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List of 1000 basic words https://simple.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:List_of_1000_basic_words A a, about, above, across, act, active, activity, add, afraid, after, again, age, ago, agree, air, all, alone, along, already, always, am, amount, an, and, angry, another, answer, any, anyone, anything, anytime, appear, apple, are, area, arm, army, around, arrive, art, as, ask, at, attack, aunt, autumn, away. B baby, back, bad, bag, ball, bank, base, basket, bath, be, bean, bear,...
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First 100 words to learn English (US) from www.lonelyplanet.com/kids/first-words/ hello ice cream water supermarket cat bus dress dog banana carrot taxi t-shirt fish aeroplane horse french fries swimming pool cheese towel doctor apple beach bicycle airport juice bakery shoes phone post office restaurant hotel milk chocolate car hat sunglasses chicken train station toilet bed house pants suitcase plate knife fork spoon computer book sandw...
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come, get, give, go, keep, let, make, put, seem, take, be, do, have, say, see, send, may, will, about, across, after, against, among, at, before, between, by, down, from, in, off, on, over, through, to, under, up, with, as, for, of, till, than, a, the, all, any, every, little, much, no, other, some, such, that, this, I, he, you, who, and, because, but, or, if, though, while, how, when, where, why, again, ever, far, forw...
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Grammar
Irregular Verbs Infinitive - Simple Past - Past Participle alight - alighted, alit - alighted, alit arise - arose - arisen awake - awoke, awaked - awoken, awaked be - was, were - been bear - bore - borne, born beat - beat - beaten, beat become - became - become beget - begot - begotten begin - began - begun bend - bent - bent bereave - bereaved, bereft - bereaved, bereft beseech - besought, beseeched - besought, beseeched bet...
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First 1000 kid's world words Actions walk run jump hop skip stamp turn around dance clap wave catch pull shout scream whisper laugh look listen smell taste touch pat dig wait run jump see fly watch swim hide lift speak talk call believe Pets rabbit cat dog mouse budgie parrot hamster guinea-pig Birthdays balloon make a wish party hats streamers present birthday cake candles cos...
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Basic words Grammar
Conjunctions - and, but, for, nor, or, so, yet,... Coordinating Conjunctions usually comes in the middle of a sentence, and a comma is used before the conjunction (unless both clauses are very short). They join individual words, phrases, and independent clauses. And, but, for, nor, or, so, and yet — are the seven coordinating conjunctions in English. For - Explains reason or purpose (just like “because”) I go to the park often, for I love to feed the birds. And - Adds one thin...
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Basic words Grammar
Prepositions are short words (on, in, to) that usually stand in front of nouns. Prepositions – Time: on, in, at, since, for, ago, before, past, to, till, until, by Use "on" for days of the week. Example: on Monday Use "in" for months / seasons. Example: in January / in winter Use "in" for time of day. Example: in the morning Use "in" to identify certain year of action. Example: in 2016 Use "in" to identify a certain period of time (now till future). Example: in an hour Use "at" for n...
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Glossary Economics
Economics Dictionary Absolute advantage - When a country or individual has can produce a good using fewer resources than another country or individual Absolute poverty - The state of people who live on less than $1.25 per day (purchasing power parity), as defined by the World Bank. Generally, such individual are unable to afford the basic necessities of life: food, shelter, education, health, etc. Ad Valorem taxes - Indirect taxes which are a percentage of the price of the good. For ...
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Glossary Medicine
Glossary of Medical Terms abscess - a localized collection of pus in a cavity formed by disintegration of tissues. achalasia - failure to relax; especially referring to smooth muscle fibers at any junction of the gastrointestinal tract (e.g. openings such as the pylorus, cardia or other sphincter muscles); especially failure of the esophageal sphincter to relax with swallowing. acinus (acini = pl.) - a small sac-like dilatation, e.g. in the lung the basic unit of gas exchange...
