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alcoholic, alcoholism

Auslan SignbankDictionary#3168 alcoholic1a
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As a Noun: 1. A person who is addicted to alcohol and continues drinking even though it makes them ill. English = alcoholic. 2.

government, minister

Auslan SignbankDictionary#3185 government.sash
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As a Noun: 1. The group of people who are responsible for governing a country or state. English = government. 2. The departments, ministries, and committees that carry out the decisions of the political leaders of a country. English = government. 3. A person who is in charge of a particular government department. English = minister.

look, look at

Auslan SignbankDictionary#1163 look1c
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As a Noun: 1. Someone who has been legally appointed to look after the affairs of another person, for example a child or someone who is mentally ill. English=guardian 2. 3. The guardian of something is someone who defends and protects it. English=guardian

look after, take care, carer

Auslan SignbankDictionary#1411 look-after1a
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As a Noun: 1. [Usually repeated] A person who regularly looks after a child or a person who is sick, elderly or has a disability. English = carer. 2. As a Verb or Adjective: 1. To do whatever is necessary to keep someone or something safe. English = look after, take care of.

natural, normal, of course, naturally

Auslan SignbankDictionary#1412 natural1a
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As a Verb or Adjective: 1. To be what happens or is the case because it is part of the usual processes of life and has little or nothing to do with changes made by humans. English = (be) natural. 2. To be a part of someone's personality without them acting or changing themselves in any way. English = (be) natural. 3. To be usual and ordinary, and what people expect. English = (be) normal. 4. Interactive: 1. Used alone to show your strong agreement with what someone has said. You think this is something that everyone would know or agree with. English = 'Of course!', 'Naturally'

privacy, private, confidential, privately

Auslan SignbankDictionary#2819 private
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As a Noun: 1. The ability to do things alone without other people seeing or disturbing you. English = privacy. 2. The ability to keep information about yourself and stop other people making the information public. English = privacy. As a Verb or Adjective: 1. To be for the use of one person or group only, rather than for the general public. English = (be) private. 2. To be kept secret and not told or shown to anyone else. English = (be) private, (be) confidential. 3. As Modifier: 1. Used after (or before) a verb (action) sign to mean that the action was done with only certain people being present or with only certain people knowing about it because it is to be kept secret. English = privately, in private.

private, confidential

Auslan SignbankDictionary#230 private.QLD
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As a Verb or Adjective: 1. To be kept secret and not told or shown to anyone else. English = (be) private, (be) confidential. 2.

think, thought, reckon, brain

Auslan SignbankDictionary#349 think1a
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As a Noun: 1. An idea that you have in your mind. English = thought. 2. The organ inside your head that enables you to think and feel things such as heat and pain. English = brain. As a Verb or Adjective: 1. To use your mind to form an opinion, idea or image of something. English = think. 2. To have an opinion that something is true or the case. English = think. Informal English = reckon. 3. Of an idea or thought, for it to suddenly come into your mind or awareness.

consideration, reflection (thinking), rumination, consider, ponder, reflect (think), ruminate

Auslan SignbankDictionary#354 consider1a
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As a Noun: 1. Careful and prolonged thought about something. English = consideration. 2. Careful and prolonged thought about something in depth. English = reflection. Formal English = rumination. As a Verb or Adjective: 1. To think about something carefully and at length. English = consider. 2. To think about something carefully, slowly, at length and in depth. English = ponder, reflect upon. Formal English = ruminate.

chat, communication, interaction, converse, discuss, communicate, interact, consult, consultation

Auslan SignbankDictionary#2670 discuss1a
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As a Noun: 1. The exchange of pleasantries, news or information between two people. English = conversation, dialogue, discussion. Informal English = chat. 2. The exchange of information between people. English = communication. 3. The activity through which people communicate, work and socialise together. English = interaction. 4. A discussion between people especially when advice is being given. English = consultation. As a Verb or Adjective: 1. To exchange pleasantries, news or information with another person. English = converse, discuss. Informal English = chat. 2. To exchange information between people. English = communicate. 3. To communicate, work and socialise together. English = interact. 4. Of two or more people, to talk and exchange ideas and opinions. English = consult.