Parae



[pah-rah, pahr-ah] /pɑˈrɑ, ˈpɑr ɑ/

noun, plural paras, para.
1.
a former copper coin of Turkey, the 40th part of a piaster.
[pah-rah, pahr-ah] /pɑˈrɑ, ˈpɑr ɑ/
noun, plural paras, para.
1.

[par-uh] /ˈpær ə/
adjective, Chemistry.
1.
pertaining to or occupying two positions (1, 4) in the benzene ring that are separated by two carbon atoms.
Compare , 2 .
noun
2.
.
[par-uh] /ˈpær ə/
noun, Informal.
1.
a paraprofessional.
2.
a paratrooper.
[par-uh] /ˈpær ə/
noun, plural paras, parae
[par-ee] /ˈpær i/ (Show IPA). Obstetrics.
1.
Also called parity. a woman’s status regarding the bearing of viable offspring: usually followed by a Roman numeral designating the number of times the woman has given birth.
2.
the woman herself.
/ˈpɑːrə/
noun (pl) -ras, -ra
1.
a monetary unit of Serbia worth one hundredth of a dinar; formerly a monetary unit of Yugoslavia
/ˈpærə/
noun (informal)
1.

2.
a paragraph
/ˈpɑːrɑː/
noun (pl) para
1.
a New Zealand fern, Marattia salicina, with long heavy fronds Also called horseshoe fern, king fern
/Portuguese paˈra/
noun
1.
a state of N Brazil, on the Atlantic: mostly dense tropical rainforest Capital: Belém. Pop: 6 453 683 (2002). Area: 1 248 042 sq km (474 896 sq miles)
2.
another name for Belém
3.
an estuary in N Brazil into which flow the Tocantins River and a branch of the Amazon. Length: about 320 km (200 miles)
noun

See paraeducator

para par·a (pār’ə)
n.
A woman who has given birth to an infant or infants.
paragraph

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    noun a teacher’s assistant, esp. one for special education or special needs; also written para-educator Word Origin para- ‘by the side of’ + educator Usage Note sometimes abbreviated para

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    noun See paraeducator



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  • Paraesthesias

    [par-uh s-thee-zhuh, -zhee-uh, -zee-uh] /ˌpær əsˈθi ʒə, -ʒi ə, -zi ə/ noun, Pathology. 1. . [par-uh s-thee-zhuh, -zhee-uh, -zee-uh] /ˌpær əsˈθi ʒə, -ʒi ə, -zi ə/ noun, Pathology. 1. an abnormal sensation, as prickling, itching, etc. /ˌpærɛsˈθiːzɪə/ noun 1. (pathol) an abnormal or inappropriate sensation in an organ, part, or area of the skin, as […]



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