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

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Examples

  • Cada una de las galerías que hay en la planta baja de algunas casas de Granada, a los lados del patio, sin pared que de él las separe y con un techo correspondiente, que suele servir de piso a otra galería alta.

    derivation of "glorieta"

  • So Martin pared it slenderly, and the peel lay in his hand like a ribbon of rose-red silk shot with gold; and he coiled it lightly three times round his head and dropped it over his left shoulder.

    Martin Pippin in the Apple Orchard

  • Education reform's prospects aren't good under a GOP Congress, writes Seyward Darby: The administration’s blueprint for NCLB, which is already several years overdue for reauthorization and desperately needs restructuring, probably won’t pass, maybe not even in pared-down form.

    Wonkbook: What matters for jobs; the Tea Parties vs. the appropriators; would more stimulus have saved the Dems?

  • With only song titles pared down to their basic elements (represented simply by Roman numerals), every other aspect of

    ! Exclaim.ca - News

  • My Career could be described as a pared-down version of what LinkedIn offers.

    VentureBeat

  • Well, that is - when I was a child, before Italian restaurants were, you know - had that kind of pared-down chic, and they had those carts, dessert carts, that you chose from, there was something called aranci a la principesa - you know, oranges for the princess.

    Nigella's Summer Snacks To Stay Cool And 'Fresh'

  • We're kind of pared down as the fire went through and the threat to the citizens and the property here has kind of just decreased a little bit.

    CNN Transcript Oct 27, 2007

  • So we've just kind of pared down spending to things that we really need now.

    CNN Transcript Apr 29, 2002

  • Meanwhile, the kind of pared-down marriage they want is proving a huge hit with straight couples in France, where 95% of couples taking up the pacte civil de solidarite (Pacs) in 2009 were heterosexual.

    BBC News | News Front Page | World Edition

  • If owners get their way, the players' current share, worth about $4.8 billion, would be pared to about $4.2 billion.

    NFL, Union Extend Labor Talks

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