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mandate (Also mandating, mandates, mandated) : Related Words Words similar in meaning to mandate

gatekeeper

  • noun someone who controls access to something
    • there are too many gatekeepers between the field officers and the chief
  • noun someone who guards an entrance
    ostiary; door guard; doorkeeper; doorman; porter; hall porter.

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walk-in

  • noun person who walks in without having an appointment
    • the emergency room was overrun with walk-ins
  • noun an operative who initiates his own defection (usually to a hostile country) for political asylum

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commissar

  • noun an official of the Communist Party who was assigned to teach party principles to a military unit
    political commissar.

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brevet

  • noun a document entitling a commissioned officer to hold a higher rank temporarily (but without higher pay)
  • verb promote somebody by brevet, in the military

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labor_agreement

  • noun contract between labor and management governing wages and benefits and working conditions
    labor contract; collective agreement.

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pardon

  • noun the act of excusing a mistake or offense
    forgiveness.
  • noun a warrant granting release from punishment for an offense
    amnesty.

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saver

  • noun someone who saves something from danger or violence
    recoverer; rescuer.
  • noun someone who saves (especially money)

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predestine

  • verb decree or determine beforehand
  • verb foreordain by divine will or decree
    foreordain; predestinate.

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dynasty

  • noun a sequence of powerful leaders in the same family

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counsellorship

  • noun the position of counselor
    counselorship.

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death_warrant

  • noun a warrant to execute the death sentence

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administrative_official

  • noun an official of a bureaucracy
    bureaucrat.

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conjure

  • verb summon into action or bring into existence, often as if by magic
    arouse; raise; invoke; conjure up; bring up; call down; call forth; evoke; put forward; stir.
    • raise the specter of unemployment
    • he conjured wild birds in the air
    • call down the spirits from the mountain
  • verb ask for or request earnestly
    beseech; bid; entreat; press; adjure.
    • The prophet bid all people to become good persons

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associated_state

  • noun a state or territory partly controlled by (but not a possession of) a stronger state but autonomous in internal affairs; protectorates are established by treaty
    protectorate.

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hoover

  • noun United States industrialist who manufactured vacuum cleaners (1849-1932)
    William Hoover; William Henry Hoover.
  • noun United States lawyer who was director of the FBI for 48 years (1895-1972)
    John Edgar Hoover; J. Edgar Hoover.

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letters_testamentary

  • noun a legal document from a probate court or court officer informing you of your appointment as executor of a will and empowering you to discharge those responsibilities

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criminal_law

  • noun the body of law dealing with crimes and their punishment

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eastern_samoa

  • noun a United States territory on the eastern part of the island of Samoa
    American Samoa; AS.

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halogen

  • noun any of five related nonmetallic elements (fluorine or chlorine or bromine or iodine or astatine) that are all monovalent and readily form negative ions

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under

  • adjective satellite located below or beneath something else
    nether.
    • nether garments
    • the under parts of a machine
  • adjective satellite lower in rank, power, or authority
    • an under secretary

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sharia_law

  • noun the code of law derived from the Koran and from the teachings and example of Mohammed
    shariah law; sharia; Islamic law; shariah.
    • sharia is only applicable to Muslims
    • under Islamic law there is no separation of church and state

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teaching

  • noun the profession of a teacher
    pedagogy; instruction.
    • he prepared for teaching while still in college
    • pedagogy is recognized as an important profession
  • noun a doctrine that is taught
    precept; commandment.
    • the teachings of religion
    • he believed all the Christian precepts

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suburban

  • adjective relating to or characteristic of or situated in suburbs
    • suburban population

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applied

  • adjective concerned with concrete problems or data rather than with fundamental principles
    • applied physics
    • applied psychology
    • technical problems in medicine, engineering, economics and other applied disciplines"- Sidney Hook
  • verb put into service; make work or employ for a particular purpose or for its inherent or natural purpose
    employ; apply; use; utilize; utilise.
    • use your head!
    • we only use Spanish at home
    • I can't use this tool
    • Apply a magnetic field here
    • This thinking was applied to many projects
    • How do you utilize this tool?
    • I apply this rule to get good results
    • use the plastic bags to store the food
    • He doesn't know how to use a computer

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nonresident

  • noun someone who does not live in a particular place
    • described by an admiring nonresident as a green and pleasant land
  • adjective not living in a particular place or owned by permanent residents
    • nonresident students who commute to classes
    • nonresident real estate

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marine_law

  • noun the branch of international law that deals with territorial and international waters or with shipping or with ocean fishery etc.
    maritime law; admiralty law.

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key

  • noun metal device shaped in such a way that when it is inserted into the appropriate lock the lock's mechanism can be rotated
  • noun something crucial for explaining
    • the key to development is economic integration

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void

  • noun the state of nonexistence
    nothingness; nullity; nihility.
  • noun an empty area or space
    vacancy; emptiness; vacuum.
    • the huge desert voids
    • the emptiness of outer space
    • without their support he'll be ruling in a vacuum

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remember

  • verb recall knowledge from memory; have a recollection
    retrieve; recall; recollect; call back; think; call up.
    • I can't remember saying any such thing
    • I can't think what her last name was
    • can you remember her phone number?
    • Do you remember that he once loved you?
    • call up memories
  • verb keep in mind for attention or consideration
    think of.
    • Remember the Alamo
    • Remember to call your mother every day!
    • Think of the starving children in India!

