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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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diplomacy

  • noun negotiation between nations
    diplomatic negotiations.
  • noun subtly skillful handling of a situation
    finesse; delicacy; discreetness.

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consul

  • noun a diplomat appointed by a government to protect its commercial interests and help its citizens in a foreign country

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probation_officer

  • noun the officer of the court who supervises probationers

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administrative_official

  • noun an official of a bureaucracy
    bureaucrat.

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appointee

  • noun an official who is appointed
  • noun a person who is appointed to a job or position
    appointment.

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father

  • noun a male parent (also used as a term of address to your father)
    male parent; begetter.
    • his father was born in Atlanta
  • noun the founder of a family
    forefather; sire.
    • keep the faith of our forefathers

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passage

  • noun the act of passing from one state or place to the next
    transition.
  • noun a section of text; particularly a section of medium length

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charge

  • noun an impetuous rush toward someone or something
    • the wrestler's charge carried him past his adversary
    • the battle began with a cavalry charge
  • noun (criminal law) a pleading describing some wrong or offense
    complaint.
    • he was arrested on a charge of larceny

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safety

  • noun the state of being certain that adverse effects will not be caused by some agent under defined conditions
    • insure the safety of the children
    • the reciprocal of safety is risk
  • noun a safe place
    refuge.
    • He ran to safety

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persona_grata

  • noun a diplomat who is acceptable to the government to which he is sent

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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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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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oireachtas

  • noun the parliament of the Irish Republic

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federal_agent

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

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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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sacristan

  • noun an officer of the church who is in charge of sacred objects
    sexton.

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dail

  • noun the lower house of the parliament of the Irish Republic
    Dail Eireann.

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internal_revenue_agent

  • noun someone who collects taxes for the government
    exciseman; tax collector; taxman; collector of internal revenue.

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state_attorney

  • noun a prosecuting attorney for a state
    state's attorney.

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try

  • noun earnest and conscientious activity intended to do or accomplish something
    effort; endeavor; attempt; endeavour.
    • made an effort to cover all the reading material
    • wished him luck in his endeavor
    • she gave it a good try
  • verb make an effort or attempt
    attempt; seek; essay; assay.
    • He tried to shake off his fears
    • The infant had essayed a few wobbly steps
    • The police attempted to stop the thief
    • He sought to improve himself
    • She always seeks to do good in the world

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state's_attorney

  • noun a prosecuting attorney for a state
    state attorney.

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settle

  • noun a long wooden bench with a back
    settee.
  • verb settle into a position, usually on a surface or ground
    settle down.
    • dust settled on the roofs

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sir_harold_george_nicolson

  • noun English diplomat and author (1886-1968)
    Nicolson; Harold Nicolson.

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sexton

  • noun an officer of the church who is in charge of sacred objects
    sacristan.
  • noun United States poet (1928-1974)
    Anne Sexton.

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united_states_congress

  • noun the legislature of the United States government
    US Congress; Congress; U.S. Congress.

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galbraith

  • noun United States economist (born in Canada) who served as ambassador to India (born in 1908)
    John Galbraith; John Kenneth Galbraith.

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u.s._house

  • noun the lower legislative house of the United States Congress
    House of Representatives; US House; U.S. House of Representatives; US House of Representatives; United States House of Representatives.

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floor_leader

  • noun the legislator who organizes his party's strategy

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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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indian_agent

  • noun a representative of the federal government to American Indian tribes (especially on Indian reservations)

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officiation

  • noun the act of umpiring
    umpirage; refereeing; officiating.
    • the officiating was excellent
  • noun the performance of a religious or ceremonial or public duty

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judicature

  • noun an assembly (including one or more judges) to conduct judicial business
    tribunal; court.
  • noun the system of law courts that administer justice and constitute the judicial branch of government
    judicatory; judicial system; judiciary.

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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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licenser

  • noun an official who can issue a license or give authoritative permission (especially one who licenses publications)

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maker

  • noun a person who makes things
    shaper.
  • noun terms referring to the Judeo-Christian God
    Jehovah; Creator; God Almighty; Almighty; Lord; Divine; Godhead.

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dail_eireann

  • noun the lower house of the parliament of the Irish Republic
    Dail.

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backbencher

  • noun a member of the House of Commons who is not a party leader

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federal_job_safety_law

  • noun a law passed by the United States Congress that created the Occupational Safety and Health Administration to prevent employees from being injured or contracting diseases in the course of their employment
    occupational safety and health act.

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legislative_assembly

  • noun persons who make or amend or repeal laws
    legislature; law-makers; legislative body; general assembly.

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minister_plenipotentiary

  • noun a diplomat having less authority than an ambassador
    envoy extraordinary; envoy.

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jurist

  • noun a legal scholar versed in civil law or the law of nations
    legal expert.
  • noun a public official authorized to decide questions brought before a court of justice
    judge; justice.

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public

  • noun people in general considered as a whole
    world; populace.
    • he is a hero in the eyes of the public
  • noun a body of people sharing some common interest
    • the reading public

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body

  • noun the entire structure of an organism (an animal, plant, or human being)
    organic structure; physical structure.
    • he felt as if his whole body were on fire
  • noun a group of persons associated by some common tie or occupation and regarded as an entity
    • the whole body filed out of the auditorium
    • the student body
    • administrative body

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legislative_body

  • noun persons who make or amend or repeal laws
    legislature; legislative assembly; law-makers; general assembly.

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clerk

  • noun an employee who performs clerical work (e.g., keeps records or accounts)
  • noun a salesperson in a store
    shop clerk; salesclerk; shop assistant.

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us_senate

  • noun the upper house of the United States Congress
    Senate; United States Senate; U.S. Senate.

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caretaker

  • noun a custodian who is hired to take care of something (property or a person)
  • noun an official who performs the duties of an office temporarily
    • he acted as a caretaker until a new president could be elected

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umpirage

  • noun mediation by an umpire
  • noun the act of umpiring
    officiation; refereeing; officiating.
    • the officiating was excellent

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ranger

  • noun an official who is responsible for managing and protecting an area of forest
    fire warden; forest fire fighter.
  • noun a member of the Texas state highway patrol; formerly a mounted lawman who maintained order on the frontier
    Texas Ranger.

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licence

  • noun excessive freedom; lack of due restraint
    license.
    • when liberty becomes license dictatorship is near"- Will Durant
    • the intolerable license with which the newspapers break...the rules of decorum"- Edmund Burke
  • noun freedom to deviate deliberately from normally applicable rules or practices (especially in behavior or speech)
    license.

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search

  • noun the activity of looking thoroughly in order to find something or someone
    hunt; hunting.
  • noun an investigation seeking answers
    • a thorough search of the ledgers revealed nothing
    • the outcome justified the search

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envoy

  • noun a diplomat having less authority than an ambassador
    envoy extraordinary; minister plenipotentiary.
  • noun someone sent on a mission to represent the interests of someone else
    emissary.

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trial

  • noun the act of testing something
    test; run.
    • in the experimental trials the amount of carbon was measured separately
    • he called each flip of the coin a new trial
  • noun trying something to find out about it
    test; trial run; tryout.
    • a sample for ten days free trial
    • a trial of progesterone failed to relieve the pain

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franklin

  • noun a landowner (14th and 15th centuries) who was free but not of noble birth
  • noun United States historian noted for studies of Black American history (born in 1915)
    John Hope Franklin.

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hull

  • noun dry outer covering of a fruit or seed or nut
  • noun persistent enlarged calyx at base of e.g. a strawberry or raspberry

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high_commissioner

  • noun a senior diplomat from one country to another who is assigned ambassadorial rank

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postmaster_general

  • noun the official in charge of the national postal service

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deputy

  • noun someone authorized to exercise the powers of sheriff in emergencies
    deputy sheriff.
  • noun an assistant with power to act when his superior is absent
    lieutenant.

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enactment

  • noun the passing of a law by a legislative body
    passage.
  • noun a legal document codifying the result of deliberations of a committee or society or legislative body
    act.

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taxman

  • noun someone who collects taxes for the government
    exciseman; internal revenue agent; tax collector; collector of internal revenue.

