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"abs" in British English

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absnoun [plural]

uk   /æbz/  us   /æbz/ informal

ABSnoun [S]

uk   /ˌeɪ.biːˈes/  us   /ˌeɪ.biːˈes/
abbreviation foranti-lockbrakingsystem: a brakefitted to some ​roadvehicles that ​prevents skidding (= ​uncontrolledsliding) by ​reducing the ​effects of ​stoppingsuddenly
(Definition of abs from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"ABS" in Business English

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ABSnoun

uk   us   TRANSPORT
abbreviation for American Bureau of Shipping: an ​organization that sets ​standards for the ​building of ​ships and for ​safety in the shippingindustry: The ABS must ​approve every ​stage of a new vessel's ​life, from ​design to sea ​trials.
(Definition of ABS from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “abs”
in Spanish Abdominales…
in Vietnamese cơ bụng…
in Malaysian otot abdomen…
in Thai กล้ามหน้าท้อง…
in Chinese (Simplified) 腹肌…
in Indonesian otot perut…
in Chinese (Traditional) 腹肌…
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“abs” in English

There, their and they’re – which one should you use?
There, their and they’re – which one should you use?
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April 27, 2016
by Liz Walter If you are a learner of English and you are confused about the words there, their and they’re, let me reassure you: many, many people with English as their first language share your problem! You only have to take a look at the ‘comments’ sections on the website of, for example, a popular

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a small amount of something that shows you what the rest is or should be like

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in sport, grouping children according to their physical maturity rather than their age ‘When we’re grouping children for sports, we do it by age groups, but the problem is that, within those age groups, we get huge variations in biological age,’ said Dr Sean Cumming, senior lecturer at the University of Bath’s department for

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