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driver

  • noun the operator of a motor vehicle
  • noun someone who drives animals that pull a vehicle

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yukon_territory

  • noun a territory in northwestern Canada; site of the Klondike gold rush in the 1890s
    Yukon.

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appropriation

  • noun money set aside (as by a legislature) for a specific purpose
  • noun incorporation by joining or uniting
    annexation.

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jack

  • noun a small worthless amount
    diddlyshit; squat; shit; diddly-squat; diddly-shit; diddly; diddley; diddlysquat; doodly-squat.
    • you don't know jack
  • noun a man who serves as a sailor
    Jack-tar; tar; old salt; sea dog; seaman; gob; seafarer; mariner.

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govern

  • verb bring into conformity with rules or principles or usage; impose regulations
    regularize; regularise; regulate; order.
    • We cannot regulate the way people dress
    • This town likes to regulate
  • verb direct or strongly influence the behavior of
    • His belief in God governs his conduct

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federal_agent

  • noun any agent or representative of a federal agency or bureau
    agent.

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missionary

  • noun someone who attempts to convert others to a particular doctrine or program
  • noun someone sent on a mission--especially a religious or charitable mission to a foreign country
    missioner.

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william_harrison_hays

  • noun United States lawyer and politician who formulated a production code that prescribed the moral content of United States films from 1930 to 1966 (1879-1954)
    Hays; Will Hays.

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school

  • noun an educational institution
    • the school was founded in 1900
  • noun a building where young people receive education
    schoolhouse.
    • the school was built in 1932
    • he walked to school every morning

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scholar

  • noun a learned person (especially in the humanities); someone who by long study has gained mastery in one or more disciplines
    scholarly person; bookman; student.
  • noun someone (especially a child) who learns (as from a teacher) or takes up knowledge or beliefs
    assimilator; learner.

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papal_states

  • noun the temporal dominions belonging to the pope (especially in central Italy)

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venue

  • noun the scene of any event or action (especially the place of a meeting)
    locale; locus.
  • noun in law: the jurisdiction where a trial will be held

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commute

  • noun a regular journey of some distance to and from your place of work
    • there is standing room only on the high-speed commute
  • verb exchange positions without a change in value
    transpose.
    • These operators commute with each other

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delegate

  • noun a person appointed or elected to represent others
  • verb transfer power to someone
    depute.

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nondescript

  • noun a person is not easily classified and not very interesting
  • adjective satellite lacking distinct or individual characteristics; dull and uninteresting
    characterless.
    • women dressed in nondescript clothes
    • a nondescript novel

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unauthorised

  • adjective not endowed with authority
    unauthorized.
  • adjective satellite without official authorization
    unauthorized; wildcat.
    • an unauthorized strike
    • wildcat work stoppage

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charter

  • noun a document incorporating an institution and specifying its rights; includes the articles of incorporation and the certificate of incorporation
  • noun a contract to hire or lease transportation

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controversial

  • adjective marked by or capable of arousing controversy
    • the issue of the death penalty is highly controversial
    • Rushdie's controversial book
    • a controversial decision on affirmative action

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make_up_one's_mind

  • verb reach, make, or come to a decision about something
    determine; decide.
    • We finally decided after lengthy deliberations

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kick_downstairs

  • verb assign to a lower position; reduce in rank
    bump; break; demote; relegate.
    • She was demoted because she always speaks up
    • He was broken down to Sergeant

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direct

  • verb command with authority
    • He directed the children to do their homework
  • verb intend (something) to move towards a certain goal
    aim; point; place; target.
    • He aimed his fists towards his opponent's face
    • criticism directed at her superior
    • direct your anger towards others, not towards yourself

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second

  • noun 1/60 of a minute; the basic unit of time adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites
    sec; s.
  • noun an indefinitely short time
    moment; bit; mo; minute.
    • wait just a moment
    • in a mo
    • it only takes a minute
    • in just a bit

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estimate

  • noun an approximate calculation of quantity or degree or worth
    approximation; estimation; idea.
    • an estimate of what it would cost
    • a rough idea how long it would take
  • noun a judgment of the qualities of something or somebody
    estimation.
    • many factors are involved in any estimate of human life
    • in my estimation the boy is innocent

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blue

  • noun blue color or pigment; resembling the color of the clear sky in the daytime
    blueness.
    • he had eyes of bright blue
  • noun blue clothing
    • she was wearing blue

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good_guy

  • noun any person who is on your side

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j._edgar_hoover

  • noun United States lawyer who was director of the FBI for 48 years (1895-1972)
    John Edgar Hoover; Hoover.

