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EST

abbr.
Eastern Standard Time

est

(ɛst)
n
(Psychology) 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
[Erhard Seminars Training; after Werner Erhard, American businessman, who devised the system]

est

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

EST

abbreviation for
1. (Horology) Eastern Standard Time
2. (Psychiatry) electric-shock treatment
3. (Automotive Engineering) Estonia (international car registration)

EST

or E.S.T.,

Eastern Standard Time.

-est1

,
a suffix forming the superlative degree of adjectives and adverbs: fastest; soonest; warmest.
[Middle English; Old English -est, -ost]

-est2

or -st,
an ending of the second person singular indicative of verbs, now occurring only in archaic forms or used in solemn or poetic language: knowest; sayest; goest.
[Middle English; Old English -est, -ast, -st, 2nd pers. singular present indic. endings of some verbs (-s earlier v. ending + -t, by assimilation from thū thou1) and 2nd pers. singular past endings of weak verbs (earlier -es + -t)]

est.

1. established.
2. estate.
3. estimate.
4. estimated.
5. estuary.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.EST - standard time in the 5th time zone west of Greenwich, reckoned at the 75th meridian; used in the eastern United States
civil time, local time, standard time - the official time in a local region (adjusted for location around the Earth); established by law or custom
Translations

EST

(US) abbr of Eastern Standard TimeOstküstenzeit f

est

abbr of establishedgegr.
abbr of estimatedgesch.
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I had chosen this text-tell me, dear D'Artagnan, if it is not to your taste-'NON INUTILE EST DESIDERIUM IN OBLATIONE'; that is, 'A little regret is not unsuitable in an offering to the Lord.
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