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BASIC

Beginners All-Purpose Symbolic Instruction Code. A programming language that allows a programmer to interact with a program while it is running. BASIC is very simple and was designed for instructional purposes. However, it underlies both the DOS and Windows operating systems.

BASIC (Beginners All-Purpose Symbolic Instruction Code)

a simple COMPUTER programming language widely used by nonspecialists for programming computers.
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'We have a total of 27 counties right now that have signed in, these are countries within the West Africa, Central Africa, Eastern African and Southern Africa, they are basically countries in the Sub-Saharan Africa, when TAAT was initiated, we sent out invitations expression of interest to about all the countries, 35 of them showed up, at then we wanted concrete commitment from the government and basically we asked the Ministries of Agriculture to send in written expression of interest and right now 27 of these countries that we are currently implementing TAAT did so, so basically all the countries in Sub-Sharan Africa are involved, they are 27 in number.
"However, the perks and privileges enjoyed by Pakistan's military keep those secular generals in line with the policies of the jihadists, so basically they are complicit," he added.
The controversial broadcaster and contributor to Talksport Radio, who died a few years ago, operated a no "basically" policy on the phone-in programmes he presented.
Yet unlike in Egypt, where the Obama administration acceded (after some time) to the (pro-American) hated dictator being escorted out; and unlike in Yemen, where the administration has basically done the same to the basically cooperative, hated dictator; and unlike in Libya, where the administration is strafing the compounds of the basically cooperative, hated dictator; in Syria, the most we have heard, so far, is a "deeply concerned" White House statement calling on Syria to, you know, stop.
Naismith said: "We lost three goals in pretty quick succession and that has basically lost us the game."
I was having trouble, basically. I'd gotten in a fight with my stepdad and I got kicked out of the house.
"For the rest of this year we're basically in-house," says Dagenais.
As the illustration "The 80's and Before" shows, the traditional relationship between the OEM and supplier was basically a direct one.
Tiny is basically the inescapable outcome of the three previous values.
So, basically, that leaves the international standards and the U.S.