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trial_lawyer

  • noun a lawyer who specializes in defending clients before a court of law
    trial attorney.

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specification

  • noun a detailed description of design criteria for a piece of work
    spec.
  • noun naming explicitly

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liberty

  • noun immunity from arbitrary exercise of authority: political independence
    autonomy.
  • noun freedom of choice
    • liberty of opinion
    • liberty of worship
    • liberty--perfect liberty--to think or feel or do just as one pleases
    • at liberty to choose whatever occupation one wishes

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unskilled

  • adjective not having or showing or requiring special skill or proficiency
    • unskilled in the art of rhetoric
    • an enthusiastic but unskillful mountain climber
    • unskilled labor
    • workers in unskilled occupations are finding fewer and fewer job opportunities
    • unskilled workmanship
  • adjective satellite lacking professional skill or expertise
    amateurish; amateur; inexpert.
    • a very amateurish job
    • inexpert but conscientious efforts
    • an unskilled painting

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social_group

  • noun people sharing some social relation

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endorse

  • verb be behind; approve of
    indorse; plunk for; support; plump for; back.
    • He plumped for the Labor Party
    • I backed Kennedy in 1960
  • verb give support or one's approval to
    second; indorse; back.
    • I'll second that motion
    • I can't back this plan
    • endorse a new project

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marching

  • noun the act of marching; walking with regular steps (especially in a procession of some kind)
    march.
    • it was a long march
    • we heard the sound of marching
  • verb march in a procession
    process; march.
    • They processed into the dining room

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coefficient

  • noun a constant number that serves as a measure of some property or characteristic

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applier

  • noun a person who requests or seeks something such as assistance or employment or admission
    applicant.
  • noun a device for applying a substance
    applicator.

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drooler

  • noun a person who dribbles; he needs a bib"
    driveller; dribbler; slobberer.
    • that baby is a dribbler

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housing_commissioner

  • noun a commissioner in charge of public housing

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delicti

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carrottop

  • noun someone who has red hair
    redhead; redheader; red-header.

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china

  • noun high quality porcelain originally made only in China
  • noun a communist nation that covers a vast territory in eastern Asia; the most populous country in the world
    Cathay; PRC; Communist China; mainland China; Red China; People's Republic of China.

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active

  • noun chemical agent capable of activity
    active agent.
  • noun the voice used to indicate that the grammatical subject of the verb is performing the action or causing the happening denoted by the verb
    active voice.
    • `The boy threw the ball' uses the active voice

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rescript

  • noun a reply by a Pope to an inquiry concerning a point of law or morality
  • noun a legally binding command or decision entered on the court record (as if issued by a court or judge)
    edict; fiat; decree; order.
    • a friend in New Mexico said that the order caused no trouble out there

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noncompliant

  • noun a person who refuses to comply
    balker; baulker.
  • adjective boldly resisting authority or an opposing force
    defiant.
    • brought up to be aggressive and defiant
    • a defiant attitude

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licenced

  • adjective satellite given official approval to act
    commissioned; accredited; licensed.
    • an accredited college
    • commissioned broker
    • licensed pharmacist
    • authorized representative
  • verb authorize officially
    certify; licence; license.
    • I am licensed to practice law in this state

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dry

  • noun a reformer who opposes the use of intoxicating beverages
    prohibitionist.
  • verb remove the moisture from and make dry
    dry out.
    • dry clothes
    • dry hair

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william_hubbs_rehnquist

  • noun United States jurist who served as an associate justice on the United States Supreme Court from 1972 until 1986, when he was appointed chief justice (born in 1924)
    Rehnquist; William Rehnquist.

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substance

  • noun the real physical matter of which a person or thing consists
    • DNA is the substance of our genes
  • noun the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience
    kernel; center; centre; nitty-gritty; essence; sum; meat; heart; pith; nub; heart and soul; core; inwardness; marrow; gist.
    • the gist of the prosecutor's argument
    • the heart and soul of the Republican Party
    • the nub of the story

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pornographic

  • adjective satellite designed to arouse lust
    adult.
    • pornographic films and magazines
    • adult movies

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venturer

  • noun a merchant who undertakes a trading venture (especially a venture that sends goods overseas)
    merchant-venturer.
  • noun a person who enjoys taking risks
    adventurer.

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settler

  • noun a person who settles in a new colony or moves into new country
    colonist.
  • noun a negotiator who settles disputes

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sniffler

  • noun a person who breathes audibly through a congested nose
    sniveler.

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us_constitution

  • noun the constitution written at the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia in 1787 and subsequently ratified by the original thirteen states
    Constitution of the United States; U.S. Constitution; United States Constitution; Constitution.

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personify

  • verb invest with or as with a body; give body to
    body.
  • verb represent, as of a character on stage
    embody; be.
    • Derek Jacobi was Hamlet

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permit

  • noun a legal document giving official permission to do something
    licence; license.
  • noun the act of giving a formal (usually written) authorization
    license; permission.

