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  • 1 catch — [ katʃ ] n. m. • 1919; mot angl., abrév. de catch as catch can « attrape comme tu peux » ♦ Lutte très libre à l origine, codifiée aujourd hui. Prise de catch. Match, rencontre de catch, spectacle de cette lutte. Catch à quatre. Catch féminin. ●… …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 2 Catch — Catch, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Caught}or {Catched}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Catching}. Catched is rarely used.] [OE. cacchen, OF. cachier, dialectic form of chacier to hunt, F. chasser, fr. (assumend) LL. captiare, for L. capture, V. intens. of capere to… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 Catch 5 — is a popular news music package and image campaign developed for Cleveland, Ohio television station WEWS TV in 1970. Written and composed by then jingle writer Frank Gari, the package was subsequently used on a few other American TV stations. The …

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  • 4 catch — [kætʆ] verb caught PTandPP [kɔːt ǁ kɒːt] [transitive] 1. be caught in something to be in a situation that is difficult to escape from: • The government is caught in the middle of the dispute. • The yen was caught in a downward spiral. 2 …

    Financial and business terms

  • 5 Catch-22 — ist der Titel des 1961 erschienenen ersten Romans von Joseph Heller über die Absurdität des Krieges und die Dummheit der Militär Maschinerie. Das anfangs wenig erfolgreiche Buch wurde erst durch Mundpropaganda und Weitergabe und Empfehlung des… …

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  • 6 Catch — or caught may refer to:In sports: * Catch (baseball), a maneuver in baseball * Caught (cricket), a method of getting out in cricket * Catch or Reception (American football)In music: * Catch (music), a form of round * Catch (band), an English band …

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  • 7 Catch — Catch, n. 1. Act of seizing; a grasp. Sir P. Sidney. [1913 Webster] 2. That by which anything is caught or temporarily fastened; as, the catch of a gate. [1913 Webster] 3. The posture of seizing; a state of preparation to lay hold of, or of… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 8 Catch — Catch, v. i. 1. To attain possession. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Have is have, however men do catch. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To be held or impeded by entanglement or a light obstruction; as, a kite catches in a tree; a door catches so as not to open.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 9 Catch 22 — (engl. catch „Falle“) steht für: umgangssprachlich bedeutet Catch 22 im Englischen Dilemma einen satirischen Roman von Joseph Heller aus dem Jahr 1961, siehe Catch 22 die Verfilmung des oben genannten Romans aus dem Jahr 1970 von Mike Nichols,… …

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  • 10 Catch — 〈[kæ̣tʃ] m.; ; unz.; kurz für〉 Catch as catch can [engl., „Fang, Fangen“] * * * Catch   [kætʃ, englisch »das Haschen«] der, / es, im 17. und 18. Jahrhundert in der englischen Musik ein Kanon oder auch ein freier behandeltes Stück vornehmlich für… …

    Universal-Lexikon

  • 11 Catch-22 — puede referise a: Catch 22 (novela), novela de Joseph Heller; Catch 22 (película), adaptación al cine de la novela anterior; Catch 22 (Lost), episodio de Lost; El Síndrome de Di George, también conocido como Catch 22; Véase también Catch Thirty… …

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  • 12 Catch Up — was a children s television series which aired on CBC Television in Canada during the 1978 1979 season.Although the series did not continue past its first year, its hosts would proceed to careers of international scope: * Margot Pinvidic… …

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  • 13 catch it — or[get it] {v. phr.}, {informal} To be scolded or punished. Usually used of children. * /John knew he would catch it when he came home late for supper./ * /Wow, Johnny! When your mother sees those torn pants, you re going to get it./ Compare: GET …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 14 catch it — or[get it] {v. phr.}, {informal} To be scolded or punished. Usually used of children. * /John knew he would catch it when he came home late for supper./ * /Wow, Johnny! When your mother sees those torn pants, you re going to get it./ Compare: GET …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 15 catch-22 — [ˌkætʆ twenti ˈtuː] noun [uncountable] US noun [U] ► a difficult situation in which the solution to a problem is impossible because it is also the cause of the problem: »But it is a catch 22 situation you can t get people without funding, but you …

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  • 16 Catch — (engl. schnappen, fangen, auffangen, abfangen) bezeichnet das Auffangen des Skateboards in der Luft mit den Füßen nach einem Trick. in der Programmierung das Abfangen einer Ausnahme, um in eine spezielle Fehlerbehandlungsroutine zu verzweigen.… …

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  • 17 catch-up — UK US noun [U] ► the process of trying to reach the same standard or quality as someone or something else when they have become more advanced or successful: »I m playing catch up because of the weeks of training I have missed …

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  • 18 Catch — (spr. kättsch, »Haschen«), eine spezifisch engl. Kompositionsgattung, eine Art Fuge für Singstimmen mit komischem Text und allerlei Schwierigkeiten der Ausführung, die das Singen derselben zu einer schweren Kunst machen (Zerteilung des Textes, ja …

    Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • 19 catch — index apprehend (arrest), apprehension (act of arresting), arrest (apprehend), capture, connection (fastening) …

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  • 20 catch up — index reach Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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