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whatis

(tool)
1. A Unix command which searches for a given string in the headings of all man pages.

2. A command which searches the archie Software Description Database for a given string, with case being ignored.
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Secretary of National Board of National Coalitionto Protect Civil Freedoms Sara Flounders said that the US-Turkish attempt to establish whatis called buffer zone in Syria is doomed to failure.
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Over the last 30 years there havebeen three referendums on whatis one of the most contentious issues in Irish society.
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The decisions made on the front end of an acquisition - whatis paid per square foot, the location of the property and its potential for appreciation - are critical.
Whatis done with support from a Palestinian authority is nothing short of making this occupation the most profitable in history (several billion dollars flow annually to Israeli coffers as a result of this occupation).
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