a support and discussion group for the relatives of people suffering from alcoholism, usually operated in conjunction with Alcoholics Anonymous.
an association for the families and friends of alcoholics to give mutual support
Alcoholics Anonymous [Family Group]
Muhammad ibn Ismaʿil [ib-uh n is-mah-eel] /ˈɪb ən ɪsˈmɑ il/ (Show IPA), a.d. 810–870, a collector of the Hadith.
- Al capone
Al(phonse) (“Scarface”) 1899–1947, U.S. gangster and Prohibition-era bootlegger, probably born in Italy. Contemporary Examples We gave America its gangster legends—but our guy, al capone, was real, not a fictional figment like Vito Corleone or Tony Soprano. Obamaville Don Rose November 5, 2008 I look around the stairway, and I see al capone and another guy […]
- Al dente
(especially of pasta) cooked so as not to be too soft; firm to the bite: spaghetti al dente. Contemporary Examples The rich, tangy sauce is a perfect foil for the tender green stalks, which should be cooked until just al dente. What to Eat: Spring Salads Cookstr.com April 5, 2010 Add the spaghetti and cook […]
- Al farabi
died a.d. 950, Arab philosopher. Historical Examples Al Farabi is said to have taught the eternity of the world and to have denied the permanent individuality of the soul. A Biographical Dictionary of Freethinkers of All Ages and Nations Joseph Mazzini Wheeler It was a commentary of Al Farabi on the metaphysics of Aristotle. Mystics […]