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peacock

  • noun European butterfly having reddish-brown wings each marked with a purple eyespot
    peacock butterfly; Inachis io.
  • noun male peafowl; having a crested head and very large fanlike tail marked with iridescent eyes or spots

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coach

  • noun (sports) someone in charge of training an athlete or a team
    handler; manager.
  • noun a person who gives private instruction (as in singing, acting, etc.)
    tutor; private instructor.

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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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dance

  • noun an artistic form of nonverbal communication
  • noun a party of people assembled for dancing

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pharaoh

  • noun the title of the ancient Egyptian kings
    Pharaoh of Egypt.

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machination

  • noun a crafty and involved plot to achieve your (usually sinister) ends
    intrigue.

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global

  • adjective satellite involving the entire earth; not limited or provincial in scope
    worldwide; planetary; world-wide; world.
    • global war
    • global monetary policy
    • neither national nor continental but planetary
    • a world crisis
    • of worldwide significance
  • adjective satellite having the shape of a sphere or ball
    spherical; ball-shaped; globular; orbicular; spheric; globose.
    • a spherical object
    • nearly orbicular in shape
    • little globular houses like mud-wasp nests"- Zane Grey

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khalif

  • noun the civil and religious leader of a Muslim state considered to be a representative of Allah on earth
    khalifah; caliph; kalif; kaliph; calif.
    • many radical Muslims believe a Khalifah will unite all Islamic lands and people and subjugate the rest of the world

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papacy

  • noun the government of the Roman Catholic Church
    pontificate.

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union_member

  • noun a worker who belongs to a trade union
    trade unionist; unionist.

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manager

  • noun someone who controls resources and expenditures
    director; managing director.
  • noun (sports) someone in charge of training an athlete or a team
    handler; coach.

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gang

  • noun an association of criminals
    mob; ring; pack.
    • police tried to break up the gang
    • a pack of thieves
  • noun an informal body of friends
    bunch; crowd; crew.
    • he still hangs out with the same crowd

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administrative_official

  • noun an official of a bureaucracy
    bureaucrat.

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welfare

  • noun governmental provision of economic assistance to persons in need
    social welfare; public assistance.
    • she lives on welfare
  • noun something that aids or promotes well-being
    benefit.
    • for the benefit of all

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chair

  • noun a seat for one person, with a support for the back
    • he put his coat over the back of the chair and sat down
  • noun the position of professor
    professorship.
    • he was awarded an endowed chair in economics

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issuer

  • noun an institution that issues something (securities or publications or currency etc.)

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american_labor_party

  • noun a former political party in the United States; formed in 1936 in New York when labor and liberals bolted the Democratic Party

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ballet

  • noun a theatrical representation of a story that is performed to music by trained dancers
    concert dance.
  • noun music written for a ballet

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system

  • noun instrumentality that combines interrelated interacting artifacts designed to work as a coherent entity
    • he bought a new stereo system
    • the system consists of a motor and a small computer
  • noun a group of independent but interrelated elements comprising a unified whole
    scheme.
    • a vast system of production and distribution and consumption keep the country going

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zone

  • noun a locally circumscribed place characterized by some distinctive features
  • noun any of the regions of the surface of the Earth loosely divided according to latitude or longitude
    geographical zone.

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fellowship

  • noun an association of people who share common beliefs or activities
    family.
    • the message was addressed not just to employees but to every member of the company family
    • the church welcomed new members into its fellowship
  • noun the state of being with someone
    company; companionship; society.
    • he missed their company
    • he enjoyed the society of his friends

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sir_thomas_stamford_raffles

  • noun British colonial administrator who founded Singapore (1781-1826)
    Raffles; Sir Thomas Raffles.

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disposal

  • noun the power to use something or someone
    • used all the resources at his disposal
  • noun a method of tending to or managing the affairs of a some group of people (especially the group's business affairs)
    administration.

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institutionalised

  • adjective officially placed in or committed to a specialized institution
    institutionalized.
    • had hopes of rehabilitating the institutionalized juvenile delinquents
  • verb cause to be admitted; of persons to an institution
    commit; charge; send; institutionalize; institutionalise.
    • After the second episode, she had to be committed
    • he was committed to prison

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conservative_party

  • noun a political party (especially in Great Britain or Australia) that believes in the importance of a capitalist economy with private ownership rather than state control

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ameer

  • noun an independent ruler or chieftain (especially in Africa or Arabia)
    emir; emeer; amir.

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intensive

  • noun a modifier that has little meaning except to intensify the meaning it modifies
    intensifier.
    • `up' in `finished up' is an intensifier
    • `honestly' in `I honestly don't know' is an intensifier
  • adjective satellite characterized by a high degree or intensity; often used as a combining form
    • the questioning was intensive
    • intensive care
    • research-intensive
    • a labor-intensive industry

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iraqi

  • noun a native or inhabitant of Iraq
    Iraki.
    • the majority of Iraqi are Arab Shiite Muslims although Sunni Muslims control the government
  • adjective of or relating to Iraq or its people or culture
    Iraki.
    • Iraqi oil
    • Iraqi refugees

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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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tranquillity

  • noun an untroubled state; free from disturbances
    tranquility; quiet.
  • noun a state of peace and quiet
    quietness; tranquility; quietude.

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army_of_the_confederacy

  • noun the southern army during the American Civil War
    Confederate Army.

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sovereignty

  • noun government free from external control
  • noun royal authority; the dominion of a monarch
    reign.

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unit

  • noun any division of quantity accepted as a standard of measurement or exchange
    unit of measurement.
    • the dollar is the United States unit of currency
    • a unit of wheat is a bushel
    • change per unit volume
  • noun an individual or group or structure or other entity regarded as a structural or functional constituent of a whole
    • the reduced the number of units and installations
    • the word is a basic linguistic unit

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oversight

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

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suzerainty

  • noun the position or authority of a suzerain
    • under the suzerainty of...
  • noun the domain of a suzerain

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brigade

  • noun army unit smaller than a division
  • verb form or unite into a brigade

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turk

  • noun a native or inhabitant of Turkey

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lack

  • noun the state of needing something that is absent or unavailable
    deficiency; want.
    • there is a serious lack of insight into the problem
    • water is the critical deficiency in desert regions
    • for want of a nail the shoe was lost
  • verb be without
    miss.
    • This soup lacks salt
    • There is something missing in my jewelry box!

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federation

  • noun an organization formed by merging several groups or parties
  • noun a union of political organizations
    confederacy; confederation.

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sceptre

  • noun the imperial authority symbolized by a scepter
    scepter.
  • noun a ceremonial or emblematic staff
    wand; scepter; verge.

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commission_plan

  • noun a municipal government that combines legislative and executive authority in the members of a commission

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mastership

  • noun the skill of a master
  • noun the position of master

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administrative_body

  • noun a unit with administrative responsibilities
    administrative unit.

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scout

  • noun a person employed to keep watch for some anticipated event
    lookout; picket; sentry; watch; lookout man; spotter; sentinel.
  • noun a Boy Scout or Girl Scout

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govern

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

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labor

  • noun a social class comprising those who do manual labor or work for wages
    working class; labour; proletariat.
    • there is a shortage of skilled labor in this field
  • noun productive work (especially physical work done for wages)
    toil; labour.
    • his labor did not require a great deal of skill

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prepotency

  • noun the state of being predominant over others
    predominance; predomination.

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municipal_government

  • noun the government of a municipality

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condition

  • noun a state at a particular time
    status.
    • a condition (or state) of disrepair
    • the current status of the arms negotiations
  • noun an assumption on which rests the validity or effect of something else
    precondition; stipulation.

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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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manoeuvre

  • noun a plan for attaining a particular goal
    maneuver; tactics; tactic.
  • noun a military training exercise
    maneuver; simulated military operation.

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prefect

  • noun a chief officer or chief magistrate
    • the prefect of Paris police

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crowned_head

  • noun a nation's ruler or head of state usually by hereditary right
    monarch; sovereign.

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totalitarian_state

  • noun a government that subordinates the individual to the state and strictly controls all aspects of life by coercive measures
    totalitation regime.

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dictatorship

  • noun a form of government in which the ruler is an absolute dictator (not restricted by a constitution or laws or opposition etc.)
    tyranny; absolutism; monocracy; Stalinism; shogunate; authoritarianism; despotism; one-man rule; Caesarism; totalitarianism.

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gender

  • noun a grammatical category in inflected languages governing the agreement between nouns and pronouns and adjectives; in some languages it is quite arbitrary but in Indo-European languages it is usually based on sex or animateness
    grammatical gender.
  • noun the properties that distinguish organisms on the basis of their reproductive roles
    sexuality; sex.
    • she didn't want to know the sex of the foetus

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peter_stuyvesant

  • noun the last Dutch colonial administrator of New Netherland; in 1664 he was forced to surrender the colony to England (1592-1672)
    Stuyvesant; Petrus Stuyvesant.

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el_caudillo

  • noun Spanish general whose armies took control of Spain in 1939 and who ruled as a dictator until his death (1892-1975)
    Francisco Franco; General Franco; Franco.

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mercy_seat

  • noun the throne of God
  • noun the golden covering of the ark of the covenant

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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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mogul

  • noun a bump on a ski slope
  • noun a member of the Muslim dynasty that ruled India until 1857
    Moghul.

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citizens_committee

  • noun a self-constituted organization to promote something
    committee.

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musical_organisation

  • noun an organization of musicians who perform together
    musical organization; musical group.

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delegate

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

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team

  • noun a cooperative unit (especially in sports)
    squad.
  • noun two or more draft animals that work together to pull something

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stateliness

  • noun an elaborate manner of doing something
    • she served coffee with great stateliness
  • noun impressiveness in scale or proportion
    loftiness; majesty.

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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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mount

  • noun a lightweight horse kept for riding only
    riding horse; saddle horse.
  • noun the act of climbing something
    climb.
    • it was a difficult climb to the top

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assemblage

  • noun a group of persons together in one place
    gathering.
  • noun a system of components assembled together for a particular purpose
    hookup.

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afl

  • noun a federation of North American labor unions that merged with the Congress of Industrial Organizations in 1955
    American Federation of Labor.

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rex

  • noun a male sovereign; ruler of a kingdom
    male monarch; king.

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work

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

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force

  • noun a powerful effect or influence
    • the force of his eloquence easily persuaded them
  • noun (physics) the influence that produces a change in a physical quantity
    • force equals mass times acceleration

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authoritarian_state

  • noun a government that concentrates political power in an authority not responsible to the people
    authoritarian regime.

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maneuver

  • noun a military training exercise
    simulated military operation; manoeuvre.
  • noun a plan for attaining a particular goal
    manoeuvre; tactics; tactic.

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dance_band

  • noun a group of musicians playing popular music for dancing
    band; dance orchestra.

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managing_director

  • noun someone who controls resources and expenditures
    director; manager.

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injunction

  • noun a formal command or admonition
  • noun (law) a judicial remedy issued in order to prohibit a party from doing or continuing to do a certain activity
    cease and desist order; enjoining; enjoinment.
    • injunction were formerly obtained by writ but now by a judicial order

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totalitation_regime

  • noun a government that subordinates the individual to the state and strictly controls all aspects of life by coercive measures
    totalitarian state.

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satrap

  • noun a governor of a province in ancient Persia

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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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nawab

  • noun a governor in India during the Mogul empire
    nabob.

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professional

  • noun a person engaged in one of the learned professions
    professional person.
  • noun an athlete who plays for pay
    pro.

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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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run

  • noun a score in baseball made by a runner touching all four bases safely
    tally.
    • the Yankees scored 3 runs in the bottom of the 9th
    • their first tally came in the 3rd inning
  • noun the act of testing something
    test; trial.
    • in the experimental trials the amount of carbon was measured separately
    • he called each flip of the coin a new trial

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deputation

  • noun a group of representatives or delegates
    delegation; commission; delegacy; mission.
  • noun authorizing subordinates to make certain decisions
    delegation; delegating; relegating; relegation.

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federal_party

  • noun a major political party in the United States in the early 19th century; founded by Alexander Hamilton; favored a strong centralized government
    Federalist Party; American Federalist Party.