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justiciary

  • noun formerly a high judicial officer
    justiciar.
  • noun the jurisdiction of a justiciar

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u.s._house_of_representatives

  • noun the lower legislative house of the United States Congress
    House of Representatives; US House; US House of Representatives; United States House of Representatives; U.S. House.

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u.s._senate

  • noun the upper house of the United States Congress
    Senate; US Senate; United States Senate.

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duck

  • noun small wild or domesticated web-footed broad-billed swimming bird usually having a depressed body and short legs
  • noun (cricket) a score of nothing by a batsman
    duck's egg.

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hammarskjold

  • noun Swedish diplomat who greatly extended the influence of the United Nations in peacekeeping matters (1905-1961)
    Dag Hjalmar Agne Carl Hammarskjold; Dag Hammarskjold.

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taker

  • noun one who accepts an offer
  • noun one who takes a bet or wager

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envoy_extraordinary

  • noun a diplomat having less authority than an ambassador
    envoy; minister plenipotentiary.

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arms

  • noun weapons considered collectively
    weapons system; weaponry; implements of war; munition.
  • noun the official symbols of a family, state, etc.
    coat of arms; blazon; blazonry.

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papal

  • adjective proceeding from or ordered by or subject to a pope or the papacy regarded as the successor of the Apostles
    pontifical; apostolical; apostolic.
    • papal dispensation

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assessor

  • noun an official who evaluates property for the purpose of taxing it
    tax assessor.

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prosecutor

  • noun a government official who conducts criminal prosecutions on behalf of the state
    prosecuting attorney; public prosecutor; prosecuting officer.

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bureaucracy

  • noun nonelective government officials
    bureaucratism.
  • noun a government that is administered primarily by bureaus that are staffed with nonelective officials

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parliament

  • noun a legislative assembly in certain countries
  • noun a card game in which you play your sevens and other cards in sequence in the same suit as the sevens; you win if you are the first to use all your cards
    sevens; fantan.

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billet

  • noun a short personal letter
    note; line; short letter.
    • drop me a line when you get there
  • noun lodging for military personnel (especially in a private home)

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officeholder

  • noun someone who is appointed or elected to an office and who holds a position of trust
    officer.
    • he is an officer of the court
    • the club elected its officers for the coming year
  • noun the official who holds an office
    incumbent.

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coyote

  • noun small wolf native to western North America
    prairie wolf; Canis latrans; brush wolf.
  • noun someone who smuggles illegal immigrants into the United States (usually across the Mexican border)

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le_duc_tho

  • noun Vietnamese diplomat who negotiated with Henry Kissinger to end the war in Vietnam (1911-1990)

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town

  • noun an urban area with a fixed boundary that is smaller than a city
    • they drive through town on their way to work
  • noun the people living in a municipality smaller than a city
    townspeople; townsfolk.
    • the whole town cheered the team

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berth

  • noun a job in an organization
    office; billet; spot; place; situation; position; post.
    • he occupied a post in the treasury
  • noun a place where a craft can be made fast
    moorage; slip; mooring.

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house_of_burgesses

  • noun the lower house of legislature in colonial Virginia

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eleanor_roosevelt

  • noun wife of Franklin Roosevelt and a strong advocate of human rights (1884-1962)
    Roosevelt; Anna Eleanor Roosevelt.

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placeseeker

  • noun a disparaging term for an appointee
    placeman.

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record-keeper

  • noun someone responsible for keeping records
    recorder; registrar.

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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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lie

  • noun a statement that deviates from or perverts the truth
    prevarication.
  • noun Norwegian diplomat who was the first Secretary General of the United Nations (1896-1968)
    Trygve Lie; Trygve Halvden Lie.

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pusher

  • noun one who intrudes or pushes himself forward
    thruster.
  • noun an unlicensed dealer in illegal drugs
    drug peddler; drug dealer; drug trafficker; peddler.

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federal

  • noun a member of the Union Army during the American Civil War
    Union soldier; Federal soldier.
  • noun any federal law-enforcement officer
    Fed; federal official.

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tax

  • noun charge against a citizen's person or property or activity for the support of government
    revenue enhancement; taxation.
  • verb levy a tax on
    • The State taxes alcohol heavily
    • Clothing is not taxed in our state

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recruiting-sergeant

  • noun a sergeant deputized to enlist recruits

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agent

  • noun an active and efficient cause; capable of producing a certain effect
    • their research uncovered new disease agents
  • noun a representative who acts on behalf of other persons or organizations

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high

  • noun a lofty level or position or degree
    • summer temperatures reached an all-time high
  • noun an air mass of higher than normal pressure
    • the east coast benefits from a Bermuda high

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diplomatic_negotiations

  • noun negotiation between nations
    diplomacy.

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council

  • noun a body serving in an administrative capacity
    • student council
  • noun (Christianity) an assembly of theologians and bishops and other representatives of different churches or dioceses that is convened to regulate matters of discipline or doctrine

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voider

  • noun an official who can invalidate or nullify
    invalidator; nullifier.
    • my bank check was voided and I wanted to know who the invalidator was
  • noun a person who defecates
    defecator; shitter.

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george_f._kennan

  • noun United States diplomat who recommended a policy of containment in dealing with Soviet aggression (1904-2005)
    George Frost Kennan; Kennan.

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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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lame

  • noun someone who doesn't understand what is going on
    square.
  • noun a fabric interwoven with threads of metal
    • she wore a gold lame dress

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state

  • noun the territory occupied by one of the constituent administrative districts of a nation
    province.
    • his state is in the deep south
  • noun the way something is with respect to its main attributes
    • the current state of knowledge
    • his state of health
    • in a weak financial state

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prosecuting_officer

  • noun a government official who conducts criminal prosecutions on behalf of the state
    prosecuting attorney; public prosecutor; prosecutor.

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forest

  • noun the trees and other plants in a large densely wooded area
    woods; wood.
  • noun land that is covered with trees and shrubs
    timberland; woodland; timber.

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us_house

  • noun the lower legislative house of the United States Congress
    House of Representatives; U.S. House of Representatives; US House of Representatives; United States House of Representatives; U.S. House.

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registrar

  • noun a person employed to keep a record of the owners of stocks and bonds issued by the company
  • noun the administrator responsible for student records

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ordinary

  • noun a judge of a probate court
  • noun the expected or commonplace condition or situation
    • not out of the ordinary

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house_of_commons

  • noun the lower house of the British parliament
    British House of Commons.

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thomas_nelson_page

  • noun United States diplomat and writer about the Old South (1853-1922)
    Page.

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henry_alfred_kissinger

  • noun United States diplomat who served under President Nixon and President Ford (born in 1923)
    Henry Kissinger; Kissinger.

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levy

  • noun a charge imposed and collected
  • noun the act of drafting into military service
    levy en masse.

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minority

  • noun a group of people who differ racially or politically from a larger group of which it is a part
  • noun being or relating to the smaller in number of two parts
    • when the vote was taken they were in the minority
    • he held a minority position

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provincial

  • noun (Roman Catholic Church) an official in charge of an ecclesiastical province acting under the superior general of a religious order
    • the general of the Jesuits receives monthly reports from the provincials
  • noun a country person
    bucolic; peasant.

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philosophy

  • noun a belief (or system of beliefs) accepted as authoritative by some group or school
    philosophical system; school of thought; ism; doctrine.
  • noun the rational investigation of questions about existence and knowledge and ethics

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spot

  • noun a point located with respect to surface features of some region
    topographic point; place.
    • this is a nice place for a picnic
    • a bright spot on a planet
  • noun a short section or illustration (as between radio or tv programs or in a magazine) that is often used for advertising

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lame_duck

  • noun an elected official still in office but not slated to continue

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grotius

  • noun Dutch jurist and diplomat whose writings established the basis of modern international law (1583-1645)
    Hugo Grotius; Huig de Groot.

