Rostrum

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Rostrum 

  • (noun) a raised platform on which a person stands to make a public speech, receive an award or medal, play music, or conduct an orchestra. “speaker after speaker stepped up to the rostrum”
  • (noun) a beak like projection, especially a stiff snout or anterior prolongation of the head in an insect, crustacean, or cetacean. “these beetles are very easily recognized by the rostrum or beak”

Rostrum meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • जहाज का माथा, व्याख्यान-मंच, व्याख्यान चबूतरा, चबूतरा, चोंच, मंच, ऊंची जगह जहां व्याख्यान करने वाला खड़ा होता है, मंचिका

Rostrum origin

  • mid 16th century: from Latin, literally ‘beak’ (from rodere ‘gnaw’). The word was originally used (at first in the plural rostra ) to denote part of the Forum in Rome, which was decorated with the beaks of captured galleys, and was used as a platform for public speakers.

Rostrum in a sentence (word usage in recent Hindu newspaper)

  • Australian Open Badminton 2019: As Indian challenge ends in Sydney …, Writing a requiem for the state of Indian badminton has become more … instead of aiming for the winners’ rostrum, has been coming to an end …
  • Opinion: The lies that created ‘Chernobyl’, A five-episode HBO miniseries (streaming in India on Hotstar … and, as he moves away from his rostrum, an armed soldier rushes to affix a …
  • Aliva Mishra wins The Hindu-Rostrum debating competition, The teams were given to discuss topics namely ‘World does not need religion’ and ‘Does India need to spend more on education than defence’ …
  • Dragon-elephant tango, In my view, China-India relations can be divided into four phases since … of the Indian Embassy in China at the Tian’anmen Rostrum, said:
  • Modhura Palit seizes limelight in Cannes, Cannes, May 25 India found a bright silver lining on the penultimate day of the 72nd … Palit shared the rostrum with five-time Oscar-nominated …

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Rostrum 

  • one who drinks rum (with roast) will need give speech and hence needs a platform 🙂
  • rostrum can be made to sound like “raised + strum or system”

Rostrum pronunciation


Felicitations

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Felicitations

  • (noun) words expressing praise for an achievement or good wishes on a special occasion. “it is my honour to extend the felicitations of the president of France to you”

Felicitations meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • धन्यवाद, बधाई

Felicitations in a sentence (word usage in recent Hindu newspaper)

  • India accords highest priority to links with Bangladesh: Modi, President Hamid, who represented Bangladesh at Modi’s swearing-in on Thursday, conveyed felicitations of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, …
  • Cricket heroes, The awards saw felicitations across nine categories — Emerging Female … We’ve got, to my mind, the biggest legend that Indian cricket has …
  • Social media troll threatens to rape Anurag Kashyap’s daughter …, Anurag took to Twitter to extend felicitations to Prime Minister … According to Times of India, an FIR has been filed against the troll under …
  • Jayeeta Bhattacharya to enthrall audience with her recitation show, I have toured extensively in India, Singapore, Bangladesh and the USA with this … The event will also see felicitation of Priti Patel, Debesh Chattapadhyay, …

Felicitations pronunciation


Evacuate

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Evacuate

  • (verb) remove (someone) from a place of danger to a safer place. “several families were evacuated from their homes”
  • (verb) leave or cause the occupants to leave (a place of danger). “fire alarms forced staff to evacuate the building”
  • (verb) (of troops) withdraw from (a place). “the last British troops evacuated the Canal Zone”
  • (verb) remove air, water, or other contents from (a container). “when it springs a leak, evacuate the pond”
  • (verb) empty (the bowels or another bodily organ). “patients evacuated their bowels before dialysis”
  • (verb) discharge (faeces or other matter) from the body. “the bowel functions to evacuate solid waste products”

Evacuate meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • खाली कराना, छोड़ना, निकालना, ले जाना, हटा देना, मलोत्सर्ग करना, शून्य करना, रिक्त करना, छोड़ देना, खाली कराना, ख़ाली करना, छोड़कर अन्यत्र जाना

Evacuate origin

  • late Middle English (in the sense ‘clear the contents of’): from Latin evacuat- ‘(of the bowels) emptied’, from the verb evacuare, from e- (variant of ex- ) ‘out of’ + vacuus ‘empty’.

