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bis

 (bĭs)
adv. Music
Again; twice. Used as a direction to repeat a passage.
interj.
Used to request an additional performance.

[French or Italian, both from Latin; see dwo- in Indo-European roots.]
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bis

(bɪs)
adv
twice; for a second time (used in musical scores to indicate a part to be repeated)
sentence substitute
encore! again!
[C19: via Italian from Latin, from Old Latin duis]

BIS

abbreviation for
1. (Banking & Finance) Bank for International Settlements: an institution, based in Basel, Switzerland, that accepts deposits, makes loans for national central banks, and assists in offsetting speculative movements of funds between the major currencies; set up in 1930
2. (Automotive Engineering) Bosnia-Herzegovina (international car registration)
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bis

(bɪs)

adv.
1. twice.
2. again (used as a direction or interjection in music to repeat a passage).
[1810–20; < Italian < Latin; Old Latin duis twice]
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Translations

BIS

N ABBR (US) =Bank of International SettlementsBIP m
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References in classic literature ?
If you take down your Encyclopaedia Britannica , Volume III, AUS to BIS, you will find that bees are a 'large and natural family of the zoological order Hymenoptera, characterized by the plumose form of many of their hairs, by the large size of the basal segment of the foot ...
III, AUS to BIS) Elizabeth deduced that one of her little pets was annoying him.
I have noted it, in my History of King Henry the Seventh of England, who depressed bis nobility; whereupon it came to pass, that his times were full of difficulties and troubles; for the nobility, though they continued loyal unto him, yet did they not co-operate with him in his business.
Besides, we are safe for to-day; you know the axiom, `Non bis in idem.'"
"I have been nearly mad; and you know the axiom, -- non bis in idem.
Smarting with pain, for I was a round baby, with a nicely stretched, tight skin, and dreadfully hurt in my feelings, I opened my mouth to shriek in earnest, when my father's clear whisper fell on my ear, each word distinct and not to be misunderstood, his eyes as before gazing meditatively into space, and his lips hardly moving, "Elizabeth, wenn du schreist, kneife ich dich bis du platzt." And he finished the verse with unruffled decorum--
BIS has stepped up its attention toward Pakistan after the agency's Office of Export Enforcement investigations "revealed schemes to export items subject to the EAR (Export Administration Regulations) to nuclear- and missile-related entities in Pakistan listed on the Entity List without the required licenses."
Bis Henderson Recruitment, the specialist supply chain and logistics recruitment consultancy within the Bis Henderson Group, has appointed high-profile supply chain practitioner Alison Kirkpatrick as Executive Search Consultant.
The BIS said the intention of the hub, which will be based in Basel, Hong Kong and Singapore, is to improve the functioning of the global financial system.
CCB general manager Ian Palmer said, "The club has strategically partnered with BIS to promote bilateral business opportunities through international speaker series and business networking.
Bispectral index values continuously and accurately reflect the function of the cerebral cortex and enable the assessment of subcortical activity as strong or weak, and BIS is considered among the most sensitive and accurate objective indicators of consciousness in examination of patients' states of awareness and sedation levels.