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Law Business administration Book
The Project Gutenberg EBook of Business Hints for Men and Women by Alfred Rochefort Calhoun Copyright laws are changing all over the world. Be sure to check the copyright laws for your country before downloading or redistributing this or any other Project Gutenberg eBook. This header should be the first thing seen when viewing this Project Gutenberg file. Please do not remove it. Do not change or edit the header without written permission. Please read the "legal small print," and oth...
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Basic words Grammar
Grammar poem. Every name is called a noun as field and fountain, street and town. In place of a noun the pronoun stands as he and she clap their hands. The adjective describes a thing, as magic wand or bridal ring. The verb means action, something done, to read and write to jump and run. How things are done the adverbs tells us as quickly, slowly, badly or well. Preposition shows relation as in the street or at the station. Conjunction joins in many ways, sentences, words or phr...
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Basic words Grammar
Personal pronouns, subject form - I, you, he, she, it, we, you, they Personal pronouns, object form - me, you, him, her, it, us, you, them Possessive adjective - my, your, his, her, its, our, your, their Possessive pronoun - mine, yours, his, hers, its, ours, yours, theirs Reflexive pronouns - myself, yourself, himself, herself, itself, ourselves, yourselves, themselves Indefinite pronouns (person, place, thing): Indefinite All - everyone, everybody, everywhere, everything Indefinite...
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Glossary Economics
Glossary of economics From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia A Absolute advantage – the ability of a party (an individual, or firm, or country) to produce a greater quantity of a good, product, or service than competitors, using the same amount of resources. (Resource cost advantage) Abandonment of the gold standard – When a government decides to abandon a monetary system in which the standard economic unit of account is based on a fixed quantity of gold. Adaptive expectations –...
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Glossary Engineering Construction
Construction Glossary from Home Building Manual from https://homebuildingmanual.com/Glossary.htm A/C - An abbreviation for air conditioner or air conditioning. A/C Condenser - The outside fan unit of the Air Conditioning system. It removes the heat from the freon gas and "turns" the gas back into a liquid and pumps the liquid back to the coil in the furnace. A/C Disconnect - The main electrical ON-OFF switch near the A/C Condenser. Aerator - The round screened screw-on tip...
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Cooking
Basic ingredients we should have in our kitchen. Dry spices: coarse salt, red chili flakes, black peppercorns, coriander, fennel seeds, paprika, oregano, turmeric, whole nutmeg, bay leaves, cayenne pepper, thyme, cinnamon. Pantry: panko bread crumbs, pasta, couscous, rice, all-purpose flour, white sugar, brown sugar, powdered sugar, baking powder, active dry yeast, chicken stock, beef stock. Refrigerator: milk, butter, heavy cream, eggs, parmesan, bacon, parsley, celery, carrots, le...
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Basic words
English numerals Cardinal numbers refer to the size of a group. In English, these words are numerals. 0 zero (nought) 1 one 2 two 3 three 4 four 5 five 6 six 7 seven 8 eight 9 nine 10 ten 11 eleven 12 twelve (a dozen) 13 thirteen 14 fourteen 15 fifteen (note "f", not "v") 16 sixteen 17 seventeen 18 eighteen (only one "t") 19 nineteen 20 twenty (a score) 30 thirty 40 forty (no "u") 50 fifty (note "f", not "v") 60 sixty 70 ...
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Glossary Medicine
Glossary of medicine From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia This glossary of medical terms is a list of definitions about medicine, its sub-disciplines, and related fields. A AAS – Aarskog-Scott syndrome. Aarskog–Scott syndrome – A rare, inherited (X-linked) disease characterized by short stature, facial abnormalities, skeletal and genital anomalies.[1] Abdomen – The part of the body between the chest and pelvis, which contains most of the tubelike organs of the digestive t...
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Cooking Book
The Project Gutenberg EBook of Stevenson Memorial Cook Book APPETIZERS "Nor love thy life, nor hate, but while thou livest, live well." CHEESE TOAST CANAPE Mrs. C. A. Carscadin Toast small squares or rounds of bread on one side; on the other side grate cheese and set in oven until cheese is melted; add paprika. CHEESE CANAPES Mrs. E. S. Smith Cut bread in quarter-inch slices. Spread lightly with French mustard. Sprinkle with grated cheese and finely chopped olives. Brown sligh...
