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beginning with letter B
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noun
  1. A personality type of someone who is relaxed and easygoing and able to engage in leisure activities without worrying about work.
  2. The quantity one billion (1,000,000,000), usually used to signify a sum of money, e.g. $2.8 B = $2,800,000,000.
  3. An academic grade, better than a C and worse than an A
abbreviation
  1. (cricket) the number of balls faced by a batsman
baccalaureate Tweet Definition of baccalaureate Like Definition of baccalaureate on Facebook
noun
  1. The first or lowest academical degree conferred by universities and colleges; a bachelor degree.
  2. A highschool completion exam and qualification awarded in many countries (e.g. Finland, France, Moldova, Romania), designed to enable students to go on to higher education.
    Compare: the w:International Baccalaureate, International Baccalaureate.
  3. (United States) A farewell address in the form of a sermon delivered to a graduating class.
adjective
  1. Pertaining to a bachelor of arts.
Bachelor of Arts Tweet Definition of Bachelor of Arts Like Definition of Bachelor of Arts on Facebook
noun
  1. A collegiate degree, usually involving four years of study, (about 120 semester hours) that involves liberal arts studies.
Bachelor of Science Tweet Definition of Bachelor of Science Like Definition of Bachelor of Science on Facebook
nounbachelor of science (abbreviated as BS or BSc)
  1. A three- to four-year (about 120 credit hours) undergraduate degree, with a concentration in the sciences or scientific applications.
basal Tweet Definition of basal Like Definition of basal on Facebook
adjective
  1. Relating to, or forming, the base, or point of origin.
  2. In a phylogenetic tree, being a group, or member of a group, which diverged early.
    Hittite is a Indo-European language.
    A magnolia is a angiosperm.
boarding school Tweet Definition of boarding school Like Definition of boarding school on Facebook
noun
  1. A school which provides board and lodging as well as tuition, students going home at weekends or between terms
borstal Tweet Definition of borstal Like Definition of borstal on Facebook
nounBorstal
  1. Any of the prisons set up in Britain for delinquent boys from 1895 to 1982.

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