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military

  • noun the military forces of a nation
    armed forces; armed services; military machine; war machine.
    • their military is the largest in the region
    • the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker
  • adjective of or relating to the study of the principles of warfare
    • military law

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changer

  • noun a person who changes something
    modifier.
    • an inveterate changer of the menu
  • noun an automatic mechanical device on a record player that causes new records to be played without manual intervention
    auto-changer; record changer.

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golden

  • adjective satellite having the deep slightly brownish color of gold
    aureate; gilded; gilt; gold.
    • long aureate (or golden) hair
    • a gold carpet
  • adjective satellite marked by peace and prosperity
    halcyon; prosperous.
    • a golden era
    • the halcyon days of the clipper trade

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jew

  • noun a person belonging to the worldwide group claiming descent from Jacob (or converted to it) and connected by cultural or religious ties
    Israelite; Hebrew.

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summons

  • noun a request to be present
    bidding.
    • they came at his bidding
  • noun an order to appear in person at a given place and time

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county

  • noun (United Kingdom) a region created by territorial division for the purpose of local government
    • the county has a population of 12,345 people
  • noun (United States) the largest administrative district within a state
    • the county plans to build a new road

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contract_of_adhesion

  • noun a contract that heavily restricts one party while leaving the other free (as some standard form printed contracts); implies inequality in bargaining power
    adhesion contract.

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moral

  • noun the significance of a story or event
    lesson.
    • the moral of the story is to love thy neighbor
  • adjective concerned with principles of right and wrong or conforming to standards of behavior and character based on those principles
    • moral sense
    • a moral scrutiny
    • a moral lesson
    • a moral quandary
    • moral convictions
    • a moral life

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large_person

  • noun a person of greater than average size

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obligation

  • noun the social force that binds you to the courses of action demanded by that force; every opportunity, an obligation; every possession, a duty"- John D.Rockefeller Jr
    duty; responsibility.
    • we must instill a sense of duty in our children
    • every right implies a responsibility
  • noun the state of being obligated to do or pay something
    • he is under an obligation to finish the job

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detribalization

  • noun the act of causing tribal people to abandon their customs and adopt urban ways of living
    detribalisation.
  • noun the decline or termination of tribal organization
    detribalisation.

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quasi

  • adjective satellite having some resemblance
    • a quasi success
    • a quasi contract

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sagittarius

  • noun (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Sagittarius
    Archer.
  • noun a large zodiacal constellation in the southern hemisphere; between Scorpius and Capricornus

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academic_requirement

  • noun a requirement for admission to or completion of an academic program

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sweater

  • noun a crocheted or knitted garment covering the upper part of the body
    jumper.
  • noun a person who perspires
    perspirer.

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chooser

  • noun a person who chooses or selects out
    picker; selector.

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tail

  • noun the posterior part of the body of a vertebrate especially when elongated and extending beyond the trunk or main part of the body
  • noun the time of the last part of something
    fag end; tail end.
    • the fag end of this crisis-ridden century
    • the tail of the storm

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property_settlement

  • noun (matrimonial law) the division of property owned or acquired by marriage partners during their marriage

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call

  • noun a telephone connection
    telephone call; phone call.
    • she reported several anonymous calls
    • he placed a phone call to London
    • he heard the phone ringing but didn't want to take the call
  • noun a special disposition (as if from a divine source) to pursue a particular course
    • he was disappointed that he had not heard the Call

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estimated_tax_return

  • noun return required of a taxpayer whose tax withheld from income does not meet the tax liability for the year
    declaration of estimated tax.

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passport

  • noun any authorization to pass or go somewhere
    pass.
    • the pass to visit had a strict time limit
  • noun a document issued by a country to a citizen allowing that person to travel abroad and re-enter the home country

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assessment

  • noun the classification of someone or something with respect to its worth
    appraisal.
  • noun an amount determined as payable
    • the assessment for repairs outraged the club's membership

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tell

  • verb express in words
    state; say.
    • He said that he wanted to marry her
    • tell me what is bothering you
    • state your opinion
    • state your name
  • noun a Swiss patriot who lived in the early 14th century and who was renowned for his skill as an archer; according to legend an Austrian governor compelled him to shoot an apple from his son's head with his crossbow (which he did successfully without mishap)
    William Tell.

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intervenor

  • noun (law) a party who interposes in a pending proceeding

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rule_of_evidence

  • noun (law) a rule of law whereby any alleged matter of fact that is submitted for investigation at a judicial trial is established or disproved

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withholder

  • noun a person who refrains from granting
    • a withholder of payments
  • noun a person who restrains or checks or holds back

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reversioner

  • noun (law) a party who is entitled to an estate in reversion

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canonized

  • adjective satellite accorded sacrosanct or authoritative standing
    canonised; glorified.
  • verb declare (a dead person) to be a saint
    canonize; canonise; saint.
    • After he was shown to have performed a miracle, the priest was canonized

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unraveler

  • noun a person who removes tangles; someone who takes something out of a tangled state
    disentangler; unraveller.