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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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criminalization

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

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alcalde

  • noun a mayor or chief magistrate of a Spanish town

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chief

  • noun a person who is in charge
    head; top dog.
    • the head of the whole operation
  • noun a person who exercises control over workers
    foreman; gaffer; honcho; boss.
    • if you want to leave early you have to ask the foreman

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citizen_genet

  • noun French diplomat who in 1793 tried to draw the United States into the war between France and England (1763-1834)
    Edmund Charles Edouard Genet; Genet.

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placeman

  • noun a disparaging term for an appointee
    placeseeker.

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charge_d'affaires

  • noun the official temporarily in charge of a diplomatic mission in the absence of the ambassador

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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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officialdom

  • noun people elected or appointed to administer a government
    government officials.

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john_galbraith

  • noun United States economist (born in Canada) who served as ambassador to India (born in 1908)
    Galbraith; John Kenneth Galbraith.

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proconsulate

  • noun the position of proconsul
    proconsulship.

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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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jay

  • noun United States diplomat and jurist who negotiated peace treaties with Britain and served as the first chief justice of the United States Supreme Court (1745-1829)
    John Jay.
  • noun crested largely blue bird

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lesseps

  • noun French diplomat who supervised the construction of the Suez Canal (1805-1894)
    Vicomte Ferdinand Marie de Lesseps; Ferdinand de Lesseps.

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paper

  • noun a material made of cellulose pulp derived mainly from wood or rags or certain grasses
  • noun an essay (especially one written as an assignment)
    report; theme; composition.
    • he got an A on his composition

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lieutenant_governor

  • noun an elected official serving as deputy to the governor of a state of the United States

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grand_inquisitor

  • noun director of the court of Inquisition (especially in Spain and Portugal)

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george_frost_kennan

  • noun United States diplomat who recommended a policy of containment in dealing with Soviet aggression (1904-2005)
    Kennan; George F. Kennan.

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harris

  • noun United States author who wrote the stories about Uncle Remus (1848-1908)
    Joel Harris; Joel Chandler Harris.
  • noun United States linguist (born in Ukraine) who developed mathematical linguistics and interpreted speech and writing in a social context (1909-1992)
    Zellig Sabbatai Harris; Zellig Harris.

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cardholder

  • noun a person who holds a credit card or debit card
  • noun a player who holds a card or cards in a card game

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farmer

  • noun a person who operates a farm
    granger; sodbuster; husbandman.
  • noun United States civil rights leader who in 1942 founded the Congress of Racial Equality (born in 1920)
    James Leonard Farmer.

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non

  • adverb negation of a word or group of words
    not.
    • he does not speak French
    • she is not going
    • they are not friends
    • not many
    • not much
    • not at all

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plenipotentiary

  • noun a diplomat who is fully authorized to represent his or her government

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teller

  • noun an official appointed to count the votes (especially in legislative assembly)
    vote counter.
  • noun United States physicist (born in Hungary) who worked on the first atom bomb and the first hydrogen bomb (1908-2003)
    Edward Teller.

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macebearer

  • noun an official who carries a mace of office
    mace; macer.

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name

  • noun a language unit by which a person or thing is known
    • his name really is George Washington
    • those are two names for the same thing
  • noun a person's reputation
    • he wanted to protect his good name

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servant

  • noun a person working in the service of another (especially in the household)
    retainer.
  • noun in a subordinate position
    handmaiden; handmaid.
    • theology should be the handmaiden of ethics
    • the state cannot be a servant of the church

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refereeing

  • noun the act of umpiring
    umpirage; officiation; officiating.
    • the officiating was excellent
  • verb be a referee or umpire in a sports competition
    umpire; referee.

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house

  • noun a dwelling that serves as living quarters for one or more families
    • he has a house on Cape Cod
    • she felt she had to get out of the house
  • noun the members of a business organization that owns or operates one or more establishments
    firm; business firm.
    • he worked for a brokerage house

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vote

  • noun a choice that is made by counting the number of people in favor of each alternative
    voting; ballot; balloting.
    • there were only 17 votes in favor of the motion
    • they allowed just one vote per person
  • noun the opinion of a group as determined by voting
    • they put the question to a vote

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criminalisation

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

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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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whip

  • noun an instrument with a handle and a flexible lash that is used for whipping
  • noun a legislator appointed by the party to enforce discipline
    party whip.

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enabling_legislation

  • noun legislation that gives appropriate officials the authority to implement or enforce the law

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ferdinand_de_lesseps

  • noun French diplomat who supervised the construction of the Suez Canal (1805-1894)
    Lesseps; Vicomte Ferdinand Marie de Lesseps.

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health

  • noun a healthy state of wellbeing free from disease
    wellness.
    • physicians should be held responsible for the health of their patients
  • noun the general condition of body and mind
    • his delicate health
    • in poor health

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knesseth

  • noun the Israeli unicameral parliament
    Knesset.

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persona_non_grata

  • noun a diplomat who is unacceptable to the government to which he is sent
  • noun a person who for some reason is not wanted or welcome
    unwelcome person.

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equerry

  • noun an official charged with the care of the horses of princes or nobles
  • noun a personal attendant of the British royal family

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elected_official

  • noun official who won the office in a free election

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thomas_hart_benton

  • noun United States artist whose paintings portrayed life in the Midwest and South (1889-1975)
    Benton.
  • noun United States legislator who opposed the use of paper currency (1782-1858)
    Benton; Old Bullion.

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slave_owner

  • noun someone who holds slaves
    slaveholder; slaver.

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extraordinary

  • adjective beyond what is ordinary or usual; highly unusual or exceptional or remarkable
    • extraordinary authority
    • an extraordinary achievement
    • her extraordinary beauty
    • enjoyed extraordinary popularity
    • an extraordinary capacity for work
    • an extraordinary session of the legislature
  • adjective satellite far more than usual or expected
    over-the-top; sinful.
    • an extraordinary desire for approval
    • it was an over-the-top experience

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collector_of_internal_revenue

  • noun someone who collects taxes for the government
    exciseman; internal revenue agent; tax collector; taxman.

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notary

  • noun someone legally empowered to witness signatures and certify a document's validity and to take depositions
    notary public.

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papal_nuncio

  • noun (Roman Catholic Church) a diplomatic representative of the Pope having ambassadorial status
    nuncio.

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tenant

  • noun someone who pays rent to use land or a building or a car that is owned by someone else
    renter.
    • the landlord can evict a tenant who doesn't pay the rent
  • noun a holder of buildings or lands by any kind of title (as ownership or lease)

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ralph_johnson_bunche

  • noun United States diplomat and United Nations official (1904-1971)
    Ralph Bunche; Bunche.

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general_assembly

  • noun the supreme deliberative assembly of the United Nations
  • noun persons who make or amend or repeal laws
    legislature; legislative assembly; law-makers; legislative body.

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congress

  • noun the legislature of the United States government
    US Congress; United States Congress; U.S. Congress.
  • noun a meeting of elected or appointed representatives

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trier

  • noun one (as a judge) who examines and settles a case
  • noun one who tries
    essayer; attempter.

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place

  • noun a point located with respect to surface features of some region
    spot; topographic point.
    • this is a nice place for a picnic
    • a bright spot on a planet
  • noun any area set aside for a particular purpose
    property.
    • who owns this place?
    • the president was concerned about the property across from the White House

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adlai_stevenson

  • noun United States politician and diplomat (1900-1968)
    Adlai Ewing Stevenson; Stevenson.

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returning_officer

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

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revenue

  • noun the entire amount of income before any deductions are made
    gross; receipts.
  • noun government income due to taxation
    tax revenue; taxation; tax income.

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beadle

  • noun a minor parish official who serves a ceremonial function
  • noun United States biologist who discovered how hereditary characteristics are transmitted by genes (1903-1989)
    George Beadle; George Wells Beadle.

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vote_counter

  • noun an official appointed to count the votes (especially in legislative assembly)
    teller.

