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Global poverty is a complex web of interlinked problems. There is no one 'silver bullet' that will solve global inequality. Multiple contributing factors must be tackled in parallel. Yes, education alone is unlikely to lead to employment without economic reform to address the demand side in much of the developing world.
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Meaning of "address" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD ADDRESS

(To make right, adorn) and c15 (in the modern sense: to direct words): via Old French from Vulgar Latin addrictiāre (unattested) to make straight, direct oneself towards, from Latin ad- to + dīrectusdirect.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF ADDRESS

address  [əˈdrɛs] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF ADDRESS

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Address is a verb and can also act as a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb address in English.

WHAT DOES ADDRESS MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of address in the English dictionary

The first definition of address in the dictionary is the conventional form by which the location of a building is described. Other definition of address is the written form of this, as on a letter or parcel, preceded by the name of the person or organization for whom it is intended. Address is also the place at which someone lives.


CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO ADDRESS

PRESENT

Present
I address
you address
he/she/it addresses
we address
you address
they address
Present continuous
I am addressing
you are addressing
he/she/it is addressing
we are addressing
you are addressing
they are addressing
Present perfect
I have addressed
you have addressed
he/she/it has addressed
we have addressed
you have addressed
they have addressed
Present perfect continuous
I have been addressing
you have been addressing
he/she/it has been addressing
we have been addressing
you have been addressing
they have been addressing
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I addressed
you addressed
he/she/it addressed
we addressed
you addressed
they addressed
Past continuous
I was addressing
you were addressing
he/she/it was addressing
we were addressing
you were addressing
they were addressing
Past perfect
I had addressed
you had addressed
he/she/it had addressed
we had addressed
you had addressed
they had addressed
Past perfect continuous
I had been addressing
you had been addressing
he/she/it had been addressing
we had been addressing
you had been addressing
they had been addressing
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will address
you will address
he/she/it will address
we will address
you will address
they will address
Future continuous
I will be addressing
you will be addressing
he/she/it will be addressing
we will be addressing
you will be addressing
they will be addressing
Future perfect
I will have addressed
you will have addressed
he/she/it will have addressed
we will have addressed
you will have addressed
they will have addressed
Future perfect continuous
I will have been addressing
you will have been addressing
he/she/it will have been addressing
we will have been addressing
you will have been addressing
they will have been addressing
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would address
you would address
he/she/it would address
we would address
you would address
they would address
Conditional continuous
I would be addressing
you would be addressing
he/she/it would be addressing
we would be addressing
you would be addressing
they would be addressing
Conditional perfect
I would have address
you would have address
he/she/it would have address
we would have address
you would have address
they would have address
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been addressing
you would have been addressing
he/she/it would have been addressing
we would have been addressing
you would have been addressing
they would have been addressing
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you address
we let´s address
you address
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to address
Past participle
addressed
Present Participle
addressing
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH ADDRESS


battledress
ˈbætəlˌdrɛs
cross-dress
ˌkrɒsˈdrɛs
dress
drɛs
full-dress
ˈfʊlˌdrɛs
headdress
ˈhɛdˌdrɛs
maladdress
ˌmæləˈdrɛs
minidress
ˈmɪnɪˌdrɛs
misaddress
ˌmɪsəˈdrɛs
nightdress
ˈnaɪtˌdrɛs
overdress
ˌəʊvəˈdrɛs
pantdress
ˈpæntˌdrɛs
re-dress
riːˈdrɛs
readdress
ˌriːəˈdrɛs
redress
rɪˈdrɛs
shirtdress
ˈʃɜːtˌdrɛs
slipdress
ˈslɪpˌdrɛs
sundress
ˈsʌnˌdrɛs
underdress
ˈʌndəˌdrɛs
undress
ʌnˈdrɛs

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE ADDRESS

addle
addle-brained
addle-headed
addle-pated
addled
addlement
addlepated
addoom
addorsed
address bar
address book
addressability
addressable
addressee
addresser
addressing
addressing machine
Addressograph
addressor
addrest

WORDS THAT END LIKE ADDRESS

A-line dress
actress
battle dress
cocktail dress
contact address
direct address
evening dress
fancy dress
formal dress
home address
IP address
mailing address
maxidress
party dress
pinafore dress
princess dress
State of the Union Address
sweater dress
top-dress
web address
wedding dress

Synonyms and antonyms of address in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «ADDRESS»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «address» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of address

Translation of «address» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF ADDRESS

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

Translator English - Chinese

发言
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

alocución
570 millions of speakers

English

address
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

पता
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

خِطَاب
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

обращение
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

discurso
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ঠিকানা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

discours
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Alamat
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Ansprache
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

演説
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

연설
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Alamat
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

bài diễn văn
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

முகவரி
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

पत्ता
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

adres
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

discorso
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

przemówienie
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

звернення
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

adresare
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ομιλία
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

adres
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

föredrag
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

foredrag
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of address

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «ADDRESS»

The term «address» is very widely used and occupies the 563 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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Principal search tendencies and common uses of address
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «ADDRESS» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «address» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «address» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

