Provident

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Provident

  • (adj) making or indicative of timely preparation for the future.
    “she had learned to be provident”

Provident meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • दूरदर्शी, मितव्ययी, सौभाग्यपूर्ण, दैवकृत,भविष्य निधि,भगवन की दया से, मिट्र संघ

Provident origin

  • late Middle English: from Latin provident- ‘foreseeing, attending to’, from the verb providere (see provide).

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

  • India: India’s Provident Fund Law: Proposed Amendments …, Definition of ‘wages’ to be aligned with the Code on Wages, 2019; Flexibility to be provided to fix varying rates of provident fund contributions …
  • India: Latest Directions By The Employees Provident Fund …, India: Latest Directions By The Employees Provident Fund Department Governing Inspection / Investigation Notices To Establishments.
  • India: Proposal To Amend The Employees’ Provident Fund …, The Ministry of Labour and Employment (the “Ministry”) has proposed to amend the Employees’ Provident Fund and Miscellaneous Provisions …
  • Provident Fund (PF) Withdrawal Rules 2019, The main objective behind the employees’ provident fund (EPF) account is to cultivate savings habit among the salaried-class people.
  • Take home salaries in India may rise at the cost of employee …, As of now, both the employers and the employees each contribute 12% of the salary to the Employee Provident Fund Organisation; The …

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Provident

  • to remember this, think about ‘LIC PROVIDENT FUND POLICY’which is kept for future use.
  • Provident=Providing Prudently.

Provident pronunciation


Phalanx

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Phalanx

  • (noun) a body of troops or police officers standing or moving in close formation. “six hundred marchers set off, led by a phalanx of police”
  • (noun) a group of people or things of a similar type forming a compact body. “he headed past the phalanx of waiting reporters to the line of limos”
  • (noun) (in ancient Greece) a body of Macedonian infantry drawn up in close order with shields touching and long spears overlapping.
  • (noun) a bone of the finger or toe.

Phalanx meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • व्यूह, संघटित दल, जत्था, झुंड, पंक्ति, व्यूह

Phalanx origin

  • mid 16th century (denoting a body of Macedonian infantry): via Latin from Greek.

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

  • Saaho box office collection Day 10: Prabhas’ film earns over …, While it is performing well worldwide and in south India, its Hindi ….. things at tattooed guys built like trucks, and mowing down a phalanx of …
  • Space century, It is only proper that the Indian Space Research Organisation … a phalanx of his followers whose capabilities even surpassed his own on …
  • Violent Hong Kong Protests Meet Violent Police Response, Videos aired and shared online showed officers snagging a few people, as a phalanx of police charged a train car, whipping and beating …
  • Demise of titans no decline of party?, On the contrary, the Indian National Congress, which also lost a phalanx of popular leaders in the past is unable to provide successful …
  • He knew which way the wind was blowing, … competent and successful phalanx of leaders when he helmed the party … coalesced Hindu sentiments for the first time in Independent India.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Phalanx

  • or obse(ssed)-Qui( yes in frech)-ous=always obsessed with saying yes to it all
  • ob + SEQUI + ous .. sequi means sequence where one thing “follows” the other.. and servants follow what their masters say..

Phalanx pronunciation


Perch

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Perch

  • (noun) an object on which a bird alights or roosts, typically a branch or horizontal bar. “the budgerigar shuffled along its perch”
  • (noun) a place where someone or something rests or sits, especially one that is high or precarious. “Marian looked down from her perch in a beech tree above the road”
  • (noun) used in names of other freshwater and marine fishes resembling or related to the perch, e.g. climbing perch, pikeperch, sea perch, surfperch.
  • (noun) a measure of length, especially for land, equal to a quarter of a chain or 5 1/2 yards (approximately 5.029 m).
  • (noun) a measure of area, especially for land, equal to 160th of an acre or 30 1/4 square yards (approximately 25.29 sq. metres).
  • (verb) (of a bird) alight or rest on something. “a herring gull perched on the rails”
  • (verb) (of a person) sit on something high or narrow. “Eve perched on the side of the armchair”
  • (verb) (of a building) be situated above or on the edge of something. “the fortress is perched on a crag in the mountains”
  • (verb) set or balance someone or something on. “Peter perched a pair of gold-rimmed spectacles on his nose”

Perch meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • किनारे पर बैठना, ठिकाना, बैठना, चिड़ियों के बैठने का अड्डा, चक्कस, ऊँचा स्थान, बसेरा, अड्डे पर बैठना, एक प्रकार की मछली, ऊँचा स्थान पर बैठना, कवई मछली,टिका होना, मचान, अड्डा, अड्डे पर बैठना, ऊंचे पर रखना, गज़ की नाप, पर्च, बसेरा, मीठे जल की मछली

Perch origin

  • Middle English (in the general sense ‘pole, stick’): from Old French perche, from Latin pertica ‘measuring rod, pole’.
  • late Middle English: from Old French perche, via Latin from Greek perkē .
  • late Middle English: the noun from perch3; the verb from Old French percher .

