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bye-

pref.
Variant of by-.

bye1

(baɪ)

n. Also, by.
1. (in a tournament) the preferential status of a player or team not paired with a competitor in an early round and thus automatically advanced to play in the next round.
2. something subsidiary or secondary.
adj. Idioms:
by the bye, by the way; incidentally.
[1710–20; variant sp. of by1 in its n. sense “side way”]

bye2

or by

(baɪ)

interj.
[by shortening]

bye-

var. of by-: bye-election.
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THE Urban Development Ministry has decided to place in the public domain the Draft Unified Delhi Building Bye- Laws prepared by the Delhi Urban Arts Commission ( DUAC).
It was decided in the meeting that the Draft Unified Building Bye- laws prepared by DUAC in January 2013 would be posted on the websites of the Urban Development Ministry, DDA and DUAC.
Suggestions received therein will be incorporated in the Draft Unified Bye- Laws, which would be examined by an Expert Committee.