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DO YOU KNOW THIS VOCABULARY FROM "THE HANDMAID'S TALE"?

"The Handmaid's Tale" was required reading for many of us in school. Everyone else has probably watched the very popular and addictive TV show. Do you remember this vocabulary from the book, and do you know what these terms mean?
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Definition for als (2 of 4)

al
[ ahl ]
/ ɑl /

noun

Origin of al

From the Hindi word āl

Definition for als (3 of 4)

Al
[ al ]
/ æl /

noun

a male given name: form of Albert, Alfred, Aloysius.

Definition for als (4 of 4)

a.l.s.

autograph letter, signed.
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British Dictionary definitions for als (1 of 4)

ALS

abbreviation for

autograph letter signed

British Dictionary definitions for als (2 of 4)

al

the internet domain name for

Albania

British Dictionary definitions for als (3 of 4)

Al

the chemical symbol for

aluminium

British Dictionary definitions for als (4 of 4)

AL

abbreviation for

Alabama
Anglo-Latin
(in the US and Canada) American League (of baseball teams)
Albania (international car registration)
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Medical definitions for als (1 of 2)

ALS

abbr.

amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
antilymphocyte serum

Medical definitions for als (2 of 2)

Al

The symbol for the elementaluminum
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Scientific definitions for als

Al

The symbol for aluminum.
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