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blue

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

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will

  • noun the capability of conscious choice and decision and intention
    volition.
    • the exercise of their volition we construe as revolt"- George Meredith
  • noun a fixed and persistent intent or purpose
    • where there's a will there's a way

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defence

  • noun (psychiatry) an unconscious process that tries to reduce the anxiety associated with instinctive desires
    defence mechanism; defense reaction; defense; defense mechanism; defence reaction.
  • noun (sports) the team that is trying to prevent the other team from scoring
    defense; defending team.
    • his teams are always good on defense

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quasi-ngo

  • noun a quasi nongovernmental organization; an organization that is financed by the government yet acts independently of the government
    quango.

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constitution

  • noun law determining the fundamental political principles of a government
    organic law; fundamental law.
  • noun the act of forming or establishing something
    formation; organisation; establishment; organization.
    • the constitution of a PTA group last year
    • it was the establishment of his reputation
    • he still remembers the organization of the club

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apparatus

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

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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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section

  • noun a self-contained part of a larger composition (written or musical)
    subdivision.
    • he always turns first to the business section
    • the history of this work is discussed in the next section
  • noun a very thin slice (of tissue or mineral or other substance) for examination under a microscope
    • sections from the left ventricle showed diseased tissue

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orchestra

  • noun a musical organization consisting of a group of instrumentalists including string players
  • noun seating on the main floor in a theater

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line_organisation

  • noun the organizational structure of activities contributing directly to the organization's output
    line organization.

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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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troupe

  • noun organization of performers and associated personnel (especially theatrical)
    company.
    • the traveling company all stayed at the same hotel

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pontifex

  • noun a member of the highest council of priests in ancient Rome

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gubernatorial

  • adjective relating to a governor
    • gubernatorial election

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conduct

  • noun manner of acting or controlling yourself
    behaviour; doings; behavior.
  • noun (behavioral attributes) the way a person behaves toward other people
    demeanour; behaviour; demeanor; deportment; behavior.

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business_organisation

  • noun a commercial or industrial enterprise and the people who constitute it
    business concern; business organization; business; concern.
    • he bought his brother's business
    • a small mom-and-pop business
    • a racially integrated business concern

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tammany

  • noun a political organization within the Democratic Party in New York City (late 1800's and early 1900's) seeking political control by corruption and bossism
    Tammany Hall; Tammany Society.

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constitutional_union_party

  • noun a former political party in the United States; formed in 1859 by former Whigs who hoped to preserve the Union

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multitude

  • noun a large indefinite number
    plurality; battalion; pack; large number.
    • a battalion of ants
    • a multitude of TV antennas
    • a plurality of religions
  • noun a large gathering of people
    throng; concourse.

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il_duce

  • noun Italian fascist dictator (1883-1945)
    Benito Mussolini; Mussolini.

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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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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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war_machine

  • noun the military forces of a nation
    armed forces; military; armed services; military machine.
    • their military is the largest in the region
    • the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker

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menage

  • noun a social unit living together
    house; household; family; home.
    • he moved his family to Virginia
    • It was a good Christian household
    • I waited until the whole house was asleep
    • the teacher asked how many people made up his home

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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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men

  • noun the force of workers available
    hands; manpower; work force; workforce.
  • noun an adult person who is male (as opposed to a woman)
    adult male; man.
    • there were two women and six men on the bus

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commercial

  • noun a commercially sponsored ad on radio or television
    commercial message.
  • adjective connected with or engaged in or sponsored by or used in commerce or commercial enterprises
    • commercial trucker
    • commercial TV
    • commercial diamonds

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guerrilla_force

  • noun an irregular armed force that fights by sabotage and harassment; often rural and organized in large groups
    guerilla force.

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military_group

  • noun a unit that is part of some military service
    military unit; force; military force.
    • he sent Caesar a force of six thousand men

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people's_party

  • noun a former political party in the United States; formed in 1891 to advocate currency expansion and state control of railroads
    Populist Party.

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line_management

  • noun administration of the activities contributing directly to an organization's output

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matriarchy

  • noun a form of social organization in which a female is the family head and title is traced through the female line
    matriarchate.

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line_of_defence

  • noun any organization whose responsibility it is to defend against something
    line of defense.
    • police are the major line of defense against crime
  • noun defensive structure consisting of a barrier that can be employed for defense against attack
    line of defense.

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making

  • noun the act that results in something coming to be
    fashioning; devising.
    • the devising of plans
    • the fashioning of pots and pans
    • the making of measurements
    • it was already in the making
  • noun an attribute that must be met or complied with and that fits a person for something
    qualification.
    • her qualifications for the job are excellent
    • one of the qualifications for admission is an academic degree
    • she has the makings of fine musician

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rescript

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

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iraq

  • noun a republic in the Middle East in western Asia; the ancient civilization of Mesopotamia was in the area now known as Iraq
    Al-Iraq; Irak; Republic of Iraq.

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quintette

  • noun five performers or singers who perform together
    quintet.
  • noun a set of five similar things considered as a unit
    quintet; quintuple; quintuplet.

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tidy

  • noun receptacle that holds odds and ends (as sewing materials)
  • verb put (things or places) in order
    straighten out; tidy up; straighten; clean up; square away; neaten.
    • Tidy up your room!

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american_federation_of_labor_and_congress_of_industrial_organizations

  • noun the largest federation of North American labor unions; formed in 1955
    AFL-CIO.

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political_scientist

  • noun a social scientist specializing in the study of government

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superintendence

  • noun management by overseeing the performance or operation of a person or group
    oversight; supervising; supervision.

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social_control

  • noun control exerted (actively or passively) by group action

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liberal_democrat_party

  • noun a political party in Great Britain; formerly the Liberal Party; advocates reforms and improvement of the conditions of working people

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overseer

  • noun a person who directs and manages an organization
    superintendent.

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military

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

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anarchist

  • noun an advocate of anarchism
    syndicalist; nihilist.

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intrigue

  • noun a crafty and involved plot to achieve your (usually sinister) ends
    machination.
  • noun a clandestine love affair

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american_federation_of_labor

  • noun a federation of North American labor unions that merged with the Congress of Industrial Organizations in 1955
    AFL.

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politic

  • adjective marked by artful prudence, expedience, and shrewdness
    • it is neither polite nor politic to get into other people's quarrels
    • a politic decision
    • a politic manager
    • a politic old scoundrel
    • a shrewd and politic reply
  • adjective satellite smoothly agreeable and courteous with a degree of sophistication
    bland; suave; smooth.
    • he was too politic to quarrel with so important a personage
    • the manager pacified the customer with a smooth apology for the error

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fabian_society

  • noun an association of British socialists who advocate gradual reforms within the law leading to democratic socialism

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benito_mussolini

  • noun Italian fascist dictator (1883-1945)
    Il Duce; Mussolini.

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pharaoh_of_egypt

  • noun the title of the ancient Egyptian kings
    Pharaoh.

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family

  • noun a social unit living together
    house; household; menage; home.
    • he moved his family to Virginia
    • It was a good Christian household
    • I waited until the whole house was asleep
    • the teacher asked how many people made up his home
  • noun primary social group; parents and children
    family unit.
    • he wanted to have a good job before starting a family

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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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sextet

  • noun a musical composition written for six performers
    sestet; sextette.
  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of five and one
    sixer; sestet; Captain Hicks; hexad; sise; VI; six; half a dozen; 6; sextuplet.

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private

  • noun an enlisted man of the lowest rank in the Army or Marines
    common soldier; buck private.
    • our prisoner was just a private and knew nothing of value
  • adjective confined to particular persons or groups or providing privacy
    • a private place
    • private discussions
    • private lessons
    • a private club
    • a private secretary
    • private property
    • the former President is now a private citizen
    • public figures struggle to maintain a private life

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county

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

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up

  • verb raise
    • up the ante
  • adjective being or moving higher in position or greater in some value; being above a former position or level
    • the anchor is up
    • the sun is up
    • he lay face up
    • he is up by a pawn
    • the market is up
    • the corn is up

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alcoholics_anonymous

  • noun an international organization that provides a support group for persons trying to overcome alcoholism
    AA.

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regiment

  • noun army unit smaller than a division
  • verb subject to rigid discipline, order, and systematization
    • regiment one's children

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viceroy

  • noun governor of a country or province who rules as the representative of his or her king or sovereign
    vicereine.
  • noun showy American butterfly resembling the monarch but smaller
    Limenitis archippus.

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cooperative

  • noun a jointly owned commercial enterprise (usually organized by farmers or consumers) that produces and distributes goods and services and is run for the benefit of its owners
    co-op.
  • noun an association formed and operated for the benefit of those using it

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gironde

  • noun the French moderate political party that was in power (1791-1793) during the French Revolution

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armed

  • adjective (used of persons or the military) characterized by having or bearing arms
    • armed robbery
  • verb prepare oneself for a military confrontation
    build up; gird; fortify; arm.
    • The U.S. is girding for a conflict in the Middle East
    • troops are building up on the Iraqi border

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preeminent

  • adjective satellite greatest in importance or degree or significance or achievement
    leading.
    • our greatest statesmen
    • the country's leading poet
    • a preeminent archeologist

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iww

  • noun a former international labor union and radical labor movement in the United States; founded in Chicago in 1905 and dedicated to the overthrow of capitalism; its membership declined after World War I
    Industrial Workers of the World; I.W.W..

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hotel_manager

  • noun an owner or manager of hotels
    hotelman; hosteller; hotelier; hotelkeeper.

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mdi

  • noun a Sunni organization formed in 1989 and based in Pakistan; opposes missionary groups from the United States; has Lashkar-e-Tayyiba as its armed wing
    Markaz-ud-Dawa-wal-Irshad.

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khan

  • noun a title given to rulers or other important people in Asian countries
  • noun an inn in some eastern countries with a large courtyard that provides accommodation for caravans
    caravan inn; caravanserai; caravansary.

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raffles

  • noun British colonial administrator who founded Singapore (1781-1826)
    Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles; Sir Thomas Raffles.
  • noun a lottery in which the prizes are goods rather than money
    raffle.

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working

  • noun a mine or quarry that is being or has been worked
    workings.
  • verb exert oneself by doing mental or physical work for a purpose or out of necessity
    work.
    • I will work hard to improve my grades
    • she worked hard for better living conditions for the poor

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to

The preposition to primarily indicates approach and arrival, motion made in the direction of a place or thing and attaining it, access; and also, motion or tendency without arrival; movement toward; -- opposed to from. "To Canterbury they wend." Chaucer.
Stay with us, go not to Wittenberg. Shak.
So to the sylvan lodge They came, that like Pomona's arbor smiled. Milton.
I'll to him again, . . . He'll tell me all his purpose. She stretched her arms to heaven. Dryden.

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distinct

  • adjective satellite (often followed by `from') not alike; different in nature or quality
    distinguishable.
    • plants of several distinct types
    • the word `nationalism' is used in at least two distinct senses
    • gold is distinct from iron
    • a tree related to but quite distinct from the European beech
    • management had interests quite distinct from those of their employees
  • adjective easy to perceive; especially clearly outlined
    • a distinct flavor
    • a distinct odor of turpentine
    • a distinct outline
    • the ship appeared as a distinct silhouette
    • distinct fingerprints

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autarchy

  • noun economic independence as a national policy
    autarky.
  • noun a political system governed by a single individual
    autocracy.

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quasi

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

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governance

  • noun the persons (or committees or departments etc.) who make up a body for the purpose of administering something
    governing body; organisation; administration; organization; brass; establishment.
    • he claims that the present administration is corrupt
    • the governance of an association is responsible to its members
    • he quickly became recognized as a member of the establishment
  • noun the act of governing; exercising authority
    administration; government activity; governing; government.
    • regulations for the governing of state prisons
    • he had considerable experience of government

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handler

  • noun one who trains or exhibits animals
    animal trainer.
  • noun an agent who handles something or someone
    • the senator's campaign handlers

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papa_doc

  • noun oppressive Haitian dictator (1907-1971)
    Francois Duvalier; Duvalier.

