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dance

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

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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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union_member

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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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gironde

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

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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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quasi

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

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army_of_the_confederacy

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

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brigade

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

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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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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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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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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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global_organization

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

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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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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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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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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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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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dance_band

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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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troupe

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

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political_entity

  • noun a unit with political responsibilities
    political unit.

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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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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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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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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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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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vicariate

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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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fabian_society

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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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troops

  • noun soldiers collectively
    soldiery; military personnel.
  • noun a group of soldiers
    troop.

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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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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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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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club

  • noun a team of professional baseball players who play and travel together
    nine; baseball club; ball club.
    • each club played six home games with teams in its own division
  • noun a formal association of people with similar interests
    guild; 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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have

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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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greek_chorus

  • noun a company of actors who comment (by speaking or singing in unison) on the action in a classical Greek play
    chorus.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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police_force

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

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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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work_party

  • noun an organized group of workmen
    gang; crew.

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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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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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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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manpower

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

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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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pecking_order

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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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association

  • noun a formal organization of people or groups of people
    • he joined the Modern Language Association
  • noun the act of consorting with or joining with others
    • you cannot be convicted of criminal guilt by association

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labor_organizer

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

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opera

  • noun a drama set to music; consists of singing with orchestral accompaniment and an orchestral overture and interludes
  • noun a commercial browser

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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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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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power_structure

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

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financial

  • adjective involving financial matters
    fiscal.
    • fiscal responsibility

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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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organiser

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

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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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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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honorary_society

  • noun an institution for the advancement of art or science or literature
    academy.

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ring

  • noun a characteristic sound
    • it has the ring of sincerity
  • noun a toroidal shape
    annulus; anchor ring; doughnut; halo.
    • a ring of ships in the harbor
    • a halo of smoke

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orange_order

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

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free_soil_party

  • noun a former political party in the United States; formed in 1848 to oppose the extension of slavery into the territories; merged with the Liberty Party in 1848

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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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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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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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progressive_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
    Bull Moose Party.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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international_organisation

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

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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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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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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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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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world_organization

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

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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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entente

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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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professional_association

  • noun an association of practitioners of a given profession

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consortium

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

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labour

  • noun a social class comprising those who do manual labor or work for wages
    working class; proletariat; labor.
    • there is a shortage of skilled labor in this field
  • noun concluding state of pregnancy; from the onset of contractions to the birth of a child
    travail; lying-in; childbed; labor; parturiency; confinement.
    • she was in labor for six hours

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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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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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armed_service

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

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professional_organization

  • noun an organization of and for professional people
    professional 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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missioner

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

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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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paramilitary_organization

  • 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; paramilitary force; paramilitary organisation.

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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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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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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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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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military_personnel

  • noun soldiers collectively
    soldiery; troops.
  • noun someone who serves in the armed forces; a member of a military force
    military man; serviceman; man.
    • two men stood sentry duty

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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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musical_organization

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

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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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peace_corps

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

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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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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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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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nongovernmental_organization

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

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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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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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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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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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security_force

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

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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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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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duette

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

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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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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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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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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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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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troop

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

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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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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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american_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
    Know-Nothing Party.

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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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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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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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salvation_army

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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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league

  • noun an association of sports teams that organizes matches for its members
    conference.
  • noun an association of states or organizations or individuals for common action

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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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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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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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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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organisation

  • noun the persons (or committees or departments etc.) who make up a body for the purpose of administering something
    governing body; administration; 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
  • noun a group of people who work together
    organization.

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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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septette

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

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greenpeace

  • noun an international organization that works for environmental conservation and the preservation of endangered species

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quango

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

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asean

  • 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
    Association of Southeast Asian Nations.

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guerilla_force

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

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opera_company

  • noun a company that produces operas

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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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fifth_column

  • noun a subversive group that supports the enemy and engages in espionage or sabotage; an enemy in your midst
    Trojan horse.

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conference

  • noun a prearranged meeting for consultation or exchange of information or discussion (especially one with a formal agenda)
  • noun an association of sports teams that organizes matches for its members
    league.

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duo

  • noun two items of the same kind
    twosome; span; distich; couple; twain; yoke; couplet; pair; duet; brace; dyad; duad.
  • noun two performers or singers who perform together
    duette; duet.

