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proprietary proprietary
/prə ˈpraɪ ə ˌtɛ ri /

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  • shredder shredder  /ʃ ˈrɛ dər/ ?  a device that shreds documents (usually in order to prevent the wrong…

    shredder meaning(s) 

    • (n) a device that shreds documents (usually in order to prevent the wrong people from reading them)

    shredder usage(s)

    1. The back room had an important blue wastebasket; everything that went into it was put through the shredder.
    2. The back room had an important blue wastebasket; everything that went into it was put through a shredder.
  • shredding shredding  /ʃ ˈrɛ dɪŋ/ ?  a tiny or scarcely detectable amount
  • shreveport shreveport  /ʃ ˈriv ˌpɔrt/ ?  a city in northwest Louisiana on the Red River near the Texas…
  • shrew shrew  /ʃru/ ?  a scolding nagging bad-tempered woman
  • shrew mole shrew mole  slender mole having a long snout and tail
  • shrew-sized shrew-sized  having the approximate size of a shrew
  • shrewd shrewd  /ʃ ˈrud/ ?  marked by practical hardheaded intelligence
  • shrewdly shrewdly  /ʃ ˈrud li/ ?  in a shrewd manner
  • shrewdness shrewdness  /ʃ ˈrud nəs/ ?  intelligence manifested by being astute (as in business dealings)
  • shrewish shrewish  /ˈʃru ɪʃ/ ?  continually complaining or faultfinding
  • shrewishly shrewishly  in a shrewish manner
  • shrewishness shrewishness  a nature given to nagging or scolding
  • shrewmice shrewmice  small mouselike mammal with a long snout; related to moles
  • shrewmouse shrewmouse  small mouselike mammal with a long snout; related to moles
  • shriek shriek  /ʃ ˈrik/ ?  sharp piercing cry
  • shrieked shrieked  /ʃ ˈrikt/ ?  uttered in a shrill scream as of pain or terror
  • shrieking shrieking  /ʃ ˈri kɪŋ/ ?  sharp piercing cry
  • shrift shrift  /ʃ ˈrɪft/ ?  the act of being shriven
  • shrike shrike  /ʃraɪk/ ?  any of numerous Old World birds having a strong hooked bill that feed on…
  • shrill shrill  /ʃ ˈrɪl/ ?  having or emitting a high-pitched and sharp tone or tones
  • shrilling shrilling  a continuing shrill noise
  • shrillness shrillness  the quality of being sharp or harsh to the senses
  • shrilly shrilly  in a shrill voice
  • shrimp shrimp  /ʃ ˈrɪmp/ ?  disparaging terms for small people
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