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noun 
  1. A show or spectacle.
  2. (computing): An electronic screen that shows graphics or text.
verb 
  1. (transitive): To show conspicuously.
     
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noun 
  1. The state of being dominant; of prime importance; supremacy.
  2. Being in a position of power, authority or ascendancy over others.
  3. The superior development or preference for one side of the body or of one of a pair of organs; such as being right-handed.
  4. The property of a gene such that it supresses the expression of its allele.
     
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noun 
  1. A trip made in a motor vehicle
It was a long .
  1. A driveway
The mansion had a long, tree-lined .
  1. A motor that does not take fuel, but instead depends on a mechanism that stores potential energy for subsequent use:
Some old model trains have clockwork drives.
  1. (computers) A mass-storage device; as, a disk drive, a DVD drive, a flash drive''
  2. Self-motivation; ability coupled with ambition:
''Crassus had wealth and wit, but Pompey had and Caesar as much again.
  1. (military) A sustained advance in the face of the enemy to take a strategic objective:
Napoleon's on Moscow was as determined as it was disastrous.
  1. (golf) A stroke made with a driver
  2. (baseball) A ball struck in a flat trajectory (also called line drive)
  3. A type of public roadway.
Beverly Hills" most famous street is Rodeo .
  1. (psychology) desire, Desire or interest.
  2. (cricket) A type of shot played by swinging the bat in a vertical arc, through the line of the ball, and hitting it along the ground, normally between cover and midwicket.
verb (drives, driving, drove, driven)
  1. (defn, English)
     

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