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

  • Granite boxes form clifftop house overlooking a lake in India, Stacked boxes clad in stone perch on a rocky outcrop overlooking … Called Lakehouse, the house in southern India has two distinct sides to its …
  • Trump amplifies conspiracy theories from perch of presidency, With a pair of weekend retweets, President Donald Trump amplified an unfounded conspiracy theory. It was hardly the first time. His political …
  • 2019 Hyundai Elantra Facelift (Honda Civic Rival) India Launch In …, Hyundai Motor India Limited (HMIL) has been on a launch spree … the Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza off its perch in the July 2019 sales table.
  • BWF World Championships: Indian players quarterfinal roundup – PV … array of soft touches and wily deception to throw Sindhu off her perch.
  • The Great Indian personal Space Mission, And just like Moses parted the Red Sea, the people parted to create space enough for her to perch. The person poured in like hot glue and …

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Perch 

  • oerch=CHhat+PER…. usually people REST on roofs(chhat)

Perch pronunciation


Peculiar

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Peculiar

  • (adj) different to what is normal or expected; strange. “he gave her some very peculiar looks”
  • (adj) slightly and indefinably unwell. “I felt a little peculiar for a while”
  • (adj) particular; special. “any attempt to explicate the theme is bound to run into peculiar difficulties”
  • (adj) belonging exclusively to. “some languages are peculiar to one region”
  • (noun) a parish or church exempt from the jurisdiction of the diocese in which it lies, and subject to the direct jurisdiction of the monarch or an archbishop. “deans and canons of royal peculiars, notably Westminster Abbey and Windsor”

Peculiar meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • अजीब, असामान्य, विचित्र, निराला, खास, विशेष, व्यक्तिगत, बीमार

Peculiar origin

  • late Middle English (in the sense ‘particular’): from Latin peculiaris ‘of private property’, from peculium‘property’, from pecu ‘cattle’ (cattle being private property). The sense ‘strange’ dates from the early 17th century.

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

  • Opinion: The peculiar Indian curse of ‘first-class first’, As the Indian team, the tournament favourite, exited the cricket World Cup after losing to New Zealand, Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted …
  • Mumbai: Fines for cattle on roads to rise 300%, MUMBAI: To a traveller, the one peculiar constant on the Indian landscape is the presence of cattle on our roads. BMC has now decided to take …
  • Kodaikanal’s ‘hill garlic’ gets GI tag, As for its uniqueness, the application said: “Kodaikanal Hill Garlic is very peculiar than other varieties cultivated throughout India. The pungent …
  • Chandrayaan-2: a successful launch will give India a strategic …, This is India’s second lunar moon mission, and includes a lunar orbiter, a lander (Vikram), … We really need to address these peculiar lacunae.
  • The peculiar case of illegal encroachments in Mumbai and snail’s .., The Dongri building collapse which claimed 13 lives and injured 25 people on Tuesday is still fresh in the minds of people. Maharashtra Chief …

Peculiar pronunciation


Portmanteau

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Portmanteau

  • (noun) a large travelling bag, typically made of stiff leather and opening into two equal parts.
  • (noun) a word blending the sounds and combining the meanings of two others, for example motel or brunch. “podcast is a portmanteau, a made-up word coined from a combination of the words iPod and broadcast”
  • (noun) consisting of or combining two or more aspects or qualities. “a portmanteau movie composed of excerpts from his most famous films”

Portmanteau meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • पोर्टमेंटो, ट्रक, वस्र रखने का चमड़े का बेग, सूटकेस

Portmanteau origin

  • mid 16th century: from French portemanteau, from porter ‘carry’ + manteau ‘mantle’.

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

  • How RuPay aids govt’s financial inclusion thrust, RuPay, the name being a portmanteau of “rupee” and “payment”, has been … make international purchases and withdraw cash outside India.
  • Amazon adds Hindi to the Alexa Skills Kit, … Hinglish (a portmanteau of Hindi and English) commands. Rohit Prasad, vice president and head scientist for Alexa, told Indian news agency …
  • Kashmir To Kanyakumari, 50 Cities & 2.5 Lakh Indians Set For India’s …, Plogging, a portmanteau of ‘Plocka upp’ which means ‘pick up’ in … It was probably in 2017 that India’s first plog run took place in Delhi and, …
  • A91 partners, a VC firm by former Sequoia India execs closes its debut …, It actually is an interesting portmanteau of sorts. 91 stands for the country code of India and A comes from India’s greatest emperor, Ashoka.
  • Deepfakes: it’s all in the blink of an eye, The term “deepfakes”, a portmanteau of “deep learning” and “fake”, first … “We definitely have come across morphed images here in India and …

Portmanteau pronunciation