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An Γ©tude (a French word meaning study), or study, is an instrumental musical composition, most commonly of considerable difficulty, usually designed to provide practice material for perfecting a particular technical skill.
Claude Debussy's etude (1915) conforms to the "one facet of technique per piece" rule.
by Arunabh Das Sharma June 18, 2008
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Lying flat refers to a defeatist lifestyle in Chin, where people stop working, desiring material acquisition, and tap out of any social life – sometimes for good. By lying flat, young people are participating in a kind of non-cooperation movement, rather than surrendering themselves to China's oppressive work culture where they see little hope of social mobility.
I’m not going to try to get a better job so I can afford to start a family, I’m just lying flat.
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An intended or perceived electronic attitude. Usually in the form of curt, vague, or rude electronic statements made in e-mails, text messages, Facebook statuses, or any other digital mediums.
Tim: Hey Bob why does your girlfriend look so pissed.

Bob: I don't know man. I sent her a text message saying I would be late for dinner and she thought I gave her some e-tude.

Tim: Well did you?
Bob: No dude. All I said was "sry gurl, im rning l8t."
by Simplekind of man March 18, 2010
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1. A technical music study piece.
2. A guy who was banned unfairly.
Etudes_Tableaux does not need to be banned.
by Etudes_Tableaux March 21, 2004
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1) an idiot that will not shut up
2) a person that is hated by most everyone in a forum-type enviroment
3) a persistant little bitch that insists that he/she is right all the time and will stop at nothing to keep from being heard.
4) a person that doesn't get a clue
5) all of the above
OMG, Cloud is such an etudes. He needs to learn to shut the fuck up and go to hell.
by an etudes hater March 20, 2004
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The Baddest Block in the GTA bitch! Niggas get popped off on de regular. Where streetsigns go missin...and Marvel vs. Capcom 2 goes down daily.

Blonde, White Bwoy, Tianna, Commanda, Chopstix, Dexter Spexter, XXX, Kash, n Flying Monkey

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They ain't no Fuckin Jane & Finch Niggas......They sum ETUDE NIGGAS!! - Blonde
by Commanda April 01, 2006
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