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a prefix occurring orig. in loanwords from Greek, with the meanings “through, across, from point to point” (diachronic; diameter; diarrhea), “in different directions, apart, at an angle” (dialysis; diastole ), “completeness or thoroughness (of the action of the verb)” (diagnosis).
Also, esp. before a vowel, di-.
[< Greek, comb. form representing diá (preposition) through, across, akin to dýo two and di- di-1]


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Noun1.DIA - an intelligence agency of the United States in the Department of Defense; is responsible for providing intelligence in support of military planning and operations and weapons acquisition
Defense Department, Department of Defense, DoD, United States Department of Defense, Defense - the federal department responsible for safeguarding national security of the United States; created in 1947
armed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine - the military forces of a nation; "their military is the largest in the region"; "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"
military intelligence, military intelligence agency - an agency of the armed forces that obtains and analyzes and uses information of strategic or tactical military value
United States intelligence agency - an intelligence service in the United States
IC, Intelligence Community, National Intelligence Community, United States Intelligence Community - a group of government agencies and organizations that carry out intelligence activities for the United States government; headed by the Director of Central Intelligence
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TABLE OF CONTENTS Executive Summary 8 Market Overview 13 Total DIA Services Market - --External Challenges: Drivers and Restraints 18 --Forecast and Trends 20 --Market Share and Competitive Analysis 46 Retail Segment Breakdown 54 Wholesale Segment Breakdown 64 The Last Word (Predictions and Recommendations) 75 Appendix 79
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