E-Prime

A modified form of English that eliminates the verb be and thus avoids the passive voice, intended to reduce the dogmatism of language and the likelihood of misunderstanding and conflict.

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  • Prime number — Prime redirects here. For other uses, see Prime (disambiguation). A prime number (or a prime) is a natural number greater than 1 that has no positive divisors other than 1 and itself. A natural number greater than 1 that is not a prime number is… …   Wikipedia

  • Prime Computer — Prime Computer, Inc. was a Natick, Massachusetts based producer of minicomputers from 1972 until 1992. The alternative spellings PR1ME and PR1ME Computer were used as brand names or logos by the company. Contents 1 Founders 2 History 3 Operating… …   Wikipedia

  • Prime (Transformers) — Prime is a title in Transformers fiction, the designation given to the leader of the Autobots and bearer of the Autobot Matrix of Leadership. The Japanese equivalent of Prime is Convoy, sometimes explained in Western Transformers folklore as an… …   Wikipedia

  • prime — 1. (pri m ) adj.    Mot ancien qui signifiait premier, et qui n est plus usité seul ; on s en sert encore dans les locutions suivantes. 1°   De prime abord, en premier lieu. •   De prime abord sont par la bonne dame Expédiés tous les péchés menus …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • Prime time — or primetime is the block of programming on television during the middle of the evening. Definition In North America, television networks feed their prime time programming in two blocks: one for the Eastern, Central, and Mountain time zones, and… …   Wikipedia

  • Prime Minister of New Zealand — Ministry …   Wikipedia

  • prime minister — prime ministerial /pruym min euh stear ee euhl/, adj. prime ministership, n. prime ministry. the principal minister and head of government in parliamentary systems; chief of the cabinet or ministry: the British prime minister. [1640 50] * * * or… …   Universalium

  • Prime Minister of Thailand — นายกรัฐมนตรีแห่งราชอาณาจักรไทย Standard of the Prime Minister …   Wikipedia

  • Prime Minister of the Netherlands — Minister President Coat of Arms …   Wikipedia

  • Prime — can refer to: * Prime number, an integer greater than 1 which is only divisible by 1 and itself * Prime (symbol), the ′ mark ** 3′ end and 5′ end ( three prime end , five prime end ) in biochemistry * Prime (liturgy), a liturgical office (service …   Wikipedia

  • Prime brokerage — is the generic name for a bundled package of services offered by investment banks and securities firms to hedge funds and other professional investors needing the ability to borrow securities and cash to be able to invest on a leveraged basis and …   Wikipedia

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