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We had an erector set, and I was an avid fan of Popular Mechanics and Popular Science magazines.
James Van Allen

Meaning of "avid" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD AVID

From Latin avidus, from avēre to long for.
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PRONUNCIATION OF AVID

avid  [ˈævɪd] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF AVID

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Avid is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES AVID MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Avid Technology

Avid Technology, Inc. is an American company specializing in video and audio production technology; specifically, digital non-linear editing systems, management and distribution services. It was created in 1987 and became a publicly traded company in 1993. Avid is headquartered in Burlington, Massachusetts. Avid products are now used in the television and video industry to create television shows, feature films, and commercials. Media Composer, a professional software-based non-linear editing system, is Avid's flagship product.

Definition of avid in the English dictionary

The definition of avid in the dictionary is very keen; enthusiastic. Other definition of avid is eager ; desirous ; greedy.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH AVID


Almoravid
ælˈmɔːrəvɪd
beloved
bɪˈlʌvɪd
bovid
ˈbəʊvɪd
cervid
ˈsɜːvɪd
chivied
ˈtʃɪvɪd
corvid
ˈkɔːvɪd
David
ˈdeɪvɪd
fervid
ˈfɜːvɪd
gravid
ˈɡrævɪd
ivied
ˈaɪvɪd
kidvid
ˈkɪdˌvɪd
livid
ˈlɪvɪd
Ovid
ˈɒvɪd
pavid
ˈpævɪd
perfervid
pɜːˈfɜːvɪd
savvied
ˈsævɪd
unbeloved
ˌʌnbɪˈlʌvɪd
unlevied
ʌnˈlɛvɪd
vid
vɪd
vivid
ˈvɪvɪd

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE AVID

aviation medicine
aviator
aviator glasses
aviatress
aviatrice
aviatrix
Avicenna
avicular
aviculture
aviculturist
Avid fart
avidin
avidity
avidly
avidness
Aviemore
aviette
avifauna
avifaunal
aviform

WORDS THAT END LIKE AVID

acid
aid
android
avoid
bid
Camp David
did
grid
id
kid
liquid
Madrid
Magen David
mid
Mogen David
overvivid
paid
rapid
Shield of David
Star of David

Synonyms and antonyms of avid in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «AVID»

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

Translation of «avid» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF AVID

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

Translator English - Chinese

热切的
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

ávido
570 millions of speakers

English

avid
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

शौकीन चावला
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

متعطشا
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

заядлый
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

ávido
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ক্ষুধিত
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

passionné
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Gemar
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

begeistert
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

熱心な
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

열심인
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Seneng banget
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

avid
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

சீரிய
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

उत्सुक
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

hırslı
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

avido
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

zapalonym
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

завзятий
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

avid
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

άπληστος
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

ywerige
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

avid
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

avid
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of avid

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «AVID»

The term «avid» is very widely used and occupies the 14.123 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «AVID» OVER TIME

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

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10 QUOTES WITH «AVID»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word avid.
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James Van Allen
We had an erector set, and I was an avid fan of Popular Mechanics and Popular Science magazines.
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Morena Baccarin
I'm an avid cook. Brazilian, some Italian, a little French. And I often throw dinner parties.
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Drew Barrymore
I'm such an avid magazine reader - music, art, beauty magazines - and I found that food and restaurants were pouring into everything I cared about. Whether it was the pop-up concept, or some mysterious mini-mall restaurant, I got swept up in the sexy romance of the food movement.
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Madhur Bhandarkar
I was always an avid reader of books. My vocabulary, my English are all thanks to that reading habit. Reading keeps me grounded. I came from a very middle class family - poor, in fact.
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Darren Boyd
I'm an avid reader myself, and what any one reader accesses at any one time is very powerful and personal to them. Clearly you can't even begin to touch that. A novel is a singular vision, and then a myriad of readers have their own experience of that.
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William Boyd
Even though I've been an avid consumer of contemporary music since my early teens, the world of rock music has always been at something of a distance - I listen to it, read about it, I talk about it, but I've had little or no contact with its denizens.
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Jai Courtney
I was too young to be an avid enthusiast for the franchise, but like billions of people I remember as a child sitting around with the family on a Friday night with pizza and popcorn and a 'Die Hard' movie on.
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Paula Creamer
I have been an avid reader of 'Golf Digest' ever since I started playing this great game.
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Alexa Davalos
My normal life is, I love to travel and I travel as often as I can. I don't stay in one place too long. But I'm an avid reader; I guess you could say I'm a bit of a bookworm.
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Doug Davidson
I like to sail. My son Caden and I are avid sailors.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «AVID»

