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sterol

  • noun any of a group of natural steroid alcohols derived from plants or animals; they are waxy insoluble substances
    steroid alcohol.

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guidance

  • noun something that provides direction or advice as to a decision or course of action
    counseling; direction; counsel; counselling.
  • noun the act of guiding or showing the way
    steering.

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trilemma

(Logic) A syllogism with three conditional propositions, the major premises of which are disjunctively affirmed in the minor. See Dilemma.

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noncoding

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takings

  • noun the income or profit arising from such transactions as the sale of land or other property
    return; yield; take; issue; proceeds; payoff.
    • the average return was about 5%
  • noun the act of someone who picks up or takes something
    taking; pickings.
    • the pickings were easy
    • clothing could be had for the taking

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rollback

  • noun the act of forcing the enemy to withdraw
    push back.
  • noun reducing prices back to some earlier level

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noncriminal

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floodway

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gaming

  • noun the act of playing for stakes in the hope of winning (including the payment of a price for a chance to win a prize)
    gambling; play.
    • his gambling cost him a fortune
    • there was heavy play at the blackjack table
  • verb place a bet on
    stake; bet on; back; gage; game; punt.
    • Which horse are you backing?
    • I'm betting on the new horse

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approval

  • noun the formal act of approving
    blessing; approving.
    • he gave the project his blessing
    • his decision merited the approval of any sensible person
  • noun a feeling of liking something or someone good
    • although she fussed at them, she secretly viewed all her children with approval

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telecom

  • noun (often plural) systems used in transmitting messages over a distance electronically
    telecommunication.

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disallowance

The act of disallowing; refusal to admit or permit; rejection. Syn. -- Disapprobation; prohibition; condemnation; censure; rejection.

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framework

  • noun a hypothetical description of a complex entity or process
    model; theoretical account.
    • the computer program was based on a model of the circulatory and respiratory systems
  • noun the underlying structure
    fabric.
    • providing a factual framework for future research
    • it is part of the fabric of society

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interferon

  • noun an antiviral protein produced by cells that have been invaded by a virus; inhibits replication of the virus

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unreasonableness

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arbitrage

  • noun a kind of hedged investment meant to capture slight differences in price; when there is a difference in the price of something on two different markets the arbitrageur simultaneously buys at the lower price and sells at the higher price
  • verb practice arbitrage, as in the stock market

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lax

  • adjective satellite lacking in rigor or strictness
    slack.
    • such lax and slipshod ways are no longer acceptable
    • lax in attending classes
    • slack in maintaining discipline
  • adjective pronounced with muscles of the tongue and jaw relatively relaxed (e.g., the vowel sound in `bet')

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micromanagement

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oh

  • noun a midwestern state in north central United States in the Great Lakes region
    Ohio; Buckeye State.

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hurdles

  • noun a footrace in which contestants must negotiate a series of hurdles
    hurdle race; hurdling.
  • noun a light movable barrier that competitors must leap over in certain races
    hurdle.

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supranational

  • adjective satellite transcending established national boundaries or spheres of interest
    • a supranational economy
    • supranational federations

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subunit

  • noun a monetary unit that is valued at a fraction (usually one hundredth) of the basic monetary unit
    fractional monetary unit.

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putative

  • adjective satellite purported; commonly put forth or accepted as true on inconclusive grounds
    • the foundling's putative father
    • the putative author of the book

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oversight

  • noun an unintentional omission resulting from failure to notice something
    inadvertence.
  • noun management by overseeing the performance or operation of a person or group
    supervising; superintendence; supervision.

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prudential

  • adjective satellite arising from or characterized by prudence especially in business matters
    • he abstained partly for prudential reasons

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reinvention

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harmonization

  • noun a piece of harmonized music
    harmonisation.
  • noun singing in harmony
    harmonisation.

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genomic

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filing

  • noun the entering of a legal document into the public record
    • he filed a complaint
    • he filed his tax return
  • noun a fragment rubbed off by the use of a file

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myosin

  • noun the commonest protein in muscle; a globulin that combines with actin to form actomyosin

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stringency

  • noun a state occasioned by scarcity of money and a shortage of credit
    tightness.
  • noun conscientious attention to rules and details
    strictness.

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nrc

  • noun an independent federal agency created in 1974 to license and regulate nuclear power plants
    Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

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restrictiveness

  • noun a grammatical qualification that makes the meaning more specific (`red hat' has a more specific meaning than `hat')
  • noun a lack of permissiveness or indulgence and a tendency to confine behavior within certain specified limits
    unpermissiveness.