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number

  • noun the property possessed by a sum or total or indefinite quantity of units or individuals
    figure.
    • he had a number of chores to do
    • the number of parameters is small
    • the figure was about a thousand
  • noun a concept of quantity involving zero and units
    • every number has a unique position in the sequence

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hearing

  • noun (law) a proceeding (usually by a court) where evidence is taken for the purpose of determining an issue of fact and reaching a decision based on that evidence
  • noun an opportunity to state your case and be heard
    audience.
    • they condemned him without a hearing
    • he saw that he had lost his audience

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elder

  • noun a person who is older than you are
    senior.
  • noun any of numerous shrubs or small trees of temperate and subtropical northern hemisphere having white flowers and berrylike fruit
    elderberry bush.

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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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probation

  • noun a trial period during which your character and abilities are tested to see whether you are suitable for work or for membership
  • noun a trial period during which an offender has time to redeem himself or herself

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legislative

  • adjective relating to a legislature or composed of members of a legislature
    • legislative council
  • adjective of or relating to or created by legislation
    • legislative proposal

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city

  • noun a large and densely populated urban area; may include several independent administrative districts
    metropolis; urban center.
    • Ancient Troy was a great city
  • noun an incorporated administrative district established by state charter
    • the city raised the tax rate

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district

  • noun a region marked off for administrative or other purposes
    territory; territorial dominion; dominion.
  • verb regulate housing in; of certain areas of towns
    zone.

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town_clerk

  • noun the official who keeps a town's records

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doge

  • noun formerly the chief magistrate in the republics of Venice and Genoa

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recruit

  • noun a recently enlisted soldier
    military recruit.
  • noun any new member or supporter (as in the armed forces)
    enlistee.

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occupancy

  • noun an act of being a tenant or occupant
    tenancy.
  • noun the act of occupying or taking possession of a building
    moving in; occupation.
    • occupation of a building without a certificate of occupancy is illegal

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sergeant

  • noun any of several noncommissioned officer ranks in the Army or Air Force or Marines ranking above a corporal
  • noun a lawman with the rank of sergeant
    police sergeant.

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house_of_lords

  • noun the upper house of the British parliament
    British House of Lords.

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proconsulship

  • noun the position of proconsul
    proconsulate.

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dulles

  • noun United States diplomat who (as Secretary of State) pursued a policy of opposition to the USSR by providing aid to American allies (1888-1959)
    John Foster Dulles.
  • verb make dull in appearance
    dull.
    • Age had dulled the surface

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filibuster

  • noun a legislator who gives long speeches in an effort to delay or obstruct legislation that he (or she) opposes
    filibusterer.
  • noun (law) a tactic for delaying or obstructing legislation by making long speeches

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dag_hammarskjold

  • noun Swedish diplomat who greatly extended the influence of the United Nations in peacekeeping matters (1905-1961)
    Dag Hjalmar Agne Carl Hammarskjold; Hammarskjold.

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huig_de_groot

  • noun Dutch jurist and diplomat whose writings established the basis of modern international law (1583-1645)
    Grotius; Hugo Grotius.

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stevenson

  • noun Scottish author (1850-1894)
    Robert Louis Stevenson; Robert Louis Balfour Stevenson.
  • noun United States politician and diplomat (1900-1968)
    Adlai Ewing Stevenson; Adlai Stevenson.

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roosevelt

  • noun 32nd President of the United States; elected four times; instituted New Deal to counter the Great Depression and led country during World War II (1882-1945)
    F. D. Roosevelt; President Roosevelt; FDR; President Franklin Roosevelt; Franklin Delano Roosevelt; Franklin Roosevelt.
  • noun wife of Franklin Roosevelt and a strong advocate of human rights (1884-1962)
    Eleanor Roosevelt; Anna Eleanor Roosevelt.

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part

  • noun something determined in relation to something that includes it
    component part; portion; component; constituent.
    • he wanted to feel a part of something bigger than himself
    • I read a portion of the manuscript
    • the smaller component is hard to reach
    • the animal constituent of plankton
  • noun something less than the whole of a human artifact
    portion.
    • the rear part of the house
    • glue the two parts together

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adlai_ewing_stevenson

  • noun United States politician and diplomat (1900-1968)
    Stevenson; Adlai Stevenson.

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holder

  • noun a holding device
    • a towel holder
    • a cigarette holder
    • an umbrella holder
  • noun a person who holds something
    • they held two hostages
    • he holds the trophy
    • she holds a United States passport

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chief_justice

  • noun the judge who presides over a supreme court

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bondholder

  • noun a holder of bonds issued by a government or corporation

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legislative_council

  • noun a unicameral legislature

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diplomatic

  • adjective relating to or characteristic of diplomacy
    • diplomatic immunity
  • adjective using or marked by tact in dealing with sensitive matters or people
    diplomatical.
    • the hostess averted a confrontation with a diplomatic chenage of subject

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recruit

  • noun a recently enlisted soldier
    military recruit.
  • noun any new member or supporter (as in the armed forces)
    enlistee.

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regulator

  • noun any of various controls or devices for regulating or controlling fluid flow, pressure, temperature, etc.
  • noun an official responsible for control and supervision of a particular activity or area of public interest

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us_congress

  • noun the legislature of the United States government
    United States Congress; Congress; U.S. Congress.

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lease

  • noun property that is leased or rented out or let
    letting; rental.
  • noun a contract granting use or occupation of property during a specified time for a specified payment

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vicomte_ferdinand_marie_de_lesseps

  • noun French diplomat who supervised the construction of the Suez Canal (1805-1894)
    Lesseps; Ferdinand de Lesseps.

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hearing_officer

  • noun an official appointed by a government agency to conduct an investigation or administrative hearing so that the agency can exercise its statutory powers
    hearing examiner.

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and

A particle which expresses the relation of connection or addition. It is used to conjoin a word with a word, a clause with a clause, or a sentence with a sentence. (a) It is sometimes used emphatically; as, "there are women and women," that is, two very different sorts of women. (b) By a rhetorical figure, notions, one of which is modificatory of the other, are connected by and; as, "the tediousness and process of my travel," that is, the tedious process, etc.; "thy fair and outward character," that is, thy outwardly fair character, Schmidt's Shak. Lex.

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counter

  • noun table consisting of a horizontal surface over which business is transacted
  • noun game equipment (as a piece of wood, plastic, or ivory) used for keeping a count or reserving a space in various card or board games

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u.s._congress

  • noun the legislature of the United States government
    US Congress; United States Congress; Congress.

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seal

  • noun fastener consisting of a resinous composition that is plastic when warm; used for sealing documents and parcels and letters
    sealing wax.
  • noun a device incised to make an impression; used to secure a closing or to authenticate documents
    stamp.

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selectman

  • noun an elected member of a board of officials who run New England towns

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da

  • noun an official prosecutor for a judicial district
    district attorney.

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rent

  • noun a payment or series of payments made by the lessee to an owner for use of some property, facility, equipment, or service
  • noun an opening made forcibly as by pulling apart
    tear; split; rip; snag.
    • there was a rip in his pants
    • she had snags in her stockings

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seek

  • noun the movement of a read/write head to a specific data track on a disk
  • verb try to get or reach
    • seek a position
    • seek an education
    • seek happiness

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diplomatist

  • noun an official engaged in international negotiations
    diplomat.

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churchwarden

  • noun an officer in the Episcopal church who helps a parish priest with secular matters

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member_of_parliament

  • noun an elected member of the British Parliament: a member of the House of Commons
    Parliamentarian.

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edmund_charles_edouard_genet

  • noun French diplomat who in 1793 tried to draw the United States into the war between France and England (1763-1834)
    Genet; Citizen Genet.

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hangover

  • noun disagreeable aftereffects from the use of drugs (especially alcohol)
    katzenjammer.
  • noun an official who remains in office after his term
    holdover.

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duma

  • noun a legislative body in the ruling assembly of Russia and of some other republics in the former USSR

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majority

  • noun the property resulting from being or relating to the greater in number of two parts; the main part
    bulk.
    • the majority of his customers prefer it
    • the bulk of the work is finished
  • noun (elections) more than half of the votes
    absolute majority.

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internal

  • adjective happening or arising or located within some limits or especially surface
    • internal organs
    • internal mechanism of a toy
    • internal party maneuvering
  • adjective satellite occurring within an institution or community
    intragroup.
    • intragroup squabbling within the corporation

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pretor

  • noun an annually elected magistrate of the ancient Roman Republic
    praetor.