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union

  • noun an organization of employees formed to bargain with the employer
    trades union; brotherhood; labor union; trade union.
    • you have to join the union in order to get a job
  • noun the United States (especially the northern states during the American Civil War)
    North.
    • he has visited every state in the Union
    • Lee hoped to detach Maryland from the Union
    • the North's superior resources turned the scale

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political

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

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commission

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

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secret

  • noun something that should remain hidden from others (especially information that is not to be passed on)
    • the combination to the safe was a secret
    • he tried to keep his drinking a secret
  • noun information known only to a special group
    arcanum.
    • the secret of Cajun cooking

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tammany_hall

  • 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; Tammany Society.

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secret_society

  • noun a society that conceals its activities from nonmembers

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allies

  • 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
  • noun in World War I the alliance of Great Britain and France and Russia and all the other nations that became allied with them in opposing the Central Powers

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fire

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

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quintet

  • noun a musical composition for five performers
    quintette.
  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of four and one
    quintuplet; quint; Little Phoebe; cinque; fivesome; 5; Phoebe; V; five; fin; pentad.

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honorary

  • adjective satellite given as an honor without the normal duties
    • an honorary degree

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enterpriser

  • noun someone who organizes a business venture and assumes the risk for it
    entrepreneur.

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southern_baptist_convention

  • noun an association of Southern Baptists

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craft

  • noun the skilled practice of a practical occupation
    trade.
    • he learned his trade as an apprentice
  • noun a vehicle designed for navigation in or on water or air or through outer space

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unionisation

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

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commerce

  • noun transactions (sales and purchases) having the objective of supplying commodities (goods and services)
    mercantilism; commercialism.
  • noun the United States federal department that promotes and administers domestic and foreign trade (including management of the census and the patent office); created in 1913
    Commerce Department; Department of Commerce; DoC.

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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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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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green_party

  • noun an environmentalist political party

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pack

  • noun a large indefinite number
    plurality; battalion; multitude; large number.
    • a battalion of ants
    • a multitude of TV antennas
    • a plurality of religions
  • noun a complete collection of similar things

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entente_cordiale

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

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nazi_party

  • noun the political party founded in Germany in 1919 and brought to power by Hitler in 1933
    National Socialist German Workers' Party.

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propaedeutic

  • noun a course that provides an introduction to an art or science (or to more advanced study generally)
    propaedeutics.
  • adjective satellite preceding and preparing for something
    preparatory; preparative.
    • preparatory steps

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line_personnel

  • noun personnel having direct job performance responsibilities

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labor_party

  • noun a left-of-center political party formed to represent the interest of ordinary working people
    labour party.

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craft_union

  • noun a labor union whose membership is restricted to workers in a particular craft

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educational_institution

  • noun an institution dedicated to education

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fashioning

  • noun the act that results in something coming to be
    making; devising.
    • the devising of plans
    • the fashioning of pots and pans
    • the making of measurements
    • it was already in the making
  • verb make out of components (often in an improvising manner)
    forge; fashion.
    • She fashioned a tent out of a sheet and a few sticks

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member

  • noun one of the persons who compose a social group (especially individuals who have joined and participate in a group organization)
    fellow member.
    • only members will be admitted
    • a member of the faculty
    • she was introduced to all the members of his family
  • noun anything that belongs to a set or class
    • snakes are members of the class Reptilia
    • members of the opposite sex

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peck

  • noun (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent
    plenty; great deal; pot; sight; flock; mint; slew; mountain; deal; wad; muckle; pile; lot; mickle; raft; quite a little; passel; hatful; mess; spate; heap; stack; good deal; batch; tidy sum; mass.
    • a batch of letters
    • a deal of trouble
    • a lot of money
    • he made a mint on the stock market
    • see the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos
    • it must have cost plenty
    • a slew of journalists
    • a wad of money
  • noun a British imperial capacity measure (liquid or dry) equal to 2 gallons

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world_organisation

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

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party

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

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political_party

  • noun an organization to gain political power
    party.
    • in 1992 Perot tried to organize a third party at the national level

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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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united_front

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

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industrial_workers_of_the_world

  • 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; I.W.W..

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social_unit

  • noun an organization regarded as part of a larger social group
    unit.
    • the coach said the offensive unit did a good job
    • after the battle the soldier had trouble rejoining his unit

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utn

  • 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
    Umma Tameer-e-Nau.

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workforce

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

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chamber_of_commerce

  • noun an association of businessmen to protect and promote business interests

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black_panthers

  • noun a militant Black political party founded in 1965 to end political dominance by Whites
  • noun a member of the Black Panthers political party
    Black Panther.

