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tidy and carefully arranged:
His clothes were always neat and clean.
in spite of a fact that you have just mentioned [= nonetheless]:
What you said was true. It was, nevertheless, a little unkind.
A noun phrase or nominal phrase (abbreviated NP) is a phrase which has a noun (or indefinite pronoun) as its head word, or which performs the same grammatical function as such a phrase. They may be the most frequently occurring phrase type.
Examples: The noun phrases are underlined.
The election year politics are annoying for many people.
Almost every sentence contains at least one noun phrase.
Current economic weakness may be a result of high energy prices.
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[uncountable and countable]
the process of watching something or someone carefully for a period of time
on grounds of
on the basis of
1 if something is outdated, it is no longer considered useful or effective, because something more modern exists [↪ old-fashioned]:
outdated teaching methods
a factory with outdated equipment
His writing style is now boring and outdated.
[transitive verb not in progressive]
1 written: to understand or think of something or someone in a particular way [↪ perception]
perceive something/somebody as something
Even as a young woman she had been perceived as a future chief executive.
1 to treat someone cruelly or unfairly over a period of time, especially because of their religious or political beliefs:
The Puritans left England to escape being persecuted.
2 to deliberately cause difficulties for someone by annoying them often [= harass]:
Like many celebrities, she complained of being persecuted by the press.
is a combination of two (or more) words or their sounds (morphemes) and their meanings into a single new word
the buildings and land that a shop, restaurant, company etc uses:
Schools may earn extra money by renting out their premises.
do not enter these premises
off the premises