goals of the political leadership in China after the death of Mao Zedong: modernization of agriculture, industry, national defense, and science and technology.
/French furnje/ noun 1. See Alain-Fournier
- Four nines
noun phrase Something pure or very nearly pure: That is four nines, or 99.99 pure gold (1970s+)
plural noun 1. the doctrines of Buddha: all life is suffering, the cause of suffering is ignorant desire, this desire can be destroyed, the means to this is the Eightfold Path. noun in Buddhism, the precepts that are the essence of the Buddha’s teaching: that life is suffering, that desires cause suffering, that the annihilation […]
adjective Perfect; splendid; a-ok [WWII Navy; fr the point system used in Navy efficiency ratings, where 4.0 is the top rating; it is also the numerical equivalent of the grade A in most colleges] 411, the n phr The facts; the information; FOE ONE ONE, the SCOOP, the SKINNY : The 4–1–1 on Urban Cool […]