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In business jargon, onboarding is registering, assimilating, training, and setting up a new employee to be able to do their new job. It therefore adds little or nothing to the concept of simply registering a new user to the platform, unless there is also an element of training and mentoring new users as they register. If it must be used for some reason (...


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The Online Etymology Dictionary covers this fairly well [reformatted and comments added]. It is seen that the 'non-private' and the governmental senses were both present from very early in the life of the English word; 'transparent government' should perhaps be a tautology: public (adj.) late 14c., "open to general observation," [contrast '...


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The correct sentence: He was looking at me rather condescendingly It’s also correct: He was looking rather condescending. But it describes how he was looking.


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It's a short form of 'in much the same way as' which means 'in a similar manner'. It doesn't quite mean 'just as' because 'just as' means that the parallel is exact whereas the supposed new era started by the pandemic has started in a different way from the new eras started by the adoption of Friedman's monetarism and bank liberalisation. You could say that ...


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"Most of animals are not dangerous. Bears are not one of them." The part you are asking about is correct (second sentence). The first sentence, however, is not. There would be possibilities: "Most of the animals are not dangerous." or "Most animals are not dangerous." Contrary to French, English uses plural for «il y a», ...


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Constraints are many and various in this context. Here are two examples. If I buy an even number (38) of the same-priced item (£17.39) I may not immediately know the total but I know for sure that the total is constrained to be even. I also know than the last digit must be 2 (because 9 x 8 = 72, ends in 2). So the constraint on the even total is that it ends ...


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To "place constraints" on the size or the mass is only to place quantifiable Limits on these measurements. This method allows them to describe the planet's characteristics plus-or-minus particular error numbers just as all scientific quantities are described.


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If you're modifying a verb, you use an adverb, such as "strangely" or "condescendingly". If you're modifying a noun, you use an adjective, such as "strange" or "condescending". The addition of "rather" doesn't change these rules. It's an adverb that can modify another adjective or adverb. Since "looking&...


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Is it proper to use "the The..." together in this instance? No, it is not proper. You'll never say a double preposition out loud like this, and even in writing it will mostly be frowned upon except in the most pedantic of settings (honestly, only lawyer documents come to mind). It's even better if you rephrase your statements to avoid this ...


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Definition \Def`i*ni"tion, n. [L. definitio: cf. F. d['e]finition.] The act of defining; determination of the limits; as, a telescope accurate in definition. Act of ascertaining and explaining the signification; a description of a thing by its properties; an explanation of the meaning of a word or term; as, the definition of "circle;" the ...


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