[ree-uh l, reel] /ˈri əl, ril/
the realm of practical or actual experience, as opposed to the abstract, theoretical, or idealized sphere of the classroom, laboratory, etc.:
recent college graduates looking for jobs in the real world of rising unemployment.
[reem] /rim/ noun 1. a standard quantity of paper, consisting of 20 quires or 500 sheets (formerly 480 sheets), or 516 sheets (printer’s ream or perfect ream) 2. Usually, reams. a large quantity: He has written reams of poetry. [reem] /rim/ verb (used with object) 1. to enlarge to desired size (a previously bored hole) […]
[uh-mal-guh-mey-shuh n] /əˌmæl gəˈmeɪ ʃən/ noun 1. the act or process of . 2. the state or result of being . 3. Commerce. a consolidation of two or more corporations. 4. Metallurgy. the extraction of precious metals from their ores by treatment with mercury. /əˌmælɡəˈmeɪʃən/ noun 1. the action or process of amalgamating 2. the […]
[reem] /rim/ verb (used with object) 1. to enlarge to desired size (a previously bored hole) by means of a reamer. 2. to clear with a reamer; remove or press out by reaming. 3. to extract the juice from: to ream an orange. 4. Slang. /riːm/ noun 1. a number of sheets of paper, formerly […]
[uh-mend] /əˈmɛnd/ verb (used with object) 1. to alter, modify, rephrase, or add to or subtract from (a motion, bill, constitution, etc.) by formal procedure: Congress may amend the proposed tax bill. 2. to change for the better; improve: to amend one’s ways. Synonyms: ameliorate, better. Antonyms: worsen. 3. to remove or correct faults in; […]