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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of express.

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  • adj. Communicated in words.
  • adj. Precisely and clearly expressed, leaving nothing to implication. Opposite of implicit.

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  • adj. communicated in words
  • adj. precisely and clearly expressed or readily observable; leaving nothing to implication


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  • They expressed «strong regret» that Cyprus had not been unified before accession; noted that they were «determined to put an end to the isolation of the Turkish-Cypriot community» who had «expressed their clear desire for a future within the EU» - and said this to send a «signal of encouragement» to Turkish Cypriots.

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  • My hope wasto underscore the inflammatory nature of the title expressed as an equally inflammatoryopposing view.

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  • Another label expressed interest, but when the A & R man was asked to release the band, he said he would need money or points, or possibly both, before he would consider it.

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  • In dealing with the voguish, momentary popularity of moments in this space recently senior moments, Zen moments, Maalox moments, I neglected the essence of the word expressed in the adjective momentous: “of great weight; of major significance.”

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  • The phrase expressed an American ideal, enunciated to the world to resounding applause by President Woodrow Wilson.

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  • The title expressed the idea "of having a newspaper that would represent the real sentiment and thought of the people of this community, fairly and impartially," Phillips said.


  • This term expressed a generational time-horizon, designed to school the American population to accept endurance and long-term incremental gains, rather than the overheated promises of rapid conquest that would export the American revolution transform the world in America's image.

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  • The attitude you just expressed is unfortunately illconceived.

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  • Making no attempt to conceal or even apologize for his lack of social media literacy during the Q&A, Sorkin expressed a decided desire for a less accelerated future.

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  • There was a great deal of pain expressed by a number of people about their experiences around Prop 8 and the larger context of church policy regarding gay people.

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