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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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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Given'

  • 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 personal name, first name, or forename) is a part of a person's full nomenclature. It identifies a specific person, and
  • Áine (given name): pronounced "on-yah" or "awn-yah" depending on location) is an Irish female given name. Notable people with the name include: Áine Brady (born 1954), Irish
  • 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.

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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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