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kennan

  • noun United States diplomat who recommended a policy of containment in dealing with Soviet aggression (1904-2005)
    George Frost Kennan; George F. Kennan.

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benton

  • noun United States artist whose paintings portrayed life in the Midwest and South (1889-1975)
    Thomas Hart Benton.
  • noun United States legislator who opposed the use of paper currency (1782-1858)
    Thomas Hart Benton; Old Bullion.

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mace

  • noun an official who carries a mace of office
    macer; macebearer.
  • noun (trademark) a liquid that temporarily disables a person; prepared as an aerosol and sprayed in the face, it irritates the eyes and causes dizziness and immobilization
    Chemical Mace.

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functionary

  • noun a worker who holds or is invested with an office
    official.

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statute

  • noun an act passed by a legislative body
    legislative act.
  • adjective satellite enacted by a legislative body
    codified.
    • statute law
    • codified written laws

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bureaucratism

  • noun nonelective government officials
    bureaucracy.

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procurator

  • noun a person authorized to act for another
    placeholder; proxy.
  • noun (ancient Rome) someone employed by the Roman Emperor to manage finance and taxes

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inquisitor

  • noun a questioner who is excessively harsh
    interrogator.
  • noun an official of the ecclesiastical court of the Inquisition

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deacon

  • noun a Protestant layman who assists the minister
    Protestant deacon.
  • noun a cleric ranking just below a priest in Christian churches; one of the Holy Orders

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slaver

  • noun a person engaged in slave trade
    slave dealer; slave trader.
  • noun someone who holds slaves
    slave owner; slaveholder.

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samson

  • noun (Old Testament) a judge of Israel who performed herculean feats of strength against the Philistines until he was betrayed to them by his mistress Delilah
  • noun a large and strong and heavyset man
    strapper; bruiser; bull.
    • he was a bull of a man
    • a thick-skinned bruiser ready to give as good as he got

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justice

  • noun the quality of being just or fair
    justness.
  • noun judgment involved in the determination of rights and the assignment of rewards and punishments

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prosecuting_attorney

  • noun a government official who conducts criminal prosecutions on behalf of the state
    public prosecutor; prosecuting officer; prosecutor.

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nullifier

  • noun an advocate of nullification; someone who believes that a state can resist federal laws
  • noun an official who can invalidate or nullify
    voider; invalidator.
    • my bank check was voided and I wanted to know who the invalidator was

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earner

  • noun someone who earn wages in return for their labor
    wage earner.

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united_states_senate

  • noun the upper house of the United States Congress
    Senate; US Senate; U.S. Senate.

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averell_harriman

  • noun United States financier who negotiated a treaty with the Soviet Union banning tests of nuclear weapons (1891-1986)
    William Averell Harriman; Harriman.

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bean

  • noun any of various edible seeds of plants of the family Leguminosae used for food
    edible bean.
  • noun any of various seeds or fruits that are beans or resemble beans

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forest_fire_fighter

  • noun an official who is responsible for managing and protecting an area of forest
    ranger; fire warden.

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magistrate

  • noun a lay judge or civil authority who administers the law (especially one who conducts a court dealing with minor offenses)

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earl

  • noun a British peer ranking below a marquess and above a viscount

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resolve

  • noun the trait of being resolute
    resoluteness; firmness of purpose; resolution; firmness.
    • his resoluteness carried him through the battle
    • it was his unshakeable resolution to finish the work
  • noun a formal expression by a meeting; agreed to by a vote
    resolution; declaration.

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william_averell_harriman

  • noun United States financier who negotiated a treaty with the Soviet Union banning tests of nuclear weapons (1891-1986)
    Averell Harriman; Harriman.

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vizier

  • noun a high official in a Muslim government (especially in the Ottoman Empire)

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praetor

  • noun an annually elected magistrate of the ancient Roman Republic
    pretor.

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majority_leader

  • noun leader of the majority party in a legislature

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exciseman

  • noun someone who collects taxes for the government
    internal revenue agent; tax collector; taxman; collector of internal revenue.

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dag_hjalmar_agne_carl_hammarskjold

  • noun Swedish diplomat who greatly extended the influence of the United Nations in peacekeeping matters (1905-1961)
    Hammarskjold; Dag Hammarskjold.

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civil_servant

  • noun a public official who is a member of the civil service

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elected

  • adjective subject to popular election
    elective.
    • elective official
  • verb select by a vote for an office or membership
    elect.
    • We elected him chairman of the board

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official

  • noun a worker who holds or is invested with an office
    functionary.
  • noun someone who administers the rules of a game or sport
    • the golfer asked for an official who could give him a ruling

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british_house_of_commons

  • noun the lower house of the British parliament
    House of Commons.

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anna_eleanor_roosevelt

  • noun wife of Franklin Roosevelt and a strong advocate of human rights (1884-1962)
    Eleanor Roosevelt; Roosevelt.

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tenant_farmer

  • noun a farmer who works land owned by someone else

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federal_official

  • noun any federal law-enforcement officer
    Federal; Fed.

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mortgage

  • noun a conditional conveyance of property as security for the repayment of a loan
  • verb put up as security or collateral

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federal

  • adjective satellite national; especially in reference to the government of the United States as distinct from that of its member units
    • the Federal Bureau of Investigation
    • federal courts
    • the federal highway program
    • federal property
  • noun a member of the Union Army during the American Civil War
    Union soldier; Federal soldier.

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state

  • noun the territory occupied by one of the constituent administrative districts of a nation
    province.
    • his state is in the deep south
  • noun the way something is with respect to its main attributes
    • the current state of knowledge
    • his state of health
    • in a weak financial state

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embassador

  • noun a diplomat of the highest rank; accredited as representative from one country to another
    ambassador.

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mandarin

  • noun shrub or small tree having flattened globose fruit with very sweet aromatic pulp and thin yellow-orange to flame-orange rind that is loose and easily removed; native to southeastern Asia
    mandarin orange tree; Citrus reticulata; mandarin orange.
  • noun a member of an elite intellectual or cultural group

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occupational

  • adjective of or relating to the activity or business for which you are trained
    • occupational hazard

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policyholder

  • noun a person who holds an insurance policy; usually, the client in whose name an insurance policy is written

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trustbuster

  • noun a federal agent who engages in trust busting

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earl_marshal

  • noun an officer of the English peerage who organizes royal processions and other ceremonies

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kissinger

  • noun United States diplomat who served under President Nixon and President Ford (born in 1923)
    Henry Alfred Kissinger; Henry Kissinger.

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john_foster_dulles

  • noun United States diplomat who (as Secretary of State) pursued a policy of opposition to the USSR by providing aid to American allies (1888-1959)
    Dulles.

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filibusterer

  • noun a legislator who gives long speeches in an effort to delay or obstruct legislation that he (or she) opposes
    filibuster.

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civil_service

  • noun government workers; usually hired on the basis of competitive examinations

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job

  • noun the principal activity in your life that you do to earn money
    line; line of work; business; occupation.
    • he's not in my line of business
  • noun a specific piece of work required to be done as a duty or for a specific fee
    task; chore.
    • estimates of the city's loss on that job ranged as high as a million dollars
    • the job of repairing the engine took several hours
    • the endless task of classifying the samples
    • the farmer's morning chores

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property_owner

  • noun a holder or proprietor of land
    landowner; landholder.

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censorship

  • noun counterintelligence achieved by banning or deleting any information of value to the enemy
    security review; censoring.
  • noun deleting parts of publications or correspondence or theatrical performances
    censoring.

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vestrywoman

  • noun a woman who is a member of a church vestry

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tax_collector

  • noun someone who collects taxes for the government
    exciseman; internal revenue agent; taxman; collector of internal revenue.

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rapporteur

  • noun a recorder appointed by a committee to prepare reports of the meetings

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legislature

  • noun persons who make or amend or repeal laws
    legislative assembly; law-makers; legislative body; general assembly.

