[stuhd-eed] /ˈstʌd id/
marked by or suggestive of conscious effort; not spontaneous or natural; affected:
a studied approval.
carefully practised, designed, or premeditated: a studied reply
an archaic word for learned
[welch, welsh] /wɛltʃ, wɛlʃ/ adjective, noun 1. . /wɛlʃ/ verb 1. a variant spelling of welsh /wɛlʃ/ adjective 1. an archaic spelling of Welsh1 v. 1857, racing slang, “to refuse or avoid payment of money laid as a bet,” probably a disparaging use of the national name Welsh. Related: Welched; welching. Welch (wělch, wělsh), William […]
[maw-rah-too-wuh] /mɔˈrɑ tʊ wə/ noun 1. a city in W Sri Lanka.
[mawr-uh-tawr-ee-uh m, -tohr-, mor-] /ˌmɔr əˈtɔr i əm, -ˈtoʊr-, ˌmɒr-/ noun, plural moratoria [mawr-uh-tawr-ee-uh, -tohr-, mor-] /ˌmɔr əˈtɔr i ə, -ˈtoʊr-, ˌmɒr-/ (Show IPA), moratoriums. 1. a suspension of activity: a moratorium on the testing of nuclear weapons. 2. a legally authorized period to delay payment of money due or the performance of some other […]
[mawr-uh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee, mor-] /ˈmɔr əˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i, ˈmɒr-/ adjective 1. authorizing delay of payment: a moratory law.