noun (pl) -ties
a welfare-state model, originating in Denmark in the 1990s, that combines labour-market flexibility, social security, and a proactive labour market
[flek-sil or, esp. British, -sahyl] /ˈflɛk sɪl or, esp. British, -saɪl/ adjective 1. flexible; pliant; tractable; adaptable.
[fleks] /flɛks/ verb (used with object) 1. to bend, as a part of the body: He flexed his arms to show off his muscles. 2. to tighten (a muscle) by contraction. verb (used without object) 3. to bend. noun 4. the act of flexing. 5. British. 6. Mathematics. an inflection point. /flɛks/ noun 1. (Brit) […]
[flek-shuh n] /ˈflɛk ʃən/ noun 1. Anatomy. 2. Chiefly British. (defs 1–3). [flek-shuh n] /ˈflɛk ʃən/ noun 1. the act of bending. 2. the state of being bent. 3. a bend; bent part. 4. Anatomy. . 5. Grammar. (def 2). /ˈflɛkʃən/ noun 1. the act of bending a joint or limb 2. the condition of […]
[flek-shuh n] /ˈflɛk ʃən/ noun 1. Anatomy. 2. Chiefly British. (defs 1–3). /ˈflɛkʃən/ noun 1. the act of bending a joint or limb 2. the condition of the joint or limb so bent 3. a variant spelling of flection n. c.1600, from Latin flexionem (nominative flexio) “a bending, swaying; bend, turn, curve,” noun of action […]