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authorization

  • noun a document giving an official instruction or command
    authorisation; mandate.
  • noun the power or right to give orders or make decisions
    potency; authority; say-so; authorisation; dominance.
    • he has the authority to issue warrants
    • deputies are given authorization to make arrests
    • a place of potency in the state

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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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formality

  • noun a requirement of etiquette or custom
    formalities.
    • a mere formality
  • noun a manner that strictly observes all forms and ceremonies
    formalness.
    • the formality of his voice made the others pay him close attention

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bull_moose_party

  • noun a former political party in the United States; founded by Theodore Roosevelt during the presidential campaign of 1912; its emblem was a picture of a bull moose
    Progressive Party.

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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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company

  • noun an institution created to conduct business
    • he only invests in large well-established companies
    • he started the company in his garage
  • noun small military unit; usually two or three platoons

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reign

  • noun a period during which something or somebody is dominant or powerful
    • he was helpless under the reign of his egotism
  • noun the period during which a monarch is sovereign
    • during the reign of Henry VIII

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override

  • noun a manually operated device to correct the operation of an automatic device
  • noun the act of nullifying; making null and void; counteracting or overriding the effect or force of something
    nullification.

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domination

  • noun social control by dominating
  • noun power to dominate or defeat
    mastery; supremacy.
    • mastery of the seas

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lord

  • noun a person who has general authority over others
    overlord; master.
  • noun terms referring to the Judeo-Christian God
    Jehovah; Creator; God Almighty; Almighty; Divine; Maker; Godhead.

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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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air_force_officer

  • noun an officer in the airforce
    commander.

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hold

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

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squad

  • noun a smallest army unit
  • noun a cooperative unit (especially in sports)
    team.

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charity

  • noun a foundation created to promote the public good (not for assistance to any particular individuals)
  • noun a kindly and lenient attitude toward people
    brotherly love.

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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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organization

  • noun a group of people who work together
    organisation.
  • noun an organized structure for arranging or classifying
    organisation; system; arrangement.
    • he changed the arrangement of the topics
    • the facts were familiar but it was in the organization of them that he was original
    • he tried to understand their system of classification

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association_of_southeast_asian_nations

  • noun an association of nations dedicated to economic and political cooperation in southeastern Asia and who joined with the United States to fight against global terrorism
    ASEAN.

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consort

  • noun the husband or wife of a reigning monarch
  • noun a family of similar musical instrument playing together
    choir.

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science

  • noun a particular branch of scientific knowledge
    scientific discipline.
    • the science of genetics
  • noun ability to produce solutions in some problem domain
    skill.
    • the skill of a well-trained boxer
    • the sweet science of pugilism

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dionysius

  • noun the tyrant of Syracuse who fought the Carthaginians (430-367 BC)
    Dionysius the Elder.

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kaliph

  • noun the civil and religious leader of a Muslim state considered to be a representative of Allah on earth
    khalifah; caliph; kalif; khalif; calif.
    • many radical Muslims believe a Khalifah will unite all Islamic lands and people and subjugate the rest of the world

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coalition

  • noun an organization of people (or countries) involved in a pact or treaty
    alinement; alliance; alignment.
  • noun the state of being combined into one body
    fusion.

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american_federalist_party

  • noun a major political party in the United States in the early 19th century; founded by Alexander Hamilton; favored a strong centralized government
    Federalist Party; Federal Party.

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totalitarianism

  • noun a form of government in which the ruler is an absolute dictator (not restricted by a constitution or laws or opposition etc.)
    tyranny; absolutism; dictatorship; monocracy; Stalinism; shogunate; authoritarianism; despotism; one-man rule; Caesarism.
  • noun the principle of complete and unrestricted power in government
    absolutism; totalism.

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organized_religion

  • noun an institution to express belief in a divine power
    religion; faith.
    • he was raised in the Baptist religion
    • a member of his own faith contradicted him

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den

  • noun the habitation of wild animals
    lair.
  • noun a hiding place; usually a remote place used by outlaws
    hideout; hideaway.

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central_bank

  • noun a government monetary authority that issues currency and regulates the supply of credit and holds the reserves of other banks and sells new issues of securities for the government

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iraqi_kurdistan

  • noun the part of Kurdistan that is in northwestern Iraq

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fiefdom

  • noun the domain controlled by a feudal lord
  • noun an organization that is controlled by a dominant person or group

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male

  • noun an animal that produces gametes (spermatozoa) that can fertilize female gametes (ova)
  • noun a person who belongs to the sex that cannot have babies
    male person.

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mussolini

  • noun Italian fascist dictator (1883-1945)
    Il Duce; Benito Mussolini.

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institute

  • noun an association organized to promote art or science or education
  • verb set up or lay the groundwork for
    constitute; found; plant; establish.
    • establish a new department

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hitler

  • noun German Nazi dictator during World War II (1889-1945)
    Der Fuhrer; Adolf Hitler.

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social

  • noun a party of people assembled to promote sociability and communal activity
    mixer; sociable.
  • adjective relating to human society and its members
    societal.
    • social institutions
    • societal evolution
    • societal forces
    • social legislation

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control

  • noun power to direct or determine
    • under control
  • noun a relation of constraint of one entity (thing or person or group) by another
    • measures for the control of disease
    • they instituted controls over drinking on campus

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edict

  • noun a formal or authoritative proclamation
  • noun a legally binding command or decision entered on the court record (as if issued by a court or judge)
    fiat; decree; order; rescript.
    • a friend in New Mexico said that the order caused no trouble out there

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political_unit

  • noun a unit with political responsibilities
    political entity.

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patrol

  • noun a detachment used for security or reconnaissance
  • noun the activity of going around or through an area at regular intervals for security purposes

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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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figure

  • noun a diagram or picture illustrating textual material
    fig.
    • the area covered can be seen from Figure 2
  • noun alternative names for the body of a human being
    form; flesh; soma; frame; physique; material body; anatomy; shape; chassis; build; human body; physical body; bod.
    • Leonardo studied the human body
    • he has a strong physique
    • the spirit is willing but the flesh is weak

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federalist_party

  • noun a major political party in the United States in the early 19th century; founded by Alexander Hamilton; favored a strong centralized government
    Federal Party; American Federalist Party.

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household

  • noun a social unit living together
    house; menage; family; home.
    • he moved his family to Virginia
    • It was a good Christian household
    • I waited until the whole house was asleep
    • the teacher asked how many people made up his home

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in

  • noun a unit of length equal to one twelfth of a foot
    inch.
  • noun a rare soft silvery metallic element; occurs in small quantities in sphalerite
    indium; atomic number 49.

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organized

  • adjective formed into a structured or coherent whole
  • verb create (as an entity)
    organize; organise; form.
    • social groups form everywhere
    • They formed a company

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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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supremacy

  • noun power to dominate or defeat
    mastery; domination.
    • mastery of the seas

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sextette

  • noun six performers or singers who perform together
    sestet; sextet.
  • noun a set of six similar things considered as a unit
    sestet; sextet.

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missionary_post

  • noun an organization of missionaries in a foreign land sent to carry on religious work
    foreign mission; mission; missionary station.

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dictation

  • noun an authoritative direction or instruction to do something
    bid; command; bidding.
  • noun speech intended for reproduction in writing

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despot

  • noun a cruel and oppressive dictator
    autocrat; tyrant.

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handle

  • noun the appendage to an object that is designed to be held in order to use or move it
    grip; hold; handgrip.
    • he grabbed the hammer by the handle
    • it was an old briefcase but it still had a good grip
  • verb be in charge of, act on, or dispose of
    manage; deal; care.
    • I can deal with this crew of workers
    • This blender can't handle nuts
    • She managed her parents' affairs after they got too old

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organizer

  • noun a person who brings order and organization to an enterprise
    arranger; organiser.
    • she was the organizer of the meeting
  • noun someone who enlists workers to join a union
    labor organizer; organiser.

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axis

  • noun a straight line through a body or figure that satisfies certain conditions
  • noun the main stem or central part about which plant organs or plant parts such as branches are arranged

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educational

  • adjective relating to the process of education
    • educational psychology
  • adjective satellite providing knowledge
    • an educational film

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caliph

  • noun the civil and religious leader of a Muslim state considered to be a representative of Allah on earth
    khalifah; kalif; kaliph; khalif; calif.
    • many radical Muslims believe a Khalifah will unite all Islamic lands and people and subjugate the rest of the world

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court

  • noun an assembly (including one or more judges) to conduct judicial business
    tribunal; judicature.
  • noun a room in which a lawcourt sits
    courtroom.
    • television cameras were admitted in the courtroom

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democracy

  • noun the political orientation of those who favor government by the people or by their elected representatives
  • noun a political system in which the supreme power lies in a body of citizens who can elect people to represent them
    commonwealth; republic.

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totalitarian

  • noun an adherent of totalitarian principles or totalitarian government
  • adjective satellite characterized by a government in which the political authority exercises absolute and centralized control
    • a totalitarian regime crushes all autonomous institutions in its drive to seize the human soul"- Arthur M.Schlesinger, Jr.

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purpose

  • noun an anticipated outcome that is intended or that guides your planned actions
    aim; intention; design; intent.
    • his intent was to provide a new translation
    • good intentions are not enough
    • it was created with the conscious aim of answering immediate needs
    • he made no secret of his designs
  • noun what something is used for
    function; use; role.
    • the function of an auger is to bore holes
    • ballet is beautiful but what use is it?

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nihilism

  • noun a revolutionary doctrine that advocates destruction of the social system for its own sake
  • noun the delusion that things (or everything, including the self) do not exist; a sense that everything is unreal
    nihilistic delusion.

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machine

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

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monopolization

  • noun domination (of a market or commodity) to the exclusion of others
    monopolisation.

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general_franco

  • noun Spanish general whose armies took control of Spain in 1939 and who ruled as a dictator until his death (1892-1975)
    Francisco Franco; Franco; El Caudillo.

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nihilist

  • noun someone who rejects all theories of morality or religious belief
  • noun an advocate of anarchism
    syndicalist; anarchist.

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huayna_capac

  • noun the Incan ruler under whom the Incan empire reached its widest extent (died in 1525)

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establishment

  • noun the act of forming or establishing something
    formation; organisation; constitution; organization.
    • the constitution of a PTA group last year
    • it was the establishment of his reputation
    • he still remembers the organization of the club
  • noun an organization founded and united for a specific purpose
    institution.

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dominance

  • noun superior development of one side of the body
    laterality.
  • noun the state that exists when one person or group has power over another
    control; ascendance; ascendency; ascendancy; ascendence.
    • her apparent dominance of her husband was really her attempt to make him pay attention to her

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dignified

  • adjective having or expressing dignity; especially formality or stateliness in bearing or appearance
    • her dignified demeanor
    • the director of the school was a dignified white-haired gentleman
  • verb confer dignity or honor upon
    dignify; ennoble.
    • He was dignified with a title

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administrator

  • noun someone who administers a business
    decision maker.
  • noun the party appointed by a probate court to distribute the estate of someone who dies without a will or without naming an executor

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sandwich

  • noun two (or more) slices of bread with a filling between them
  • verb make into a sandwich

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military_machine

  • noun the military forces of a nation
    armed forces; military; armed services; war machine.
    • their military is the largest in the region
    • the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker

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structure

  • noun a thing constructed; a complex entity constructed of many parts
    construction.
    • the structure consisted of a series of arches
    • she wore her hair in an amazing construction of whirls and ribbons
  • noun the manner of construction of something and the arrangement of its parts
    • artists must study the structure of the human body
    • the structure of the benzene molecule

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work_force

  • noun the force of workers available
    hands; manpower; men; workforce.

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peace

  • noun the state prevailing during the absence of war
  • noun harmonious relations; freedom from disputes
    • the roommates lived in peace together

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countermand

  • noun a contrary command cancelling or reversing a previous command
  • verb cancel officially
    annul; revoke; reverse; lift; vacate; overturn; repeal; rescind.
    • He revoked the ban on smoking
    • lift an embargo
    • vacate a death sentence

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swayer

  • noun a person who rules or commands
    ruler.
    • swayer of the universe

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adolf_hitler

  • noun German Nazi dictator during World War II (1889-1945)
    Der Fuhrer; Hitler.

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lay

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

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political_science

  • noun the study of government of states and other political units
    politics; government.

