|too many people involved ruin the cooking, a matter which is undertaken by too many individuals will not succeed||too many cooks spoil the broth|
|(about a disease) affecting many people at once; widespread, very common||epidemical|
|(about a disease) affecting many people at once; widespread, very common, fast-spreading disease, outbreak, plague, something which spreads quickly (i.e. a disease), rapid development, spreading unusually quickly and extensively||epidemic|
|(about a motor vehicle) be involved in a situation in which a vehicle turns less sharply than desired because the front wheels slide during a turn, (about a motor vehicle) condition in which a vehicle turns less sharply than desired because the front w...||understeer|
|(British spelling for enrollment) registration, signing up; amount of people registered||enrolment|
|(British spelling for plow) cut into the soil with a plough; advance through great effort; pave the way; fail, not succeed, (British spelling for plow) farming tool used for cutting into the ground||plough|
|(British) destroy, annihilate; strike suddenly, make a surprise assault, opening allowing drainage from building, opening for draining water from deck, opening for draining water from the deck of a ship (Nautical), sink ship, wreck or ruin something||scupper|
|(British) leaflet of two to four pages; protective cover for a tent, printed matter||flysheet|
|(Business) member of a corporation (association of individuals legally authorized to act as an individual), corporation member||corporator|
|(Chemistry) specialist in microanalysis (branch of chemistry that studies very small particles of matter)||microanalyst|
|(Computers and Communications) nickname for people who live on the edge of modern society (controlled by media and technology) who fight and defeat the establishment, futuristic science fiction||cyberpunk|
|(Cooking) flavoring made from finely chopped vegetables and herbs with meat; mixture of finely chopped vegetables used as a bed for braised meat||mirepoix|
|(Cooking) served in a liquor that is set aflame (especially a dessert)||flambe|
|(Cooking) type of sweet rice wine (Japanese)||mirin|
|(French) crowd of people||foule|
|(French) humorist or joker, somebody involved with farces||farceur|
|(Grammar) word used to modify adjectives and adverbs and show relation between two conditions (i.e. The more I study, the more I learn), all people of a particular type, by how much or by that much, definite article used to specify one person or item i...||the|
|(Greek Mythology) of the Hyperboreans (people who live in a country located beyond the north wind where there is perpetual sunshine and plenty), member of a people who live in a country located beyond the north wind where there is perpetual sunshine an...||Hyperborean|
|(Informal) pretentiously artistic, pompously presenting oneself as interested in or involved in the arts (also arty), affectedly artistic||artsy|
|(Informal) wealthy or fashionable famous people who are considered as a group; fashionable celebrities, glamorous people||glitterati|
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