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Def Leppard is a rock band that can sing.
Vivian Campbell

Meaning of "def" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD DEF

Perhaps from definitive.
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PRONUNCIATION OF DEF

def  [dɛf] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF DEF

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

WHAT DOES DEF MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of def in the English dictionary

The definition of def in the dictionary is very good, esp of hip-hop.


WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE DEF

deewan
def.
deface
defaceable
defaced
defacement
defacer
defaecate
defaecation
defaecator
defalcate
defalcation
defalcator
defamation
defamatorily
defamatory
defame
defamer
defang
defast

WORDS THAT END LIKE DEF

beef
belief
brief
chef
chief
clef
editor in chief
editor-in-chief
ef
grief
in brief
in chief
lief
mischief
pain relief
police chief
reef
ref
relief
thief

Synonyms and antonyms of def in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «def» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF DEF

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

Translator English - Chinese

高清
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

def
570 millions of speakers

English

def
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

डेफ
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

صفر
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

определение
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

def
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

Def
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

def
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Def
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

def
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

デフ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

데프
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Def
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

def
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

டெப்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

Def
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

def
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

def
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

def
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

визначення
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

def
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

def
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

def
14 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Swedish

def
10 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Norwegian

def
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of def

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «DEF»

The term «def» is very widely used and occupies the 6.457 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «DEF» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «def» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «def» 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 def

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QUOTES WITH «DEF»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word def.
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Vivian Campbell
Def Leppard is a rock band that can sing.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «DEF»

Discover the use of def in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to def and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Def Leppard: The Definitive Visual History
Def Leppard's unstoppable, anthemic hard rock has earned it sales of more than 65 million albums worldwide and a legion of dedicated fans.
‎2011
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Def Jam, Inc.: Russell Simmons, Rick Rubin, and the ...
Both an intriguing business history as well as a gritty narrative, here is the definitive book on Def Jam–a must read for any fan of hip-hop as well as all popular-culture junkies. From the Hardcover edition.
Stacy Gueraseva, 2011
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Life and Def: Sex, Drugs, Money, and God
One of the godfathers of rap music and hip-hop culture recalls his days as the co-founder of Def Jam Records--a groundbreaking recording company that worked with the Beastie Boys, Public Enemy, DMX, and other rap heavyweights.
Russell Simmons, 2002
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Def Jam Recordings: The First 25 Years of the Last Great ...
The illustrated oral history of the greatest hip-hop hit-making machine in history.
Leah Whisler, 2011
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Russell Simmons Def Poetry Jam on Broadway ... and More
Offers the text of the Broadway stage presentation featuring performances by a multicultural cast of youthful poets and introduces all the performers along with a selection of their other works. Reprint. 25,000 first printing.
Danny Simmons, Russell Simmons, M. Raven Rowe, 2005
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Bum Rush the Page: A Def Poetry Jam
This is our mouth on paper, our hearts on our sleeves, our refusal to shut up and swallow our silence. These poems are tough, honest, astute, perceptive, lyrical, blunt, sad, funny, heartbreaking, and true.
Tony Medina, Louis Reyes Rivera, 2009
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Def Leppard: Arena Rock Band
"A biography of British rock band Def Leppard"--Provided by publisher.
Laura S. Jeffrey, 2010
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Def Jam Fight For NY
Covers every fighting style, details on over 20 venues, 60+ character bios and move lists.
Dan Irish, 2004
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Def Jam Vendetta: Prima's Official Strategy Guide
Money. Power.
Jon Robinson, 2003
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The Men Behind Def Jam: The Radical Rise of Russell Simmons ...
This book documents the growth of Def Jam from humble origins to its current status as the preeminent black music label of the â80s and â90s.
Alex Ogg, 2002

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «DEF»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term def is used in the context of the following news items.
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Company first in Iowa to buy precision 3D high def scanner
Company first in Iowa to buy precision 3D high def scanner. Published 11:07 AM CDT Jul 08, 2015. NEXT STORY. Adventureland announces new ride, 'The ... «KCCI Des Moines, Jul 15»
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From Led Zeppelin to Def Leppard to Woodstock
You might not associate Led Zeppelin , Deep Purple or Def Leppard with the Woodstock Music and Art Fair , which took place in Sullivan ... «Poughkeepsie Journal, Jul 15»
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Church wall row: Cant Board member writes to def min
MEERUT: The Meerut Cantonment Board has demolished the wall of a church. Church authorities were raising the wall higher, to prevent ... «Times of India, Jul 15»
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Def Leppard Says Spotify Is Actually Worse Than Napster…
CTNow: I've noticed that much of the Def Leppard catalogue is not on Spotify or other streaming services. Can you comment on that? «Digital Music News, Jul 15»
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Wimbledon Results
Jean-Julien Rojer, Netherlands, and Horia Tecau (4), Romania, def. Marcin Matkowski, Poland, and Nenad Zimonjic (7), Serbia, 6-4, 6-3, 7-6 ... «Houston Chronicle, Jul 15»
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Astronomy group proposes hi-def space telescope for spotting Earth …
The Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy (AURA) today released their plans for the High Definition Space Telescope, ... «The Verge, Jul 15»
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Fuji TV starts streaming ultrahigh-def 4K programs online
Fuji Television Network Inc. began streaming 4K ultrahigh-definition programs online Monday, becoming the first commercial broadcaster in the ... «The Japan Times, Jul 15»
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DEF LEPPARD's PHIL COLLEN: SPOTIFY Is As Bad As NAPSTER …
DEF LEPPARD guitarist Phil Collen says that music streaming service Spotify is an exploitative enterprise which is just as bad as Napster, the ... «BLABBERMOUTH.NET, Jul 15»
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United States def. Japan 5-2, wins Women's World Cup: Full highlights
Carli Lloyd led the United States women's national team to their third Women's World Cup Final. The United States women's national team ... «FanSided, Jul 15»
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Panthers Depth Chart Analysis: Def. Tackle
The strength of the Carolina Panthers defensive line lies in the middle at the tackle position. Brandon Croce takes a look at the position and ... «Panthers Insider, Jul 15»

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