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1600 Pennsylvania Avenue

The address of the White House, the residence of the president of the United States of America, used to refer to the White House or the presidency itself. Primarily heard in US. 1600 Penn. Ave. has not yet taken an official stance on this issue.
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explore all avenues

To investigate or pursue every possible means to find a solution to a given problem or to achieve a desired outcome. Right now, we are exploring all avenues to catch the perpetrator of this heinous crime. We've explored all avenues, but I just can't see how we can continue to afford living in this house.
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explore every avenue

To investigate or pursue every possible means to find a solution to a given problem or to achieve a desired outcome. Right now, we are exploring every avenue to catch the perpetrator of this heinous crime. We've explored every avenue, but I just can't see how we can continue to afford living in this house.
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avenue of escape

A way or path out of something. That beetle doesn't seem to know that his only avenue of escape is the open window. The fire was in the kitchen, so our only avenue of escape was through the front door.
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avenue of escape

Fig. the pathway or route along which someone or something escapes. The open window was the bird's only avenue of escape from the house. Bill saw that his one avenue of escape was through the back door.
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avenue tank

n. a bus. Watch out for them avenue tanks when you cross the street.
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Madison Avenue

1. n. the style or image of the major U.S. center for advertising agencies. (The agencies are located on Madison Avenue in New York City.) It’s too much like Madison Avenue. We want a calm, sincere mood.
2. mod. in the manner of intense promotion; propaganda like. More and more people simply do not respond to Madison Avenue hype.
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Manfredi timepieces and exquisite jewelry is to be perfectly positioned at 470 Park Avenue.
As with all of Magna Hospitality's properties, Hotel 373 Fifth Avenue is a pet-friendly hotel.
High-end lingerie store, Sleep, at 110 North Sixth Avenue baits buyers with a plush bed in the window display.
This is great news for Grand Avenue and for downtown Los Angeles," said Eli Broad, chairman of the Grand Avenue Committee that has overseen the management of the redevelopment project for the past five years.
Italian designer Atelier Aimee will bring her bridal emporium to 475 Park Avenue this fall.
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Embracing the philosophy and structure of Wikipedia, the popular, collaborative encyclopedia that anyone can edit online, Avenue A | Razorfish turned the wiki into an internal knowledge sharing and project-based collaboration site for its seven business disciplines across the globe, including: analytics, strategy, enterprise solutions, technology, media, creative and user experience.
Pomellato, Italian jewelry, is moving into the former Mayfair & Company shop at 741 Madison Avenue.
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While we assume that Web analytics packages are useful tools for measuring performance, they don't provide insight to act upon," said Avenue A | Razorfish Senior Vice President and General Manager of Global Solutions, Lee Sherman, the editor of the report.
Winick Realty Group has been selected as exclusive retail leasing representatives for eight new prestigious assignments that include the former International Toy Center at 200 Fifth Avenue and a new development in Brooklyn.
At a meeting tonight, City Council members will consider hiring RBF Consulting of Irvine for up to $121,668 to develop what it calls a conceptual/strategic vision plan for the area south of Avenue J, east of 15th Street West, north of Avenue J-8 and west of 12th Street West.
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Recent press has emphasized the vibrant cultural mix on Sunset Park's two main commercial corridors, 5th Avenue and 8th Avenue, as well as its reasonably priced brownstones.