Definitions

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  • n. A standard paper size, defined by ISO 216 as having dimensions 74 x 53 mm (74.325 x 52.556 mm)
  • n. Describing paper of that size.
  • proper n. The eight former Eastern European countries that acceded to the European Union in 2004.

Etymologies

See the Wikipedia article on ISO 216, the international standard on paper sizes. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • ·A8 includes Audi A8 sedan, A8L sedan, and S8 sedan models.

    AutoSpies.com News

  • Net migration from the so-called A8 countries which joined the EU in May 2004 - Poland, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Slovakia, Slovenia, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania - rose almost eight-fold last year to 39,000 from 5,000 in 2009, said the ONS.

    WalesOnline - Home

  • It said migrants from the so-called A8 countries which joined the EU almost eight years ago - Poland, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Slovakia, Slovenia, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania - "tended to be disproportionately young, well-educated, prepared to work for low wages and imbued with a strong work ethic".

    WalesOnline - Home

  • He added it would be "implausible and counter-intuitive" to suggest that so-called "A8 migration" had virtually no impact on rising UK youth unemployment.

    Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • Giving migrants from the Czech Republic, Poland, Hungary, Slovakia, Slovenia, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania - the so-called A8 countries - entitlement to a range of benefits was a condition of the 2004 accession treaty admitting these countries to the EU.

    BBC News - Home

  • The end of the Workers Registration Scheme means migrants from the so-called A8 countries - the Czech Republic, Poland, Hungary, Slovakia, Slovenia, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania - will no longer have to register if they wish to work for a month or more in Britain.

    WalesOnline - Home

  • The A8 is the ultimate super-saloon No matter how much you respect the Mercedes S-class for the weight of technological advancement that it

    WN.com - Articles related to Euro styled Mazda 2 set to land in US

  • The A8 is the ultimate super-saloon No matter how much you respect the Mercedes S-class for the weight of technological advancement that it With swap parties and an eclectic mix of merchandise, Got Threads in the East District seeks to create a secondhand

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  • The A8 is the biggest car in its class now and, as a result, has a massive amount of additional presence on the road.

    The Hindu - Front Page

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