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Definition of powers that be, the

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Other terms relating to 'be':

Definitions include: acronym for "be back in a bit", i.e. "I will return in a short amount of time."
Definitions include: acronym for "be back later".
Definitions include: never.
Definitions include: to be leaving.
Definitions include: to devote a significant amount of one's time too.
Definitions include: to be prepared to listen intently.
Definitions include: the best.
Definitions include: to be in a bad situation along with others.
Definitions include: to do something with vigor.
Definitions include: be bothered.
Definitions include: be in serious trouble.
Definitions include: be in serious trouble.
Definitions include: "goodbye".
Definitions include: to be dead.
Definitions include: to be unintelligible.

Other terms relating to 'power':

Definitions include: acronym for "Power on, power off."
Definitions include: the remote control for a television.
Definitions include: to watch a DVD box set of a TV program almost non-stop.
Definitions include: a brief nap intended to increase performance.
Definitions include: a shower during which one consumes alcohol.
Definitions include: the person, people, organization, etc. that is in charge.
Definitions include: in male homosexual sex, a very dominant top.
Definitions include: an instance of someone abusing their position of power.

Other terms relating to 'that':

Definitions include: an ugly face.
Definitions include: superior, as good as it gets.
Definitions include: better than all that.
Definitions include: the best.
Definitions include: et cetera.
Definitions include: "that a".
Definitions include: interjection of encouragement.
Definitions include: interjection of encouragement.
Definitions include: to approve or agree
Definitions include: to do something bad to someone that takes care of one.
Definitions include: British expression meaning that the speaker doesn't want to do something.
Definitions include: it means to ignore, let go or pay him/her no attention.
Definitions include: See burn a bridge.
Definitions include: to change what one says about something.
Definitions include: to understand.

Other terms relating to 'the':

Definitions include: walking, generally as opposed to driving.
Definitions include: interrogation.
Definitions include: extremely intoxicated
Definitions include: information.
Definitions include: something you have now is worth more than two things you have just a chance of getting.
Definitions include: a good estimate.
Definitions include: a secret advantage.
Definitions include: inclusive.
Definitions include: to make a bad situation worse.
Definitions include: with the amount of time left to finish a task rapidly disappearing.
Definitions include: of a male, to urinate.
Definitions include: secret sexual activity with a person other than one's partner.
Definitions include: meaning caring about everything.
Definitions include: extremely popular.
Definitions include: taking a passive role.

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