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da

1
or Da

[ duh; Italian dah; Portuguese duh, dah ]

preposition

  1. from; of (used in Italian and Portuguese personal names, originally to indicate place of origin):

    Lorenzo da Ponte; Vasco da Gama.



DA

2

[ dee-ey ]

noun

, plural DAs, DA's.
  1. 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.

da

3

[ dah ]

adverb

, Russian.
  1. yes.

DA

4
  1. Department of Agriculture.
  2. Dictionary of Americanisms.

da.

5

abbreviation for

  1. daughter.
  2. day; days.

DA.

6

abbreviation for

  1. (in Algeria) dinar; dinars.

D/A

7
  1. (sometimes lowercase) days after acceptance.
  2. deposit account.
  3. documents against acceptance.
  4. documents for acceptance.

D.A.

8

abbreviation for

  1. delayed action.
  2. direct action.
  3. District Attorney.
  4. documents against acceptance.
  5. documents for acceptance.
  6. doesn't answer; don't answer.

D/A

1

abbreviation for

  1. deposit account
  2. commerce documents against acceptance


DA

2

abbreviation for

  1. (in the US) District Attorney
  2. Diploma of Art
  3. duck's arse (hairstyle)
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Word History and Origins

Origin of da1

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

Origin of da2

A euphemistic abbreviation of duck's ass
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Example Sentences

This piece is inspired by Leonardo da Vinci's iconic, Last Supper, which was painted in the late 15th century in Milan, Italy.

To add to the conspiratorial flair, they added that the DA told them not to talk to the FBI or the CIA either.

The other two are da—meaning father—and te—an alternate spelling of ti.

But this is strictly a business case, her Atlanta lawyer, John Da Grosa Smith, told The Daily Beast.

Thompson beat out Charles Hynes for Brooklyn DA, ending a reign that last more than 23 years.

On the top of the mountain (Alta da Serra, sixteen miles from Mendoza) we found a venda.

He consoled himself, however, with the reflection that he was perhaps doing important service to his friend Da-a-a-vid Laidlaw.

The nominal intendente da policia is also the supreme judge in criminal cases.

That in the Praça da Acclamaçaŏ is almost finished, and that ordered for the grenadiers will shortly be so.

I have only just finished the composition of a new work, the symphonic fantasia, Francesca da Rimini.

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