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noun. sultan of Syria and Egypt; reconquered Jerusalem from the Christians in 1187 but was defeated by Richard Coeur de Lion in 1191 (1137-1193).
noun. (reduction to the absurd) a disproof by showing that the consequences of the proposition are absurd; or a proof of a proposition by showing that its negation leads to a contradiction.
- reductio ad absurdum
adjective. ['ˈædˈlɪb'] with little or no preparation or forethought.
verb. ['ˈædˈlɪb'] perform without preparation.
adjective. ['ˈædˈlɪb'] said or done without having been planned or written in advance.
- fall short of
- stay in place
noun. ['ˈædˈlɪb'] remark made spontaneously without prior preparation.
- fitted out
noun. ['ˈæd'] a public promotion of some product or service.
- direct mail
- newspaper ad
- commercial message
- newspaper advertisement
- top billing
- promotional material
- ad (Latin)
adverb. in the Christian era; used before dates after the supposed year Christ was born.