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  • verb idiomatic To pay money, to disburse ; especially, to pay a great deal of money.
  • verb computing To use a program's "shell escape" function to execute an unrelated command or to invoke a subsidiary, interactive shell.

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  • verb administer or bestow, as in small portions


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