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provident provident
/ˈprɑ vɪ dənt /

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  • orphan orphan  /ˈɔr fən/ ?  a child who has lost both parents

    orphan meaning(s) 

    1. (n) a child who has lost both parents
    2. (n) someone or something who lacks support or care or supervision
    3. (n) the first line of a paragraph that is set as the last line of a page or column
    4. (n) a young animal without a mother
    5. (v) deprive of parents

    orphan usage(s)

    1. Ground has just been broken on an orphan care center, which aims to feed and educate as many as 1,000 children a day.
    2. It was a real orphan of a bill: no politician wanted to claim credit for its parentage.
  • orphan site orphan site  a toxic waste area where the polluter could not be identified or the polluter…
  • orphanage orphanage  /ˈɔr fə nədʒ/ ?  the condition of being a child without living parents
  • orphaned orphaned  /ˈɔr fənd/ ?  deprived of parents by death or desertion
  • orphanhood orphanhood  the condition of being a child without living parents
  • orphans' asylum orphans' asylum  a public institution for the care of orphans
  • orphenadrine orphenadrine  a skeletal muscle relaxant (trade name Norflex) used to treat severe muscle…
  • orpheus orpheus  /ˈɔr fi əs/ ?  (Greek mythology) a great musician; when his wife Eurydice died he went…
  • orphic orphic  /ˈɔr fɪk/ ?  ascribed to Orpheus or characteristic of ideas in works ascribed to Orpheus
  • orphrey orphrey  a richly embroidered edging on an ecclesiastical vestment
  • orpiment orpiment  /ˈɔr pə mənt/ ?  a yellow mineral occurring in conjunction with realgar; an ore of…
  • orpin orpin  perennial northern temperate plant with toothed leaves and heads of small purplish-white…
  • orpine orpine  perennial northern temperate plant with toothed leaves and heads of small purplish-white…
  • orpington orpington  English breed of large chickens with white skin
  • orr orr  /ˈɔr/ ?  Canadian hockey player (born 1948)
  • orrery orrery  /ˈɔ rə ri/ ?  planetarium consisting of an apparatus that illustrates the relative positions…
  • orris orris  /ˈɔ rɪs/ ?  German iris having large white flowers with lavender-tinged falls and a fragrant…
  • orrisroot orrisroot  fragrant rootstock of various irises especially Florentine iris; used in perfumes…
  • orson welles orson welles  United States actor and filmmaker (1915-1985)
  • ortalis ortalis  chachalacas
  • ortega ortega  /ɔr ˈteɪ ɡə/ ?  Nicaraguan statesman (born in 1945)
  • ortega y gasset ortega y gasset  Spanish philosopher who advocated leadership by an intellectual elite…
  • orthicon orthicon  a now obsolete picture pickup tube in a television camera; electrons emitted from…
  • orthilia orthilia  a shrubby perennial rhizomatous evergreen herb; grows in damp coniferous woodlands…
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