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neuroendocrine

  • adjective of or relating to the nervous and endocrine systems (especially as they function together)

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perseveration

  • noun the tendency for a memory or idea to persist or recur without any apparent stimulus for it
  • noun the act of persisting or persevering; continuing or repeating behavior
    perseverance; persistence.
    • his perseveration continued to the point where it was no longer appropriate

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harmonised

  • adjective satellite involving or characterized by harmony
    consonant; harmonical; harmonic; harmonized.
  • verb go together
    accord; fit in; concord; consort; harmonise; harmonize; agree.
    • The colors don't harmonize
    • Their ideas concorded

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subunit

  • noun a monetary unit that is valued at a fraction (usually one hundredth) of the basic monetary unit
    fractional monetary unit.

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stringent

  • adjective satellite demanding strict attention to rules and procedures
    rigorous; tight.
    • rigorous discipline
    • tight security
    • stringent safety measures

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toxicology

  • noun the branch of pharmacology that deals with the nature and effects and treatments of poisons

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operon

  • noun a segment of DNA containing adjacent genes including structural genes and an operator gene and a regulatory gene

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regime

  • noun the organization that is the governing authority of a political unit
    authorities; government.
    • the government reduced taxes
    • the matter was referred to higher authorities
  • noun (medicine) a systematic plan for therapy (often including diet)
    regimen.

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nucleotide

  • noun a phosphoric ester of a nucleoside; the basic structural unit of nucleic acids (DNA or RNA)
    base.

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forbearance

  • noun good-natured tolerance of delay or incompetence
    longanimity; patience.
  • noun a delay in enforcing rights or claims or privileges; refraining from acting
    • his forbearance to reply was alarming

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epigenetic

Of or pertaining to the epigenesis; produced according to the theory of epigenesis.

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harmonisation

  • noun a piece of harmonized music
    harmonization.
  • noun singing in harmony
    harmonization.

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prokaryotic

  • adjective having cells that lack membrane-bound nuclei
    procaryotic.

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overkill

  • noun the capability to obliterate a target with more weapons (especially nuclear weapons) than are required
  • noun any effort that seems to go farther than would be necessary to achieve its goal

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splicing

  • noun a junction where two things (as paper or film or magnetic tape) have been joined together
    splice.
    • the break was due to an imperfect splice
  • verb join the ends of
    splice.
    • splice film

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straightjacket

  • noun a garment similar to a jacket that is used to bind the arms tightly against the body as a means of restraining a violent person
    straitjacket.

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watchdog

  • noun a guardian or defender against theft or illegal practices or waste
    • she is the global watchdog for human rights abuses
  • noun a dog trained to guard property
    guard dog.

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submission

  • noun something (manuscripts or architectural plans and models or estimates or works of art of all genres etc.) submitted for the judgment of others (as in a competition)
    entry.
    • several of his submissions were rejected by publishers
    • what was the date of submission of your proposal?
  • noun the act of submitting; usually surrendering power to another
    compliance.

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compensable

  • adjective satellite for which money is paid
    paying; stipendiary; remunerative; salaried.
    • a paying job
    • remunerative work
    • salaried employment
    • stipendiary services

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gridlock

  • noun a traffic jam so bad that no movement is possible

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upstream

  • adjective in the direction against a stream's current
  • adverb toward the source or against the current
    upriver.

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compliance

  • noun acting according to certain accepted standards
    conformity; conformation; abidance.
    • their financial statements are in conformity with generally accepted accounting practices
  • noun a disposition or tendency to yield to the will of others
    deference; obligingness; complaisance; compliancy.

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eukaryotic

  • adjective having cells with `good' or membrane-bound nuclei
    eucaryotic.

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commission

  • noun a special group delegated to consider some matter
    committee.
    • a committee is a group that keeps minutes and loses hours" - Milton Berle
  • noun a fee for services rendered based on a percentage of an amount received or collected or agreed to be paid (as distinguished from a salary)
    • he works on commission

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strict

  • adjective satellite rigidly accurate; allowing no deviation from a standard
    rigorous.
    • rigorous application of the law
    • a strict vegetarian
  • adjective satellite (of rules) stringently enforced
    hard-and-fast.
    • hard-and-fast rules

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minimum

  • noun the smallest possible quantity
    lower limit.
  • noun the point on a curve where the tangent changes from negative on the left to positive on the right

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fda

  • noun a federal agency in the Department of Health and Human Services established to regulate the release of new foods and health-related products
    Food and Drug Administration.