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minstrelsy

  • noun a troupe of minstrels
  • noun ballads sung by minstrels

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task

  • noun any piece of work that is undertaken or attempted
    project; undertaking; labor.
    • he prepared for great undertakings
  • noun a specific piece of work required to be done as a duty or for a specific fee
    job; chore.
    • estimates of the city's loss on that job ranged as high as a million dollars
    • the job of repairing the engine took several hours
    • the endless task of classifying the samples
    • the farmer's morning chores

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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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congress_of_industrial_organizations

  • noun a federation of North American industrial unions that merged with the American Federation of Labor in 1955
    CIO.

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ballet_company

  • noun a company that produces ballets

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northern_baptist_convention

  • noun an association of Northern Baptists
    American Baptist Convention.

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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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governing_body

  • noun the persons (or committees or departments etc.) who make up a body for the purpose of administering something
    organisation; administration; 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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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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musical

  • noun a play or film whose action and dialogue is interspersed with singing and dancing
    musical comedy; musical theater.
  • adjective characterized by or capable of producing music
    • a musical evening
    • musical instruments

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theater_company

  • noun a company that produces plays

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trojan_horse

  • noun a subversive group that supports the enemy and engages in espionage or sabotage; an enemy in your midst
    fifth column.
  • noun a program that appears desirable but actually contains something harmful
    trojan.
    • the contents of a trojan can be a virus or a worm
    • when he downloaded the free game it turned out to be a trojan horse

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liberty_party

  • noun a former political party in the United States; formed in 1839 to oppose the practice of slavery; merged with the Free Soil Party in 1848

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world

  • noun everything that exists anywhere
    universe; creation; macrocosm; existence; cosmos.
    • they study the evolution of the universe
    • the biggest tree in existence
  • noun people in general; especially a distinctive group of people with some shared interest
    domain.
    • the Western world

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alignment

  • noun an organization of people (or countries) involved in a pact or treaty
    alinement; alliance; coalition.
  • noun the spatial property possessed by an arrangement or position of things in a straight line or in parallel lines

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political_machine

  • noun a group that controls the activities of a political party
    machine.
    • he was endorsed by the Democratic machine

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tammany_society

  • 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; Tammany Hall.

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legion

  • noun archaic terms for army
    host.
  • noun association of ex-servicemen
    • the American Legion

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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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squad

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

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armed_forces

  • noun the military forces of a nation
    military; 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

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minstrel_show

  • noun a troupe of performers in blackface typically giving a comic program of negro songs and jokes
  • noun a variety show in which the performers are made up in blackface

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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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government

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

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trade_union

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

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mob

  • noun a disorderly crowd of people
    rabble; rout.
  • noun a loose affiliation of gangsters in charge of organized criminal activities
    family; crime syndicate; syndicate.

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deviser

  • noun a person who makes plans
    planner; contriver.

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paramilitary

  • 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 force; paramilitary organisation.
  • adjective of or relating to a group of civilians organized to function like or to assist a military unit

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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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veterans_of_foreign_wars

  • noun an organization of United States war veterans
    VFW.

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collective

  • noun members of a cooperative enterprise
  • adjective satellite done by or characteristic of individuals acting together
    corporate.
    • a joint identity
    • the collective mind
    • the corporate good

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chorus

  • noun any utterance produced simultaneously by a group
    • a chorus of boos
  • noun a group of people assembled to sing together

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chamber

  • noun a natural or artificial enclosed space
  • noun an enclosed volume in the body
    • the chambers of his heart were healthy

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dance_orchestra

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

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popular

  • adjective regarded with great favor, approval, or affection especially by the general public
    • a popular tourist attraction
    • a popular girl
    • cabbage patch dolls are no longer popular
  • adjective satellite carried on by or for the people (or citizens) at large
    • the popular vote
    • popular representation
    • institutions of popular government

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security

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

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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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business_organization

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

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delegation

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

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home

  • noun where you live at a particular time
    place.
    • deliver the package to my home
    • he doesn't have a home to go to
    • your place or mine?
  • noun housing that someone is living in
    abode; dwelling house; dwelling; domicile; habitation.
    • he built a modest dwelling near the pond
    • they raise money to provide homes for the homeless

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administrative_unit

  • noun a unit with administrative responsibilities
    administrative body.

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octet

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of seven and one
    ogdoad; octad; eight; VIII; eighter; 8; eighter from Decatur; octonary.
  • noun eight performers or singers who perform together
    octette.

