English As A Second Language (ESL)

Business / Human Resources (HR) / English As A Second Language (ESL): English language training provided to individuals who do not speak English as their primary language.

Other Words for Language

Language Attributive Synonyms: speech, tongue, idiom, parlance, dialect, idiolect, patois, jargon, cant, argot, vernacular, lingo
Language Noun Synonyms: jargon, lingua franca, vocabulary, terminology, vernacular, lingo

Other Words for Second

Second Verb Synonyms: moment, instant, flash, minute, twinkling or wink or bat (of an eye), split second, sec, jiffy, two shakes (of a lamb's tail), tick, half a mo
Second Noun Synonyms: alternate, other
Second Adjective Synonyms: subsequent, following, next


Entertainment / Photography / Paraphotography: General term for non-silver-halide image forming processes. MORE


Entertainment / Photography / Paraphenylenediamine: Reducing agent used in some fine grain and color developers. MORE


Business / Construction / Parapet: A wall placed at the edge of a roof to prevent people from falling off. MORE

Parapatric Speciation

Science / Marine Biology / Parapatric Speciation: The differentiation into distinct species of populations experiencing some gene flow MORE


Entertainment / Literature / Paraphrase: A brief restatement in one's own words of all or part of a literary or critical work, as opposed to quotation, in which one reproduces all or part of a literary or critical work word-for-word, exactly MORE


Entertainment / Literature / Pararhyme: Wilfred Owen's term for a slant rhyme. An example appears in his poem, 'Strange Meeting,' in which Owen rhymes words like years / yours and tigress / progress. MORE