Discover the use of avid in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to avid and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Avid Liquid 7 for Windows: Visual QuickPro Guide
In this completely updated edition of our best-selling guide to Avid Liquid (formerly known as Pinnacle Liquid), leading Avid evangelist and filmmaking consultant Paul Ekert uses crystal-clear instructions and friendly prose to introduce ...
Paul Ekert, 2005
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Avid Editing: A Guide for Beginning and Intermediate Users
This book weaves valuable editing principles together with the robust Avid workflow, delving deeply into efficient editing techniques and concepts.
Sam Kauffmann, Ashley Kennedy, 2013
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Editing with Avid Media Composer 5: Avid Official Curriculum
Helpful tips: If you are able to search the book, search for "Where are the lesson files?" Go to the very last page of the book and scroll backwards.
Avid Technology, Inc., 2010
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Avid Media Composer 6.x Cookbook
If you are new to editing with Avid, this book will help you get the most out of Avid Media Composer right from the start.
Benjamin Hershleder, 2012
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Avid Agility: Working Faster and More Intuitively with Avid ...
Editor and teacher Steve Cohen has written a clear, comprehensively-illustrated and easy-to-understand guide -- a bible on advanced editing with Avid Media Composer. This book is essential reading!
Steven Cohen, 2012
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Avid Made Easy: Video Editing with Avid Free DV and the Avid ...
This book makes it easy, even if you have no experience at all.
Jaime Fowler, 2007
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The Avid digital editing room handbook
This is a guide to a smoothly run digital cutting room.
Tony Solomons, 1999
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The Avid Handbook: Advanced Techniques, Strategies, and ...
Also new to this edition are an 8 page 4-color insert, adding depth to the color-correction lessons, as well as running sidebars throughout the book, calling out time-saving tips and techniques. * New information on High-Definition tools ...
Greg Staten, Steve Bayes, 2009
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The Avid handbook
This handbook is now being revised throughout to reflect recent upgrades to these systems.
Steve Bayes, 1999
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Video Editing with Avid: Media Composer, Symphony, Xpress
This is the first comprehensive guide to editing on Avid from a PAL standpoint, also including NTSC information where appropriate, making this book a worldwide manual.
Roger Shufflebottom, 2001

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «AVID»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term avid is used in the context of the following news items.
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Avid Technology moving HQ to Boca, creating 100 jobs
Avid Technology, an audio and video company, is moving its North American headquarters to Boca Raton and plans to create 100 jobs over ... «Sun Sentinel, Jul 15»
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Stock in Motion: Avid Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:AVID)
Avid Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:AVID) shares opened the most recent trading session at 13.25 and at the time of writing the last Bid was at ... «Vanguard Tribune, Jul 15»
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George E. Corde, 82, Executive, Veteran, Avid Golfer
He was an avid golfer and member of Sleepy Hollow Country Club. Besides his wife, Corde was predeceased by grandchildren Trevor and ... «The Daily Voice, Jul 15»
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Empire Design adds Avid S6, S3 control surfaces
Scrub, a division of HHB specialising in post production, has provided Avid S6 and S3 control surfaces for Empire Design's London post production studios. «Audio Media International, Jul 15»
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Phil Walsh's son an avid traveller
Phil Walsh's son Cy is an avid world traveller who loves Japan, online profiles reveal. His couch-surfing profile shows he spent a year on ... «Yahoo7 News, Jul 15»
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Jeffrey Y. DeWolfe, 67; Writer, Photographer, Avid Gardener, Enfield …
Jeff was an award winning photographer, an avid gardener, and sports fan. Some of his favorite teams included the New York Giants, Boston ... «Patch.com, Jul 15»
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VRT Embraces Avid Everywhere, Deploying New Media Asset …
BURLINGTON, Mass., July 1, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Avid® (Nasdaq:AVID) today announced that VRT, the Flemish public broadcaster ... «Nasdaq, Jul 15»
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Avid to Join Russell 3000 Index
BURLINGTON, Mass., June 29, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Avid® (Nasdaq:AVID) announced today that the Company has joined the ... «Nasdaq, Jun 15»
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Discharge ruling for Avid 7 in August
The two counts of corruption faced by lawyer Otniel Podewiltz, who is a former director of the asset management company Avid Investment ... «Namibian, Jun 15»
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Avid supports Sundance Institute Directors Lab for the 23rd straight …
Avid (Nasdaq: AVID) has renewed its support for the Sundance Institute Directors Lab at Sundance Resort in Utah as part of the company's ... «SHOOT Online, Jun 15»

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