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nobble   
      

It Has 6 letters ( n o b b l e )         2 vowels ( o e )         4 consonants ( n b b l )         Word on the contrary elbbon

Which the Definition/Meaning of nobble in categoryENGLISH - USAGE NOTES
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English - Usage Notes

The first meaning is employed mainly in sporting contexts, especially in horse racing. The second is used in judicial contexts, applied often to courts, juries and other judicial bodies.

The first meaning is employed mainly in sporting contexts, especially in horse racing. The second is used in judicial contexts, applied often to courts, juries and other judicial bodies.

Which the Definition/Meaning of nobble in categoryENGLISH - PRONUNCIATION
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English - Pronunciation

* (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈnɒbl̩/ * Rhymes: -ɒbəl

Which the Definition/Meaning of nobble in categoryENGLISH - VERB
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NOBBLE (_third-person singular simple present_ NOBBLES, _present participle_ NOBBLING, _simple past and past participle_ NOBBLED) * (UK, Australia, slang) To injure or obstruct intentionally; batter. * 2011, Terry Ryder, "Affordable-housing lobby out to nobble investments", _The Australian_, 22 October 2011: Their core belief, unsupported by evidence or logic, is that homes are unaffordable because investors drive up prices. Australians for Affordable Housing appears to think that NOBBLING investors will strike a telling blow for first-time buyers: remove negative gearing and increase capital gains tax, and homes will be affordable. * 2012, Gavin Clarke, "Google attacks Twitter's search bias claim", _The Register_, 11 January 2012: Google has come out fighting after Twitter claimed that changes to its search engine NOBBLE results to favour Google+, damaging the internet. * 2012, "3D printing: Difference Engine: The PC all over again?", _The Economist_, 9 September 2012: His main fear is that the fledgling technology could have its wings clipped by traditional manufacturers, who will doubtless view it as a threat to their livelihoods, and do all in their powers to NOBBLE it. * (UK, slang) To gain influence by corrupt means or intimidation. _The jury was NOBBLED to delay unanimous verdict._ * 2000, Italo Pardo, _Morals of Legitimacy: Between Agency and System_, page 122 Unlike "noble" vigilantes, the police and court facilities which exist are said to be inefficient and corrupt, and juries are said to be easily "NOBBLED" or intimidated. * 2002, Kevin Jefferys, _Labour Forces: From Ernie Bevin to Gordon Brown_, page 107 For example jury trials were reformed to allow majority verdicts, so that criminals could less easily NOBBLE them. * 2012, Mark Hagger, _William: King and Conqueror_, page 75 Here, though, Picot's overbearing power, and the fact that the bishop was an absentee, meant that the sheriff could use threats to "NOBBLE" the judges. * (UK, slang) To steal. TRANSLATIONS

nobble (third-person singular simple present nobbles, present participle nobbling, simple past and past participle nobbled)

  1. (UK, Australia, slang) To injure or obstruct intentionally; batter.
  2. (UK, slang) To gain influence by corrupt means or intimidation.
    The jury was nobbled to delay unanimous verdict.
  3. (UK, slang) To steal.

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