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warn

  • verb notify of danger, potential harm, or risk
    • The director warned him that he might be fired
    • The doctor warned me about the dangers of smoking
  • verb admonish or counsel in terms of someone's behavior
    admonish; discourage; monish.
    • I warned him not to go too far
    • I warn you against false assumptions
    • She warned him to be quiet

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adult

  • noun a fully developed person from maturity onward
    grownup.
  • noun any mature animal

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boomer

  • noun a member of the baby boom generation in the 1950s
    baby boomer.
    • they expanded the schools for a generation of baby boomers

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summary_judgement

  • noun a judgment rendered by the court prior to a verdict because no material issue of fact exists and one party or the other is entitled to a judgment as a matter of law
    summary judgment; judgment on the pleadings; judgement on the pleadings.

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sceptered

  • adjective satellite invested with legal power or official authority especially as symbolized by having a scepter
    sceptred; empowered.

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ward

  • noun a person who is under the protection or in the custody of another
  • noun a district into which a city or town is divided for the purpose of administration and elections

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hold

  • noun the act of grasping
    grip; clutches; clutch; clench; grasp; clasp.
    • he released his clasp on my arm
    • he has a strong grip for an old man
    • she kept a firm hold on the railing
  • noun understanding of the nature or meaning or quality or magnitude of something
    grasp; appreciation.
    • he has a good grasp of accounting practices

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must

  • noun a necessary or essential thing
    • seat belts are an absolute must
  • noun grape juice before or during fermentation

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word

  • noun a unit of language that native speakers can identify
    • words are the blocks from which sentences are made
    • he hardly said ten words all morning
  • noun a brief statement
    • he didn't say a word about it

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work

  • noun activity directed toward making or doing something
    • she checked several points needing further work
  • noun a product produced or accomplished through the effort or activity or agency of a person or thing
    piece of work.
    • it is not regarded as one of his more memorable works
    • the symphony was hailed as an ingenious work
    • he was indebted to the pioneering work of John Dewey
    • the work of an active imagination
    • erosion is the work of wind or water over time

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straddle

  • noun a noncommittal or equivocal position
  • noun a gymnastic exercise performed with a leg on either side of the parallel bars

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stigmatist

  • noun a person whose body is marked by religious stigmata (such as marks resembling the wounds of the crucified Christ)
    stigmatic.

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archaist

  • noun a person who archaizes
  • noun an expert or collector of antiquities
    antiquary; antiquarian.

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era

  • noun a period marked by distinctive character or reckoned from a fixed point or event
    epoch.
  • noun a major division of geological time; an era is usually divided into two or more periods
    geological era.

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revenant

  • noun a person who returns after a lengthy absence
  • noun someone who has returned from the dead

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territorial_dominion

  • noun a region marked off for administrative or other purposes
    territory; district; dominion.

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judicial_writ

  • noun (law) a legal document issued by a court or judicial officer
    writ.

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quaestor

  • noun any of several public officials of ancient Rome (usually in charge of finance and administration)

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estate

  • noun everything you own; all of your assets (whether real property or personal property) and liabilities
  • noun extensive landed property (especially in the country) retained by the owner for his own use
    land; demesne; landed estate; acres.
    • the family owned a large estate on Long Island

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give

  • noun the elasticity of something that can be stretched and returns to its original length
    spring; springiness.
  • verb cause to have, in the abstract sense or physical sense
    • She gave him a black eye
    • The draft gave me a cold

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articles_of_incorporation

  • noun a legal document that creates a corporation; it is filed with a state by the founders of a corporation and is governed by the laws of the state

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involve

  • verb connect closely and often incriminatingly
    affect; regard.
    • This new ruling affects your business
  • verb engage as a participant
    • Don't involve me in your family affairs!

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hudud

  • noun Islamic laws stating the limits ordained by Allah and including the deterrent punishments for serious crimes
    hudood.

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want

  • noun a state of extreme poverty
    neediness; deprivation; privation.
  • noun the state of needing something that is absent or unavailable
    deficiency; lack.
    • there is a serious lack of insight into the problem
    • water is the critical deficiency in desert regions
    • for want of a nail the shoe was lost

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stick_out

  • verb extend out or project in space
    project; protrude; jut out; jut.
    • His sharp nose jutted out
    • A single rock sticks out from the cliff
  • verb be highly noticeable
    jump; jump out; leap out; stand out.

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legislate

  • verb make laws, bills, etc. or bring into effect by legislation
    pass.
    • They passed the amendment
    • We cannot legislate how people spend their free time

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sideline

  • noun a line that marks the side boundary of a playing field
    out of bounds.
  • noun an auxiliary line of merchandise

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verify

  • verb confirm the truth of
    • Please verify that the doors are closed
    • verify a claim
  • verb check or regulate (a scientific experiment) by conducting a parallel experiment or comparing with another standard
    control.
    • Are you controlling for the temperature?

