Presents concise definitions, pronunciations, abbreviations, some illustrations, usage examples, and synonyms with ten thousand new words and meanings.... the mind or attention a used with to ( a -ed to the speaker) 2 : to call attention in the course of speaking or writing : make ... L advocatus. fr. pp. ofadvocare to summon, fr. ad- + vocare to call, fr. voe-, vox voice a more at VOICE] (14c) 1 : one that ... 1 : a shield or breastplate emblematic of majesty that was associated with Zeus and Athena 2 a : PROTECTION alt;under the ... \y\ yet \zh\ vision, beige \k , n, oe, u:, ^ see Guide to Pronunciation 22 affliction ac aft af-f Motion \a-a#39;flik-sh3n\ n (14c) 1.
|Title||:||Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary|
|Publisher||:||Merriam-Webster - 2004|