Definitions

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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of serve.
  • n. Plural form of serve.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • In Italy financial engineering often means manipulation just short of fraud; in Japan, the term serves as the translation for zaiteku, the questionable practice of investing corporate profits in the Japanese stock market, relying on the bull market to boost earnings where hard selling cannot.

    Economic Principals

  • Judging from the lesson, the phrase serves visitors well following their efforts to use showers, lamps, and TVs in Moscow hotel rooms.

    The English Is Coming!

  • Defining the term serves to clarify the perspective of our work in this book.

    Cooperative Climate~ Chapter 1

  • So the term serves as a useful signifier: Bullshit ahead, and I am spared.

    "The Waterboard Thrill Ride" art installation.

  • The term serves to cover those opaque earthenwares which are fired until vitrification or an external glassing results.

    The Story of Porcelain

  • Designed with decades of electric and automotive experience, the ALIAS serves a growing niche of automotive enthusiasts who want an affordable electric vehicle with the performance, looks and handling of an impressive sports car.

  • But his careless use of the term serves his purpose of caricature and attack well as he has reduced religion to its most distasteful expressions.

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  • I did not know this, and I don't understand how the term serves their purpose.

    MND: Your Daily Dose of Counter-Theory

  • Built from the ground up specifically for this platform, the title serves up more than 20 missions across four environments, playable vehicles and up to four-player wireless play.

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  • Featuring full character customisation, ace level designs and all the crazy power-ups you'd expect, the title serves up bomb-dropping action at a frantic pace.

    Computer And Video Games

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