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president

  • noun an executive officer of a firm or corporation
  • noun the person who holds the office of head of state of the United States government
    United States President; President of the United States; Chief Executive.
    • the President likes to jog every morning

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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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puppet_ruler

  • noun a leader or ruler who is chosen by a despot to head a government
    puppet leader.

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man

  • noun an adult person who is male (as opposed to a woman)
    adult male.
    • there were two women and six men on the bus
  • noun someone who serves in the armed forces; a member of a military force
    military man; serviceman; military personnel.
    • two men stood sentry duty

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khalifah

  • noun the civil and religious leader of a Muslim state considered to be a representative of Allah on earth
    caliph; kalif; kaliph; khalif; calif.
    • many radical Muslims believe a Khalifah will unite all Islamic lands and people and subjugate the rest of the world

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guerilla

  • noun a member of an irregular armed force that fights a stronger force by sabotage and harassment
    guerrilla; insurgent; irregular.

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paramilitary_unit

  • noun a group of civilians organized in a military fashion (especially to operate in place of or to assist regular army troops)
    paramilitary organization; paramilitary; paramilitary force; paramilitary organisation.

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third

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

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ali

  • noun United States prizefighter who won the world heavyweight championship three times (born in 1942)
    Cassius Clay; Muhammad Ali; Cassius Marcellus Clay.
  • noun the fourth caliph of Islam who is considered to be the first caliph by Shiites; he was a cousin and son-in-law of Muhammad; after his assassination Islam was divided into Shiite and Sunnite sects

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labor_union

  • noun an organization of employees formed to bargain with the employer
    union; trades union; brotherhood; trade union.
    • you have to join the union in order to get a job

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criminalization

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

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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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supervision

  • noun management by overseeing the performance or operation of a person or group
    oversight; supervising; superintendence.

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downing_street

  • noun a street of Westminster in London
    • the Prime Minister lives at No. 10 Downing Street
  • noun the British government

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tsar

  • noun a male monarch or emperor (especially of Russia prior to 1917)
    czar; tzar.

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puppet_government

  • noun a government that is appointed by and whose affairs are directed by an outside authority that may impose hardships on those governed
    puppet state; pupet regime.

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eurasian

A child of a European parent on the one side and an Asiatic on the other.

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fundamental

  • noun any factor that could be considered important to the understanding of a particular business
    • fundamentals include a company's growth, revenues, earnings, management, and capital structure
  • noun the lowest tone of a harmonic series
    first harmonic; fundamental frequency.

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representation

  • noun a presentation to the mind in the form of an idea or image
    mental representation; internal representation.
  • noun a creation that is a visual or tangible rendering of someone or something

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truce

  • noun a state of peace agreed to between opponents so they can discuss peace terms
    cease-fire; armistice.

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kuomintang

  • noun the political party founded in 1911 by Sun Yat-sen; it governed China under Chiang Kai-shek from 1928 until 1949 when the Communists took power and subsequently was the official ruling party of Taiwan
    Guomindang.

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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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amir

  • noun an independent ruler or chieftain (especially in Africa or Arabia)
    ameer; emir; emeer.

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cease-fire

  • noun a state of peace agreed to between opponents so they can discuss peace terms
    truce; armistice.

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proconsulate

  • noun the position of proconsul
    proconsulship.

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task_force

  • noun a temporary military unit formed to accomplish a particular objective
  • noun a semipermanent unit created to carry out a continuing task

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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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royal_court

  • noun the family and retinue of a sovereign or prince
    court.
  • noun the sovereign and his advisers who are the governing power of a state
    court.

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hierarchy

  • noun a series of ordered groupings of people or things within a system
    • put honesty first in her hierarchy of values
  • noun the organization of people at different ranks in an administrative body
    pecking order; power structure.

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administration

  • noun a method of tending to or managing the affairs of a some group of people (especially the group's business affairs)
    disposal.
  • noun the persons (or committees or departments etc.) who make up a body for the purpose of administering something
    governing body; organisation; governance; organization; brass; establishment.
    • he claims that the present administration is corrupt
    • the governance of an association is responsible to its members
    • he quickly became recognized as a member of the establishment

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mission

  • noun an organization of missionaries in a foreign land sent to carry on religious work
    foreign mission; missionary post; missionary station.
  • noun an operation that is assigned by a higher headquarters
    military mission.
    • the planes were on a bombing mission

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entity

  • noun that which is perceived or known or inferred to have its own distinct existence (living or nonliving)

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stability

  • noun the quality or attribute of being firm and steadfast
    stableness.
  • noun a stable order (especially of society)

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social_democratic_party

  • noun a political party in Germany and Britain (and elsewhere) founded in late 19th century; originally Marxist; now advocates the gradual transformation of capitalism into democratic socialism

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rank_and_file

  • noun the ordinary members of an organization (such as the enlisted soldiers of an army)
    rank.
    • the strike was supported by the union rank and file
    • he rose from the ranks to become a colonel
  • noun people who constitute the main body of any group

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embassy

  • noun a diplomatic building where ambassadors live or work
  • noun an ambassador and his entourage collectively

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committee

  • noun a special group delegated to consider some matter
    commission.
    • a committee is a group that keeps minutes and loses hours" - Milton Berle
  • noun a self-constituted organization to promote something
    citizens committee.

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shake

  • noun building material used as siding or roofing
    shingle.
  • noun frothy drink of milk and flavoring and sometimes fruit or ice cream
    milk shake; milkshake.

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prexy

  • noun the head administrative officer of a college or university
    president.

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trio

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of one and one and one
    deuce-ace; triplet; tercet; tierce; troika; three; trey; 3; ternion; trine; ternary; triad; threesome; leash; III; trinity; terzetto.
  • noun a musical composition for three performers

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social_club

  • noun a formal association of people with similar interests
    guild; club; society; gild; lodge; order.
    • he joined a golf club
    • they formed a small lunch society
    • men from the fraternal order will staff the soup kitchen today

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thomas

  • noun United States clockmaker who introduced mass production (1785-1859)
    Seth Thomas.
  • noun United States socialist who was a candidate for president six times (1884-1968)
    Norman Mattoon Thomas; Norman Thomas.

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superior

  • noun one of greater rank or station or quality
    superordinate; higher-up.
  • noun the head of a religious community

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overlord

  • noun a person who has general authority over others
    lord; master.

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group

  • noun any number of entities (members) considered as a unit
    grouping.
  • noun (chemistry) two or more atoms bound together as a single unit and forming part of a molecule
    radical; chemical group.

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scout_troop

  • noun a unit of Girl or Boy Scouts
    scout group; troop.

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guerrilla

  • noun a member of an irregular armed force that fights a stronger force by sabotage and harassment
    guerilla; insurgent; irregular.

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polity

  • noun the form of government of a social organization
    civil order.
  • noun a politically organized unit

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crew

  • noun the men and women who man a vehicle (ship, aircraft, etc.)
  • noun an organized group of workmen
    work party; gang.

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puppet_leader

  • noun a leader or ruler who is chosen by a despot to head a government
    puppet ruler.

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military_service

  • noun a force that is a branch of the armed forces
    armed service; service.
  • noun land tenure by service in the lord's army

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hakim

  • noun a Muslim ruler or governor or judge
  • noun a Muslim physician
    hakeem.

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missionary

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

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opposition

  • noun the action of opposing something that you disapprove or disagree with
    resistance.
    • he encountered a general feeling of resistance from many citizens
    • despite opposition from the newspapers he went ahead
  • noun the relation between opposed entities
    oppositeness.

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caesarism

  • noun a form of government in which the ruler is an absolute dictator (not restricted by a constitution or laws or opposition etc.)
    tyranny; absolutism; dictatorship; monocracy; Stalinism; shogunate; authoritarianism; despotism; one-man rule; totalitarianism.

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policy

  • noun a plan of action adopted by an individual or social group
    • it was a policy of retribution
    • a politician keeps changing his policies
  • noun a line of argument rationalizing the course of action of a government
    • they debated the policy or impolicy of the proposed legislation

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carlovingian

  • noun a member of the Carolingian dynasty
    Carolingian.

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welfare_state

  • noun a government that undertakes responsibility for the welfare of its citizens through programs in public health and public housing and pensions and unemployment compensation etc.

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correspondence

  • noun communication by the exchange of letters
  • noun compatibility of observations
    agreement.
    • there was no agreement between theory and measurement
    • the results of two tests were in correspondence

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absolutism

  • noun dominance through threat of punishment and violence
    tyranny; despotism.
  • noun a form of government in which the ruler is an absolute dictator (not restricted by a constitution or laws or opposition etc.)
    tyranny; dictatorship; monocracy; Stalinism; shogunate; authoritarianism; despotism; one-man rule; Caesarism; totalitarianism.

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top_brass

  • noun the most important persons in a governing body

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combination

  • noun a collection of things that have been combined; an assemblage of separate parts or qualities
  • noun a coordinated sequence of chess moves

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tojo_eiki

  • noun Japanese army officer who initiated the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor and who assumed dictatorial control of Japan during World War II; he was subsequently tried and executed as a war criminal (1884-1948)
    Tojo; Tojo Hideki.

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press

  • noun the state of demanding notice or attention
    pressure; insistency; imperativeness; insistence.
    • the insistence of their hunger
    • the press of business matters
  • noun the print media responsible for gathering and publishing news in the form of newspapers or magazines
    public press.

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labour_party

  • noun a political party formed in Great Britain in 1900; characterized by the promotion of labor's interests and formerly the socialization of key industries
    Labour; British Labour Party; Labor.
  • noun a left-of-center political party formed to represent the interest of ordinary working people
    labor party.

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grand

  • noun the cardinal number that is the product of 10 and 100
    yard; G; thou; thousand; M; chiliad; one thousand; K; 1000.
  • noun a piano with the strings on a horizontal harp-shaped frame; usually supported by three legs
    grand piano.

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nation

  • noun a politically organized body of people under a single government
    commonwealth; land; res publica; country; state; body politic.
    • the state has elected a new president
    • African nations
    • students who had come to the nation's capitol
    • the country's largest manufacturer
    • an industrialized land
  • noun the people who live in a nation or country
    country; land.
    • a statement that sums up the nation's mood
    • the news was announced to the nation
    • the whole country worshipped him

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band

  • noun an unofficial association of people or groups
    circle; set; lot.
    • the smart set goes there
    • they were an angry lot
  • noun instrumentalists not including string players

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hands

  • noun (with `in') guardianship over; in divorce cases it is the right to house and care for and discipline a child
    custody.
    • my fate is in your hands
    • too much power in the president's hands
    • your guests are now in my custody
    • the mother was awarded custody of the children
  • noun the force of workers available
    manpower; work force; men; workforce.

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front

  • noun the side that is forward or prominent
    forepart; front end.
  • noun the line along which opposing armies face each other
    front line; battlefront.

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government-in-exile

  • noun a temporary government moved to or formed in a foreign land by exiles who hope to rule when their country is liberated

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one

  • noun the smallest whole number or a numeral representing this number
    ace; I; unity; 1; single.
    • he has the one but will need a two and three to go with it
    • they had lunch at one
  • noun a single person or thing
    • he is the best one
    • this is the one I ordered

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bank

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

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possess

  • verb have as an attribute, knowledge, or skill
    • he possesses great knowledge about the Middle East
  • noun a temporary police force
    posse; posse comitatus.

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tidiness

  • noun the habit of being tidy
  • noun the trait of being neat and orderly
    neatness.

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administer

  • verb work in an administrative capacity; supervise or be in charge of
    administrate.
    • administer a program
    • she administers the funds
  • verb perform (a church sacrament) ritually
    • administer the last unction

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labor_organizer

  • noun someone who enlists workers to join a union
    organizer; organiser.

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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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civil_order

  • noun the form of government of a social organization
    polity.

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sir_thomas_raffles

  • noun British colonial administrator who founded Singapore (1781-1826)
    Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles; Raffles.

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mastery

  • noun great skillfulness and knowledge of some subject or activity
    control; command.
    • a good command of French
  • noun power to dominate or defeat
    supremacy; domination.
    • mastery of the seas

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say-so

  • noun one chap's arbitrary assertion
  • noun an authoritative declaration
    dictum; pronouncement.

