mar mar  /ˈmɑr/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a mark or flaw that spoils the appearance of something (especially on a person's body)
  2. (v) make imperfect
  3. (v) destroy or injure severely
  4. (n) the month following February and preceding April

Usage(s):

  • Mar 30, 2003: Thank You For Not Smoking: Mar 16, 2003: The Job: Mar 09, 2003: Nightmare on Becker Street: Mar 02, 2003: The Pain in the Neck: Feb 16, 2003: I've Got Friends I Haven't Used Yet.

News

  1. Fitch Rates Del Mar College District, Texas' $33MM Ltd Tax Rfdg Bonds 'AA+'; Outlook Stable

    Fitch Ratings assigns an 'AA+' rating to the following Del Mar College District, Texas limited tax debt:
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

  2. Ron Martin, Corona del Mar High School Drama Teacher at Center of Past Rent Flap, Reported on Paid Leave for ...

    A Corona del Mar High School drama teacher has been on paid leave since Wednesday because of a physical altercation with a student, school officials disclosed today.The incident that sparked th...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: OC Weekly

  3. Lucia Mar district hires 39 teachers

    The Lucia Mar Unified School District has filled 39 teaching vacancies — including six new positions — in an effort to address retirements, resignations, leaves of absence and employment needs to expand grade-level offerings at Central Coast New Tech High School in Nipomo.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Adobe Press

Quotes

  1. "This demeans the Presidency and will mar his victory," Moynihan said of unspecified errors that "riddled" Nixon's speeches.
    on Jul 11, 2007 By: Daniel Patrick Moynihan Source: Guardian Unlimited

  2. In an e-mail to students and staff Monday, Shanahan quoted Rove as saying: "I would not want 12 minutes of remarks to be used as an excuse by a small group to mar what should be a wonderful day of celebration for the members of the 2008 graduating...
    on Jan 25, 2008 By: Karl Rove Source: San Francisco Chronicle

  3. "The legal course will be followed and all culprits brought to book," Commerce Minister Kamal Nath said. "This stray tragic occurrence would not be allowed to mar India's position as an investment-friendly destination."
    on Sep 24, 2008 By: Kamal Nath Source: CNN International

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