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Meaning of “condescend” - Learner’s Dictionary
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condescend to do sthhumorous›to agree to do something even though you think you are too important to do it: I wonder if Michael will condescend to visit us?Accepting and agreeing reluctantlyAccepting and agreeingApproving and approval
There is no such thing as a true synonym in English. Discuss!
by Kate Woodford,
November 25, 2015
In the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary the word ‘synonym’ is defined as ‘a word or phrase that has the same or nearly the same meaning as another word or phrase in the same language’. As you might expect, definitions for this word are broadly similar in other dictionaries and yet the italicized
a computer interface that provides information to users in normal, conversational speech in response to spoken requests Nearly every major tech company—from Amazon to Intel to Microsoft to Google—is chasing the sort of conversational user interface that Kaplan and his colleagues at PARC imagined decades ago.