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da

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or Da

[ duh; Italian dah; Portuguese duh, dah ]
/ də; Italian dɑ; Portuguese də, dɑ /
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preposition
from; of (used in Italian and Portuguese personal names, originally to indicate place of origin): Lorenzo da Ponte; Vasco da Gama.
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Origin of da

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<Italian da ≪ Latin about, concerning + ab, ā from; <Portuguese da, contraction of de of, from (<Latin ) + a feminine singular definite article (≪ Latin illa that)

Other definitions for da (2 of 8)

da2
[ dah ]
/ dɑ /

adverb, noun Russian.
yes.

Other definitions for da (3 of 8)

DA1
[ dee-ey ]
/ ˈdiˈeɪ /

noun, plural DAs, DA's.
a male hairstyle, especially of the 1950s, in which the hair is slicked back on both sides to overlap at the back of the head.

Origin of DA

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A euphemistic abbreviation of duck's ass

Other definitions for da (4 of 8)

DA2

Department of Agriculture.
Dictionary of Americanisms.

Other definitions for da (5 of 8)

da.

abbreviation
daughter.
day; days.

Other definitions for da (6 of 8)

DA.

abbreviation
(in Algeria) dinar; dinars.

Other definitions for da (7 of 8)

D/A

(sometimes lowercase) days after acceptance.
deposit account.
documents against acceptance.
documents for acceptance.

Other definitions for da (8 of 8)

D.A.

abbreviation
delayed action.
direct action.
District Attorney.
documents against acceptance.
documents for acceptance.
doesn't answer; don't answer.
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British Dictionary definitions for da (1 of 2)

DA

abbreviation for
(in the US) District Attorney
Diploma of Art
duck's arse (hairstyle)

British Dictionary definitions for da (2 of 2)

D/A

d.a.


abbreviation for
deposit account
commerce documents against acceptance
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Medical definitions for da

DA

abbr.
developmental age
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