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Not using or involving machines or automatic devices.‘non-mechanized agricultural operations’
- ‘Tanks versus a primarily non-mechanised army could only lead to one result.’
- ‘Unloading cargo at non-mechanised berths is costlier and time-consuming.’
- ‘And as the photos demonstrate, they now provide non-mechanized transportation routes to school and shopping in some areas of the city.’
- ‘The spiny lobster and sand lobster totalling about 2,600 tonnes are caught annually from the inshore waters by mechanised and non-mechanised units.’
- ‘We believe that the early results from phase-2 samples may be very encouraging, with high grades and the possible presence of larger gem quality diamonds than have previously been recovered from the earlier non-mechanized sampling.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.