Definition of 'mod'
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MoD officials said that an investigation was examining why the box failed to open. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Why would you be a mod or a rocker? Times, Sunday Times (2010)MoD chiefs say fake fur reacts badly to rain and makes soldiers look daft. The Sun (2006)All the mod clothes in vogue? Times, Sunday Times (2007)Not least because shambolic MoD spending made cuts simpler to pinpoint. The Sun (2015)MoD officials attempted to distance themselves from the controversy, insisting it was not a departmental matter. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Wear with pretty pastels for a'60s mod look. The Sun (2014)To the public this looked like the MoD trying to gag outspoken coroners. Times, Sunday Times (2009)If you want to buy into a trend, choose a subtle mod look. Times, Sunday Times (2007)MoD officials refused to comment. The Sun (2013)MoD officials hope the new system will improve the department's dire record of costly overruns and delays on big defence projects. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Classic drama about a young mod whose life is changed by a clash between his friends and rockers on the beaches of Brighton. The Sun (2010)The MoD says it is possible because they are ahead of the plan and local forces are able to take on their own security. The Sun (2014)I've gone from mod to rocker! The Sun (2008)MoD officials say allegations have been made that kit purchase deals may not have been doled out correctly, potentially losing the taxpayer a fortune. The Sun (2009)MoD officials admitted that they did not expect the ministry to meet NAO requirements for a further two to four years. Times, Sunday Times (2011)And he's dressed in a suit and has a mod haircut; not a waxed moustache in sight. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The MoD says it will look after people facing redundancy, and to be fair many of those who have left recently have found new jobs. The Sun (2013)
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Used Occasionally. mod is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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