or
[ɔː]
CONJUNCTION
  1. used to link alternatives.
    "a cup of tea or coffee" ·
    "are you coming or not?" · "I either take taxis or walk everywhere" · "it doesn't matter whether the theory is right or wrong"
  2. introducing a synonym or explanation of a preceding word or phrase.
    "yoga is a series of postures, or asanas"
  3. otherwise (used to introduce the consequences of something not being done or not being the case).
    "hurry up, or you'll miss it all"
    synonyms:
    or else · or · if not
  4. introducing an afterthought, usually in the form of a question.
    "John's indifference—or was it?—left her unsettled"
  5. archaic
    either.
    "to love is the one way to know or God or man"
NOUN
(OR)
ors (plural noun)
  1. a logical operation which gives the value one if at least one operand has the value one, and otherwise gives a value of zero.
    • electronics
      denoting a gate circuit which produces an output if there is a signal on any of its inputs.
ORIGIN
Middle English: a reduced form of the obsolete conjunction other (which superseded Old English oththe ‘or’), of uncertain ultimate origin.
-or
[ə, ɔː]
SUFFIX
  1. (forming nouns) denoting a person or thing performing the action of a verb, or denoting another agent.
    "escalator" ·
    "governor" · "resistor"
ORIGIN
from Latin, sometimes via Anglo-Norman French -eour or Old French -eor ( see also -ator).
-or
[ə]
SUFFIX
  1. forming adjectives expressing a comparative sense.
    "junior" ·
    "major"
ORIGIN
via Anglo-Norman French from Latin.
-or
[ə]
SUFFIX
  1. forming nouns denoting a state or condition.
    "error" ·
    "pallor" · "terror"
ORIGIN
from Latin, sometimes via Old French -or, -ur.
or
[ɔː]
NOUN
  1. gold or yellow, as a heraldic tincture.
    "a bend or"
ORIGIN
early 16th century: from French, from Latin aurum ‘gold’.
OR
[OR]
ABBREVIATION
  1. operational research.
  2. Oregon (in official postal use).
  3. military
    BRITISH
    other ranks (as opposed to commissioned officers).
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Every day you have a choice to be honest or deceptive. If you commit to telling the truth, you will win. You’ll win more trust, you’ll win more business, and you’ll win more peace of mind. You’ll break the system and be even more successful.

Dale Patridge

Every day you have a choice to be honest or deceptive. If you commit to telling the truth, you will win. You’ll win more trust, you’ll win more business, and you’ll win more peace of mind. You’ll break the system and be even more successful.

Dale Patridge

Every day you have a choice to be honest or deceptive. If you commit to telling the truth, you will win. You’ll win more trust, you’ll win more business, and you’ll win more peace of mind. You’ll break the system and be even more successful.

Dale Patridge

Every day you have a choice to be honest or deceptive. If you commit to telling the truth, you will win. You’ll win more trust, you’ll win more business, and you’ll win more peace of mind. You’ll break the system and be even more successful.

Dale Patridge

The tennis ball doesn't know how old I am. The ball doesn't know if I'm a man or a woman or if I come from a communist country or not. Sport has always broken down these barriers.

Martina Navratilova

Each player must accept the cards life deals him or her: but once they are in hand, he or she alone must decide how to play the cards in order to win the game.

Voltaire

Feeling grateful to or appreciative of someone or something in your life actually attracts more of the things that you appreciate and value into your life.

Christiane Northrup

It isn't what you have, or who you are, or where you are, or what you are doing that makes you happy or unhappy. It is what you think about.

Dale Carnegie
films depicting behaviour which seemed perverse or deviant were seen as more suitable for private therapy than for public consumption.
the next black actor or actress selected won't know if it's because of their ability and performance or if they're just a token.
they would regard the question of the initial conditions for the universe as belonging to the realm of metaphysics or religion.
old-school malware written for glory has given way to a new era of ‘crimeware’ designed for spamming, data theft, or extortion.
raising the £6.5 million had been either a heroic achievement by selfless, dedicated humanitarians or the blag of the century.
property owners remove furnaces and other appliances before renting or selling, and then reinstall them when someone moves in.
people not only want to connect when using a network but they also enjoy getting credit for sharing or curating information.
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Afrikaans (CONJUNCTION)of
Arabic (CONJUNCTION)أو, أم
Bangla অথবা
Bosnian (Latin) ili
Bulgarian (CONJUNCTION)или
Cantonese (Traditional)
Catalan (CONJUNCTION)o
Chinese Simplified
Chinese Traditional
Croatian (CONJUNCTION)ili
Czech (CONJUNCTION)nebo, či
Danish (CONJUNCTION)eller
Dutch (CONJUNCTION)of
Estonian (CONJUNCTION)või
Fijian se
Filipino o
Finnish (CONJUNCTION)tai, eli
French (CONJUNCTION)ou
German (CONJUNCTION)oder
Greek (CONJUNCTION)ή
Haitian Creole ni ni
Hebrew (CONJUNCTION)או
Hindi (CONJUNCTION)या
Hmong Daw los sis
Hungarian (CONJUNCTION)vagy, illetve
Icelandic (CONJUNCTION)eða
Indonesian (CONJUNCTION)atau
Italian (CONJUNCTION)o, oppure
Japanese (CONJUNCTION)または, また, や, か
Kiswahili (CONJUNCTION)au, ama
Klingon ghap
Korean (CONJUNCTION)또는, 하거나, 이나, 나
Latvian (CONJUNCTION)vai
Lithuanian (CONJUNCTION)arba, ar
Malagasy na ny
Malay (Latin) (CONJUNCTION)atau
Maltese (CONJUNCTION)jew
Norwegian Bokmål eller
Persian (CONJUNCTION)یا
Polish (CONJUNCTION)lub, albo
Portuguese (CONJUNCTION)ou
Querétaro Otomi o
Romanian (CONJUNCTION)sau
Russian (CONJUNCTION)или
Samoan po o le
Serbian (Cyrillic) или
Serbian (Latin) ili
Slovak (CONJUNCTION)alebo
Slovenian (CONJUNCTION)ali
Spanish (CONJUNCTION)o
Swedish (CONJUNCTION)eller
Tahitian e aore ra,
Tamil (CONJUNCTION)அல்லது
Telugu లేదా
Thai (CONJUNCTION)หรือ
Tongan pe
Turkish (CONJUNCTION)veya, ya da
Ukrainian (CONJUNCTION)або, чи
Urdu (CONJUNCTION)یا
Vietnamese (CONJUNCTION)hoặc, hay
Welsh (CONJUNCTION)neu
Yucatec Maya o
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