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

EXAMPLES

10 QUOTES WITH «ADDRESS»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word address.
1
Sandy Adams
I know that there are many on the Space Coast who are already attempting to address job creation and I intend to support them in every way possible. I will be a hands-on participant.
2
Sal Albanese
Even the best parents have to spend so much time making ends meet that they cannot help their kids with homework or afford the extra tutoring that wealthier students enjoy. To address these unjust disparities, we need an early education revolution.
3
Melissa Bean
And yet, if we don't, first and foremost, act responsibly with the national tax dollars that we have, we can't properly address those regional priorities that we would like to.
4
Alan Bennett
I always like to break out and address the audience. In 'The History Boys', for instance, without any ado, the boys will suddenly turn and talk to the audience and then go back into the action. I find it more adventurous doing it in prose than on the stage, but I like being able to make the reader suddenly sit up.
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Adam Braun
Global poverty is a complex web of interlinked problems. There is no one 'silver bullet' that will solve global inequality. Multiple contributing factors must be tackled in parallel. Yes, education alone is unlikely to lead to employment without economic reform to address the demand side in much of the developing world.
6
H. Rap Brown
Black people must address itself to the causes of poverty. That's oppression in this country.
7
Mel Carnahan
For our welfare reform efforts to be successful, we must empower local charitable organizations with the resources to address their local community needs.
8
Henry Cloud
If you are building a culture where honest expectations are communicated and peer accountability is the norm, then the group will address poor performance and attitudes.
9
Samuel R. Delany
My family trained me to be polite to people I had just met, and that included strangers. You speak when you're spoken to. You look people in the eye when they address you and when you address them back.
10
Ernie Els
Before you take your address, while you're still reading the putt, imagine the ball tracking on the line you've chosen and falling into the cup. If you don't believe you can make every putt, why bother trying?

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «ADDRESS»

Discover the use of address in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to address and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
A Literary Address Book
The definitive address book for anyone with a love for great writers.
‎1998
2
Address Unknown: The Homeless in America
Finding the origins of the problem to be social and political rather than economic, Wright (human relations, Tulane) outlines remedies based on existing and modified social and health services. Paper edition (unseen), $14.95.
James D. Wright, 2009
3
The Address of the Eye: A Phenomenology of Film Experience
Drawing on existential and semiotic phenomenology, and particularly on the work of Merleau-Ponty, Sobchack shows how the film experience provides empirical insight into the reversible, dialectical, and signifying nature of that embodied ...
Vivian Carol Sobchack, 1992
4
Diachronic Perspectives on Address Term Systems
Topics covered in this volume include: the system of Czech bound address forms until 1700; Spanish forms of address in the 16th century; and pronominal usage in Shakespeare.
Irma Taavitsainen, Andreas H. Jucker, 2003
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Address
Address draws us into visible and invisible architectures, into acts of intimate and public address.
Elizabeth Willis, 2011
6
Lincoln's Gettysburg Address: Echoes of the Bible and Book ...
He cites every significant word and phrase—conceived, brought forth, struggled, remaining, consecrate, dedicate, hallow, devotion, new birth, to name a few—borrowed by Lincoln from these two religious texts for use in his dedication of ...
A. E. Elmore, 2009
7
Address Unknown
A rediscovered classic, originally published in 1938 -- and now an international bestseller. Address Unknown When it first appeared in Story magazine in 1938, Address Unknown became an immediate social phenomenon and literary sensation.
Kathrine Kressmann Taylor, 2011
8
Lincoln at Gettysburg: The Words that Remade America
Winner of the Pulitzer prize in 1993, this is an account of the making of Lincoln's revolutionary masterpiece.
Garry Wills, 1992
9
Slipping the Surly Bonds: Reagan's Challenger Address
Stuckey analyzes the text of the speech given by Reagan, one of the most significant of his presidency, just hours after this tragedy.
Mary E. Stuckey, 2006
10
Queering Public Address: Sexualities in American Historical ...
Ten noted rhetorical critics disrupt the silence regarding nonnormative sexualities in the study of American historical discourse and upend the heteronormativity that governs much of rhetorical history.
Charles E. Morris, 2007

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «ADDRESS»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term address is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Watch Steven Gerrard address LA Galaxy fans as he is unveiled on …
Steven Gerrard wished LA Galaxy 's fans "a Happy Fourth of July" on his first public appearance at the the MLS side's stadium. The former ... «Irish Mirror, Jul 15»
2
Pataki, Jindal address Trump's comments at New Hampshire picnic
George Pataki and Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal attended a cookout hosted by the Merrimack County Republican Committee. The event was ... «Bayoubuzz, Jul 15»
3
On His Native Turf, Pope Francis' South American Trip to Address
QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — History's first Latin American pope returned to Spanish-speaking South America for the first time on Sunday, bringing a ... «TheBlaze.com, Jul 15»
4
Obama Leaves God Out of Independence Day Address
"Obama left out any mention of God in his recent address," wrote Gateway Pundit. "Instead, this year, he chose to end his speech with a very ... «Newsmax, Jul 15»
5
IPv4: North American Internet Address Blocks Running Out
Internet Protocol addresses (IP address) are numerical labels assigned to each device for example a computer, or a printer, in a computer ... «Tech Fragments, Jul 15»
6
Afraid of something? No excuses — address it, move on
“My boss hates me because I'm smarter than she is.” That thought is definitely a non-starter. If you persist in thinking you're the victim of ... «Greensboro News & Record, Jul 15»
7
Obama Weekly Address: Allegiance To Declaration of …
White House: In this week's address, the President wished everyone a happy Fourth of July. He honored the individuals who, throughout the ... «RealClearPolitics, Jul 15»
8
Summit address issues of treatment barriers in heart diseases
Our idea is to bring together experts in the field of healthcare and make them aware of the healthcare delivery chain to address the market need ... «NYOOOZ, Jul 15»
9
Watch Davison Township police chief address volunteers searching …
Davison Township Police Chief addresses search volunteers Davison Township Police Chief Rick Freeman addresses search volunteers ... «MLive.com, Jul 15»
10
“You will address me as Master:” Wauwatosa teen tells harrowing …
WAUWATOSA — All she wanted to do was flirt. A Wauwatosa teenager took a selfie and sent it to someone she'd never met. That photo quickly ... «fox6now.com, Jul 15»

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