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Ad·am 1

 (ăd′əm)
In the Bible, the first man and the husband of Eve.

[Late Latin Adam, Ādam, from Hebrew 'ādām, human being, Adam; see ʔdm in Semitic roots.]

Ad·am 2

 (ăd′əm)
adj.
Relating to or characteristic of the elegant neoclassic style of furniture and architecture originated by Robert and James Adam.
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Adam

(ˈædəm)
n
1. (Bible) Old Testament the first man, created by God: the progenitor of the human race (Genesis 2–3)
2. not know someone from Adam to have no knowledge of or acquaintance with someone
3. the old Adam the evil supposedly inherent in human nature

Adam

n
1. (Biography) Adolphe. 1803–56, French composer, best known for his romantic ballet Giselle (1841)
2. (Biography) Robert. 1728–92, Scottish architect and furniture designer. Assisted by his brother, James, 1730–94, he emulated the harmony of classical and Italian Renaissance architecture
adj
3. (Architecture) in the neoclassical style made popular by Robert Adam
4. (Furniture) in the neoclassical style made popular by Robert Adam
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Ad•am

(ˈæd əm)

n.
1. the first man: husband of Eve and progenitor of the human race. Gen. 2:7; 5:1–5.
2. James, 1730–94, and his brother Robert, 1728–92, English architects and furniture designers.
adj.
3. of or designating the style of architecture, decoration, and furniture originated by Robert and James Adam, characterized by freely adapted ancient Roman motifs and delicate ornamentation.
Idioms:
1. not know someone from Adam, to be completely unacquainted or unfamiliar with someone.
2. the old Adam, the natural tendency toward sin.
A•dam•ic (əˈdæm ɪk) A•dam′i•cal, adj.
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Adam

A delicate eighteenth-century English neoclassical style developed by Robert Adam.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Adam - (Old Testament) in Judeo-Christian mythologyAdam - (Old Testament) in Judeo-Christian mythology; the first man and the husband of Eve and the progenitor of the human race
Old Testament - the collection of books comprising the sacred scripture of the Hebrews and recording their history as the chosen people; the first half of the Christian Bible
2.Adam - Scottish architect who designed many public buildings in England and Scotland (1728-1792)
3.Adam - street names for methylenedioxymethamphetamineAdam - street names for methylenedioxymethamphetamine
MDMA, methylenedioxymethamphetamine - a stimulant drug that is chemically related to mescaline and amphetamine and is used illicitly for its euphoric and hallucinogenic effects; it was formerly used in psychotherapy but in 1985 it was declared illegal in the United States; "MDMA is often used at parties because it enables partygoers to remain active for long periods of time"
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Translations
تُفَّاحَةآدَم
Adamohryzek
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Adamo
AdánAdam
Aadam
AadamAatami
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AdomasAdomo obuolysakyse nebūti ko regėjusnepažinti
Ādams
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AdemAdem elmasıgırtlak çıkıntısı

Adam

[ˈædəm]
A. NAdán
I don't know him from Adamno lo conozco en absoluto
to be as old as Adamser de tiempos de Maricastaña, ser más viejo que el mundo
B. CPD Adam's ale Nagua f
Adam's apple Nnuez f (de la garganta)
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Adam

nAdam m; Adam’s appleAdamsapfel m; I don’t know him from Adam (inf)ich habe keine Ahnung, wer er ist (inf)
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Adam

[ˈædəm] nAdamo
I don't know him from Adam → non ho idea di chi sia
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

Adam

(ˈӕdəm) : Adam's ˈapple noun
the pointed part at the front of the neck that moves up and down when one talks or swallows.
not know someone from Adam
not to know someone at all.
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Immediately, the guy beside me, who I didn't know from Adam, blurted, "Kuya, 'Shape of You.'" Oh, okay.
"To me, he was just a white-haired gentleman I didn't know from Adam."
Because where was mum when her daughter was walking down the aisle with a man she didn't know from Adam? And why the Hell didn't she stop her?

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