Evacuate in a sentence (word usage in recent Hindu newspaper)

  • Cyclone Fani: 3 dead in India and Bangladesh, millions evacuated, A powerful cyclone has lashed coastal areas of eastern India with torrential rain and winds gusting up to 200km an hour, killing at least three …
  • Clean-up operation begins after deadly Cyclone Fani hits India and about 1.1 million people were evacuated away from the coast; in Bangladesh, 1.6 million were evacuated. In India and Bangladesh, …
  • ‘Won’t Be Able to Evacuate Them Later’: Sushma Swaraj Urges …, Swaraj tweeted, “Even after massive evacuation from Libya and the travel ban, there are over 500 Indian nationals in Tripoli. The situation in …
  • Admin directs to evacuate 926 dilapidated houses, Kanpur: The district administration has geared itself to face the cyclonic storm Fani, and appointed ADM (finance) Virendra Pandey as nodal …
  • Root of the matter…, We had to evacuate and find refuge away from the affected zones. … the LOC, came under the territory of India, after the 1971 Indo-Pak conflict.

Evacuate pronunciation


Extradite

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Extradite

  • (verb) hand over (a person accused or convicted of a crime) to the jurisdiction of the foreign state in which the crime was committed. “Brazil refused to extradite him to Britain”
  • (verb) have someone deported, request the extradition of, have someone handed over, have someone sent back, have someone sent home, bring back “the British government attempted to extradite suspects from Belgium and the Netherlands”

Extradite meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • अपराधी देना, प्रत्यर्पण, प्रत्यावर्तन, वापसी ,देश को लौटना, प्रतिप्रेषण, भगोड़े को अन्य राज्य को क़ानूनी काररवाई के लिए प्रेषण, संदिग्ध अपराधी को किसी अन्य राज्य को क़ानूनी काररवाई के लिए प्रेषण

Extradite origin

  • mid 19th century: back-formation from extradition.

Extradite in a sentence (word usage in recent Hindu newspaper)

  • India seeks UK help to extradite the most wanted Nirav Modi
  • Canada will let the US extradite Huawei’s CFO
  • Speedboat death: Jack Shepherd extradition request submitted
  • Germany ‘seeks extradition‘ of Syria’s Jamil Hassan from Lebanon
  • John Downey granted leave to appeal extradition to Northern Ireland

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Extradite

  • They extradited the fugitive to his native country so he could be tried there

Extradite pronunciation

Shroud

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Shroud

  • (noun) a length of cloth or an enveloping garment in which a dead person is wrapped for burial. “he was buried in a linen shroud”
  • (noun) a thing that envelops or obscures something.; a shroud of mist
  • (noun) a set of ropes forming part of the standing rigging of a sailing boat and supporting the mast or topmast.
  • (verb) wrap or dress (a body) in a shroud for burial. “the body was washed and shrouded”
  • (verb) acover or envelop so as to conceal from view. “mountains shrouded by cloud”

Shroud meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • पैराशूट की रस्सी, शव-परिधान, शब लपेटने की चादर, आवरण, कफन, ढक्कन, परदा, कफ़न, नक़ाब, मुर्दा लपेटने की चादर, शव परिधान, जहाज के मस्तूल की रस्सी, कफ़न में लपेटना, कफ़न में लपेटना, कफ़नाना, छिपाना, ढकना, ढांकना, मुर्दे पर कपड़ा डालना.

Shroud origin

  • ate Old English scrūd ‘garment, clothing’, of Germanic origin, from a base meaning ‘cut’; related toshred. An early sense of the verb (Middle English) was ‘cover so as to protect’.

Shroud in a sentence (word usage in recent Hindu newspaper)

  • Blazers Recap: The Blazers Shroud the Suns, 127-120!!
  • Amira Nature Foods: Red Flags Shroud The Growth Profile
  • Thomas Mitchell: Do not shroud public pensions in secrecy
  • Trump Administration Makes Shameful Decision to Shroud Civilian …
  • Hester files bill to shroud execution process in more secrecy

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Shroud

  • Mist shrouded the castle

Shroud pronunciation