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agency

  • noun an administrative unit of government
    office; authority; bureau; federal agency; government agency.
    • the Central Intelligence Agency
    • the Census Bureau
    • Office of Management and Budget
    • Tennessee Valley Authority
  • noun a business that serves other businesses

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nondiscriminatory

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issuance

  • noun the act of providing an item for general use or for official purposes (usually in quantity)
    issuing; issue.
    • a new issue of stamps
    • the last issue of penicillin was over a month ago

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telecommunication

  • noun (often plural) systems used in transmitting messages over a distance electronically
    telecom.
  • noun (often plural) the branch of electrical engineering concerned with the technology of electronic communication at a distance

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cd4

  • noun a glycoprotein that is found primarily on the surface of helper T cells
    cluster of differentiation 4.
    • CD4 is a receptor for HIV in humans

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transatlantic

  • adjective crossing the Atlantic Ocean
    • transatlantic flight

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mandate

  • noun a document giving an official instruction or command
    authorisation; authorization.
  • noun a territory surrendered by Turkey or Germany after World War I and put under the tutelage of some other European power until they are able to stand by themselves
    mandatory.

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procaryotic

  • adjective having cells that lack membrane-bound nuclei
    prokaryotic.

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apparatus

  • noun equipment designed to serve a specific function
    setup.
  • noun (anatomy) a group of body parts that work together to perform a given function
    • the breathing apparatus

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lax

  • adjective satellite lacking in rigor or strictness
    slack.
    • such lax and slipshod ways are no longer acceptable
    • lax in attending classes
    • slack in maintaining discipline
  • adjective pronounced with muscles of the tongue and jaw relatively relaxed (e.g., the vowel sound in `bet')

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toxicologist

  • noun one who studies the nature and effects of poisons and their treatment

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semiannual

  • adjective satellite occurring or payable twice each year
    biyearly; biannual; half-yearly.

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police

  • noun the force of policemen and officers
    law; police force; constabulary.
    • the law came looking for him
  • verb maintain the security of by carrying out a patrol
    patrol.

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eucaryotic

  • adjective having cells with `good' or membrane-bound nuclei
    eukaryotic.

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impediment

  • noun something immaterial that interferes with or delays action or progress
    balk; handicap; baulk; check; hindrance; deterrent; hinderance.
  • noun any structure that makes progress difficult
    impedimenta; obstruction; obstructor; obstructer.

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nuclear

  • adjective (weapons) deriving destructive energy from the release of atomic energy
    atomic.
    • nuclear war
    • nuclear weapons
    • atomic bombs
  • adjective of or relating to or constituting the nucleus of an atom
    • nuclear physics
    • nuclear fission
    • nuclear forces

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compliance

  • noun acting according to certain accepted standards
    conformity; conformation; abidance.
    • their financial statements are in conformity with generally accepted accounting practices
  • noun a disposition or tendency to yield to the will of others
    deference; obligingness; complaisance; compliancy.

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onerous

  • adjective satellite not easily borne; wearing; I only had to greet the guests"
    burdensome; taxing.
    • the burdensome task of preparing the income tax return
    • my duties weren't onerous
    • a taxing schedule

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roadblock

  • noun any condition that makes it difficult to make progress or to achieve an objective
    barrier.
    • intolerance is a barrier to understanding
  • noun a barrier set up by police to stop traffic on a street or road in order to catch a fugitive or inspect traffic etc.
    barricade.

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aec

  • noun a former executive agency (from 1946 to 1974) that was responsible for research into atomic energy and its peacetime uses in the United States
    Atomic Energy Commission.

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framework

  • noun a hypothetical description of a complex entity or process
    model; theoretical account.
    • the computer program was based on a model of the circulatory and respiratory systems
  • noun the underlying structure
    fabric.
    • providing a factual framework for future research
    • it is part of the fabric of society

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burdensome

  • adjective satellite not easily borne; wearing; I only had to greet the guests"
    onerous; taxing.
    • the burdensome task of preparing the income tax return
    • my duties weren't onerous
    • a taxing schedule

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disincentive

  • noun a negative motivational influence
    deterrence.

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conserved

  • adjective satellite protected from harm or loss
  • verb keep constant through physical or chemical reactions or evolutionary change
    conserve.
    • Energy is conserved in this process

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mechanism

  • noun the atomic process that occurs during a chemical reaction
    chemical mechanism.
    • he determined unique mechanisms for the photochemical reactions
  • noun the technical aspects of doing something
    mechanics.
    • a mechanism of social control
    • mechanisms of communication
    • the mechanics of prose style

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translational

  • adjective of or relating to uniform movement without rotation

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loophole

  • noun an ambiguity (especially one in the text of a law or contract) that makes it possible to evade a difficulty or obligation
  • noun a small hole in a fortified wall; for observation or discharging weapons

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yellowfin

  • noun may reach 400 pounds; worldwide in tropics
    yellowfin tuna; Thunnus albacares.