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license

  • noun a legal document giving official permission to do something
    licence; permit.
  • noun freedom to deviate deliberately from normally applicable rules or practices (especially in behavior or speech)
    licence.

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enabling

  • adjective providing legal power or sanction
    • an enabling resolution
    • enabling power
  • verb render capable or able for some task
    enable.
    • This skill will enable you to find a job on Wall Street
    • The rope enables you to secure yourself when you climb the mountain

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selectwoman

  • noun an elected member of a board of officials who run New England towns

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comptroller_of_the_currency

  • noun a United States federal official who regulates the national banks
  • noun the agency of the Treasury Department responsible for controlling the currency

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ralph_bunche

  • noun United States diplomat and United Nations official (1904-1971)
    Bunche; Ralph Johnson Bunche.

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trial_judge

  • noun a judge in a trial court

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serjeant-at-arms

  • noun an officer (as of a legislature or court) who maintains order and executes commands
    sergeant at arms.

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wage_earner

  • noun someone who earn wages in return for their labor
    earner.

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harriman

  • noun United States financier who negotiated a treaty with the Soviet Union banning tests of nuclear weapons (1891-1986)
    Averell Harriman; William Averell Harriman.
  • noun United States railway tycoon (1848-1909)
    E. H. Harriman; Edward Henry Harriman.

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prosecute

  • verb conduct a prosecution in a court of law
  • verb bring a criminal action against (in a trial)
    • The State of California prosecuted O.J. Simpson

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public_prosecutor

  • noun a government official who conducts criminal prosecutions on behalf of the state
    prosecuting attorney; prosecuting officer; prosecutor.

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church

  • noun one of the groups of Christians who have their own beliefs and forms of worship
    Christian church.
  • noun a place for public (especially Christian) worship
    church building.
    • the church was empty

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vestryman

  • noun a man who is a member of a church vestry

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raise

  • noun the amount a salary is increased
    wage hike; hike; rise; salary increase; wage increase.
    • he got a 3% raise
    • he got a wage hike
  • noun an upward slope or grade (as in a road)
    acclivity; upgrade; rise; climb; ascent.
    • the car couldn't make it up the rise

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british_parliament

  • noun the British legislative body

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political

  • adjective involving or characteristic of politics or parties or politicians
    • calling a meeting is a political act in itself"- Daniel Goleman
    • political pressure
    • a political machine
    • political office
    • political policy
  • adjective of or relating to your views about social relationships involving authority or power
    • political opinions

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john_jay

  • noun United States diplomat and jurist who negotiated peace treaties with Britain and served as the first chief justice of the United States Supreme Court (1745-1829)
    Jay.

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invalidator

  • noun an official who can invalidate or nullify
    voider; nullifier.
    • my bank check was voided and I wanted to know who the invalidator was

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life

  • noun a characteristic state or mode of living
    • social life
    • city life
    • real life
  • noun the experience of being alive; the course of human events and activities
    living.
    • he could no longer cope with the complexities of life

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fire

  • noun the event of something burning (often destructive)
    • they lost everything in the fire
  • noun the act of firing weapons or artillery at an enemy
    firing.
    • hold your fire until you can see the whites of their eyes
    • they retreated in the face of withering enemy fire

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minister

  • noun a person authorized to conduct religious worship
    curate; pastor; rector; minister of religion; parson.
    • clergymen are usually called ministers in Protestant churches
  • noun a person appointed to a high office in the government
    government minister.
    • Minister of Finance

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look

  • noun the feelings expressed on a person's face
    facial expression; expression; aspect; face.
    • a sad expression
    • a look of triumph
    • an angry face
  • noun the act of directing the eyes toward something and perceiving it visually
    looking; looking at.
    • he went out to have a look
    • his look was fixed on her eyes
    • he gave it a good looking at
    • his camera does his looking for him

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legislating

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

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governor

  • noun the head of a state government
  • noun a control that maintains a steady speed in a machine (as by controlling the supply of fuel)
    regulator.

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statute_law

  • noun law enacted by a legislative body
    legislation.

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macer

  • noun an official who carries a mace of office
    mace; macebearer.

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crossbencher

  • noun a member of the House of Commons who does not vote regularly with either the government or the Opposition

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situation

  • noun the general state of things; the combination of circumstances at a given time
    state of affairs.
    • the present international situation is dangerous
    • wondered how such a state of affairs had come about
    • eternal truths will be neither true nor eternal unless they have fresh meaning for every new social situation"- Franklin D.Roosevelt
  • noun a condition or position in which you find yourself
    position.
    • the unpleasant situation (or position) of having to choose between two evils
    • found herself in a very fortunate situation

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constituency

  • noun the body of voters who elect a representative for their area

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property

  • noun something owned; any tangible or intangible possession that is owned by someone;
    belongings; holding.
    • that hat is my property
    • he is a man of property
  • noun a basic or essential attribute shared by all members of a class
    • a study of the physical properties of atomic particles

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examiner

  • noun someone who administers a test to determine your qualifications
    quizzer; tester.
  • noun an investigator who observes carefully
    inspector.
    • the examiner searched for clues

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weigher

  • noun an official who weighs and records the weight

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serjeant

  • noun an English barrister of the highest rank
    sergeant-at-law; sergeant; serjeant-at-law.

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verger

  • noun a church officer who takes care of the interior of the building and acts as an attendant (carries the verge) during ceremonies

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canvasser

  • noun a petitioner who solicits contributions or trade or votes
    solicitor.
  • noun someone who examines votes at an election
    scrutineer.

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political_commissar

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

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trygve_halvden_lie

  • noun Norwegian diplomat who was the first Secretary General of the United Nations (1896-1968)
    Lie; Trygve Lie.

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mortgage_holder

  • noun the person who accepts a mortgage
    mortgagee.
    • the bank became our mortgagee when it accepted our mortgage on our new home

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seanad

  • noun the upper house of the parliament of the Irish Republic
    Seanad Eireann.

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us_house_of_representatives

  • noun the lower legislative house of the United States Congress
    House of Representatives; US House; U.S. House of Representatives; United States House of Representatives; U.S. House.

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incumbent

  • noun the official who holds an office
    officeholder.
  • adjective satellite lying or leaning on something else
    • an incumbent geological formation

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united_states_house_of_representatives

  • noun the lower legislative house of the United States Congress
    House of Representatives; US House; U.S. House of Representatives; US House of Representatives; U.S. House.

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party

  • noun an organization to gain political power
    political party.
    • in 1992 Perot tried to organize a third party at the national level
  • noun a group of people gathered together for pleasure
    • she joined the party after dinner

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holdover

  • noun an official who remains in office after his term
    hangover.
  • noun something that has survived from the past
    hangover.
    • a holdover from the sixties
    • hangovers from the 19th century

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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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slave

  • noun a person who is owned by someone
  • noun someone who works as hard as a slave
    hard worker; striver.

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frontbencher

  • noun a member of the House of Commons who is a minister in the government or who holds an official position in an opposition party

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censoring

  • noun counterintelligence achieved by banning or deleting any information of value to the enemy
    security review; censorship.
  • noun deleting parts of publications or correspondence or theatrical performances
    censorship.

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city_father

  • noun an important municipal official

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protestant_deacon

  • noun a Protestant layman who assists the minister
    deacon.

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mortgagee

  • noun the person who accepts a mortgage
    mortgage holder.
    • the bank became our mortgagee when it accepted our mortgage on our new home

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senate

  • noun assembly possessing high legislative powers
  • noun the upper house of the United States Congress
    US Senate; United States Senate; U.S. Senate.

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notary_public

  • noun someone legally empowered to witness signatures and certify a document's validity and to take depositions
    notary.

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bailiff

  • noun an officer of the court who is employed to execute writs and processes and make arrests etc.

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district_attorney

  • noun an official prosecutor for a judicial district
    DA.

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internuncio

  • noun (Roman Catholic Church) a diplomatic representative of the Pope ranking below a nuncio

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position

  • noun the particular portion of space occupied by something
    place.
    • he put the lamp back in its place
  • noun a point occupied by troops for tactical reasons
    military position.