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returning

  • adjective satellite tending to return to an earlier state
    reverting.
  • verb go or come back to place, condition, or activity where one has been before
    return.
    • return to your native land
    • the professor returned to his teaching position after serving as Dean

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hoi

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machine

  • noun any mechanical or electrical device that transmits or modifies energy to perform or assist in the performance of human tasks
  • noun an efficient person
    • the boxer was a magnificent fighting machine

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human_beings

  • noun all of the living human inhabitants of the earth
    humans; human race; humankind; mankind; world; humanity; man.
    • all the world loves a lover
    • she always used `humankind' because `mankind' seemed to slight the women
  • noun any living or extinct member of the family Hominidae characterized by superior intelligence, articulate speech, and erect carriage
    human being; homo; human; man.

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amended_return

  • noun a tax return that corrects the information in an earlier return

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work_papers

  • noun a legal document giving information required for employment of certain people in certain countries
    working papers; work permit.

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resignation

  • noun acceptance of despair
    surrender.
  • noun the act of giving up (a claim or office or possession etc.)

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marching_orders

  • noun (informal) a notice of dismissal or discharge
    walking papers.
  • noun an order from a superior officer for troops to depart

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credential

  • noun a document attesting to the truth of certain stated facts
    credentials; certificate; certification.

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description

  • noun a statement that represents something in words
    verbal description.
  • noun the act of describing something

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morrison_waite

  • noun United States jurist who was appointed chief justice of the United States Supreme Court in 1874 by President Grant (1816-1888)
    Waite; Morrison R. Waite; Morrison Remick Waite.

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wrong

  • noun that which is contrary to the principles of justice or law
    wrongfulness.
    • he feels that you are in the wrong
  • noun any harm or injury resulting from a violation of a legal right
    legal injury; damage.

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lay

  • noun a narrative song with a recurrent refrain
    ballad.
  • noun a narrative poem of popular origin
    ballad.

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waterfront

  • noun the area of a city (such as a harbor or dockyard) alongside a body of water

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free_spirit

  • noun someone acting freely or even irresponsibly
    free agent; freewheeler.

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law

  • noun the collection of rules imposed by authority
    jurisprudence.
    • civilization presupposes respect for the law
    • the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order
  • noun legal document setting forth rules governing a particular kind of activity
    • there is a law against kidnapping

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mercantile_law

  • noun the body of rules applied to commercial transactions; derived from the practices of traders rather than from jurisprudence
    law merchant; commercial law.

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enfeoffment

  • noun under the feudal system, the deed by which a person was given land in exchange for a pledge of service

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purchase

  • noun the acquisition of something for payment
    • they closed the purchase with a handshake
  • noun something acquired by purchase

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third

  • noun one of three equal parts of a divisible whole
    tierce; one-third.
    • it contains approximately a third of the minimum daily requirement
  • noun the fielding position of the player on a baseball team who is stationed near the third of the bases in the infield (counting counterclockwise from home plate)
    third base.
    • he is playing third

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scourge

  • noun a whip used to inflict punishment (often used for pedantic humor)
    flagellum.
  • noun something causing misery or death
    bane; nemesis; curse.
    • the bane of my life

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criminalization

  • noun legislation that makes something illegal
    criminalisation.
    • the criminalization of marijuana

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reprover

  • noun someone who finds fault or imputes blame
    reproacher; rebuker; upbraider.

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returning_officer

  • noun the official in each electorate who holds the election and returns the results

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capitalist

  • noun a conservative advocate of capitalism
  • noun a person who invests capital in a business (especially a large business)

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inhabitant

  • noun a person who inhabits a particular place
    indweller; habitant; dweller; denizen.

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order

  • noun (often plural) a command given by a superior (e.g., a military or law enforcement officer) that must be obeyed
    • the British ships dropped anchor and waited for orders from London
  • noun a degree in a continuum of size or quantity
    order of magnitude.
    • it was on the order of a mile
    • an explosion of a low order of magnitude

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squint

  • noun abnormal alignment of one or both eyes
    strabismus.
  • noun the act of squinting; looking with the eyes partly closed

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restriction

  • noun a principle that limits the extent of something
    limitation.
    • I am willing to accept certain restrictions on my movements
  • noun an act of limiting or restricting (as by regulation)
    limitation.

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maintenance

  • noun activity involved in maintaining something in good working order
    upkeep; care.
    • he wrote the manual on car care
  • noun means of maintenance of a family or group

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kick

  • noun the act of delivering a blow with the foot
    kicking; boot.
    • he gave the ball a powerful kick
    • the team's kicking was excellent
  • noun the swift release of a store of affective force
    rush; thrill; boot; charge; bang; flush.
    • they got a great bang out of it
    • what a boot!
    • he got a quick rush from injecting heroin
    • he does it for kicks

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office

  • noun place of business where professional or clerical duties are performed
    business office.
    • he rented an office in the new building
  • noun an administrative unit of government
    agency; authority; bureau; federal agency; government agency.
    • the Central Intelligence Agency
    • the Census Bureau
    • Office of Management and Budget
    • Tennessee Valley Authority

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consent

  • noun permission to do something
    • he indicated his consent
  • verb give an affirmative reply to; respond favorably to
    go for; accept.
    • I cannot accept your invitation
    • I go for this resolution

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over

  • noun (cricket) the division of play during which six balls are bowled at the batsman by one player from the other team from the same end of the pitch
  • adjective satellite having come or been brought to a conclusion
    concluded; terminated; complete; ended; all over.
    • the harvesting was complete
    • the affair is over, ended, finished
    • the abruptly terminated interview

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prohibition

  • noun a law forbidding the sale of alcoholic beverages
    • in 1920 the 18th amendment to the Constitution established prohibition in the US
  • noun a decree that prohibits something
    ban; proscription.

