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

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

Examples

  • ยทA8 includes Audi A8 sedan, A8L sedan, and S8 sedan models.

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  • 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.

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  • 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

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  • 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 ultimate super-saloon No matter how much you respect the Mercedes S-class for the weight of technological advancement that it starmag-feedback@thestar.com.my All you have to do is step on the custom vehicle.

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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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