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barber

Auslan SignbankDictionary#3539 barber
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As a Noun: 1. A man who cuts men's hair. English = barber. 2. A shop or a place where a barber works. English = barber's. 3. A very short haircut, especially on a man. As a Verb or Adjective: 1. To cut hair quite short, using clippers.

consultant, consultation

Auslan SignbankDictionary#243 consultant
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As a Noun: 1. A person who gives expert advice to people who need professional help. English = consultant. 2. A discussion between people, particularly when questions are asked and advice and information is being given. English = consultation.

uniform

Auslan SignbankDictionary#1765 uniform
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As a Noun: 1. A special set of clothes which some people, for example soldiers or the police, wear at work, and which some children wear at school. English = uniform. As a Verb or Adjective: 1. To be dressed up in or wearing a uniform.

abattoir, slaughter

Auslan SignbankDictionary#4510 abattoir1a
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As a Noun: 1. A place where animals are killed for their meat. English = abattoir. As a Verb or Adjective: 1. To kill animals and then cut them up for their meat. English = slaughter.

flight attendant, flight steward, air-hostess

Auslan SignbankDictionary#2133 air-hostess
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As a Noun: 1. A person who works on an aeroplane and who looks after the passengers, serving them food and drink, and helping them when they need it. English = flight attendant, flight steward, air-hostess. 2. A type of tapered cap, commonly worn by female flight attendants (air-hostesses) in the past.

butcher

Auslan SignbankDictionary#3298 butcher
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As a Noun: 1. A shopkeeper who sells meat. English = butcher. 2. A shop where you can buy meat. English = butcher, butcher's.

clown

Auslan SignbankDictionary#1972 clown1a
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As a Noun: 1. A performer in a circus who wears funny clothes and bright make-up, often with a big red nose, and who does silly things in order to make people laugh. English = clown.

detective

Auslan SignbankDictionary#3667 detective1a
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As a Noun: 1. Someone whose job is to discover what has happened in a crime or other situation and to find the people involved. English = detective.

give in, surrender, retire, give up, yield

Auslan SignbankDictionary#124 give-up
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General Definition: 1. The action of throwing something up in the air, such as a ball, or any thing or action directly or indirectly associated with this, such as the action of throwing up your hands or arms as a gesture of 'giving up'. As a Verb or Adjective: 1. To stop doing or having something. English = give up. 2. To admit that you cannot do something and stop trying to do it. English = give up. 3. To admit that you are defeated or cannot do something. English = give up, give in, surrender. Formal English = yield. 4. Especially of older people, to leave a job and usually to stop working altogether. English = retire.

income, earnings, interest, wage, pay, salary, pension, earn

Auslan SignbankDictionary#1709 income1a
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As a Noun: 1. The money that you earn or that you get from other sources such as investments or pensions. English = income, earnings, interest. 2. The money that is regularly paid to you for working, especially for manual or unskilled work. English = wage, pay. 3. The money that you are paid each month for your job, especially when you have a professional job. English = salary. 4. A sum of money paid to you by the state or a previous employer because you have retired or because you are widowed, disabled or sick. English = pension. As a Verb or Adjective: 1. To earn a wage or salary 2. To be paid a pension. 3. To make or receive money through work or through other sources such as investments or pensions. English = earn. Augmented Meaning: 1. When this sign is repeated it is usually associated with a nominal (noun) meaning (i.e., the sign names an activity) like "earning" or a thing like "wages". However, repetition alone does not make the sign a noun as it could also still be used as a verb to mean "to earn again and again/over time" or "to earn habitually" (e.g., "He is earning more than his father.") Usually it is the other signs in the sentence and the context in which it is made that tells you if a sign is to be understood as a noun or a verb.