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Yet Another

(jargon)
(YA-, after Unix's yacc - Yet Another Compiler-Compiler) A humorous allusion often used in titles to acknowledge that the topic is not original, though the content is. As in "Yet Another AI Group" or "Yet Another Simulated Annealing Algorithm". If used of others' work, it describes something of which there are already far too many.

In hackish acronyms the "YA" prefix almost invariably expands to Yet Another, e.g. YABA, YAUN.
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Yet another family is left to grieve the loss of a loved one.
There's yet another complicating aspect of the debate.
One might feel that here again, on this very page, such a sacrifice is solemnly approved -- reenacted -- by yet another male writer who, himself well nourished and running no risks, holds up as a moral example the life of a woman who practiced brutal bodily austerities that contributed to her premature death.
More importantly, as we evaluate the larger tradition we can begin to realize that, like the other authors in this survey, Straight would not be writing the way she does, through the characters she creates, and for the audience she has, without the ground-laying of earlier black women writers like Morrison and Walker; that she does write, and does so with deliberate care about how blacks are perceived by whites, may suggest yet another strategy for considering racial conflict.
Beyond the danger of visions as the interior space of resistance by which a female can sway the masses, yet another cause for inquisitorial concern was bigamy.
The second half of the book is devoted to convict family life - yet another of those "spatial boundaries" defined by the authorities and redefined by the women.