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tax haven Tweet Definition of tax haven Like Definition of tax haven on Facebook
noun 
  1. a country that levies low taxes on foreign businesses
     
tender Tweet Definition of tender Like Definition of tender on Facebook
noun 
  1. A means of payment such as a check or cheque, cash or credit card.
Your credit card has been declined. You need to provide some other such as cash.
  1. A formal offer of payment.
We will submit our to you within the week.
  1. A railroad car towed behind a steam engine to carry fuel.
  2. (nautical) A naval ship that functions as a mobile base for other ships.
submarine tender
destroyer tender
  1. (nautical) A boat used for transportation between a ship and shore.
verb 
  1. (formal) To offer, to give.
  • one's resignation
  1. 1864 November 21, Abraham Lincoln (signed) or John Hay, letter to Mrs. Bixby in Boston
  2. : I cannot refrain from tendering to you the consolation that may be found in the thanks of the Republic they died to save.
    1. To offer a payment, as at sales or auctions
adjective (tenderer, tenderest)
  1. Sensitive or pain, painful to be touched.
Be careful, that area is . - Mike Meyers as the voice of the title character in the movie Shrek.
  1. Of food, soft and easily chewed.
The matrix is telling my brain this steak is , succulent and juicy. - Joey Pantolino in the movie ''The Matrix'.'
  1. Fond, loving, gentle, sweet
Suzanne was such a and sweet woman to her children.
     
trigger Tweet Definition of trigger Like Definition of trigger on Facebook
noun 
  1. a finger-operated lever used to fire a gun
  2. a similar device used to activate any mechanism
  3. an event that initiates others, or incites a response
  4. a pulse in an electronic circuit that initiates some component
  5. (computing) an SQL procedure that may be initiated when a record is inserted, updated or deleted; typically used to maintain referential integrity
(wikipedia, Database trigger) verb 
  1. (transitive) to fire a weapon
  2. (transitive) to initiate something
     

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