(formerly) dividends from one UK company received by another on which the paying company had paid corporation tax so that the receiving company had no corporation tax to pay: discontinued from 1999
noun 1. official mail sent by members of Congress, the vice president, and other authorized officials. Compare 1 (defs 6–9).
Slang. 1. Usually Disparaging. a combining form extracted from (the monster), used especially before a food, and meaning “genetically engineered”: Frankentomatoes; a Frankenfood. 2. this combining form used before something that is a hybrid of disparate parts, and meaning “strange or frightening”: a dangerous Frankenstorm; incredible Frankenpastries. -combining word Designating what is indicated as being […]
noun any genetically modified plant or animal foodstuff Examples Frankenfood may be dangerous to your health. Word Origin genetically modified food is considered scary, as was Frankenstein
[frang-kuh n-stahyn] /ˈfræŋ kənˌstaɪn/ noun 1. a person who creates a monster or a destructive agency that cannot be controlled or that brings about the creator’s ruin. 2. Also called Frankenstein monster. the monster or destructive agency itself. /ˈfræŋkɪnˌstaɪn/ noun 1. a person who creates something that brings about his ruin 2. Also called Frankenstein’s […]