“The bond between children and their parents is the strongest bind on earth” [closed]

It’s difficult to tell what is being asked here. This question is ambiguous, vague, incomplete, overly broad, or rhetorical and cannot be reasonably answered in its current form. For help clarifying this question so that it can be reopened, visit the help center. Closed 8 years ago. Does this sentence make sense? The bond between … Read more

Single word for “hospital woman worker”

I have been looking for a single word for “hospital woman worker”. She will not do any medical related work. She will be doing cleaning, newborn care, and she will also support all the work of hospital employees. Can anyone tell me the single word for “hospital woman worker”? Answer Candy striper – A hospital … Read more

“Race” is to “racist” as “knowledge” and “disposition” are to what words?

race → racist freedom → fascist (for example) knowledge → ? disposition → ? What’s the word to describe a person who is disrespectful of your knowledge or disposition? Answer Racist means “discriminatory against on the basis of your race”, not merely “disrespectful towards”. And fascist means a proponent of a specific political theory, not … Read more

Meaning of “lead conversions” [closed]

Closed. This question is off-topic. It is not currently accepting answers. Want to improve this question? Update the question so it’s on-topic for English Language & Usage Stack Exchange. Closed 8 years ago. Improve this question In the context of enterprises developing software what is the meaning of the phrase “lead conversions”? Answer Both words … Read more

Type of noun from the sentence [closed]

Closed. This question is off-topic. It is not currently accepting answers. Want to improve this question? Update the question so it’s on-topic for English Language & Usage Stack Exchange. Closed 2 years ago. Improve this question “Seeing the baby the mother rose in her.” Is the word ‘mother’ in the above sentence a: (a) Common … Read more

Is it really correct to say that some nouns are countable and others are uncountable?

It is generally accepted practice in linguistics that common nouns are classified into count nouns (aka, countable nouns) and non-count nouns (aka, uncountable nouns or mass nouns). For example, in The Cambridge Grammar of the English Language (Page 334) says: As the terms indicate, count nouns denote entities that can be counted, while non-count nouns … Read more

Meaning of ‘calcination’ figuratively [closed]

Closed. This question is off-topic. It is not currently accepting answers. Want to improve this question? Update the question so it’s on-topic for English Language & Usage Stack Exchange. Closed 2 years ago. Improve this question I’d like to know the meaning of ‘calcination’ here: Chinese civilization is one of the world’s ancient calcinations. From … Read more

“I visited Dan, the Doctor” or “I visited Dan, the doctor”?

My son brought home his 1st Grade homework… I seem to think the 1st sentence is correct…. Which sentence is written correctly? I visited Dan, the Doctor. I visited Dan, the doctor. Any help with clarifying why either is correct would be appreciated. Answer As pointed out in the previous answer, the second sentence is … Read more

what do you call a civilized person? [closed]

Closed. This question is off-topic. It is not currently accepting answers. Want to improve this question? Update the question so it’s on-topic for English Language & Usage Stack Exchange. Closed 5 years ago. Improve this question what do you call a civilized person? Civilian doesn’t count, since a soldier can be civilized as well. I … Read more

Difference between “derogation” and “inferiorization”

If both derogation and inferiorization can be used to describe an insult, what is the difference between them? Answer By “used as insult”, you apparently mean “used as means of insult”. If we suppose that inferiorization is a word, and that it means “process of making something inferior”, the first of the two most-common senses … Read more