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- n. The combination or union of two things.
- v. Present participle of pair.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The act or process of uniting or arranging in pairs or couples.
- n. See To pair off, under Pair, v. i.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In deliberative assemblies, a practice by which two members belonging to opposite parties agree that both shall be absent for a specified time, or that both shall abstain from voting on a particular question, so that a vote is nullified on each side. Also called pairing off.
- n. Impairment; injury.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the act of pairing a male and female for reproductive purposes
- n. the act of grouping things or people in pairs
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