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hive

1. a structure in which social bees live and rear their young
2. a colony of social bees
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What does it mean when you dream about a hive?

The hive is a symbol of industriousness and teamwork. If stung by a bee or many bees, one needs to either get to work or slack off from overworking (being “busy a bee”).

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hive

[hīv]
(agriculture)
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For him, it was not self-interest that caused potential witnesses to hive off in silence after le sieur Mahot, in the Vieux Marche at Saint-Germain-en-Laye, raised a meat cleaver against his screaming wife; they were acting out of family honor.
Siemens AG plans to hive off its semiconductor operations into a new company, Infineon Technology AG, from April 1 and plans to list the company's shares in both Germany and the US.
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Ofcom said forcing the industry giants to hive off their Openreach wholesale internet arm "would remove BT's underlying incentive to discriminate against competitors".
New Delhi: India's telecom operator Reliance Communications plans to cut down expansion cost and hive off some assets in its bid to to reduce debt by about 37 percent to Rs 25,500 crore in the next 12 months.
The minister said that getting healthier banks to share the bank's burden would help hive off around EUR13bn in problem loans, leases and property at Hypo Alpe Adria.
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