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  • n. A form of romantic courtship typically between two individuals with the aim of assessing the other's suitability as a partner in an intimate relationship or as a spouse. The result of dating may at any time lead to friendship, any level of intimate relationship, marriage, or no relation.
  • n. An estimation of the age of an artifact, biological vestige, linguistic usage, etc.
  • n. The setting of a date on which an event or transaction is to take place or take effect.
  • v. Present participle of date.

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  • n. use of chemical analysis to estimate the age of geological specimens


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