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Short story
Cinderella, or the little glass slipper by Charles Perrault Once upon a time there was a gentleman who married, for his second wife, the proudest and most haughty woman that ever was seen. She had two daughters of her own, who were, indeed, exactly like her in all things. The gentleman had also a young daughter, of rare goodness and sweetness of temper, which she took from her mother, who was the best creature in the world. The wedding was scarcely over, when the stepmother's bad temp...
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Short story
Fairy tale - The Story of the Wind Ukrainian folktale Once upon a time there dwelt two brethren in one village, and one brother was very, very rich, and the other brother was very, very poor. The rich man had wealth of all sorts, but all that the poor man had was a heap of children. One day, at harvest-time, the poor man left his wife and went to reap and thresh out his little plot of wheat, but the Wind came and swept all his corn away down to the very last grain. The poor man wa...
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Short story
Puss In Boots Once upon a time there was a miller who left no more riches to the three sons he had than his mill, his ass, and his cat. The division was soon made. Neither the lawyer nor the attorney was sent for. They would soon have eaten up all the poor property. The eldest had the mill, the second the ass, and the youngest nothing but the cat. The youngest, as we can understand, was quite unhappy at having so poor a share. "My brothers," said he, "may get their living handsom...
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Psychology Medicine Article
How to support mental health at work Order printed copies of this guide Download a PDF of this guide For many of us, work is a major part of our lives. It is where we spend much of our time, where we get our income and often where we make our friends. Having a fulfilling job can be good for your mental health and general wellbeing. We all have times when life gets on top of us – sometimes that's work-related, like deadlines or travel. Sometimes it's something else – our health, ou...
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Glossary Biology Zoology
Glossary of Zoology Terms and Definitions A Abdomen: Abdomen in mammals is the portion of the body which is located below the rib cage, and in arthropods below the thorax. It is the cavity that contains stomach, intestines, etc. Abscission: Abscission is a process of shedding or separating part of an organism from the rest of it. Common examples are that of, plant parts like leaves, fruits, flowers, and bark being separated from the plant. Accidental: Accidental refers to the occurren...
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Glossary Biology Botany
Glossary of Botanical Terms A Abscisic Acid (ABA): A growth inhibiting hormone enabling perennial plants to tolerate stressful conditions by promoting dormancy, stomatal closure and inhibiting growth. Abscission Zone: The zone at the base of the flower (pedicel), fruit (peduncle) or leaf (petioles), at which plant cells fray off, thereby facilitating the easy fall of these plant parts. Absorption Spectrum: Graph indicating the relative abilities of pigments to absorb various wav...
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Glossary Law
Law Dictionary - Glossary and Meanings of Legal Terms A fortiori: Latin term used to denote a reason, which is similar to the existing one, but more stronger in nature. This term is often used to explain a situation in which one fact is already proven and ascertained, then it can be inferred that the related second fact is more true. For example, it is already proved that 'A' can carry a weight of 120 kilograms. Then, a fortiori, 'A' can also carry this object, which is only 60 kilograms i...
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Glossary Geography
Glossary of Geography Terms and Definitions A Abiotic: All the non-living things, which comprise the environment are known as abiotic factors. Rock, water, mountains are all examples of abiotic elements of environment. Ablation: The geographical term, ablation is defined as the net loss of water from the glacier due to melting, evaporation, sublimation, and calving. Abrasion: Abrasion is the degeneration of land due to 'scouring action of materials'. Absolute Humidity: Absolute...
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Short story
Little Snow-white Fairy tale by The Brothers Grimm Once upon a time in the middle of winter, when the flakes of snow were falling like feathers from the sky, a queen sat at a window sewing, and the frame of the window was made of black ebony. And whilst she was sewing and looking out of the window at the snow, she pricked her finger with the needle, and three drops of blood fell upon the snow. And the red looked pretty upon the white snow, and she thought to herself, "Would that I had a c...
