after a sort

after a sort
: in a rough, unfinished, or haphazard way : after a fashion

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after a sort
To some extent
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Main Entry:sort

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dated after a fashion

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  • sort — n. & v. n. 1 a group of things etc. with common attributes; a class or kind. 2 (foll. by of) roughly of the kind specified (is some sort of doctor). 3 colloq. a person of a specified character or kind (a good sort). 4 Printing a letter or piece… …   Useful english dictionary

  • sort — sortable, adj. sortably, adv. sorter, n. /sawrt/, n. 1. a particular kind, species, variety, class, or group, distinguished by a common character or nature: to develop a new sort of painting; nice people, of course, but not really our sort. 2.… …   Universalium

  • sort — [[t]sɔrt[/t]] n. 1) a particular kind, class, or group; category: two sorts of people rich and poor[/ex] 2) character, quality, or nature: friends of a nice sort[/ex] 3) an example of something that is undistinguished: He is a sort of poet[/ex]… …   From formal English to slang

  • Sort (C++) — sort is a function in C++ Standard Template Library that takes two random access iterators, the start and the end, as arguments and performs a comparison sort on the range of elements between the two iterators, front inclusive and end exclusive.… …   Wikipedia

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  • After School — (coréen : 애프터스쿨) est un groupe de musique pop féminin sud coréen créé en 2009, composé de huit chanteuses nées entre 1980 et 1992. Il est au départ formé de six membres, mais l une d elle part fin 2009, et trois nouvelles le rejoignent peu… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • sort — 1 noun 1 TYPE (C) especially BrE a group or class of people, things etc that have similar qualities or features; type (+ of): What sort of shampoo do you use? | all sorts of (=a lot of different types of things): soup flavoured with all sorts of… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • After a fashion — Fashion Fash ion, n. [OE. fasoun, facioun, shape, manner, F. facon, orig., a making, fr. L. factio a making, fr. facere to make. See {Fact}, {Feat}, and cf. {Faction}.] [1913 Webster] 1. The make or form of anything; the style, shape, appearance …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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