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  • suffix Having a shape similar to what is denoted by the word to which this combining form is attached.

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Examples

  • Yes, the economists will say that in fact we had a "V"-shaped recession and recovery since 2009, but some fundamental elements of a classic V-shaped recovery simply never materialized -- such as a meaningful reduction in the unemployment rate, a real recovery in the housing sector, and conviction in believing we actually just experienced a recovery.

    Daniel Wagner: Stop the Delusion: The 'Double Dip' Is Here

  • Volunteerism, and a few shenanigans, among original owners - dubbed the Greenbriar Pioneers -shaped today's community.

    Greenbriar: Chantilly's Levitt town

  • The company warned in April that some debt issuance may have been pushed forward into the first quarter, with a "U"-shaped revenue trajectory for the year, but the second quarter proved resilient.

    Moody's Profit Jumps 56%

  • Yes, the economists will say that in fact we had a "V"-shaped recession and recovery since 2009, but some fundamental elements of a classic V-shaped recovery simply never materialized -- such as a meaningful reduction in the unemployment rate, a real recovery in the housing sector, and conviction in believing we actually just experienced a recovery.

    Daniel Wagner: Stop the Delusion: The 'Double Dip' Is Here

  • Dog-sized and -shaped, with erect German shepherd–like ears, and prone to howl and vocalize like many garrulous canids, hyenas are in some ways doglike, but are not in fact canids.

    INSIDE OF A DOG

  • Dog-sized and -shaped, with erect German shepherd–like ears, and prone to howl and vocalize like many garrulous canids, hyenas are in some ways doglike, but are not in fact canids.

    INSIDE OF A DOG

  • These tagine -shaped containers held symbolic offerings, such as small cakes, to be placed at the tomb.

    A House in Fez

  • These tagine -shaped containers held symbolic offerings, such as small cakes, to be placed at the tomb.

    A House in Fez

  • These tagine -shaped containers held symbolic offerings, such as small cakes, to be placed at the tomb.

    A House in Fez

  • These tagine -shaped containers held symbolic offerings, such as small cakes, to be placed at the tomb.

    A House in Fez

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