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no problem

1. That is not a problem; don't worry about it. A: "It looks like the file was deleted when the computer crashed." B: "No problem, there should be a backup copy."
2. I would be happy to. A: "Would you mind emptying the dishwasher for me?" B: "Sure, no problem."
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Tthat is not a problem; don't worry about it. An abbreviation of "no problem." A: "Thanks for sending the file." B; "NP."

(that causes) no problem

That will not cause a problem for me or anyone else. (No problem is informal.) Mary: Do you mind waiting for just a little while? Bob: No problem. Sue: Does this block your light? Can you still read? Jane: That causes no problem.
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no problem

1. Also, no sweat; not to worry. There's no difficulty about this, don't concern yourself. For example, Of course I can change your tire-no problem, or You want more small change? no sweat, or We'll be there in plenty of time, not to worry. The first of these colloquial terms dates from about 1960 and the second from about 1950. The third, originating in Britain in the 1930s and using not to with the sense of "don't," crossed the Atlantic in the 1970s.
2. You're welcome, as in Thanks for the ride, Dad.-No problem. [Late 1900s]
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no problem

used to express agreement or acquiescence.
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no ˈproblem

(spoken, informal)
1 (also not a ˈproblem) used for saying that you can do something or are happy to do something for somebody: ‘Can you be here at 7.30 tomorrow morning?’ ‘No problem.’
2 used after somebody has thanked you or said they are sorry for something: ‘Thanks for the ride.’ ‘No problem.’
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No problem

1. and No prob and NP phr. All is well.; There is no problem, so don’t worry or fret. (Often said after someone else says I’m sorry.) No problem. I can do it easily. A: Gee! I’m sorry! B: No prob.
2. phr. you are welcome. (Sometimes said after someone else says thank you.) A: Thanks a lot. B: No problem.
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no problem

1. Used to express confirmation of or compliance with a request.
2. Used to acknowledge an expression of gratitude.
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Ahold is another example of a world-class company that has selected the NPS system because of its unbeatable performance and simplicity," said Jit Saxena, co-founder and CEO, Netezza Corp.
The NPS system's dramatic performance capabilities and lower total cost of ownership are highly complementary to the proven analytical capabilities of MicroStrategy's Business Intelligence software," said Jit Saxena, co-founder and CEO, Netezza Corp.
chairman and CEO of NPS, commented, "SmithKline Beecham is a very well suited partner for NPS in this field.
George Poste, chairman, research and development, at SB, said "research at NPS Pharmaceuticals into the role of calcium receptors in osteoporosis complements our own efforts in this field.
of NPS Pharmaceuticals, 801-583-4939, or Richard Koenig of SmithKline Beecham, 215-751-3415/
By expanding the capabilities of the NPS 8000 series, we are able to provide companies of all sizes with high-performance data warehousing functionality," said Jit Saxena, co-founder and CEO, Netezza, Corp.
The agreement between Madagascar and NPS is the first of its kind for the island nation.
As part of the collaboration, NPS will work with CNARP to assist in conservation and education efforts.
Field work in Madagascar will build on earlier important survey work done by Sarah Kariko, NPS consultant and a Fulbright fellow studying arachnofauna of Madagascar.
For example, Knightsbridge Solutions, Systech Solutions, Infogain and Leading Edge Business Solutions have all joined this program, citing the fact that Netezza's standards-based NPS system offers both simplicity and ease of use for the data center architect.
These new partners also provide the opportunity for us to effectively scale our sales, marketing, customer service and technical support capabilities to meet rising demand for the NPS system.
Netezza, the Netezza logo, NPS, Performance Server, Netezza Performance Server, Intelligent Query Streaming, Asymmetric Massively Parallel Processing and AMPP are trademarks or registered trademarks of Netezza Corporation in the U.
Since early 2003, Netezza has shipped more than 30 NPS systems to companies worldwide, with the majority of its customers purchasing more than one system.
The NPS system architecturally integrates servers, storage and a relational database into a single powerful, enterprise-class appliance, created from the outset to process queries faster and enable complex analysis that was not previously possible because of large and fast-growing data sizes.