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tyrannise

  • verb rule a country as a tyrant
    tyrannize; grind down.
  • verb rule or exercise power over (somebody) in a cruel and autocratic manner
    tyrannize; domineer.
    • her husband and mother-in-law tyrannize her

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ensemble

  • noun a group of musicians playing or singing together
    • a string ensemble
  • noun a cast other than the principals
    supporting players.

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musical_group

  • noun an organization of musicians who perform together
    musical organization; musical organisation.

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affiliate

  • noun a subordinate or subsidiary associate; a person who is affiliated with another or with an organization
  • noun a subsidiary or subordinate organization that is affiliated with another organization
    • network affiliates

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ancient

  • noun a very old person
    antediluvian.
  • noun a person who lived in ancient times

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sisterhood

  • noun the kinship relation between a female offspring and the siblings
    sistership.
  • noun an association or society of women who are linked together by a common religion or trade or interest
    sistership.

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authorisation

  • noun a document giving an official instruction or command
    authorization; mandate.
  • noun the power or right to give orders or make decisions
    potency; authority; say-so; dominance; authorization.
    • he has the authority to issue warrants
    • deputies are given authorization to make arrests
    • a place of potency in the state

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pax_romana

  • noun the Roman peace; the long period of peace enforced on states in the Roman Empire

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quartet

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of three and one
    tetrad; quaternity; quadruplet; foursome; Little Joe; IV; four; quaternion; quatern; quaternary; 4.
  • noun four performers or singers who perform together
    quartette.

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politicize

  • verb give a political character to
    politicise.
    • politicize the discussion

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instrumentality

  • noun a subsidiary organ of government created for a special purpose
    • are the judicial instrumentalities of local governments adequate?
    • he studied the French instrumentalities for law enforcement
  • noun the quality of being instrumental for some purpose

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dionysius_the_elder

  • noun the tyrant of Syracuse who fought the Carthaginians (430-367 BC)
    Dionysius.

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financial

  • adjective involving financial matters
    fiscal.
    • fiscal responsibility

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concord

  • noun a harmonious state of things in general and of their properties (as of colors and sounds); congruity of parts with one another and with the whole
    concordance; harmony.
  • noun capital of the state of New Hampshire; located in south central New Hampshire on the Merrimack river
    capital of New Hampshire.

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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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ngo

  • noun an organization that is not part of the local or state or federal government
    nongovernmental organization.

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war_power

  • noun an extraordinary power exercised (usually by the executive branch) in the prosecution of a war and involving an extension of the powers that the government normally has in peacetime

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global_organization

  • noun an international alliance involving many different countries
    world organization; international organization; world organisation; international organisation.

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society

  • noun an extended social group having a distinctive cultural and economic organization
  • noun a formal association of people with similar interests
    guild; club; social club; gild; lodge; order.
    • he joined a golf club
    • they formed a small lunch society
    • men from the fraternal order will staff the soup kitchen today

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tribal

  • adjective relating to or characteristic of a tribe
    • tribal customs

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hotelkeeper

  • noun an owner or manager of hotels
    hotelman; hotel manager; hosteller; hotelier.

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merovingian

  • noun a member of the Merovingian dynasty
  • noun a Frankish dynasty founded by Clovis I that reigned in Gaul and Germany from about 500 to 750
    Merovingian dynasty.

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criminalisation

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

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umma_tameer-e-nau

  • noun a nongovernmental organization of Pakistani scientists that has been a supporter of terrorism; has provided information about chemical and biological and nuclear warfare to Osama bin Laden and al-Qaeda and the Taliban
    UTN.

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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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anarchy

  • noun a state of lawlessness and disorder (usually resulting from a failure of government)
    lawlessness.

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orange_order

  • noun a Protestant political organization in Northern Ireland
    Association of Orangemen.

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prohibition_party

  • noun a political party in the United States; formed in 1869 to oppose the manufacture and sale of alcoholic beverages

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ascendent

  • noun position or state of being dominant or in control
    ascendant.
    • that idea was in the ascendant
  • noun someone from whom you are descended (but usually more remote than a grandparent)
    antecedent; ancestor; ascendant; root.

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police_state

  • noun a country that maintains repressive control over the people by means of police (especially secret police)

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decree

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

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feudal_lord

  • noun a man of rank in the ancient regime
    seignior; seigneur.

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tojo_hideki

  • noun Japanese army officer who initiated the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor and who assumed dictatorial control of Japan during World War II; he was subsequently tried and executed as a war criminal (1884-1948)
    Tojo; Tojo Eiki.

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monopolisation

  • noun domination (of a market or commodity) to the exclusion of others
    monopolization.

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national_association_of_realtors

  • noun a United States association of real estate agents which follows a strict code of ethics

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financial_institution

  • noun an institution (public or private) that collects funds (from the public or other institutions) and invests them in financial assets
    financial organisation; financial organization.

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central_powers

  • noun in World War I the alliance of Germany and Austria-Hungary and other nations allied with them in opposing the Allies

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federal_government

  • noun a government with strong central powers

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lawmaking

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

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dominate

  • verb be larger in number, quantity, power, status or importance
    prevail; reign; rule; predominate.
    • Money reigns supreme here
    • Hispanics predominate in this neighborhood
  • verb be in control
    • Her husband completely dominates her

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calif

  • noun the civil and religious leader of a Muslim state considered to be a representative of Allah on earth
    khalifah; caliph; kalif; kaliph; khalif.
    • many radical Muslims believe a Khalifah will unite all Islamic lands and people and subjugate the rest of the world

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czar

  • noun a male monarch or emperor (especially of Russia prior to 1917)
    tsar; tzar.
  • noun a person having great power

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troop

  • noun a group of soldiers
  • noun a cavalry unit corresponding to an infantry company

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communist_party

  • noun a political party that actively advocates a communist form of government; in Communist countries it is the sole political party of the state

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kurd

A native or inhabitant of a mountainous region of Western Asia belonging to the Turkish and Persian monarchies. Written also Koord. parts of this group live in Turkey, Iran, and Iraq

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ascendant

  • noun position or state of being dominant or in control
    ascendent.
    • that idea was in the ascendant
  • noun someone from whom you are descended (but usually more remote than a grandparent)
    ascendent; antecedent; ancestor; root.

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associate

  • noun a person who joins with others in some activity or endeavor
    • he had to consult his associate before continuing
  • noun a friend who is frequently in the company of another
    familiar; comrade; fellow; companion.
    • drinking companions
    • comrades in arms

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vicarship

  • noun the religious institution under the authority of a vicar
    vicariate.

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governing

  • noun the act of governing; exercising authority
    administration; government activity; governance; government.
    • regulations for the governing of state prisons
    • he had considerable experience of government
  • verb bring into conformity with rules or principles or usage; impose regulations
    regularize; regularise; regulate; order; govern.
    • We cannot regulate the way people dress
    • This town likes to regulate

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confederate_army

  • noun the southern army during the American Civil War
    Army of the Confederacy.

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united_states

  • noun North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean; achieved independence in 1776
    USA; the States; U.S.A.; U.S.; US; United States of America; America.
  • noun the executive and legislative and judicial branches of the federal government of the United States
    United States government; U.S.; US Government; U.S. government.

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formation

  • noun an arrangement of people or things acting as a unit
    • a defensive formation
    • a formation of planes
  • noun the act of fabricating something in a particular shape
    shaping.

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term

  • noun a word or expression used for some particular thing
    • he learned many medical terms
  • noun a limited period of time
    • a prison term
    • he left school before the end of term

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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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regulation

  • noun an authoritative rule
    ordinance.
  • noun a principle or condition that customarily governs behavior
    rule.
    • it was his rule to take a walk before breakfast
    • short haircuts were the regulation

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crowned

  • adjective having an (artificial) crown on a tooth
    • had many crowned teeth
  • verb invest with regal power; enthrone
    coronate; crown.
    • The prince was crowned in Westminster Abbey

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police_force

  • noun the force of policemen and officers
    law; police; constabulary.
    • the law came looking for him

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rein

  • noun one of a pair of long straps (usually connected to the bit or the headpiece) used to control a horse
  • noun any means of control
    • he took up the reins of government

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minstrel

  • noun a singer of folk songs
    jongleur; troubadour; folk singer; poet-singer.
  • noun a performer in a minstrel show

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care

  • noun the work of providing treatment for or attending to someone or something
    aid; tending; attention.
    • no medical care was required
    • the old car needs constant attention
  • noun judiciousness in avoiding harm or danger
    precaution; caution; forethought.
    • he exercised caution in opening the door
    • he handled the vase with care

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fiat

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

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allies

  • noun an alliance of nations joining together to fight a common enemy
  • noun the alliance of nations that fought the Axis in World War II and which (with subsequent additions) signed the charter of the United Nations in 1945

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military_force

  • noun a unit that is part of some military service
    military unit; force; military group.
    • he sent Caesar a force of six thousand men

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ministry

  • noun religious ministers collectively (especially Presbyterian)
  • noun building where the business of a government department is transacted

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girl_scouts

  • noun an organization of young women and girls founded in 1912 for character development and citizenship training
  • noun a girl who is a member of the Girl Scouts
    Girl Scout.

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missionary_station

  • noun an organization of missionaries in a foreign land sent to carry on religious work
    foreign mission; mission; missionary post.

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so

  • noun the syllable naming the fifth (dominant) note of any musical scale in solmization
    soh; sol.
  • adverb to a very great extent or degree
    • the idea is so obvious
    • never been so happy
    • I love you so
    • my head aches so!

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syndication

  • noun organizing into or administering as a syndicate
  • noun selling (an article or cartoon) for publication in many magazines or newspapers at the same time
    • he received a comfortable income from the syndication of his work

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sheikh

  • noun the leader of an Arab village or family
    tribal sheikh; tribal sheik; Arab chief; sheik.

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international_organisation

  • noun an international alliance involving many different countries
    world organization; international organization; world organisation; global organization.

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working_party

  • noun a group of people working together temporarily until some goal is achieved
    working group.
    • the working group was supposed to report back in two weeks

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hotelier

  • noun an owner or manager of hotels
    hotelman; hotel manager; hosteller; hotelkeeper.

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nonprofit

  • noun an organization chartered for other than profit-making activities
    nonprofit organization; not-for-profit.
  • adjective satellite not commercially motivated
    non-profit-making.

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stuart

  • noun United States painter best known for his portraits of George Washington (1755-1828)
    Gilbert Stuart; Gilbert Charles Stuart.
  • noun a member of the royal family that ruled Scotland and England

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timur

  • noun Mongolian ruler of Samarkand who led his nomadic hordes to conquer an area from Turkey to Mongolia (1336-1405)
    Tamerlane; Timur Lenk; Tamburlaine.

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curia

  • noun (Roman Catholic Church) the central administration governing the Roman Catholic Church

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size

  • noun the physical magnitude of something (how big it is)
    • a wolf is about the size of a large dog
  • noun the property resulting from being one of a series of graduated measurements (as of clothing)
    • he wears a size 13 shoe

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musnud

  • noun a seat with a cushion that is used as a throne by Indian princes

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industrial

  • adjective of or relating to or resulting from industry
    • industrial output
  • adjective having highly developed industries
    • the industrial revolution
    • an industrial nation

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military_governor

  • noun the head of a government established by the military (as in a defeated country)

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entourage

  • noun the group following and attending to some important person
    retinue; cortege; suite.

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realpolitik

  • noun politics based on practical rather than moral or ideological considerations
    practical politics.

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unionist

  • noun a worker who belongs to a trade union
    union member; trade unionist.

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rank

  • noun a row or line of people (especially soldiers or police) standing abreast of one another
    • the entrance was guarded by ranks of policemen
  • noun relative status
    • his salary was determined by his rank and seniority

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antiquity

  • noun the historic period preceding the Middle Ages in Europe
  • noun extreme oldness
    ancientness.

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u.s._government

  • noun the executive and legislative and judicial branches of the federal government of the United States
    United States government; U.S.; United States; US Government.

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inca

  • noun a ruler of the Incas (or a member of his family)
  • noun a member of the Quechuan people living in the Cuzco valley in Peru
    Incan; Inka.