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mixed-blood

  • noun a person whose ancestors belonged to two or more races

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promised_land

  • noun an ancient country in southwestern Asia on the east coast of the Mediterranean Sea; a place of pilgrimage for Christianity and Islam and Judaism
    Palestine; Canaan; Holy Land.
  • noun any place of complete bliss and delight and peace
    heaven; Eden; nirvana; Shangri-la; paradise.

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arrogation

  • noun seizure by the government
    confiscation.

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ticket

  • noun a commercial document showing that the holder is entitled to something (as to ride on public transportation or to enter a public entertainment)
  • noun a label written or printed on paper, cardboard, or plastic that is attached to something to indicate its owner, nature, price, etc.
    tag.

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digest

  • noun a periodical that summarizes the news
  • noun something that is compiled (as into a single book or file)
    compilation.

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appeasement

  • noun the act of appeasing (as by acceding to the demands of)
    calming.

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persona

  • noun an actor's portrayal of someone in a play
    role; part; character; theatrical role.
    • she played the part of Desdemona
  • noun (Jungian psychology) a personal facade that one presents to the world
    image.
    • a public image is as fragile as Humpty Dumpty

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self-appointed

  • adjective satellite designated or chosen by yourself
    • a self-appointed guardian of public morals

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personal

  • noun a short newspaper article about a particular person or group
  • adjective concerning or affecting a particular person or his or her private life and personality
    • a personal favor
    • for your personal use
    • personal papers
    • I have something personal to tell you
    • a personal God
    • he has his personal bank account and she has hers

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personam

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law_merchant

  • noun the body of rules applied to commercial transactions; derived from the practices of traders rather than from jurisprudence
    mercantile law; commercial law.

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writing

  • noun the act of creating written works
    authorship; penning; composition.
    • writing was a form of therapy for him
    • it was a matter of disputed authorship
  • noun the work of a writer; anything expressed in letters of the alphabet (especially when considered from the point of view of style and effect)
    written material; piece of writing.
    • the writing in her novels is excellent
    • that editorial was a fine piece of writing

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signatory

  • noun someone who signs and is bound by a document
    signer.

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natal

  • noun a region of eastern South Africa on the Indian Ocean
    KwaZulu-Natal.
    • Natal was renamed KwaZulu-Natal in 1994
  • noun a port city in northeastern Brazil

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foreign_draft

  • noun a bill of exchange that is drawn in one country and made payable in another
    foreign bill.

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hudood

  • noun Islamic laws stating the limits ordained by Allah and including the deterrent punishments for serious crimes
    hudud.

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shire

  • noun a former administrative district of England; equivalent to a county
  • noun British breed of large heavy draft horse
    shire horse.

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pass

  • noun (baseball) an advance to first base by a batter who receives four balls
    base on balls; walk.
    • he worked the pitcher for a base on balls
  • noun (military) a written leave of absence
    • he had a pass for three days

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judgment_of_dismissal

  • noun a judgment disposing of the matter without a trial
    dismissal; judgement of dismissal.

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counterterrorist

  • noun someone who attempts to prevent terrorism
  • adjective intended to prevent terrorism
    counterterror.
    • the government took counterterror measures

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northern_territory

  • noun a territory in north central Australia

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driveller

  • noun someone whose talk is trivial drivel
    jabberer.
  • noun a person who dribbles; he needs a bib"
    dribbler; drooler; slobberer.
    • that baby is a dribbler

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special_contract

  • noun a contract that is signed and has the (wax) seal of the signer attached
    sealed instrument; contract under seal.

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will_hays

  • noun United States lawyer and politician who formulated a production code that prescribed the moral content of United States films from 1930 to 1966 (1879-1954)
    Hays; William Harrison Hays.

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legitimatise

  • verb make legal
    legitimatize; decriminalize; legalise; legalize; legitimise; legitimate; decriminalise; legitimize.
    • Marijuana should be legalized

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break

  • noun some abrupt occurrence that interrupts an ongoing activity
    interruption.
    • the telephone is an annoying interruption
    • there was a break in the action when a player was hurt
  • noun an unexpected piece of good luck
    good luck; happy chance.
    • he finally got his big break

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united_states_virgin_islands

  • noun more than 130 southeastern Virgin Islands; a dependent territory of the United States
    American Virgin Islands; VI.

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mandatary

  • noun the recipient of a mandate
    mandatory.

