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dos

noun [plural] uk   /duːz/ us  
dos and don'ts ( also do's and don'ts) rules about actions and activities that people should or should not perform or take part in: The teacher spent ten minutes explaining all the dos and don'ts in the classroom..
Translations of “dos”
in Chinese (Traditional) (電腦)磁碟操作系統…
in Chinese (Simplified) (计算机)磁盘操作系统…
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