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naked Tweet Definition of naked Like Definition of naked on Facebook
adjective (WikiSaurus?-link, nude)
  1. Not wearing any clothes.
She was as as the day she was born.
  1. Glib, without decoration, put bluntly.
The truth, facts.
  1. unprotected
flame
     
natural Tweet Definition of natural Like Definition of natural on Facebook
noun 
  1. (music) A note that is not or is no longer to be modified by an accidental, denoted by the symbol â® following the name of the note.
  2. One with an inherited talent at something.
He's a on the saxophone.
  1. (colour) an almost white colour, with tints of grey, yellow or brown.
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adjective 
  1. Of or relating to nature.
  2. Without artificial additives.
  3. As expected.
It's natural for business to be slow on Tuesdays.
  1. (color) Almost white, with tints of grey, yellow or brown; also, the color of a material that has not been adjusted or added to.
  2. (music) Neither sharp or flat. Denoted â®.
  3. Without, or prior to, modification or adjustment.
So-called second-generation w:Breast implant, silicone breast implants looked and felt more like the breast.
     
necessary Tweet Definition of necessary Like Definition of necessary on Facebook
noun (necessari, es)
  1. (context, archaic, British) bathroom, toilet, loo
adjective 
  1. needed, required
     
negligence Tweet Definition of negligence Like Definition of negligence on Facebook
noun 
  1. The failure to exercise a standard of care that a reasonable person would have in a similar situation; any conduct short of intentional or reckless action that falls below the legal standard for preventing unreasonable injury.
     
next of kin Tweet Definition of next of kin Like Definition of next of kin on Facebook
noun 
  1. closest blood relative, heir to inheritance
    • Lord Bentley has pass away, passed away; notify the .
     
nolle prosequi Tweet Definition of nolle prosequi Like Definition of nolle prosequi on Facebook
noun 
  1. a declaration that a civil or criminal prosecution will not proceed
     
nominal Tweet Definition of nominal Like Definition of nominal on Facebook
adjective 
  1. Of, resembling, relating to, or consisting of a name or names.
  2. Assigned to or bearing a person's name.
  3. Existing in name only.
  4. (philosophy) Of or relating to nominalism.
  5. Insignificantly small; trifling.
a sum
  1. Of or relating to the presumed or approximate value, rather than the actual value.
The voltage is 1.5 V, but the actual figure is usually higher.
  1. (context, business) Of, relating to, or being the amount or face value of a sum of money or a stock certificate, for example, and not the purchasing power or market value.
  2. (context, business) Of, relating to, or being the rate of interest or return without adjustment for compounding or inflation.
  3. (grammar) Of or relating to a noun or word group that functions as a noun.
a phrase
  1. (context, engineering) According to plan or design.
a flight check
  1. (economics) Without adjustment to remove the effects of inflation; contrasted with real.
nominal wage
nominal GNP
  1. (statistics) Of a variable: having values whose order is insignificant.
     
novation Tweet Definition of novation Like Definition of novation on Facebook
noun 
  1. Replacement of a contract with one or more new contracts, in particular in financial markets the replacement of a contract between a particular buyer and seller with contracts between the clearing house and each party.
    • Netting by novation will occur immediately upon registration of the transaction in the SCM's name. &mdash; London Clearing House submission to the CFTC http://www.cftc.gov/opa/press98/opa4163-98-att.htm
      1. A new contract between the original contracting parties whereby the first obligation is extinguished and a new obligation is substituted.
    • An example of a is where an original debt which was payable in two instalments is novated to become payable in five instalments.
     
novel Tweet Definition of novel Like Definition of novel on Facebook
noun 
  1. (obsolete) a novelty
  2. a work of prose fiction, longer than a short story.
  3. (historic) A new legal constitution in ancient Rome
adjective 
  1. new, original, especially in an interesting way
     
nude Tweet Definition of nude Like Definition of nude on Facebook
noun 
  1. A painting or other artwork depicting human figures in a state of near or total undress.
adjective 
  1. Without clothing or other covering.
  2. A beige or tan color, evoking bare skin.
     
nuisance Tweet Definition of nuisance Like Definition of nuisance on Facebook
noun 
  1. A minor annoyance or inconvenience.
  2. A person or thing causing annoyance or inconvenience.
  3. Anything harmful or offensive to the community or to a member of it, for which a legal remedy exists &ndash; a "public nuisance".
     
nuncupative Tweet Definition of nuncupative Like Definition of nuncupative on Facebook
adjective 
  1. Oral; not written.
  2. (obsolete) Publicly or solemnly declaratory
  3. (obsolete) Nominal; existing only in name
     
nuncupative will Tweet Definition of nuncupative will Like Definition of nuncupative will on Facebook
noun 
  1. a will or testament made by word of mouth only, before witnesses, as by a soldier or seaman, and depending on oral testimony for proof
     

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