pas

noun
\ ˈpä How to pronounce pas (audio) \
plural pas\ ˈpä(z) How to pronounce pas (audio) \

Definition of pas

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1 : the right of precedence
2 : a dance step or combination of steps

Definition of PAS (Entry 2 of 2)

para-aminosalicylic acid

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But apart from the movie itself, fans have also spotted some hilarious, accidental faux-pas throughout the film. Sara Delgado, Teen Vogue, "Fans Spotted Mistakes in Netflix's "The Princess Switch," Including Vanessa Hudgens's Body Double," 19 Nov. 2018 In the early- and mid-20th century, showing one's pregnant belly was treated as a faux-pas. Leah Bourne, Glamour, "The Big Business of Maternity Denim," 24 Aug. 2018 Jordan was credited with three pressures on 17 pass rush snaps by Pro Football Focus and given the highest pass-rush grade of any Seattle linemen. Bob Condotta, The Seattle Times, "Injury updates from Pete Carroll’s Monday press conference: Justin Britt should be back but Seahawks uncertain on Mychal Kendricks," 24 Sep. 2018 In a post-street-style world, being overdressed is no longer considered a faux-pas—whether that translates to formal pajamas for brunch, daytime tulle, or yes, bedazzled stilettos with jeans just because. Ana Colon, Glamour, "25 Pretty Heels to Wear Beyond Special Occasions," 30 Aug. 2018 Mais cela n’empêche pas d’avoir une conversation détendue – regardez jusqu’au bout. Jane Onyanga-omara, USA TODAY, "French President Emmanuel Macron chastises teen in viral video," 19 June 2018 Advice: If Seattle sticks and picks in the first round, Iowa's Josh Jackson seems like an ideal replacement for Sherman given his length (6-0, 196) and production (nation-best 8 INTs, 26 pass break-ups in 2017). Nate Davis, USA TODAY, "Three and out: Seattle Seahawks' 2018 NFL draft needs, prospect fits," 10 Apr. 2018 L?amiti� entre nos deux peuples ne sera pas entach�e par l?irrespect et l?outrance. BostonGlobe.com, "French anger mounts after Trump says Paris needs more guns," 6 May 2018 The puck got to the Flyers defenseman after a cross-ice pass hit off Severson's skate. USA TODAY, "Hischier's late goal lifts Devils over Flyers 4-3," 1 Feb. 2018

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First Known Use of pas

Noun

1707, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for pas

Noun

French, from Latin passus step — more at pace

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PAS

adjective
\ ˈpē-ˈā-ˈes How to pronounce PAS (audio) \

Medical Definition of PAS

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Medical Definition of PAS (Entry 2 of 2)

para-aminosalicylic acid

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