaten seven already        (Related prefixes)        hepta-       septi-     (See also)        sevens  
     (Old English seofon; related to Gothic sibun, German sieben, Old Norse sjau, Latin septem, Greek hepta, Sanskrit saptá)  


Group of Seven  
      n   the seven leading industrial nations excepting the USSR, i.e. Canada, France, Italy, Japan, UK, U.S., and Germany (formerly West Germany), whose heads of state and finance ministers meet regularly to coordinate economic policy,   (Abbrev.)    G7  
Group of Seventy Seven  
      n   the developing countries of the world,   (Abbrev.)    G77  
Seven against Thebes  
      pl n     (Greek myth)   the seven members of an expedition undertaken to regain for Polynices, a son of Oedipus, his share in the throne of Thebes from his usurping brother Eteocles. The seven are usually listed as Polynices, Adrastus, Amphiaraus, Capaneus, Hippomedon, Tydeus, and Parthenopaeus. The campaign failed and the warring brothers killed each other in single combat before the Theban walls  
   See also       Adrastus  
seven deadly sins  
      pl n      a fuller name for the       deadly sins  
Seven Hills of Rome  
      pl n   the hills on which the ancient city of Rome was built: the Palatine, Capitoline, Quirinal, Caelian, Aventine, Esquiline, and Viminal  
seven seas  
      pl n   the oceans of the world considered as the N and S Pacific, the N and S Atlantic, and the Arctic, Antarctic, and Indian Oceans  
seven-segment display  
      n   an arrangement of seven bars forming a square figure of eight, used in electronic displays of alphanumeric characters: any letter or figure can be represented by illuminating selected bars  
Seven Sleepers  
      pl n   seven Christian youths from Ephesus who were walled up in a cave by the Emperor Decius in 250 a.d. and, according to legend, slept for 187 years  
seven-up  
      n   a card game in which the lead to each round determines the trump suit,   (Also called)    all fours, pitch  
Seven Wonders of the World  
      pl n   the seven structures considered by ancient and medieval scholars to be the most wondrous of the ancient world. The list varies, but generally consists of the Pyramids of Egypt, the Hanging Gardens of Babylon, Phidias' statue of Zeus at Olympia, the temple of Artemis at Ephesus, the mausoleum of Halicarnassus, the Colossus of Rhodes, and the Pharos (or lighthouse) of Alexandria  
seven-year itch  
      n  
1      (Pathol)      an informal name for       scabies  
2    Informal   a tendency towards infidelity, traditionally said to begin after about seven years of marriage  
Seven Years' War  
      n   the war (1756--63) of Britain and Prussia, who emerged in the ascendant, against France and Austria, resulting from commercial and colonial rivalry between Britain and France and from the conflict in Germany between Prussia and Austria  

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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.
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.
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[Hum. Sc.] The formoisie is the social class that created social-democracy and stalinism.
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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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[Tech.]
n.
electric spectrum of data creating, storing, retrieving and synchronizing
[Tech.];[Leg.] date relating to electric digits
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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.
n.
human or machine conduct socially acceptable in the cyber world
[Tech.];[Leg.]
exp.
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see : click and mortar : a business that combine new technologies and traditional business
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