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protein

  • noun any of a large group of nitrogenous organic compounds that are essential constituents of living cells; consist of polymers of amino acids; essential in the diet of animals for growth and for repair of tissues; can be obtained from meat and eggs and milk and legumes
    • a diet high in protein

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harmonized

  • adjective satellite involving or characterized by harmony
    harmonised; consonant; harmonical; harmonic.
  • verb go together
    accord; fit in; concord; consort; harmonise; harmonize; agree.
    • The colors don't harmonize
    • Their ideas concorded

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burden

  • noun an onerous or difficult concern
    load; incumbrance; onus; encumbrance.
    • the burden of responsibility
    • that's a load off my mind
  • noun weight to be borne or conveyed
    load; loading.

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competence

  • noun the quality of being adequately or well qualified physically and intellectually
    competency.

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liberalise

  • verb become more liberal
    liberalize.
    • The laws liberalized after Prohibition
  • verb make liberal or more liberal, of laws and rules
    liberalize.

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pathway

  • noun a bundle of myelinated nerve fibers following a path through the brain
    nerve tract; nerve pathway; tract.
  • noun a trodden path
    footpath.

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delegating

  • noun authorizing subordinates to make certain decisions
    delegation; relegating; relegation; deputation.
  • verb transfer power to someone
    depute; delegate.

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integrative

  • adjective combining and coordinating diverse elements into a whole
  • adjective satellite tending to consolidate
    consolidative.

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telecommunication

  • noun (often plural) systems used in transmitting messages over a distance electronically
    telecom.
  • noun (often plural) the branch of electrical engineering concerned with the technology of electronic communication at a distance

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cytokine

  • noun any of various protein molecules secreted by cells of the immune system that serve to regulate the immune system

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biennial

  • noun (botany) a plant having a life cycle that normally takes two seasons from germination to death to complete; flowering biennials usually bloom and fruit in the second season
  • adjective having a life cycle lasting two seasons
    two-year.
    • a biennial life cycle
    • parsnips and carrots are biennial plants often grown as annuals

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protectionism

  • noun the policy of imposing duties or quotas on imports in order to protect home industries from overseas competition

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streamlined

  • adjective satellite made efficient by stripping off nonessentials
    • short streamlined meetings
    • a streamlined hiring process
  • verb contour economically or efficiently
    streamline.

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sequence

  • noun serial arrangement in which things follow in logical order or a recurrent pattern
    • the sequence of names was alphabetical
    • he invented a technique to determine the sequence of base pairs in DNA
  • noun a following of one thing after another in time
    chronological succession; succession; chronological sequence; successiveness.
    • the doctor saw a sequence of patients

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transcription

  • noun something written, especially copied from one medium to another, as a typewritten version of dictation
    written text.
  • noun (genetics) the organic process whereby the DNA sequence in a gene is copied into mRNA; the process whereby a base sequence of messenger RNA is synthesized on a template of complementary DNA

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hassle

  • noun an angry disturbance
    bother; trouble; fuss.
    • he didn't want to make a fuss
    • they had labor trouble
    • a spot of bother
  • noun disorderly fighting
    tussle; dogfight; scuffle; rough-and-tumble.

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initiative

  • noun readiness to embark on bold new ventures
    enterprisingness; go-ahead; enterprise.
  • noun the first of a series of actions
    opening move; first step; opening.

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security

  • noun the state of being free from danger or injury
    • we support the armed services in the name of national security
  • noun defense against financial failure; financial independence
    protection.
    • his pension gave him security in his old age
    • insurance provided protection against loss of wages due to illness

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federalism

  • noun the idea of a federal organization of more or less self-governing units

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gene

  • noun (genetics) a segment of DNA that is involved in producing a polypeptide chain; it can include regions preceding and following the coding DNA as well as introns between the exons; it is considered a unit of heredity
    cistron; factor.
    • genes were formerly called factors

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protection

  • noun the activity of protecting someone or something
    • the witnesses demanded police protection
  • noun a covering that is intend to protect from damage or injury
    protective covering; protective cover.
    • they had no protection from the fallout
    • wax provided protection for the floors

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