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baas

 (bäs)
n. pl. baas·es or baas·e (bäs′ə) South African & Offensive
1. A white person in a position of authority in relation to nonwhites, as an employer or owner of a business.
2. Used as a form of address for such a person.

[Afrikaans, from Dutch, master; see boss1.]

baas

(bɑːs)
n
(Industrial Relations & HR Terms) a South African word for a boss: often used by Black or Coloured people addressing a White manager or overseer
[C17: from Afrikaans, from Middle Dutch baes master; see boss1]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.baas - South African term for `boss'baas - South African term for `boss'  
boss, foreman, honcho, chief, gaffer - a person who exercises control over workers; "if you want to leave early you have to ask the foreman"

baas

noun master, boss (informal), chief, ruler, commander, head, overlord, overseer The word 'baas' is now regarded as an expression of servility
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No, Baas,' he answered, 'we are after something worth much more than ivory.
No, Baas, something worth more than gold,' and he grinned.
Baas and his associates, we are building a strong primary team to lead the expansion of our technology into the European marketplace.
TABLE 3 GLOBAL BAAS MARKET REVENUE, 2012 - 2017 ($MILLION)
TABLE 5 GLOBAL BAAS MARKET SIZE & FORECAST, BY COMPUTING PLATFORMS, 2012 - 2017 ($MILLION)
TABLE 6 GLOBAL BAAS MARKET, BY COMPUTING PLATFORM PROPORTIONS, 2012 - 2017 (%)
TABLE 7 GLOBAL BAAS MARKET: Y-O-Y GROWTH, BY COMPUTING PLATFORMS, 2012 - 2017 (%)
TABLE 9 BAAS MOBILE PLATFORMS MARKET SIZE & FORECAST, BY GEOGRAPHY, 2012 - 2017 ($MILLION)
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