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 (ĭk-sprĕs′ō, ĕk-)
Variant of espresso.
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(Cookery) a variant of espresso
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(ɛˈsprɛs oʊ)

a strong coffee prepared by forcing hot water through finely ground dark-roast coffee beans.
[1940–45; < Italian (caffè) espresso pressed (coffee)]
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Nordis' mobile options expand the menu of communication and payment channels offered through its Expresso platform and related services, which include customer communication composition, management, production, delivery and archive of mailed and emailed correspondence.
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Expresso Property in conjunction with its development partner Ambassador Developments (Park Quadrant) Ltd is also developing Park Quadrant Residences (see feature in the Property Supplement).
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"Expresso claims that $5.7 billion 'disappeared' from BESA, which is the equivalent of 95 per cent of the total credit portfolio.
No matter whether you just want to buy everything necessary for school, want to buy new furniture for the kid's room or just to refurbish the apartment, the favorable financial conditions and simplified procedure for Expresso loan will help clients not to worry about the costs around the new school year", said Natalia Lakova, Manager "Credit products" in Societe Generale Expressbank.
Expresso.Coffee has already secured a licence to sell coffee under the Pilao brand.
Mobile money solutions and value-added services provider eServGlobal Limited (ASX:ESV) (AIM:ESG) is to provide its hosted subscriber stimulation service to African telecoms group Expresso Telecom, the company announced today.
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