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puppet

  • noun a small figure of a person operated from above with strings by a puppeteer
    marionette.
  • noun a person who is controlled by others and is used to perform unpleasant or dishonest tasks for someone else
    tool; creature.

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rule_of_law

  • noun a state of order in which events conform to the law

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guomindang

  • noun the political party founded in 1911 by Sun Yat-sen; it governed China under Chiang Kai-shek from 1928 until 1949 when the Communists took power and subsequently was the official ruling party of Taiwan
    Kuomintang.

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der_fuhrer

  • noun German Nazi dictator during World War II (1889-1945)
    Adolf Hitler; Hitler.

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array

  • noun an orderly arrangement
    • an array of troops in battle order
  • noun an impressive display
    • it was a bewildering array of books
    • his tools were in an orderly array on the basement wall

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open

  • noun a clear or unobstructed space or expanse of land or water
    clear.
    • finally broke out of the forest into the open
  • noun where the air is unconfined
    out-of-doors; open air; outdoors.
    • he wanted to get outdoors a little
    • the concert was held in the open air
    • camping in the open

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decision_making

  • noun the cognitive process of reaching a decision
    deciding.
    • a good executive must be good at decision making

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engineer

  • noun a person who uses scientific knowledge to solve practical problems
    applied scientist; technologist.
  • noun the operator of a railway locomotive
    locomotive engineer; railroad engineer; engine driver.

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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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regency

  • noun the period of time during which a regent governs
  • noun the period from 1811-1820 when the Prince of Wales was regent during George III's periods of insanity

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management

  • noun the act of managing something
    direction.
    • he was given overall management of the program
    • is the direction of the economy a function of government?
  • noun those in charge of running a business

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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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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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security_director

  • noun head of a private security force working for a business or industry

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carolingian

  • noun a member of the Carolingian dynasty
    Carlovingian.
  • adjective of or relating to the Frankish dynasty founded by Charlemagne's father

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association_for_the_advancement_of_retired_persons

  • noun an association of people to promote the welfare of senior citizens
    AARP.

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top

  • noun the upper part of anything
    • the mower cuts off the tops of the grass
    • the title should be written at the top of the first page
  • noun the highest or uppermost side of anything
    upside; upper side; top side.
    • put your books on top of the desk
    • only the top side of the box was painted

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whig_party

  • noun a former political party in the United States; formed in 1834 in opposition to the Democratic Party; advocated a loose interpretation of the Constitution and high protective tariffs

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autocrat

  • noun a cruel and oppressive dictator
    tyrant; despot.

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body_politic

  • noun a politically organized body of people under a single government
    commonwealth; land; res publica; country; nation; state.
    • the state has elected a new president
    • African nations
    • students who had come to the nation's capitol
    • the country's largest manufacturer
    • an industrialized land

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chief_executive

  • noun the person who holds the office of head of state of the United States government
    President; United States President; President of the United States.
    • the President likes to jog every morning
  • noun the office of the United States head of state
    President; President of the United States.
    • a President is elected every four years

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station

  • noun a facility equipped with special equipment and personnel for a particular purpose
    • he started looking for a gas station
    • the train pulled into the station
  • noun proper or designated social situation
    place.
    • he overstepped his place
    • the responsibilities of a man in his station
    • married above her station

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master

  • noun an artist of consummate skill
    maestro.
    • a master of the violin
    • one of the old masters
  • noun a person who has general authority over others
    lord; overlord.

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too

  • adverb to a degree exceeding normal or proper limits
    to a fault; excessively; overly.
    • too big
  • adverb in addition
    also; as well; besides; likewise.
    • he has a Mercedes, too

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predomination

  • noun the state of being predominant over others
    predominance; prepotency.
  • noun the quality of being more noticeable than anything else
    predominance.
    • the predomination of blues gave the painting a quiet tone

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typing

  • noun writing done with a typewriter
    typewriting.
  • verb write by means of a keyboard with types
    typewrite; type.
    • type the acceptance letter, please

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proconsulship

  • noun the position of proconsul
    proconsulate.

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formalness

  • noun a manner that strictly observes all forms and ceremonies
    formality.
    • the formality of his voice made the others pay him close attention

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mercy

  • noun leniency and compassion shown toward offenders by a person or agency charged with administering justice
    mercifulness; clemency.
    • he threw himself on the mercy of the court
  • noun a disposition to be kind and forgiving
    mercifulness.
    • in those days a wife had to depend on the mercifulness of her husband

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elaboration

  • noun addition of extra material or illustration or clarifying detail
    amplification.
    • a few remarks added in amplification and defense
    • an elaboration of the sketch followed
  • noun the result of improving something
    refinement.
    • he described a refinement of this technique

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state_government

  • noun the government of a state in the United States

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academy

  • noun a secondary school (usually private)
  • noun an institution for the advancement of art or science or literature
    honorary society.

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strongman

  • noun a man who performs feats of strength at a fair or circus
  • noun a powerful political figure who rules by the exercise of force or violence
    • he is determined to bring down the Iraqi strongman

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hotel

  • noun a building where travelers can pay for lodging and meals and other services

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company_union

  • noun a union of workers for a single company; a union not affiliated with a larger union

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liberal_party

  • noun a political party in Australia, Canada, and other nations, and formerly in Great Britain

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unionization

  • noun act of forming labor unions
    unionisation.
    • the issue underlying the strike was unionization

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chairwoman

  • noun the officer who presides at the meetings of an organization
    president; chair; chairperson; chairman.
    • address your remarks to the chairperson

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entente

  • noun an informal alliance between countries
    entente cordiale.
  • noun a friendly understanding between political powers
    entente cordiale.

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theater

  • noun a building where theatrical performances or motion-picture shows can be presented
    house; theatre.
    • the house was full
  • noun the art of writing and producing plays
    dramatic art; dramatics; dramaturgy; theatre.

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consonant

  • noun a speech sound that is not a vowel
  • noun a letter of the alphabet standing for a spoken consonant

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know-nothing_party

  • noun a former political party in the United States; active in the 1850s to keep power out of the hands of immigrants and Roman Catholics
    American Party.

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elite

  • noun a group or class of persons enjoying superior intellectual or social or economic status
    elite group.
  • adjective satellite selected as the best
    elect.
    • an elect circle of artists
    • elite colleges

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institution

  • noun an organization founded and united for a specific purpose
    establishment.
  • noun an establishment consisting of a building or complex of buildings where an organization for the promotion of some cause is situated

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typing_pool

  • noun a group of typists who can work for different persons

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ascendance

  • noun the state that exists when one person or group has power over another
    control; ascendency; ascendancy; ascendence; dominance.
    • her apparent dominance of her husband was really her attempt to make him pay attention to her

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steppe

  • noun extensive plain without trees (associated with eastern Russia and Siberia)

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guild

  • noun a formal association of people with similar interests
    club; society; social club; gild; lodge; order.
    • he joined a golf club
    • they formed a small lunch society
    • men from the fraternal order will staff the soup kitchen today

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not-for-profit

  • noun an organization chartered for other than profit-making activities
    nonprofit organization; nonprofit.

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comity

  • noun a state or atmosphere of harmony or mutual civility and respect

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populist_party

  • noun a former political party in the United States; formed in 1891 to advocate currency expansion and state control of railroads
    People's Party.

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professional_organisation

  • noun an organization of and for professional people
    professional organization.

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united_states_government

  • noun the executive and legislative and judicial branches of the federal government of the United States
    U.S.; United States; US Government; U.S. government.

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manpower

  • noun the force of workers available
    hands; work force; men; workforce.

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commandant

  • noun an officer in command of a military unit
    commanding officer; commander.

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grey

  • noun any organization or party whose uniforms or badges are grey
    gray.
    • the Confederate army was a vast grey
  • noun United States writer of western adventure novels (1875-1939)
    Zane Grey.

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politics

  • noun social relations involving intrigue to gain authority or power
    political relation.
    • office politics is often counterproductive
  • noun the study of government of states and other political units
    government; political science.

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bey

  • noun (formerly) a title of respect for a man in Turkey or Egypt
    • he introduced me to Ahmet Bey
  • noun the governor of a district or province in the Ottoman Empire

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khufu

  • noun Egyptian Pharaoh of the 27th century BC who commissioned the Great Pyramid at Giza
    Cheops.

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historical

  • adjective of or relating to the study of history
    • historical scholars
    • a historical perspective
  • adjective satellite having once lived or existed or taken place in the real world as distinct from being legendary
    • the historical Jesus
    • doubt that a historical Camelot every existed
    • actual historical events

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secret_society

  • noun a society that conceals its activities from nonmembers

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sedentary

  • adjective satellite requiring sitting or little activity
    • forced by illness to lead a sedentary life

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rationalization

  • noun the cognitive process of making something seem consistent with or based on reason
    rationalisation.
  • noun (psychiatry) a defense mechanism by which your true motivation is concealed by explaining your actions and feelings in a way that is not threatening
    rationalisation.

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seminary

  • noun a private place of education for the young
  • noun a theological school for training ministers or priests or rabbis

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ascendancy

  • noun the state that exists when one person or group has power over another
    control; ascendance; ascendency; ascendence; dominance.
    • her apparent dominance of her husband was really her attempt to make him pay attention to her

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shakeup

  • noun the imposition of a new organization; organizing differently (often involving extensive and drastic changes)
    shake-up; reorganization; reorganisation.
    • a committee was appointed to oversee the reorganization of the curriculum
    • top officials were forced out in the cabinet shakeup

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result

  • noun a phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon
    effect; consequence; upshot; outcome; issue; event.
    • the magnetic effect was greater when the rod was lengthwise
    • his decision had depressing consequences for business
    • he acted very wise after the event
  • noun a statement that solves a problem or explains how to solve the problem
    answer; solvent; resolution; solution.
    • they were trying to find a peaceful solution
    • the answers were in the back of the book
    • he computed the result to four decimal places

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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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deciding

  • noun the cognitive process of reaching a decision
    decision making.
    • a good executive must be good at decision making
  • verb reach, make, or come to a decision about something
    make up one's mind; determine; decide.
    • We finally decided after lengthy deliberations

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gathering

  • noun a group of persons together in one place
    assemblage.
  • noun the social act of assembling
    assembly; assemblage.
    • they demanded the right of assembly

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palace

  • noun a large and stately mansion
    castle.
  • noun the governing group of a kingdom
    • the palace issued an order binding on all subjects

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republican_party

  • noun the younger of two major political parties in the United States; GOP is an acronym for grand old party
    GOP.

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financial_organisation

  • noun an institution (public or private) that collects funds (from the public or other institutions) and invests them in financial assets
    financial institution; financial organization.

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measure

  • noun any maneuver made as part of progress toward a goal
    step.
    • the situation called for strong measures
    • the police took steps to reduce crime
  • noun how much there is or how many there are of something that you can quantify
    amount; quantity.

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regime

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

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say

  • noun the chance to speak
    • let him have his say
  • verb express in words
    state; tell.
    • He said that he wanted to marry her
    • tell me what is bothering you
    • state your opinion
    • state your name

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sistership

  • noun the kinship relation between a female offspring and the siblings
    sisterhood.
  • noun an association or society of women who are linked together by a common religion or trade or interest
    sisterhood.

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dictate

  • noun an authoritative rule
  • noun a guiding principle
    • the dictates of reason

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take

  • noun the income or profit arising from such transactions as the sale of land or other property
    return; yield; takings; issue; proceeds; payoff.
    • the average return was about 5%
  • noun the act of photographing a scene or part of a scene without interruption

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tamburlaine

  • noun Mongolian ruler of Samarkand who led his nomadic hordes to conquer an area from Turkey to Mongolia (1336-1405)
    Tamerlane; Timur Lenk; Timur.

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northern_baptist_convention

  • noun an association of Northern Baptists
    American Baptist Convention.

