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Assembly

Assembly programming language is any low-level programming language, in which there is a very strong correspondence between the assembly program statements and the architecture's machine code instructions.


Assembly code is converted into executable machine code by a utility program referred to as an assembler.


An example code of assembly language:
Assembly


Administrator

In operating systems such as Windows, administrator (shortened as admin) is the user with the highest level privileges. An administrator can make changes to other user accounts, and can change security settings.

Dictionary

In a word-processing program (such as Microsoft Word), a dictionary is a list of correctly spelled words used as a standard for spell-checking. If the term entered is not in the dictionary, it is flagged as misspelled.

Immunity

In governments, immunity is a protection from law suits granted to certain political authorities. For example, in Turkey, members of parliament cannot be sued. This is known as parliamentary immunity, or legislative immunity.

Debtor

Someone who owes a debt. Legally, one who may be compelled to pay a claim or demand.
Debtors usually receive a text reminding them that a payment is due.

Conspicuous

(Conspicuousness) One factor in determining property value. It is of great importance in a business dependent on advertising.
Needs to be improved.

Compound interest

Compound interest is the interest paid on the original principal as well as on the already accrued interest on the loan.


Compound Interest Formula:
Total Amount = Principal x (1 + interest rate / 12)12 x number of years


For example, if an amount of $5,000 is deposited into an account with compound interest at an annual interest rate of 5%, compounded monthly, the value of the investment after 10 years can be calculated as follows:


Total Amount = 5000 x (1 + 0.05 / 12) 12 x 10 = 8235.05

No-go zone

A "no-go zone" (or "no-go area") is an area that has notoriety for violence and crime which can be dangerous for people to go there, barricaded off to civil (such as police) or military authorities usually by a paramilitary organization.

Joint

A point at which parts of two bones or elements of a skeleton join.
Joint

Yelp

In slang, "yelp" is a verb that stands for writing a review at yelp.com, based on individual experiences about restaurants, nightlife, local businesses, etc.
Oh, my God! It was the best waffle I have ever had, I am gonna yelp this.


"Yelp" can also mean complaining or whimpering about something.
Are you going to keep yelping about how everyone is selfish?
Democrats keep yelping about it to cover for using the government for their own political gain. --The Daily Caller

Yelped

Yelped is the simple past and also the past participle of the verb "to yelp".
The dog yelped like someone stepped on its tail. (simple past)
The dog has yelped in pain. (past participle)


Injunction

An injunction is a court order requiring a person to do or refrain from doing something.


There are three types of injunctions:


1. Temporary Restraining Orders
2. Preliminary Injunctions
3. Permanent Injunctions


A temporary injunction prohibits an action by a party to a lawsuit until there has been a trial or other court action.


Temporary Restraining Orders and Preliminary Injunctions can be issued by the judge early in a lawsuit to stop the defendant from continuing his or her allegedly harmful actions.


Permanent injunctions are issued as a final judgment in a case, where monetary damages will not suffice. Failure to comply with an injunction may result in being held in contempt of court, which in turn may result in either criminal or civil liability.


Goodwill

In business, "goodwill" refers to the reputation of a business. In selling a business, it represents non-physical assets such as brand recognition, customer loyalty, patents, copyrights, and trademarks.


Goodwill is considered an intangible asset in an acquisition because it is not a physical asset like shares, property, or equipment.
Improved by Simon Mueller

Eminent domain

A legal term referring to the power of the government to take, through condemnation, private property for a public use upon the payment of fair compensation.


The property owner does not have the right of objection about condemnation, but they can challenge whether it's fair market value.

Condemnation

The taking of private property for public use once payment of a fair compensation to the owner has been made. The property is taken under the power of eminent domain by the federal or local government.

execute

To run an application (program) in computers. The file extension ".exe" in Windows comes from the term "executable".
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