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british_house_of_lords

  • noun the upper house of the British parliament
    House of Lords.

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paper-pusher

  • noun a clerk or bureaucrat who does paperwork

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tax_assessor

  • noun an official who evaluates property for the purpose of taxing it
    assessor.

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ambassador

  • noun a diplomat of the highest rank; accredited as representative from one country to another
    embassador.
  • noun an informal representative
    • an ambassador of good will

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bearer

  • noun someone whose employment involves carrying something
    toter; carrier.
    • the bonds were transmitted by carrier
  • noun a messenger who bears or presents
    • a bearer of good tidings

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daniel

  • noun (Old Testament) a youth who was taken into the court of Nebuchadnezzar and given divine protection when thrown into a den of lions (6th century BC)
  • noun a wise and upright judge
    • a Daniel come to judgment" -- Shakespeare

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wage

  • noun something that remunerates
    pay; earnings; salary; remuneration.
    • wages were paid by check
    • he wasted his pay on drink
    • they saved a quarter of all their earnings
  • verb carry on (wars, battles, or campaigns)
    engage.
    • Napoleon and Hitler waged war against all of Europe

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decriminalization

  • noun legislation that makes something legal that was formerly illegal
    decriminalisation.

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census_taker

  • noun someone who collects census data by visiting individual homes
    enumerator.

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john_kenneth_galbraith

  • noun United States economist (born in Canada) who served as ambassador to India (born in 1908)
    John Galbraith; Galbraith.

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enumerator

  • noun someone who collects census data by visiting individual homes
    census taker.

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government

  • noun the organization that is the governing authority of a political unit
    authorities; regime.
    • the government reduced taxes
    • the matter was referred to higher authorities
  • noun the act of governing; exercising authority
    administration; government activity; governance; governing.
    • regulations for the governing of state prisons
    • he had considerable experience of government

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nicolson

  • noun English diplomat and author (1886-1968)
    Sir Harold George Nicolson; Harold Nicolson.

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bureaucrat

  • noun an official of a bureaucracy
    administrative official.

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cotenant

  • noun one of two or more tenants holding title to the same property

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judge

  • noun a public official authorized to decide questions brought before a court of justice
    justice; jurist.
  • noun an authority who is able to estimate worth or quality
    evaluator.

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sergeant_at_arms

  • noun an officer (as of a legislature or court) who maintains order and executes commands
    serjeant-at-arms.

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waldheim

  • noun Austrian diplomat who was Secretary General of the United Nations from 1972 to 1981; in 1986 he was elected president of Austria in spite of worldwide allegations that he had direct knowledge of Nazi atrocities during World War II (born in 1918)
    Kurt Waldheim.

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officer

  • noun any person in the armed services who holds a position of authority or command
    military officer.
    • an officer is responsible for the lives of his men
  • noun someone who is appointed or elected to an office and who holds a position of trust
    officeholder.
    • he is an officer of the court
    • the club elected its officers for the coming year

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attorney

  • noun a professional person authorized to practice law; conducts lawsuits or gives legal advice
    lawyer.

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parliamentarian

  • noun an elected member of the British Parliament: a member of the House of Commons
    Member of Parliament.
  • noun an expert in parliamentary rules and procedures

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landowner

  • noun a holder or proprietor of land
    property owner; landholder.

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senate

  • noun assembly possessing high legislative powers
  • noun the upper house of the United States Congress
    US Senate; United States Senate; U.S. Senate.

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occupational_safety_and_health_act

  • noun a law passed by the United States Congress that created the Occupational Safety and Health Administration to prevent employees from being injured or contracting diseases in the course of their employment
    federal job safety law.

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government_officials

  • noun people elected or appointed to administer a government
    officialdom.

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service

  • noun work done by one person or group that benefits another
    • budget separately for goods and services
  • noun an act of help or assistance
    • he did them a service

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doorkeeper

  • noun an official stationed at the entrance of a courtroom or legislative chamber
    usher.
  • noun the lowest of the minor Holy Orders in the unreformed Western Church but now suppressed by the Roman Catholic Church
    ostiary; ostiarius.

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henry_kissinger

  • noun United States diplomat who served under President Nixon and President Ford (born in 1923)
    Henry Alfred Kissinger; Kissinger.

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hugo_grotius

  • noun Dutch jurist and diplomat whose writings established the basis of modern international law (1583-1645)
    Grotius; Huig de Groot.

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jurisprudence

  • noun the branch of philosophy concerned with the law and the principles that lead courts to make the decisions they do
    legal philosophy; law.
  • noun the collection of rules imposed by authority
    law.
    • civilization presupposes respect for the law
    • the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order

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apparatchik

  • noun a humorous but derogatory term for an official of a large organization (especially a political organization)
    • Democratic apparatchiks
  • noun a communist who was a member of the administrative system of a communist party

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squire

  • noun young nobleman attendant on a knight
  • noun an English country landowner

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legal

  • adjective established by or founded upon law or official or accepted rules
  • adjective of or relating to jurisprudence
    • legal loophole

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recorder

  • noun equipment for making records
    recording machine; recording equipment.
  • noun someone responsible for keeping records
    record-keeper; registrar.

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comptroller_general

  • noun a United States federal official who supervises expenditures and settles claims against the government

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leader

  • noun a person who rules or guides or inspires others
  • noun a featured article of merchandise sold at a loss in order to draw customers
    loss leader; drawing card.

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core

  • noun a small group of indispensable persons or things
    core group; nucleus.
    • five periodicals make up the core of their publishing program
  • noun the center of an object
    • the ball has a titanium core

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assembly

  • noun a group of machine parts that fit together to form a self-contained unit
  • noun the act of constructing something (as a piece of machinery)
    fabrication.

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power

  • noun possession of controlling influence
    powerfulness.
    • the deterrent power of nuclear weapons
    • the power of his love saved her
    • his powerfulness was concealed by a gentle facade
  • noun (physics) the rate of doing work; measured in watts (= joules/second)

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life_tenant

  • noun a tenant whose legal right to retain possession of buildings or lands lasts as long as they (or some other person) live

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lieutenant

  • noun a commissioned military officer
  • noun an officer in a police force
    police lieutenant.

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keeper

  • noun someone in charge of other people
    • am I my brother's keeper?
  • noun one having charge of buildings or grounds or animals
    custodian; steward.

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church_officer

  • noun a church official

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post

  • noun the position where someone (as a guard or sentry) stands or is assigned to stand
    station.
    • a soldier manned the entrance post
    • a sentry station
  • noun military installation at which a body of troops is stationed
    military post.
    • this military post provides an important source of income for the town nearby
    • there is an officer's club on the post

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officiating

  • noun the act of umpiring
    umpirage; officiation; refereeing.
    • the officiating was excellent
  • verb act in an official capacity in a ceremony or religious ritual, such as a wedding
    officiate.
    • Who officiated at your wedding?

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census

  • noun a periodic count of the population
    nose count; nosecount.
  • verb conduct a census
    • They censused the deer in the forest

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have

  • noun a person who possesses great material wealth
    rich person; wealthy person.
  • verb have or possess, either in a concrete or an abstract sense
    hold; have got.
    • She has $1,000 in the bank
    • He has got two beautiful daughters
    • She holds a Master's degree from Harvard

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act

  • noun a legal document codifying the result of deliberations of a committee or society or legislative body
    enactment.
  • noun something that people do or cause to happen
    deed; human activity; human action.

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congressman

  • noun a member of the United States House of Representatives
    representative; congresswoman.

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marshal

  • noun a law officer having duties similar to those of a sheriff in carrying out the judgments of a court of law
    marshall.
  • noun (in some countries) a military officer of highest rank
    marshall.

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fed

  • noun any federal law-enforcement officer
    Federal; federal official.
  • noun the central bank of the United States; incorporates 12 Federal Reserve branch banks and all national banks and state-chartered commercial banks and some trust companies
    FRS; Federal Reserve; Federal Reserve System.
    • the Fed seeks to control the United States economy by raising and lowering short-term interest rates and the money supply

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townsend_harris

  • noun United States diplomat who was instrumental in opening Japan to foreign trade (1804-1878)
    Harris.