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court_of_saint_james's

  • noun the British royal court

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trades_union

  • noun an organization of employees formed to bargain with the employer
    union; brotherhood; labor union; trade union.
    • you have to join the union in order to get a job

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professional_association

  • noun an association of practitioners of a given profession

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person

  • noun a human being
    someone; somebody; soul; individual; mortal.
    • there was too much for one person to do
  • noun a human body (usually including the clothing)
    • a weapon was hidden on his person

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smooth

  • noun the act of smoothing
    • he gave his hair a quick smooth
  • verb make smooth or smoother, as if by rubbing
    smoothen.
    • smooth the surface of the wood

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self

  • noun your consciousness of your own identity
    ego.
  • noun a person considered as a unique individual
    • one's own self

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consortium

  • noun an association of companies for some definite purpose
    pool; syndicate.

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vicariate

  • noun the religious institution under the authority of a vicar
    vicarship.

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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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thomas_hobbes

  • noun English materialist and political philosopher who advocated absolute sovereignty as the only kind of government that could resolve problems caused by the selfishness of human beings (1588-1679)
    Hobbes.

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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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chairman

  • noun the officer who presides at the meetings of an organization
    president; chair; chairperson; chairwoman.
    • address your remarks to the chairperson
  • verb act or preside as chair, as of an academic department in a university
    chair.
    • She chaired the department for many years

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analogy

  • noun an inference that if things agree in some respects they probably agree in others
  • noun drawing a comparison in order to show a similarity in some respect
    • the operation of a computer presents and interesting analogy to the working of the brain
    • the models show by analogy how matter is built up

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moghul

  • noun a member of the Muslim dynasty that ruled India until 1857
    Mogul.

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sublime_porte

  • noun the Ottoman court in Constantinople
    Porte.

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power_structure

  • noun the organization of people at different ranks in an administrative body
    hierarchy; pecking order.

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armed_service

  • noun a force that is a branch of the armed forces
    military service; service.

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anti-masonic_party

  • noun a former political party in the United States; founded in 1825 in opposition to Freemasonry in public affairs

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stuyvesant

  • noun the last Dutch colonial administrator of New Netherland; in 1664 he was forced to surrender the colony to England (1592-1672)
    Peter Stuyvesant; Petrus Stuyvesant.

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misrule

  • noun government that is inefficient or dishonest
    misgovernment.

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world_organization

  • noun an international alliance involving many different countries
    international organization; world organisation; global organization; international organisation.

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american_legion

  • noun the largest organization of United States war veterans

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gild

  • noun a formal association of people with similar interests
    guild; club; society; social club; lodge; order.
    • he joined a golf club
    • they formed a small lunch society
    • men from the fraternal order will staff the soup kitchen today
  • verb decorate with, or as if with, gold leaf or liquid gold
    engild; begild.

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ascendency

  • noun the state that exists when one person or group has power over another
    control; ascendance; ascendancy; ascendence; dominance.
    • her apparent dominance of her husband was really her attempt to make him pay attention to her

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missioner

  • noun someone sent on a mission--especially a religious or charitable mission to a foreign country
    missionary.

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greenback_party

  • noun a former political party in the United States; organized in 1874; opposed any reduction in the amount of paper money in circulation

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foreign_mission

  • noun an organization of missionaries in a foreign land sent to carry on religious work
    mission; missionary post; missionary station.
  • noun a permanent diplomatic mission headed by a minister
    legation.

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adhocracy

  • noun an organization with little or no structure
    • the choice between bureaucracy and adhocracy represents a common dilemma
    • the need for informational flexibility can lead to adhocracy

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charm

  • noun attractiveness that interests or pleases or stimulates
    appeal; appealingness.
    • his smile was part of his appeal to her
  • noun a verbal formula believed to have magical force
    magical spell; magic spell; spell.
    • he whispered a spell as he moved his hands
    • inscribed around its base is a charm in Balinese

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ascendence

  • noun the state that exists when one person or group has power over another
    control; ascendance; ascendency; ascendancy; dominance.
    • her apparent dominance of her husband was really her attempt to make him pay attention to her

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significant

  • adjective important in effect or meaning
    important.
    • a significant change in tax laws
    • a significant change in the Constitution
    • a significant contribution
    • significant details
    • statistically significant
  • adjective satellite fairly large
    substantial.
    • won by a substantial margin

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commanding

  • adjective satellite used of a height or viewpoint
    dominating; overlooking.
    • a commanding view of the ocean
    • looked up at the castle dominating the countryside
    • the balcony overlooking the ballroom
  • verb be in command of
    command.
    • The general commanded a huge army

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services

  • noun performance of duties or provision of space and equipment helpful to others
    • the mayor tried to maintain city services
    • the medical services are excellent
  • noun work done by one person or group that benefits another
    service.
    • budget separately for goods and services

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politeia

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gop

  • noun the younger of two major political parties in the United States; GOP is an acronym for grand old party
    Republican Party.

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stately

  • adjective satellite impressive in appearance
    imposing; noble; baronial.
    • a baronial mansion
    • an imposing residence
    • a noble tree
    • severe-looking policemen sat astride noble horses
    • stately columns
  • adjective satellite of size and dignity suggestive of a statue
    statuesque.

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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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potency

  • noun the power or right to give orders or make decisions
    authority; say-so; authorisation; dominance; authorization.
    • he has the authority to issue warrants
    • deputies are given authorization to make arrests
    • a place of potency in the state
  • noun capacity to produce strong physiological or chemical effects
    strength; effectiveness.
    • the toxin's potency
    • the strength of the drinks

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bureaucratism

  • noun nonelective government officials
    bureaucracy.

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socialist_labor_party

  • noun a political party in the United States; formed in 1874 to advocate the peaceful introduction of socialism

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democratic_party

  • noun the older of two major political parties in the United States

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medical

  • noun a thorough physical examination; includes a variety of tests depending on the age and sex and health of the person
    checkup; medical checkup; health check; medical examination; medical exam.
  • adjective relating to the study or practice of medicine
    • the medical profession
    • a medical student
    • medical school

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one-man_rule

  • noun a form of government in which the ruler is an absolute dictator (not restricted by a constitution or laws or opposition etc.)
    tyranny; absolutism; dictatorship; monocracy; Stalinism; shogunate; authoritarianism; despotism; Caesarism; totalitarianism.

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business_concern

  • noun a commercial or industrial enterprise and the people who constitute it
    business organisation; business organization; business; concern.
    • he bought his brother's business
    • a small mom-and-pop business
    • a racially integrated business concern

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socialist_party

  • noun a political party in the United States formed in 1900 to advocate socialism

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manage

  • verb be successful; achieve a goal
    negociate; bring off; carry off; pull off.
    • She succeeded in persuading us all
    • I managed to carry the box upstairs
    • She pulled it off, even though we never thought her capable of it
    • The pianist negociated the difficult runs
  • verb be in charge of, act on, or dispose of
    handle; deal; care.
    • I can deal with this crew of workers
    • This blender can't handle nuts
    • She managed her parents' affairs after they got too old

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orderly

  • noun a soldier who serves as an attendant to a superior officer
    • the orderly laid out the general's uniform
  • noun a male hospital attendant who has general duties that do not involve the medical treatment of patients
    hospital attendant.

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washingtonian

  • noun a native or resident of the city of Washington
  • noun a native or resident of the state of Washington

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enterprise

  • noun a purposeful or industrious undertaking (especially one that requires effort or boldness)
    endeavor; endeavour.
    • he had doubts about the whole enterprise
  • noun an organization created for business ventures
    • a growing enterprise must have a bold leader

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administrate

  • verb work in an administrative capacity; supervise or be in charge of
    administer.
    • administer a program
    • she administers the funds

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musical_organization

  • noun an organization of musicians who perform together
    musical group; musical organisation.

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notion

  • noun a vague idea in which some confidence is placed
    impression; feeling; belief; opinion.
    • his impression of her was favorable
    • what are your feelings about the crisis?
    • it strengthened my belief in his sincerity
    • I had a feeling that she was lying
  • noun a general inclusive concept

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militant_tendency

  • noun a Trotskyist political organization in Great Britain set up in 1964 inside the Labour Party

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triumvir

  • noun one of a group of three sharing public administration or civil authority especially in ancient Rome

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peace_corps

  • noun a civilian organization sponsored by the United States government; helps people in developing countries

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military_government

  • noun government by the military and an army
    stratocracy.

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show

  • noun the act of publicly exhibiting or entertaining
    • a remarkable show of skill
  • noun something intended to communicate a particular impression
    display.
    • made a display of strength
    • a show of impatience
    • a good show of looking interested

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formal

  • noun a lavish dance requiring formal attire
    ball.
  • noun a gown for evening wear
    dinner dress; evening gown; dinner gown.

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octette

  • noun eight performers or singers who perform together
    octet.
  • noun a set of eight similar things considered as a unit
    octet.

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paramilitary_organisation

  • noun a group of civilians organized in a military fashion (especially to operate in place of or to assist regular army troops)
    paramilitary unit; paramilitary organization; paramilitary; paramilitary force.

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sheik

  • noun the leader of an Arab village or family
    sheikh; tribal sheikh; tribal sheik; Arab chief.
  • noun a man who is much concerned with his dress and appearance
    gallant; dandy; clotheshorse; fop; beau; swell; dude; fashion plate.

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defense_force

  • noun an organization of defenders that provides resistance against attack
    defence force; defense; defence.
    • he joined the defense against invasion

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military_police

  • noun a military corps that enforces discipline and guards prisoners
    MP.

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soldiery

  • noun soldiers collectively
    troops; military personnel.

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connexionalism

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corner

  • noun a place off to the side of an area
    • he tripled to the rightfield corner
    • the southeastern corner of the Mediterranean
  • noun the point where two lines meet or intersect
    • the corners of a rectangle

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hanoverian

  • noun any of the British rulers who were members of the House of Hanover
  • noun a member (or supporter) of the house of Hanover

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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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fifth

  • noun a quantity of liquor equal to one fifth of a United States gallon
  • noun position five in a countable series of things
    • he was fifth out of several hundred runners

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staff

  • noun personnel who assist their superior in carrying out an assigned task
    • the hospital has an excellent nursing staff
    • the general relied on his staff to make routine decisions
  • noun a strong rod or stick with a specialized utilitarian purpose
    • he walked with the help of a wooden staff

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giant

  • noun any creature of exceptional size
  • noun a person of exceptional importance and reputation
    colossus; titan; heavyweight; behemoth.

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congress_of_racial_equality

  • noun an organization founded by James Leonard Farmer in 1942 to work for racial equality
    CORE.

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dci

  • noun the head of the United States Intelligence Community and director of the Central Intelligence Agency
    Director of Central Intelligence.

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nongovernmental_organization

  • noun an organization that is not part of the local or state or federal government
    NGO.

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commandment

  • noun something that is commanded
  • noun a doctrine that is taught
    precept; teaching.
    • the teachings of religion
    • he believed all the Christian precepts

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bastion

  • noun a group that defends a principle
    • a bastion against corruption
    • the last bastion of communism
  • noun a stronghold into which people could go for shelter during a battle
    citadel.

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practical_politics

  • noun politics based on practical rather than moral or ideological considerations
    realpolitik.

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geopolitics

  • noun the study of the effects of economic geography on the powers of the state

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lodge

  • noun a formal association of people with similar interests
    guild; club; society; social club; gild; order.
    • he joined a golf club
    • they formed a small lunch society
    • men from the fraternal order will staff the soup kitchen today
  • noun English physicist who studied electromagnetic radiation and was a pioneer of radiotelegraphy (1851-1940)
    Sir Oliver Lodge; Sir Oliver Joseph Lodge.

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local

  • noun public transport consisting of a bus or train that stops at all stations or stops
    • the local seemed to take forever to get to New York
  • noun anesthetic that numbs a particular area of the body
    local anaesthetic; topical anesthetic; local anesthetic; topical anaesthetic.

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security_force

  • noun a privately employed group hired to protect the security of a business or industry
    private security force.

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duvalier

  • noun son and successor of Francois Duvalier as president of Haiti; he was overthrown by a mass uprising in 1986 (born in 1951)
    Jean-Claude Duvalier; Baby Doc.
  • noun oppressive Haitian dictator (1907-1971)
    Francois Duvalier; Papa Doc.

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defence_force

  • noun an organization of defenders that provides resistance against attack
    defense; defence; defense force.
    • he joined the defense against invasion

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trade_unionist

  • noun a worker who belongs to a trade union
    union member; unionist.

