2017年5月28日 星期日

lore, innuendo, encumbered

The lore[edit]


Harry Frazee sold Babe Ruth to the Yankees.
Although it had long been noted that the selling of Ruth had been the beginning of a decline in the Red Sox' fortunes, the term "curse of the Bambino" was not in common use until the publication of the book The Curse of the Bambino by Dan Shaughnessy in 1990. It became a key part of the Red Sox lore in the media thereafter, and Shaughnessy's book became required reading in some high school English classes in New England.[7][8]



"It’s not every day that a country appoints as its global representative a known liar, a character for whom gross exaggeration, insult and racist innuendo seem utterly untroubling, a man apparently devoid of deep conviction about anything other than his own importance."


As the Telegraph’s Brussels correspondent between 1989 and 1994, he invented a self-serving journalistic genre that set a poisonous tone for British…
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free and unencumbered


Unlike the more familiar home-schoolers of recent years, unschoolers tend not to be religiously motivated. They simply do not approve of ordinary education, and have decided to rearrange their lives around letting their children explore their worlds, unencumbered by the usual pupil-teacher relationship.



However, Mr. Kerkorian and Mr. York may decide that they can do more to jump-start GM's stock from outside, where they would be unencumbered by restrictions on share trading or public criticism of management that could apply to board members. In recent months, disgruntled shareholders at other companies, notably Carl Icahn at Time Warner Inc., have tried to force management and strategic changes through public pressure.



By hook or by crook, through innuendo, threat, logic, demonstration - this is how Champions get Six Sigma driven through an organization. At the same time, they perform their magic with the backing of an infrastructure that supports self-teaching, the unencumbered proliferation of knowledge and independence from consultancies. Consultants are good for initiating a Six Sigma drive, configuring and supporting first-stage deployment and training master Black Belts. After this, internal master Black Belts should be capable of training subsequent waves of Black Belts and providing technical support and on-the-job mentoring.


Lore definition, the body of knowledge, especially of a traditional, anecdotal, or popular nature, on a particular subject: the lore of herbs




innuendo 

Pronunciation: /ˌɪnjʊˈɛndəʊ/ 

NOUN (plural innuendoes or innuendos)

An allusive or oblique remark or hint, typically a suggestive or disparaging one:she’s always making sly innuendoes[MASS NOUN]: a constant torrent of innuendo, gossip, lies, and half-truths
Origin

Mid 16th century (as an adverb in the sense 'that is to say, to wit', used in legal documents to introduce an explanation): Latin, 'by nodding at, by pointing to', ablative gerund ofinnuere, from in- 'towards' + nuere 'to nod'. The noun dates from the late 17th century.


unencumbered Note: click on a word meaning below to see its connections and related words.

The adjective has 2 meanings:
━━ a. じゃまされない; 債務のない; 係累のない.
Meaning #1: free of encumbrance
Antonym: encumbered (meaning #1)
(encumbrance━━ n. 妨害, じゃま(物), 重荷; 係累, こども; 【法】抵当権(など). liability
n.
  1. One that encumbers; a burden or impediment.
  2. Law. A lien or claim on property.)

Meaning #2: not burdened with cares or responsibilities


unencumberedpronunciation


IN BRIEF: adj. - Not burdened or hampered.


Unencumbered

Property that is not subject to any creditor claims or liens.
Investopedia Says:
For example, if a house is owned free and clear (meaning the owner owes no mortgage to anyone), it is unencumbered. Also, if a person were to buy stocks with cash rather than on margin, it is unencumbered.

adj. - 沒有阻礙的, 不受妨礙的

日本語 (Japanese)
adj. - 妨げのない, 邪魔の無い, 抵当に入っていない


encumbered


The adjective has one meaning:
Meaning #1: loaded to excess or impeded by a heavy load
Antonym: unencumbered (meaning #1)

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