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Glossary Engineering
Glossary of engineering From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia A Absolute electrode potential - In electrochemistry, according to an IUPAC definition,[1] is the electrode potential of a metal measured with respect to a universal reference system (without any additional metal–solution interface). Absolute pressure - Pressure measured in reference to a vacuum Absolute zero - Is the lower limit of the thermodynamic temperature scale, a state at which the enthalpy and entro...
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Law
The United States Constitution We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defence, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America. Article 1. Section 1 All legislative Powers herein granted shall be vested in a Congress of the United States, which shall ...
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Medicine
What is a coronavirus? Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses which may cause illness in animals or humans. In humans, several coronaviruses are known to cause respiratory infections ranging from the common cold to more severe diseases such as Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS). The most recently discovered coronavirus causes coronavirus disease COVID-19. What are the symptoms of COVID-19? The most common symptoms of COVID-19 ...
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Glossary Engineering
Glossary of mechanical engineering From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia A Abrasion – is the process of scuffing, scratching, wearing down, marring, or rubbing away. It can be intentionally imposed in a controlled process using an abrasive. Abrasion can be an undesirable effect of exposure to normal use or exposure to the elements. Accelerated life testing – is the process of testing a product by subjecting it to conditions (stress, strain, temperatures, voltage, vibration rate, p...
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Business administration Article
Self-organisation is the dream of every manager who implements agile methodologies. But does agile help to build such teams? My experience in managing tech teams and recent studies on the topic show that it does. But only as long as team leaders meet specific conditions. In this article, I’m going to take a closer look at these conditions, explain their value to self-organisations, and share some tips to help you start building self-organised teams at your organisation. Agile and self-...
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Arts Article
How to Paint a Blossom with Marney-Rose Edge The Embrace by Marney-Rose Edge Marney-Rose Edge’s watercolour florals capture the delicacy of the blooms and juxtapose them with dramatic backgrounds. The results are stunning works filled with light, colour, and the beauty of nature. For the watermedia piece, The Embrace, Marney-Rose selected a tulip that had been soaking up the sun in her living room and gave it a continued life on paper with its petals reaching out from a deeply colou...
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Glossary Engineering Automotive
Glossary of Automotive Terms A/C compressor - An engine-driven pump in the air conditioning system that increases the pressure of the refrigerant. A/C drain hose - A hose used to drain condensation from the air conditioner evaporator. A-pillar - The roof support structure on either side of a vehicle's windshield. ABS - Antilock braking system. A computer-controlled system that prevents brakes from locking up and tires from skidding during hard braking. Accelerator pedal li...
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Law
The Project Gutenberg Etext of The Declaration of Independence. THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and to assume, among the Powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which the Laws of Nature and of Nature's God entitle them, a decent respect to the opinions of mankind requires that they should declare t...
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Law Book
The Project Gutenberg EBook of The Common Law, by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. THE COMMON LAW By Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. LECTURE I. — EARLY FORMS OF LIABILITY. [1] The object of this book is to present a general view of the Common Law. To accomplish the task, other tools are needed besides logic. It is something to show that the consistency of a system requires a particular result, but it is not all. The life of the law has not been logic: it has been experience. The felt necess...
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Short story
Iliya of Murom and the Robber Nightingale Russian Folktale In the famous city of Murom there once lived a countryman named Ivan Timofeyevich. Now Ivan had a son named Iliya, the joy of his heart, who was thirty years of age before he could walk; when all at once he acquired such strength that he could not only run about, but made for himself a suit of armour and a steel spear, saddled his steed, and went to his parents and begged their blessing. “Dear father and mother,” said he “grant me...
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Arts Article
Ideas for Decorative Papers March 26, 2019 Our expanded selection decorative papers is offering inspiration this spring! In addition Japanese Chiyogami and tissue papers . Their beautiful and delicate patterns, interesting textures, and wide variety of colours offer you a plethora of creative possibilities, whether you’re making paper art or using it for embellishing your work. Chiyogami, also known as Yuzen, is a Japanese screen printed washi paper filled with delicate patterns. The ...
