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parish

Short Definition : area in the care of a single priest and served by one main church

Definition
(noun) a local church community
Definition
(noun) the local subdivision of a diocese committed to one pastor
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for parish

pa + rish = my dad(pa) is rishi munni(priest)
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by friendofafriend

parish sounds p-ri-sh-t.
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by garrulous

IN INDIA WE HAVE "PARSH-AD WHO IS INCHARGE OF SMALL SEGMENT OF DISTRIST,,
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by CRAZY HEAD

Parish people (church community) consider themselves to be 'PARI's
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by Srividya Srikumar

parity

Short Definition : equality; close resemblance; CF. disparate

Definition
(noun) (obstetrics) the number of liveborn children a woman has delivered
Synonyms : para
Example Sentence
  • the parity of the mother must be considered
  • a bipara is a woman who has given birth to two children

Definition
(noun) (mathematics) a relation between a pair of integers: if both integers are odd or both are even they have the same parity; if one is odd and the other is even they have different parity
Example Sentence
  • parity is often used to check the integrity of transmitted data

Definition
(noun) (computer science) a bit that is used in an error detection procedure in which a 0 or 1 is added to each group of bits so that it will have either an odd number of 1's or an even number of 1's; e.g., if the parity is odd then any group of bits that arrives with an even number of 1's must contain an error
Synonyms : check bit , parity bit

Definition
(noun) (physics) parity is conserved in a universe in which the laws of physics are the same in a right-handed system of coordinates as in a left-handed system
Definition
(noun) functional equality
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for parity

parity.......divide it like pari(pair)...pairs always exhibit equality in their choices.
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by preetisoni2411

parity...sounds like PARTY.....party is given to people of EQUAL status..
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by preetisoni2411

well another could be in medical science..wher parity means how many times a lady give births...so there is A CLOSE RESEMBLANCE....in her children.
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by preetisoni2411

parity...in maths..parity means to find the EQUALITY BETWEEN TWO numbers whether the number is EVEN OR ODD.
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by preetisoni2411

parity rhyme with DisPARITY WHICH IS DIS(NOT)+PARITY(EQUALITY)= INEQUALTIY
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by killer0061

purchasing power parity (PPP)... WE DAILY COME through it..means an indication of the way, the exchange rate EQUALIZE THE PURCHASING POWER OF different currencies.
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by preetisoni2411

Remember the most common word social disparity which means social ineuality dis means not parity means equality
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by santosh pokhrel

Parity comes from "par". Live below and above par, when it is at par- equal, it is parity, equality or close.
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by uttarasn

parlance

Short Definition : language; manner of speaking; idiom; Ex. in legal/common parlance

Definition
(noun) a manner of speaking that is natural to native speakers of a language
Synonyms : idiom

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for parlance

Focus on PAR(ticular) LAN(guage) So Parlance is a PARticular manner of speaking a LANguage.
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by r4nj33t

parlance taken from 'parler' which means to speak. Thus parlance is nothing but a language.
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by deepster89

parley

Short Definition : conference (between opponents); CF. speak

Definition
(noun) a negotiation between enemies
Definition
(verb) discuss, as between enemies
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for parley

parley sounds like parliament... where CONFERENCE is held between opponents ...
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by kvsharat

parley reminds us of parle biscuts....when you attend a CONFERENCE bisleri water and PARLE biscuts are served
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by manasad

sounds like parlay.biscuit company...so a conferece between parlay and sunfeast biscuit company heads.
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by preetisoni2411

Parley ~ Miley (Meet in Hindi) ; When people attend a conference, they meet each other
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by khushi5

par+ley:par means others and ley means lay(calm) down or pacify.so negotiation between enemies.
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by gre_10

in the movie 'Pirates of Caribbean' ; pirates, in difficult times, use the right of 'parley' which is right of negotiation
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by enigmatic.lucifer

Pirates of the Carribean .. Remember Jack Sparrow saying PARLEY . a conference with the pirates!!
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by guruprasad

two golfing opponents (enemies) negotiate who will first attempt to make PAR and theres no way in hell (L) it will be EasY (EY) for either of them (LEY so we don't confuse with parLAY)
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by Pneumonoultra

PARTY without all the fun
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by usairforce1985

Parley : An negotiation between Enemies Truce : A Tacit Agreement between enemies for not fighting. First they eat Parley - G while negotiating and then they Have Truce (Juice) before agreeing not to fight.
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by waheedsid

parochial

Short Definition : narrow in scope or outlook; provincial; related to parishes

Definition
(adj) relating to or supported by or located in a parish
Example Sentence
  • parochial schools

Definition
(adj) narrowly restricted in outlook or scope
Synonyms : insular
Example Sentence
  • little sympathy with parochial mentality
  • insular attitudes toward foreigners

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for parochial

link this with paro....(of devdas)...whose parents were narrow in their outlook for devdas family , so they married her to someone else.
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by preetisoni2411

Having PARTIAL vision
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by ratonahat

This word is derived from 'parish' i.e. which means "local".parochial outlook is local,"restrained"
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by mohanster

link this ti par(foot in english),par are at the bottom of body so parochial is linked to something down in vision or outlook
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by pontingmartin

the inhabitant of parish are narrow minded
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by lazyboy

1. परिमित 2. संकीर्ण 3. सीमित 4. घिरा हुआ
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by krishnakant

parody

Short Definition : humorous imitation; spoof; takeoff; travesty; V.

Definition
(noun) a composition that imitates or misrepresents somebody's style, usually in a humorous way
Definition
(noun) humorous or satirical mimicry
Synonyms : mockery , takeoff

Definition
(verb) make a spoof of or make fun of
Definition
(verb) make a parody of
Synonyms : burlesque , spoof
Example Sentence
  • The students spoofed the teachers

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for parody

parody..parrot..always imitates people often in a humorous way.
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by preetisoni2411

par+ ody :think of parrot for par n comedy ( humorous )for ody.. parrot imitates in a funny way
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by spirit

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