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EST

or E.S.T. e.s.t

1.
Eastern Standard Time.

-est1

1.
a suffix forming the superlative degree of adjectives and adverbs:
warmest; fastest; soonest.
Origin of -est1
Middle English; Old English -est, -ost. Compare Greek -isto-

-est2

1.
a native English suffix formerly used to form the second person singular indicative of verbs:
knowest; sayest; goest.
Also, -st.
Origin
Middle English; Old English -est, -ast, -st, 2nd person singular present indicative endings of some verbs (-s earlier verbal ending + -t, by assimilation from thū thou1) and 2nd person singular past endings of weak verbs (earlier -es + -t)

est.

1.
established.
2.
3.
4.
estimated.
5.

laborare est orare

[lah-boh-rah-re est oh-rah-re; English lab-uh-rair-ee est uh-rair-ee] /ˌlɑ boʊˈrɑ rɛ ɛst oʊˈrɑ rɛ; English ˌlæb əˈrɛər i ɛst əˈrɛər i/
Latin.
1.
to work is to pray.

magna est veritas, et praevalebit

[mahg-nah est we-ri-tahs, et prahy-wah-le-bit; English mag-nuh est ver-i-tas, et pree-vuh lee-bit] /ˈmɑg nɑ ɛst ˈwɛ rɪˌtɑs, ɛt ˌpraɪ wɑˈlɛ bɪt; English ˈmæg nə ɛst ˈvɛr ɪˌtæs, ɛt ˌpri və ˈli bɪt/
Latin.
1.
truth is great and will prevail.

scientia est potentia

[skee-en-tee-ah est poh-ten-tee-ah; English see-en-shee-uh est poh-ten-shee-uh] /skiˈɛn tiˌɑ ɛst poʊˈtɛn tiˌɑ; English siˈɛn ʃi ə ɛst poʊˈtɛn ʃi ə/
Latin.
1.
knowledge is power.
Also, scientia potentia est.

ars est celare artem

[ahrs est ke-lah-re ahr-tem; English ahrz est suh-ley-ree ahr-tuh m, -lair-ee, ahrs] /ɑrs ɛst kɛˈlɑ rɛ ˈɑr tɛm; English ɑrz ɛst səˈleɪ ri ˈɑr təm, -ˈlɛər i, ɑrs/
Latin.
1.
it is art to conceal art; true art conceals the means by which it is achieved.

de gustibus non est disputandum

[de goo s-ti-boo s nohn est dis-poo-tahn-doo m; English dee guhs-tuh-buh s non est dis-pyoo-tan-duh m] /dɛ ˈgʊs tɪˌbʊs noʊn ɛst ˌdɪs pʊˈtɑn dʊm; English di ˈgʌs tə bəs nɒn ɛst ˌdɪs pyʊˈtæn dəm/
Latin.
1.
there is no disputing about tastes.
Also, de gustibus non disputandum est.

dulce et decorum est pro patria mori

[doo l-ke et de-koh-room est proh pah-tree-ah moh-ree; English duhl-see et di-kawr-uh m est proh pey-tree-uh mawr-ahy, mohr-ahy, -kohr-uh m] /ˈdʊl kɛ ɛt dɛˈkoʊ rum ɛst proʊ ˈpɑ triˌɑ ˈmoʊ ri; English ˈdʌl si ɛt dɪˈkɔr əm ɛst proʊ ˈpeɪ tri ə ˈmɔr aɪ, ˈmoʊr aɪ, -ˈkoʊr əm/
Latin.
1.
sweet and fitting it is to die for one's country.

errare humanum est

[er-rah-re hoo-mah-noo m est; English e-rair-ee hyoo-mey-nuh m est] /ɛrˈrɑ rɛ huˈmɑ nʊm ˈɛst; English ɛˈrɛər i hyuˈmeɪ nəm ˈɛst/
1.
Latin. to err is human.
Also, humanum est errare
[hoo-mah-noo m est er-rah-re; English hyoo-mey-nuh m est e-rair-ee, -mah-] /huˈmɑ nʊm ɛst ɛrˈrɑ rɛ; English hyuˈmeɪ nəm ɛst ɛˈrɛər i, -ˈmɑ-/ (Show IPA)
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est1

/ɛst/
noun
1.
a treatment intended to help people towards psychological growth, in which they spend many hours in large groups, deprived of food and water and hectored by stewards
Word Origin
Erhard Seminars Training; after Werner Erhard, American businessman, who devised the system

est2

abbreviation
1.
Also estab. established
2.
estimate(d)

EST

abbreviation
1.
Eastern Standard Time
2.
electric-shock treatment
3.
Estonia (international car registration)

-est1

suffix
1.
forming the superlative degree of adjectives and adverbs: shortest, fastest
Word Origin
Old English -est, -ost

-est2

suffix
1.
forming the archaic second person singular present and past indicative tense of verbs: thou goest, thou hadst
Word Origin
Old English -est, -ast
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EST in Culture
De gustibus non est disputandum [(day goos-ti-boos nohn est dis-poo-tahn-dem)]

Latin for “There's no disputing about taste.” Another version of this saying is “There's no accounting for taste.”

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