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good_person

  • noun a person who is good to other people

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bank

  • noun sloping land (especially the slope beside a body of water)
    • they pulled the canoe up on the bank
    • he sat on the bank of the river and watched the currents
  • noun a financial institution that accepts deposits and channels the money into lending activities
    banking concern; depository financial institution; banking company.
    • he cashed a check at the bank
    • that bank holds the mortgage on my home

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official_document

  • noun (law) a document that states some contractual relationship or grants some right
    legal instrument; legal document; instrument.

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acme

  • noun the highest level or degree attainable; the highest stage of development
    superlative; pinnacle; top; height; summit; peak; elevation; tiptop; meridian.
    • his landscapes were deemed the acme of beauty
    • the artist's gifts are at their acme
    • at the height of her career
    • the peak of perfection
    • summer was at its peak
    • ...catapulted Einstein to the pinnacle of fame
    • the summit of his ambition
    • so many highest superlatives achieved by man
    • at the top of his profession
  • noun the highest point (of something)
    apex; vertex; peak.
    • at the peak of the pyramid

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salmon_portland_chase

  • noun United States politician and jurist who served as chief justice of the United States Supreme Court (1808-1873)
    Salmon P. Chase; Chase.

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unskilled_person

  • noun a person who lacks technical training

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written_agreement

  • noun a legal document summarizing the agreement between parties

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warren_e._burger

  • noun United States jurist appointed chief justice of the United States Supreme Court by Richard Nixon (1907-1995)
    Burger; Warren Earl Burger; Warren Burger.

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bond

  • noun an electrical force linking atoms
    chemical bond.
  • noun a certificate of debt (usually interest-bearing or discounted) that is issued by a government or corporation in order to raise money; the issuer is required to pay a fixed sum annually until maturity and then a fixed sum to repay the principal
    bond certificate.

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pleading

  • noun (law) a statement in legal and logical form stating something on behalf of a party to a legal proceeding
  • verb appeal or request earnestly
    plead.
    • I pleaded with him to stop

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financial

  • adjective involving financial matters
    fiscal.
    • fiscal responsibility

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personage

  • noun another word for person; a person not meriting identification
    • a strange personage appeared at the door
  • noun a person whose actions and opinions strongly influence the course of events
    important person; influential person.

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enabling_clause

  • noun a provision in a law that confers on appropriate officials the power to implement or enforce the law
    enabling act.

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series

  • noun similar things placed in order or happening one after another
    • they were investigating a series of bank robberies
  • noun a serialized set of programs
    serial.
    • a comedy series
    • the Masterworks concert series

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septuagint

  • noun the oldest Greek version of the Old Testament; said to have been translated from the Hebrew by Jewish scholars at the request of Ptolemy II

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french_polynesia

  • noun a French overseas possession in the South Pacific
    French Oceania.

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owner

  • noun (law) someone who owns (is legal possessor of) a business
    proprietor.
    • he is the owner of a chain of restaurants
  • noun a person who owns something
    possessor.
    • they are searching for the owner of the car
    • who is the owner of that friendly smile?

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mangler

  • noun a person who mutilates or destroys or disfigures or cripples
    mutilator; maimer.

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collector

  • noun a person who collects things
    aggregator.
  • noun a person who is employed to collect payments (as for rent or taxes)
    gatherer; accumulator.

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enclosure

  • noun a structure consisting of an area that has been enclosed for some purpose
  • noun the act of enclosing something inside something else
    envelopment; inclosure; enclosing.

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decree

  • noun a legally binding command or decision entered on the court record (as if issued by a court or judge)
    edict; fiat; order; rescript.
    • a friend in New Mexico said that the order caused no trouble out there
  • verb issue a decree
    • The King only can decree

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amicus_curiae_brief

  • noun a brief presented by someone interested in influencing the outcome of a lawsuit but who is not a party to it

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typecast

  • verb cast repeatedly in the same kind of role
  • verb identify as belonging to a certain type
    type.
    • Such people can practically be typed

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driving

  • noun hitting a golf ball off of a tee with a driver
    drive.
    • he sliced his drive out of bounds
  • noun the act of controlling and steering the movement of a vehicle or animal

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god

  • noun any supernatural being worshipped as controlling some part of the world or some aspect of life or who is the personification of a force
    deity; divinity; immortal.
  • noun the supernatural being conceived as the perfect and omnipotent and omniscient originator and ruler of the universe; the object of worship in monotheistic religions
    Supreme Being.

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tenement_district

  • noun a residential district occupied primarily with tenement houses

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organic_law

  • noun law determining the fundamental political principles of a government
    constitution; fundamental law.

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adhesion

  • noun abnormal union of bodily tissues; most common in the abdomen
  • noun a fibrous band of scar tissue that binds together normally separate anatomical structures

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making_known

  • noun a speech act that conveys information
    informing.

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banning

  • noun an official prohibition or edict against something
    ban; forbidding; forbiddance.
  • verb forbid the public distribution of ( a movie or a newspaper)
    ban; censor.

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driver's_license

  • noun a license authorizing the bearer to drive a motor vehicle
    driver's licence; driving license; driving licence.