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DOE

2.
Also, d.o.e. depends on experience; depending on experience: used in stating a salary range in help-wanted ads.
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British Dictionary definitions for d.o.e

doe

/dəʊ/
noun (pl) does, doe
1.
the female of the deer, hare, rabbit, and certain other animals
Word Origin
Old English dā; related to Old English dēon to suck, Sanskrit dhēnā cow

DOE

abbreviation
1.
(in Canada and, formerly, in Britain) Department of the Environment
2.
(in the US) Department of Energy

Doe

/dəʊ/
noun
1.
(law) (formerly) the plaintiff in a fictitious action, Doe versus Roe, to test a point of law See also Roe
2.
(US) John Doe, Jane Doe, an unknown or unidentified male or female person
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Word Origin and History for d.o.e

doe

n.

Old English da "a female deer," of unknown origin, perhaps a Celtic loan-word (cf. Cornish da "fallow deer," Old Irish dam "ox," Welsh dafad "sheep").

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