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Engineering Electronics Article
Getting The Most Out of Your LiPo Batteries by John Salt - Updated June 2019 Questions related to LiPo Batteries are some of the most common I get. I've built this page to answer all these great questions, along with other Li-Po battery tips, to help you safely get the most life, value, performance, and of course fun, out of your lithium polymer battery packs. Believe it or not, LiPo RC battery care & understanding involves more than just charge, use, recharge. Speaking of which,...
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Glossary Physics
Glossary of physics From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia ab initio: A mathematical model which seeks to describe atomic nuclei by solving the non-relativistic Schrödinger equation for all constituent nucleons and the forces that exist between them. Such methods yield precise results for very light nuclei but become more approximate for heavier nuclei. Abbe number: Also called the V-number or constringence. In optics and lens design, a measure of a transparent material's dispersion...
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Glossary Biology Microbiology
Glossary of Microbiology Terms and Definitions A Abiotic Factors: Non-living factors that can affect life, like soil, nutrients, climate, wind etc. Absorption Field: An organized system of meticulously constructed narrow trenches, which are partially filled with washed gravel or crushed stone, into which a pipe is placed. Discharges from septic tanks are passed through these trenches. Acetogenic Bacterium: An aerobic, gram negative bacteria, that is rod-shaped, which is made of non-sp...
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Law Book
The Project Gutenberg EBook of The Debs Decision, by Scott Nearing THE DEBS DECISION [1] By SCOTT NEARING Published by THE RAND SCHOOL OF SOCIAL SCIENCE New York City [2] Copyright RAND SCHOOL OF SOCIAL SCIENCE 7 East 15th Street New York 1919 [3] THE DEBS DECISION By SCOTT NEARING 1. THE SUPREME COURT The Supreme Court of the United States on March 10, 1919, handed down a decision on the Debs case. That decision is far-reaching in its immediate significance...
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Cooking Book
The Project Gutenberg EBook of Carving and Serving, by Mrs. D. A. Lincoln CARVING AND SERVING BY MRS. D.A. LINCOLN AUTHOR OF "THE BOSTON COOK BOOK" CARVING AND SERVING. GENERAL DIRECTIONS. "Do you teach your pupils how to carve?" "Please give us a lecture on carving; my husband says he will come if you will." I have been so frequently addressed in this way that I have decided to publish a manual on the Art of Carving. Instruction in this art cannot be given at a lecture with...
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Forestry Book
Project Gutenberg's The Mechanical Properties of Wood, by Samuel J. Record THE MECHANICAL PROPERTIES OF WOOD [Illustration: Frontispiece. _Photo by the author_. Photomicrograph of a small block of western hemlock. At the top is the cross section showing to the right the late wood of one season's growth, to the left the early wood of the next season. The other two sections are longitudinal and show the fibrous character of the wood. To the left is the radial section with th...
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Short story
Aesop's fables from https://www.worldoftales.com/fables/Aesop_fables.html The Cock and the Pearl A cock was once strutting up and down the farmyard among the hens when suddenly he espied something shinning amid the straw. "Ho! ho!" quoth he, "that's for me," and soon rooted it out from beneath the straw. What did it turn out to be but a Pearl that by some chance had been lost in the yard? "You may be a treasure," quoth Master Cock, "to men that prize you, but for me I would rather ...
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Arts Article
Block Printing Basics Photocopy Transfer Print your image and photocopy it with a toner based copier. Place the photocopy face down on the Safety-Kut Block and align the image. Simply use the Chartpak Blender Marker to colour over and completely saturate the entire area of the image. The Chartpak Blender Marker contains xylene, a chemical that transfers the toner from the paper to the block. The xylene has a strong odour and should be used in a well-ventilated area. Tip: For block pr...
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Sports Article
What’s the Average Running Speed and Can You Improve Your Pace? Speeds Improving speed Pacing Stay safe Takeaway Average running speed Average running speeds, or pace, are based on a number of factors. These include current fitness level and genetics. In 2015, Strava, an international running and cycling tracking app, reported the average speed for men in the United States was 9:03 minutes per mile (1.6 kilometers). The average pace for women was 10...
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