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education: a course in driver's ed; adult ed.
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a male given name, form of Edgar or Edward.
effective dose for 50 percent of the group; the amount of a drug that is therapeutic in 50 percent of the persons or animals in which it is tested.
a suffix forming the past tense of weak verbs: he crossed the river.
a suffix forming the past participle of weak verbs (he had crossed the river), and of participial adjectives indicating a condition or quality resulting from the action of the verb (inflated balloons).
a suffix forming adjectives from nouns: bearded; monied; tender-hearted.
1. Eastern Department.
2. election district.
3. ex dividend.
4. executive director.
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