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sis

 (sĭs)
n. Informal
Sister.
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sis

(sɪs)
n
informal short for sister

sis

(sɪs; siːs) or

sies

interj
informal South African an exclamation of disgust
[Afrikaans, possibly from Khoi]

SIS

abbreviation for
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) Also called: MI6 (in Britain) Secret Intelligence Service
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) (in New Zealand) Security Intelligence Service
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sis

(sɪs)

n.
sister.
[1825–35, Amer.; shortened form]

-sis

a suffix appearing in loanwords from Greek, where it was used to form from verbs abstract nouns of action, process, state, condition, etc.: aphesis; thesis.
[< Greek]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sis - a female person who has the same parents as another personsis - a female person who has the same parents as another person; "my sister married a musician"
big sister - an older sister
female sibling - a person's sister
little sister - a younger sister
half sister, half-sister, stepsister - a sister who has only one parent in common with you
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Translations

sis

n (inf)Schwesterherz nt (inf)
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References in classic literature ?
"I thought I'd jis look over sis's things, and get 'em straightened up.
Do you want me to tell you the kind of a man I could love, Sis?"
"Him de syfe and de spade what Massa Will sis pon my buying for him in de town, and de debbils own lot of money I had to gib for em."
Arrow said the High Court's dismissal of SIS' challenge against a five-year fatwa labelling it an Islamic 'deviant' organisation has severe repercussions for Malaysia in the advocacy and protection of women's rights and their dignity.
SIS, which successfully defended two other claims made against it, said it was considering whether to appeal against the verdict.
dba SIS Wholesale Insurance Services, a national commercial lines insurance program administrator, has launched tan online Commercial Excess Liability program.
In a statement, the SIS said that the international organisation's report "deliberately missed mentioning the whole facts and ignored the SIS statements regarding the case of the defendant Khaled Hassan."
The secret service did not withhold any informationGrendel pointed out that the SIS had not been asked by the Interior Ministry to cooperate in verifying information and organising the stay of the Vietnamese delegation in Slovakia during July 2017, when the Slovak authorities were allegedly involved in the kidnapping of a Vietnamese man and authorising the use of the government aircraft.
The new company, serving nearly 3,000 hospitals and ASCs, will operate as Surgical Information Systems and will continue to invest in solutions from SIS, Amkai, and SourceMed.
Conclusion: SIS should be performed in patients before hysteroscopy because it will protect a considerable number of patients from unnecessary invasive procedures.