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-ster

suff.
1. One that is associated with, participates in, makes, or does: songster. See Note at pollster.
2. One that is: youngster.

[Middle English, from Old English -estre, female agent suff.]
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-ster

suffix forming nouns
1. indicating a person who is engaged in a certain activity: prankster; songster. Compare -stress
2. indicating a person associated with or being something specified: mobster; youngster.
[Old English -estre]
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-ster

a suffix used in forming nouns, often derogatory, referring esp. to occupation, habit, or association: gamester; songster; trickster.
[Middle English; Old English -estre, c. Middle Dutch -ster, Middle Low German -(e)ster]

ster.

sterling.
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"Duplicate Bills of Lading, sir," answered the clerk, placing the documents on his ma ster's table.
"It is felony, as I have just told you, for a Roman Catholic priest to celebrate a marriage which may be lawfully celebrated by a parochial clergyman, a Presbyterian mini ster, and a Non-conformist minister.
This study conducted a retrospective analysis of the data of 119 lesions from 115 patients with SMTs originating from the MP layer, who underwent STER between September 2011 and May 2018 at the Digestive Department of Nanfang Hospital, Shenzhen Hospital, and Shunde Hospital of Southern Medical University.
This analysis should answer two questions: (i) why the formation of female personal nouns is denominal in (6a) and why it is deverbal in (6b), and (ii) why there are only forms in ster, if there is a parallel form in -er.
The deal involves the firm providing new com puters for Labour's two head offices in Westmin ster and Newcastle, as well as offices in Scot land, Wales and across the UK, and a visualisa tion project to centralise some back office func tions.
The configuration of the proposed UWB filter is shown in Figure 1 Presented BPF consist combination of symmetrically tapered elliptical rings (STER) with vias and contiguous split ring resonators (SRR), in addition with stepped impedance resonator (SIR) structure, to realize the UWB pass band characteristics along with multi-band notches.
Govoni has managed the operation in collaboration with Hallow Talabani, assistant of the Ster Group chairman.
Oslo, Norway-based EDB teamed with Warsaw, Poland-based Ster Projekt to create the venture in November 2001 which was aimed at providing back office applications and related services to Poland's financial services sector.
Norwegian IT group EDB Business Partner ASA said on Tuesday (23 December) that it had sold its 51% interest in the company EDB Ster Polska SA to the Polish IT company Ster-Projekt SA.
The senior management comprises Mike Ross and Theo Fonternel, who developed the Ster Century cinema group in Europe in the late 1990s, and Jonathan Scherer and Stephen Louis.
Thus in the 1910 Polish Women's Calendar, essentially an encyclopedic handbook for women published by the Union of Equal Rights, Bluszcz provided the following description of its contents: "Social articles, articles devoted to the cause of the women's movement and the activities of women in the fields of social work, literature, art and industry, articles about childrearing, [women's] health and family life." Consequently, as a mass circulation weekly, Bluszcz introduced the women's movement to a far larger female audience than ever could have been tapped by Ster or its predecessors.