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disability
  • n  the condition of being unable to perform as a consequence of physical or mental unfitness
    reading disability
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disability benefit
  • n  insurance benefits paid in case of disability
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disability check
  • n  a monthly payment made to someone who has become disabled and is unable to work
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disability of walking
  • n  a disability that interferes with or prevents walking
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disability payment
  • n  a monthly payment made to someone who has become disabled and is unable to work
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disablement
  • n  the condition of being unable to perform as a consequence of physical or mental unfitness
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disaccharidase
  • n  an enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of disaccharides into monosaccharides
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disaccharide
  • n  any of a variety of carbohydrates that yield two monosaccharide molecules on complete hydrolysis
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disadvantage
  • n  the quality of having an inferior or less favorable position
  • v  put at a disadvantage; hinder, harm
    This rule clearly disadvantages me
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disaffection
  • n  the feeling of being alienated from other people
  • n  disloyalty to the government or to established authority
    the widespread disaffection of the troops
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disaffirmation
  • n  the act of asserting that something alleged is not true
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disagreeable person
  • n  a person who is not pleasant or agreeable
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disagreeableness
  • n  the quality of being disagreeable and unpleasant
  • n  an ill-tempered and offensive disposition
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disagreement
  • n  a conflict of people's opinions or actions or characters
  • n  a difference between conflicting facts or claims or opinions
  • n  the speech act of disagreeing or arguing or disputing
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disambiguation
  • n  clarification that follows from the removal of ambiguity
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disambiguator
  • n  (computer science) a natural language processing application that tries to determine the intended meaning of a word or phrase by examining the linguistic context in which it is used
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disappearance
  • n  the act of leaving secretly or without explanation
  • n  the event of passing out of sight
  • n  gradually ceasing to be visible
  • n  ceasing to exist
    he regretted the disappearance of Greek from school curricula
    what was responsible for the disappearance of the rainforest?
    the disappearance of resistance at very low temperatures
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disappearing
  • n  the act of leaving secretly or without explanation
  • v  get lost, as without warning or explanation
  • v  become invisible or unnoticeable
  • v  cease to exist
  • v  become less intense and fade away gradually
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