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(pronounced sub ROH-zuh)

This crazy combo word obviously comes from Latin, and it’s an adverb that means secretly or in confidence. Shhhhh.

Example: The firm’s partners were forced to convene sub rosa,

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(pronounced sub-MIHT-tehlz)

As you might imagine, submittals are something that are submitted for review. But who submits them and why are they submitting them" This construction management term describes items presented by the contractor to

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(pronounced sub-STRAYT)

Break this word down, and it will be easy to remember. “Sub” means beneath or under, and “stratum” or “strate” means layer. So, naturally, substrate means a foundation or sub-layer that provides a base for

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(pronounced SUHN-dree)

As an adjective, this old-fashioned sounding word means various or assorted, and as a noun it means an indeterminate number.

Example: Even though Jeremy had