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addresses

verb
present tense third-person singular of address

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(Entry 1 of 2)

1 to deal with (something) usually skillfully or efficiently
  • the problem will only get worse if you don't address it now

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2 to occupy (oneself) diligently or with close attention
  • please address yourself to what I'm saying and not to the television

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3 to transmit information or requests to
  • you may address the manager about your problems tomorrow

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addresses

noun
plural of address

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1 a usually formal discourse delivered to an audience
  • George Washington's Farewell Address
  • a papal address

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2 the way or manner in which one conducts oneself
  • a gentleman with all of poise and social address that one would expect of someone coming from old money

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“Addresses.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/addresses. Accessed 6 Aug. 2020.

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