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Definitions from Wordnet 2.0

  • an assumption that is taken for granted
  • acknowledged as a supposition; "given the engine''s condition, it is a wonder that it started"
  • having possession delivered or transferred without compensation

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  • an assumption that is taken for granted

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  • Given: Given may refer to: Givan, West Azerbaijan, a village in Iran Given, West Virginia, United States Given Imaging, an Israeli medical technology company
  • Given name: A given name (also known as a first name, Christian name, or forename) is a part of a person's personal name. It identifies a specific person, and differentiates
  • Shay Given: Séamus John James "Shay" Given (born 20 April 1976) is an Irish professional footballer who plays as a goalkeeper for Premier League club Stoke City.
  • Given to Fly: Jam. For similarly titled album by Swedish singer Ola, see Given to Fly (Ola album). "Given to Fly" is a song by the American rock band Pearl Jam. Featuring
  • Randall (given name): (disambiguation). Randall /ˈrændl/ is a masculine given name in English, German, and Dutch. Its modern use as a given name originates from the transferred use
  • Kimberly (given name): Kimberly is a female given name of Old English origin. John Wodehouse, 1st Earl of Kimberley, a place in Norfolk, England, popularised the name by giving
  • Chinese given name: Chinese given names (Chinese: 名; pinyin: míng) are the given names adopted by native speakers of the Chinese language, both in majority-Sinophone countries
  • Given, West Virginia: Given is an unincorporated community in southwestern Jackson County, West Virginia, United States. It lies at the intersection of Rock Castle, Shamblin
  • List of most popular given names: common surnames. The most popular given names vary nationally, regionally, and culturally. Lists of widely used given names can consist of those most often
  • Given-When-Then: Given-When-Then or GWT is a semi-structured way to write down test cases. They can either be tested manually or automated as browser tests with Selenium

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* No matter what you've done for yourself or for humanity, if you can't look back on having given love and attention to your own family, what have you really accomplished - Lee Iacocca

* One, a robot may not injure a human being, or through inaction, allow a human being to come to harm Two, a robot must obey the orders given it by human beings except where such orders would conflict with the First Law Three, a robot must protect its own existence as long as such protection does not conflict with the First or Second Laws. - Isaac Asimov

* The censure of those who are opposed to us, is the highest commendation that can be given us. - Antoine De Saint-Exupery

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