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{adj: obscure, vague} not clearly understood or expressed
"an obscure turn of phrase"
"an impulse to go off and fight certain obscure battles of his own spirit"-Anatole Broyard
"their descriptions of human behavior become vague, dull, and unclear"- P.A.Sorokin
"vague...forms of speech...have so long passed for mysteries of science"- John Locke



{adv: per annum, p.a., per year, each year, annually} by the year; every year (usually with reference to a sum of money paid or received)
"he earned $100,000 per annum"
"we issue six volumes per annum"

{n: public address system, P.A. system, PA system, P.A., PA} an electronic amplification system used as a communication system in public areas

{v: page} call out somebody's name over a P.A. system

{v: rig up} erect or construct, especially as a temporary measure
"Can he rig up a P.A. system?"


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