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A witty or incisive remark.
[French, from Old French, word, saying, probably from Vulgar Latin *mōttum, from Late Latin muttum, grunt, mutter, of imitative origin.]
short for bon mot
[C16: via French from Vulgar Latin mottum (unattested) utterance, from Latin muttum a mutter, from muttīre to mutter]
slang Dublin a girl or young woman, esp one's girlfriend
[perhaps a variant of mort, obsolete slang for girl or woman, of unknown origin]
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) (in New Zealand and formerly in Britain) Ministry of Transport (in Britain now part of the DTLR). See DTLR
2. (Automotive Engineering) (in Britain) MOT test: a compulsory annual test for all road vehicles over a certain age, which require a valid MOT certificate
a pithy or witty remark; bon mot.
[1625–35; < French < Late Latin muttum utterance. compare motto]
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|Noun||1.||mot - a clever remark|
humor, wit, witticism, wittiness, humour - a message whose ingenuity or verbal skill or incongruity has the power to evoke laughter
|2.||MOT - a compulsory annual test of older motor vehicles for safety and exhaust fumes|
trial, run, test - the act of testing something; "in the experimental trials the amount of carbon was measured separately"; "he called each flip of the coin a new trial"
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
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차량 연례 정비
kiểm định xe của Bộ Giao thông
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