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Typically in horror films the character just services the plot, and you really are just going from 'point a' to 'point b,' just so that you can end up at 'point c.' They are just sort of stick characters. That's just not interesting to me.
Kevin Williamson

Meaning of "a'" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF A'

a'  [ɔː] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF A'

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
A' is a determiner.
The determinant is a modifier that provides context to the noun, often in terms of quantity and possession.

WHAT DOES A' MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Á

Á, á is a letter of the Czech, Faroese, Hungarian, Icelandic, Irish, Sámi and Slovak languages. This letter also appears in Dutch, Galician, Lakota, Navajo, Occitan, Portuguese, Spanish, Vietnamese, and Welsh as a variant of the letter “a”. It also appears in Arin, and Blackfoot. It is sometimes confused with à; e.g. "5 apples á $1", which is more commonly written as "5 apples à $1".

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE A'

a.c.
A.E.
a.f.
a.k.a.
a.m.
A.N. Other
a.p.
a.r.
a.s.a.p.
a.v.
asia
A/A
a/c
a/d
A/F
A/M
A/O
A/R
a/s

Synonyms and antonyms of a' in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «a'» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF A'

Find out the translation of a' to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of a' from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «a'» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

一个“
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

una ´
570 millions of speakers

English

510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

एक ´
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

أ /
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

´
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

um ´
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

a.v.
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

un ´
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

A.v.
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

a ´
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

A ´
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

´
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

A.v.
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

một ´
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

தி ஏ.வி.
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

ए.व्ही.
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

a.v.
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

un ´
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

´
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

´
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

o /
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

α ´
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

´n ´
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

a ´
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

en ´
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of a'

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «A'»

The term «a'» is very widely used and occupies the 23 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «A'» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about a'

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QUOTES WITH «A'»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word a'.
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Kevin Williamson
Typically in horror films the character just services the plot, and you really are just going from 'point a' to 'point b,' just so that you can end up at 'point c.' They are just sort of stick characters. That's just not interesting to me.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «A'»

Discover the use of a' in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to a' and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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It's a Book
Playful and lighthearted with a subversive twist that is signature Lane Smith, IT’S A BOOK is a delightful manifesto on behalf of print in the digital age.
Lane Smith, 2010
2
How to Read a Book
Originally published in 1940, this book is a rare phenomenon, a living classic that introduces and elucidates the various levels of reading and how to achieve them—from elementary reading, through systematic skimming and inspectional ...
Mortimer J. Adler, Charles Van Doren, 2011
3
This Is a Book
From the renowned comedian, creator, star and executive producer/multiple title-holder of Comedy Central's Important Things with Demetri Martin comes a bold, original, and rectangular kind of humor book.
Demetri Martin, 2011
4
A Book of Common Prayer
Writing with the telegraphic swiftness and microscopic sensitivity that have made her one of our most distinguished journalists, Joan Didion creates a shimmering novel of innocence and evil.A Book of Common Prayer is the story of two ...
Joan Didion, 2011
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Adobe Photoshop CS3
A fully updated revision of the best-selling guide to Adobe Photoshop CS3.
Andrew Faulkner, 2007
6
A Pattern Language: Towns, Buildings, Construction
Two hundred and fifty-three archetypal patterns consisting of problem statements, discussions, illustrations, and solutions provide lay persons with a framework for engaging in architectural design
Sara Ishikawa, Murray Silverstein, 1977
7
A Million Little Pieces
But A Million Little Pieces refuses to fit any mold of drug literature.
James Frey, 2003
8
A Gateway to Sindarin: A Grammar of an Elvish Language from ...
A serious linguistic analysis of Tolkien's Sindarin language. Includes the grammar, morphology, and history of the language.
David Salo, 2004
9
Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin in the Sun
"A raisin in the sun" was seen as changing American theatre forever. Miss Hansberry forced both blacks and whites to re-examine the deferred dreams of black America.
Lorraine Hansberry, 1984
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A Book of Memories: A Novel
A psychological novel about the memory of things in Europe's recent past interweaves the first-person narratives of a young Hungarian writer, his literary creation--an egomaniacal Marxist and aesthete--and his childhood friend.
Péter Nádas, 2008

NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «A'»

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Oakland A's trying to inch back toward .500 before All-Star break
This is how deep a hole the Oakland A's dug themselves early this season: Since May 23, they have compiled a 24-16 record, the best mark in ... «Sacramento Bee, Jul 15»
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« EDUCALINGO. A' [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/a-1>. Jan 2019 ».
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