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civil

  • adjective satellite applying to ordinary citizens as contrasted with the military
    • civil authorities
  • adjective not rude; marked by satisfactory (or especially minimal) adherence to social usages and sufficient but not noteworthy consideration for others
    polite.
    • even if he didn't like them he should have been civil"- W.S. Maugham

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party_whip

  • noun a legislator appointed by the party to enforce discipline
    whip.

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marshall

  • noun (in some countries) a military officer of highest rank
    marshal.
  • noun United States actor (1914-1998)
    E. G. Marshall.

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bunche

  • noun United States diplomat and United Nations official (1904-1971)
    Ralph Bunche; Ralph Johnson Bunche.

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harold_nicolson

  • noun English diplomat and author (1886-1968)
    Sir Harold George Nicolson; Nicolson.

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lawmaking

  • noun the act of making or enacting laws
    legislating; legislation.

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sealer

  • noun a kind of sealing material that is used to form a hard coating on a porous surface (as a coat of paint or varnish used to size a surface)
    sealant.
  • noun an official who affixes a seal to a document

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recruiter

  • noun someone who supplies members or employees
  • noun an official who enlists personnel for military service

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legislation

  • noun law enacted by a legislative body
    statute law.
  • noun the act of making or enacting laws
    legislating; lawmaking.

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diplomatic_minister

  • noun a diplomat representing one government to another; ranks below ambassador
    minister.

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noticer

  • noun someone who takes notice
    • a careful noticer of details
  • noun someone who gives formal notice

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function

  • noun (mathematics) a mathematical relation such that each element of a given set (the domain of the function) is associated with an element of another set (the range of the function)
    single-valued function; mathematical function; mapping; map.
  • noun what something is used for
    use; role; purpose.
    • the function of an auger is to bore holes
    • ballet is beautiful but what use is it?

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ticket_holder

  • noun holder of a ticket (for admission or for passage)

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law-makers

  • noun persons who make or amend or repeal laws
    legislature; legislative assembly; legislative body; general assembly.

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fire_warden

  • noun an official who is responsible for managing and protecting an area of forest
    ranger; forest fire fighter.

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grata

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count

  • noun the total number counted
    • a blood count
  • noun the act of counting; reciting numbers in ascending order
    counting; tally; enumeration; reckoning; numeration.
    • the counting continued for several hours

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hire

  • noun a newly hired employee
    • the new hires need special training
  • noun the act of hiring something or someone
    • he signed up for a week's car hire

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congresswoman

  • noun a member of the United States House of Representatives
    congressman; representative.

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knesset

  • noun the Israeli unicameral parliament
    Knesseth.

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official

  • noun a worker who holds or is invested with an office
    functionary.
  • noun someone who administers the rules of a game or sport
    • the golfer asked for an official who could give him a ruling

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bean_counter

  • noun an accountant or bureaucrat who is believed to place undue emphasis on the control of expenditures

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record

  • noun anything (such as a document or a phonograph record or a photograph) providing permanent evidence of or information about past events
    • the film provided a valuable record of stage techniques
  • noun sound recording consisting of a disk with a continuous groove; used to reproduce music by rotating while a phonograph needle tracks in the groove
    phonograph recording; platter; phonograph record; disc; disk.

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usher

  • noun an official stationed at the entrance of a courtroom or legislative chamber
    doorkeeper.
  • noun Irish prelate who deduced from the Bible that Creation occurred in the year 4004 BC (1581-1656)
    Ussher; James Usher; James Ussher.

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cordell_hull

  • noun United States diplomat who did the groundwork for creating the United Nations (1871-1955)
    Hull.

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censor

  • noun someone who censures or condemns
  • noun a person who is authorized to read publications or correspondence or to watch theatrical performances and suppress in whole or in part anything considered obscene or politically unacceptable

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general

  • noun a general officer of the highest rank
    full general.
  • noun the head of a religious order or congregation
    superior general.

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minority_leader

  • noun leader of the minority party in a legislature

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decriminalisation

  • noun legislation that makes something legal that was formerly illegal
    decriminalization.

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at

  • noun a highly unstable radioactive element (the heaviest of the halogen series); a decay product of uranium and thorium
    atomic number 85; astatine.
  • noun 100 at equal 1 kip in Laos

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trygve_lie

  • noun Norwegian diplomat who was the first Secretary General of the United Nations (1896-1968)
    Lie; Trygve Halvden Lie.

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negotiation

  • noun a discussion intended to produce an agreement
    talks; dialogue.
    • the buyout negotiation lasted several days
    • they disagreed but kept an open dialogue
    • talks between Israelis and Palestinians
  • noun the activity or business of negotiating an agreement; coming to terms

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diplomat

  • noun an official engaged in international negotiations
    diplomatist.
  • noun a person who deals tactfully with others

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floor

  • noun the inside lower horizontal surface (as of a room, hallway, tent, or other structure)
    flooring.
    • they needed rugs to cover the bare floors
    • we spread our sleeping bags on the dry floor of the tent
  • noun a structure consisting of a room or set of rooms at a single position along a vertical scale
    story; level; storey.
    • what level is the office on?

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genet

  • noun French diplomat who in 1793 tried to draw the United States into the war between France and England (1763-1834)
    Edmund Charles Edouard Genet; Citizen Genet.
  • noun French writer of novels and dramas for the theater of the absurd (1910-1986)
    Jean Genet.

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landholder

  • noun a holder or proprietor of land
    property owner; landowner.

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fire_marshall

  • noun an official who is responsible for the prevention and investigation of fires

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role

  • noun the actions and activities assigned to or required or expected of a person or group
    function; part; office.
    • the function of a teacher
    • the government must do its part
    • play its role
  • noun an actor's portrayal of someone in a play
    part; character; persona; theatrical role.
    • she played the part of Desdemona

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proconsul

  • noun an official in a modern colony who has considerable administrative power
  • noun a provincial governor of consular rank in the Roman Republic and Roman Empire

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congress

  • noun a meeting of elected or appointed representatives
  • noun the legislature of the United States government
    US Congress; United States Congress; U.S. Congress.

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diet

  • noun a prescribed selection of foods
  • noun a legislative assembly in certain countries (e.g., Japan)

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hearing_examiner

  • noun an official appointed by a government agency to conduct an investigation or administrative hearing so that the agency can exercise its statutory powers
    hearing officer.

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nuncio

  • noun (Roman Catholic Church) a diplomatic representative of the Pope having ambassadorial status
    papal nuncio.

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page

  • noun one side of one leaf (of a book or magazine or newspaper or letter etc.) or the written or pictorial matter it contains
  • noun English industrialist who pioneered in the design and manufacture of aircraft (1885-1962)
    Sir Frederick Handley Page.

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searcher

  • noun someone making a search or inquiry
    quester; seeker.
    • they are seekers after truth
  • noun a customs official whose job is to search baggage or goods or vehicles for contraband or dutiable items

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fighter

  • noun someone who fights (or is fighting)
    scrapper; combatant; belligerent; battler.
  • noun a high-speed military or naval airplane designed to destroy enemy aircraft in the air
    fighter aircraft; attack aircraft.

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seanad_eireann

  • noun the upper house of the parliament of the Irish Republic
    Seanad.

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house_of_representatives

  • noun the lower legislative house of the United States Congress
    US House; U.S. House of Representatives; US House of Representatives; United States House of Representatives; U.S. House.

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old_bullion

  • noun United States legislator who opposed the use of paper currency (1782-1858)
    Thomas Hart Benton; Benton.

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kurt_waldheim

  • noun Austrian diplomat who was Secretary General of the United Nations from 1972 to 1981; in 1986 he was elected president of Austria in spite of worldwide allegations that he had direct knowledge of Nazi atrocities during World War II (born in 1918)
    Waldheim.

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representative

  • noun a person who represents others
  • noun an advocate who represents someone else's policy or purpose
    spokesperson; interpreter; voice.
    • the meeting was attended by spokespersons for all the major organs of government

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