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dominant

  • noun (music) the fifth note of the diatonic scale
  • noun an allele that produces the same phenotype whether its paired allele is identical or different
    dominant allele.

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political_entity

  • noun a unit with political responsibilities
    political unit.

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king

  • noun a male sovereign; ruler of a kingdom
    male monarch; Rex.
  • noun a competitor who holds a preeminent position
    world-beater; queen.

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duette

  • noun two performers or singers who perform together
    duet; duo.
  • noun a musical composition for two performers
    duet; duo.

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i.w.w.

  • noun a former international labor union and radical labor movement in the United States; founded in Chicago in 1905 and dedicated to the overthrow of capitalism; its membership declined after World War I
    IWW; Industrial Workers of the World.

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spatchcock

  • noun flesh of a chicken (or game bird) split down the back and grilled (usually immediately after being killed)
  • verb prepare for eating if or as if a spatchcock
    • spatchcock a guinea hen

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statism

The art of governing a state; statecraft; policy. Obs.
The enemies of God . . . call our religion statism. South.

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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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medical_institution

  • noun an institution created for the practice of medicine

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devising

  • noun the act that results in something coming to be
    making; fashioning.
    • the devising of plans
    • the fashioning of pots and pans
    • the making of measurements
    • it was already in the making
  • verb come up with (an idea, plan, explanation, theory, or principle) after a mental effort
    formulate; devise; contrive; invent; excogitate; forge.
    • excogitate a way to measure the speed of light

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trust

  • noun something (as property) held by one party (the trustee) for the benefit of another (the beneficiary)
    • he is the beneficiary of a generous trust set up by his father
  • noun certainty based on past experience
    reliance.
    • he wrote the paper with considerable reliance on the work of other scientists
    • he put more trust in his own two legs than in the gun

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trade

  • noun the commercial exchange (buying and selling on domestic or international markets) of goods and services
    • Venice was an important center of trade with the East
    • they are accused of conspiring to constrain trade
  • noun the skilled practice of a practical occupation
    craft.
    • he learned his trade as an apprentice

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tutankhamen

  • noun Pharaoh of Egypt around 1358 BC; his tomb was discovered almost intact by Howard Carter in 1922

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line_organization

  • noun the organizational structure of activities contributing directly to the organization's output
    line organisation.

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gray

  • noun a neutral achromatic color midway between white and black
    grayness; greyness; grey.
  • noun clothing that is a grey color
    grey.
    • he was dressed in grey

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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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resource

  • noun available source of wealth; a new or reserve supply that can be drawn upon when needed
  • noun a source of aid or support that may be drawn upon when needed
    • the local library is a valuable resource

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oligarchy

  • noun a political system governed by a few people
    • one of his cardinal convictions was that Britain was not run as a democracy but as an oligarchy
    • the big cities were notoriously in the hands of the oligarchy of local businessmen

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delegacy

  • noun the state of serving as an official and authorized delegate or agent
    representation; agency.
  • noun a group of representatives or delegates
    delegation; commission; deputation; mission.

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northern_alliance

  • noun a multiethnic alliance in Afghanistan who practice a moderate form of Islam and are united in their opposition to the Taliban
    United Front.

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leviathan

  • noun the largest or most massive thing of its kind
    • it was a leviathan among redwoods
    • they were assigned the leviathan of textbooks
  • noun monstrous sea creature symbolizing evil in the Old Testament

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septet

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of six and one
    seven; heptad; sevener; VII; 7; septenary.
  • noun seven performers or singers who perform together
    septette.

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activity

  • noun any specific behavior
    • they avoided all recreational activity
  • noun the state of being active
    action; activeness.
    • his sphere of activity
    • he is out of action

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diplomatic_mission

  • noun a mission serving diplomatic ends

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cordial

  • noun strong highly flavored sweet liquor usually drunk after a meal
    liqueur.
  • adjective satellite diffusing warmth and friendliness
    affable; amiable; genial.
    • an affable smile
    • an amiable gathering
    • cordial relations
    • a cordial greeting
    • a genial host

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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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states'_rights_democratic_party

  • noun a former political party in the United States; formed in 1948 by Democrats from southern states in order to oppose to the candidacy of Harry S Truman
    Dixiecrats.

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national_socialist_german_workers'_party

  • noun the political party founded in Germany in 1919 and brought to power by Hitler in 1933
    Nazi Party.

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franco

  • noun Spanish general whose armies took control of Spain in 1939 and who ruled as a dictator until his death (1892-1975)
    Francisco Franco; General Franco; El Caudillo.

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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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war_party

  • noun a band of warriors who raid or fight an enemy (used especially of Native Americans)
  • noun a political party that supports a war

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francisco_franco

  • noun Spanish general whose armies took control of Spain in 1939 and who ruled as a dictator until his death (1892-1975)
    General Franco; Franco; El Caudillo.

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seat

  • noun a space reserved for sitting (as in a theater or on a train or airplane)
    place.
    • he booked their seats in advance
    • he sat in someone else's place
  • noun the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on
    bum; stern; keister; tail end; prat; bottom; rear end; buns; tail; tush; rump; fanny; ass; behind; tooshie; hind end; posterior; hindquarters; butt; nates; rear; arse; buttocks; backside; derriere; can; fundament.
    • he deserves a good kick in the butt
    • are you going to sit on your fanny and do nothing?

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defense

  • noun (military) military action or resources protecting a country against potential enemies
    defence; defensive measure.
    • they died in the defense of Stalingrad
    • they were developed for the defense program
  • noun protection from harm
    defence.
    • sanitation is the best defense against disease

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private_security_force

  • noun a privately employed group hired to protect the security of a business or industry
    security force.

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fail

  • verb fail to do something; leave something undone
    neglect.
    • She failed to notice that her child was no longer in his crib
    • The secretary failed to call the customer and the company lost the account
  • verb be unsuccessful
    miscarry; go wrong.
    • Where do today's public schools fail?
    • The attempt to rescue the hostages failed miserably

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working_group

  • noun a group of people working together temporarily until some goal is achieved
    working party.
    • the working group was supposed to report back in two weeks

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concern

  • noun something that interests you because it is important or affects you
    • the safety of the ship is the captain's concern
  • noun an anxious feeling
    fear; care.
    • care had aged him
    • they hushed it up out of fear of public reaction

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fire_brigade

  • noun a private or temporary organization of individuals equipped to fight fires
    fire company.
  • noun British name for a fire department

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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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still

  • noun a static photograph (especially one taken from a movie and used for advertising purposes)
    • he wanted some stills for a magazine ad
  • noun (poetic) tranquil silence
    hush; stillness.
    • the still of the night

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capacity

  • noun capability to perform or produce
    • among his gifts is his capacity for true altruism
    • limited runway capacity
    • a great capacity for growth
  • noun the susceptibility of something to a particular treatment
    capability.
    • the capability of a metal to be fused

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government_activity

  • noun the act of governing; exercising authority
    administration; governance; governing; government.
    • regulations for the governing of state prisons
    • he had considerable experience of government

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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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salvation_army

  • noun a charitable and religious organization to evangelize and to care for the poor and homeless

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director_of_central_intelligence

  • noun the head of the United States Intelligence Community and director of the Central Intelligence Agency
    DCI.

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self-organisation

  • noun organizing yourself (especially organizing your own labor union)
    self-organization.

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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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shogunate

  • noun a form of government in which the ruler is an absolute dictator (not restricted by a constitution or laws or opposition etc.)
    tyranny; absolutism; dictatorship; monocracy; Stalinism; authoritarianism; despotism; one-man rule; Caesarism; totalitarianism.

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commercial_enterprise

  • noun an enterprise connected with commerce
  • noun the activity of providing goods and services involving financial and commercial and industrial aspects
    business; business enterprise.
    • computers are now widely used in business

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military_unit

  • noun a unit that is part of some military service
    force; military group; military force.
    • he sent Caesar a force of six thousand men

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local_government

  • noun the government of a local area

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ruling

  • noun the reason for a court's judgment (as opposed to the decision itself)
    opinion.
  • verb exercise authority over; as of nations
    rule; govern.
    • Who is governing the country now?

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ethnarch

  • noun the ruler of a province (as in the Roman Empire and Byzantine Empire) or certain religious rulers with secular authority
    • the election of Makarios III to archbishop gave him the status of the ethnarch of Cyprus

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accord

  • noun harmony of people's opinions or actions or characters
    agreement.
    • the two parties were in agreement
  • noun concurrence of opinion
    conformity; accordance.
    • we are in accord with your proposal

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determinative

  • noun one of a limited class of noun modifiers that determine the referents of noun phrases
    determiner.
  • noun a determining or causal element or factor
    causal factor; determinant; determiner; determining factor.
    • education is an important determinant of one's outlook on life

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vertical

  • noun something that is oriented vertically
  • noun a vertical structural member as a post or stake
    upright.
    • the ball sailed between the uprights

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u.s.

  • noun the executive and legislative and judicial branches of the federal government of the United States
    United States government; United States; US Government; U.S. government.
  • noun North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean; achieved independence in 1776
    USA; the States; U.S.A.; United States; US; United States of America; America.

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monarchy

  • noun an autocracy governed by a monarch who usually inherits the authority

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subject

  • noun the subject matter of a conversation or discussion
    topic; theme.
    • he didn't want to discuss that subject
    • it was a very sensitive topic
    • his letters were always on the theme of love
  • noun something (a person or object or scene) selected by an artist or photographer for graphic representation
    content; depicted object.
    • a moving picture of a train is more dramatic than a still picture of the same subject

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denomination

  • noun a group of religious congregations having its own organization and a distinctive faith
  • noun a class of one kind of unit in a system of numbers or measures or weights or money
    • he flashed a fistful of bills of large denominations

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othman_i

  • noun the conqueror of Turkey who founded the Ottoman Empire and the Ottoman dynasty that ruled Turkey after the 13th century; conquered most of Asia Minor and assumed the title of emir in 1299 (1259-1326)
    Osman I.

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executive_director

  • noun a person responsible for the administration of a business
    executive.

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trust_busting

  • noun (law) government activities seeking to dissolve corporate trusts and monopolies (especially under the United States antitrust laws)

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police

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

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outfit

  • noun any cohesive unit such as a military company
  • noun a set of clothing (with accessories)
    rig; turnout; getup.
    • his getup was exceedingly elegant

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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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bust

  • noun a complete failure
    flop; fizzle.
    • the play was a dismal flop
  • noun the chest of a woman
    female chest.

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alinement

  • noun an organization of people (or countries) involved in a pact or treaty
    alliance; coalition; alignment.

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planner

  • noun a person who makes plans
    deviser; contriver.
  • noun a notebook for recording appointments and things to be done, etc.

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reverse

  • noun a relation of direct opposition
    contrary; opposite.
    • we thought Sue was older than Bill but just the reverse was true
  • noun the gears by which the motion of a machine can be reversed
    reverse gear.

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line_of_defense

  • noun any organization whose responsibility it is to defend against something
    line of defence.
    • police are the major line of defense against crime
  • noun defensive structure consisting of a barrier that can be employed for defense against attack
    line of defence.

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sultan

  • noun the ruler of a Muslim country (especially of the former Ottoman Empire)
    grand Turk.

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politically

  • adverb with regard to social relationships involving authority
    • politically correct clothing
  • adverb with regard to government
    • politically organized units

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quiet

  • noun a period of calm weather
    lull.
    • there was a lull in the storm
  • noun an untroubled state; free from disturbances
    tranquility; tranquillity.

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foreign

  • adjective of concern to or concerning the affairs of other nations (other than your own)
    • foreign trade
    • a foreign office
  • adjective relating to or originating in or characteristic of another place or part of the world
    strange.
    • foreign nations
    • a foreign accent
    • on business in a foreign city

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steer

  • noun an indication of potential opportunity
    lead; hint; tip; wind; confidential information.
    • he got a tip on the stock market
    • a good lead for a job
  • noun castrated bull
    bullock.

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vertical_union

  • noun a labor union that admits all workers in a given industry irrespective of their craft
    industrial union.

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eparch

  • noun a bishop or metropolitan in charge of an eparchy in the Eastern Church
  • noun the governor or prefect of an eparchy in ancient Greece

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