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dosnoun [plural]

uk   /duːz/ us   /duːz/
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..

DOSnoun [U]

uk   /dɒs/ us   /dɑːs/ trademark
abbreviation for disk operating system: a type of operating system for computers
(Definition of dos from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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DOSnoun [U]

uk   /dɒs/ us  
IT abbreviation for disk operating system: software that controls a computer system and manages the other programs, used mainly in older computers
(Definition of DOS from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “dos”
in Chinese (Simplified) (计算机)磁盘操作系统…
in Chinese (Traditional) (電腦)磁碟操作系統…
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“dos” in British English

Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
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May 25, 2016
by Liz Walter Enough is a very common word, but it is easy to make mistakes with it. You need to be careful about its position in a sentence, and the prepositions or verb patterns that come after it. I’ll start with the position of enough in the sentence. When we use it with a noun,

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