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religion

  • noun a strong belief in a supernatural power or powers that control human destiny
    religious belief; faith.
    • he lost his faith but not his morality
  • noun an institution to express belief in a divine power
    organized religion; faith.
    • he was raised in the Baptist religion
    • a member of his own faith contradicted him

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business

  • noun a commercial or industrial enterprise and the people who constitute it
    business organisation; business concern; business organization; concern.
    • he bought his brother's business
    • a small mom-and-pop business
    • a racially integrated business concern
  • noun the activity of providing goods and services involving financial and commercial and industrial aspects
    commercial enterprise; business enterprise.
    • computers are now widely used in business

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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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scout_group

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

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host

  • noun a person who invites guests to a social event (such as a party in his or her own home) and who is responsible for them while they are there
  • noun a vast multitude
    legion; horde.

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paramilitary_force

  • 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 organisation.

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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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national_trust

  • noun an organization concerned to preserve historic monuments and buildings and places of historical interest or natural beauty; founded in 1895 and supported by endowment and private subscription
    NT.

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faith

  • noun a strong belief in a supernatural power or powers that control human destiny
    religion; religious belief.
    • he lost his faith but not his morality
  • noun complete confidence in a person or plan etc
    trust.
    • he cherished the faith of a good woman
    • the doctor-patient relationship is based on trust

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association_of_orangemen

  • noun a Protestant political organization in Northern Ireland
    Orange Order.

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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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column

  • noun a line of units following one after another
  • noun a vertical glass tube used in column chromatography; a mixture is poured in the top and washed through a stationary substance where components of the mixture are adsorbed selectively to form colored bands
    chromatography column.

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management_personnel

  • noun personnel having overall planning and direction responsibilities

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citizen

  • noun a native or naturalized member of a state or other political community

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side

  • noun a place within a region identified relative to a center or reference location
    • they always sat on the right side of the church
    • he never left my side
  • noun one of two or more contesting groups
    • the Confederate side was prepared to attack

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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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red_cross

  • noun an international organization that cares for the sick or wounded or homeless in wartime

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alliance

  • noun the state of being allied or confederated
    confederation.
  • noun a connection based on kinship or marriage or common interest
    bond.
    • the shifting alliances within a large family
    • their friendship constitutes a powerful bond between them

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administrative_body

  • noun a unit with administrative responsibilities
    administrative unit.

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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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entrepreneur

  • noun someone who organizes a business venture and assumes the risk for it
    enterpriser.

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guard

  • noun a person who keeps watch over something or someone
  • noun the person who plays that position on a football team
    • the left guard was injured on the play

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intensive_care_unit

  • noun a hospital unit staffed and equipped to provide intensive care
    ICU.

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quartette

  • noun four performers or singers who perform together
    quartet.
  • noun a set of four similar things considered as a unit
    quadruplet; quartet; quadruple.

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general_delivery

  • noun the part of a post office that handles mail for persons who call for it
    poste restante.

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icu

  • noun a hospital unit staffed and equipped to provide intensive care
    intensive care unit.

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war

  • noun the waging of armed conflict against an enemy
    warfare.
    • thousands of people were killed in the war
  • noun a legal state created by a declaration of war and ended by official declaration during which the international rules of war apply
    state of war.
    • war was declared in November but actual fighting did not begin until the following spring

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core

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

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form

  • noun the phonological or orthographic sound or appearance of a word that can be used to describe or identify something
    descriptor; word form; signifier.
    • the inflected forms of a word can be represented by a stem and a list of inflections to be attached
  • noun a category of things distinguished by some common characteristic or quality
    sort; kind; variety.
    • sculpture is a form of art
    • what kinds of desserts are there?

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delivery

  • noun the act of delivering or distributing something (as goods or mail)
    bringing.
    • his reluctant delivery of bad news
  • noun the event of giving birth
    • she had a difficult delivery

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syndicate

  • noun a loose affiliation of gangsters in charge of organized criminal activities
    mob; family; crime syndicate.
  • noun an association of companies for some definite purpose
    consortium; pool.

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line

  • noun a formation of people or things one beside another
    • the line of soldiers advanced with their bayonets fixed
    • they were arrayed in line of battle
    • the cast stood in line for the curtain call
  • noun a mark that is long relative to its width
    • He drew a line on the chart

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union_army

  • noun the northern army during the American Civil War

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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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markaz-ud-dawa-wal-irshad

  • 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
    MDI.

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professional_organisation

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

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armed_services

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

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aarp

  • noun an association of people to promote the welfare of senior citizens
    Association for the Advancement of Retired Persons.

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industrial_union

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

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duet

  • noun two items of the same kind
    twosome; span; distich; couple; duo; twain; yoke; couplet; pair; brace; dyad; duad.
  • noun two performers or singers who perform together
    duette; duo.

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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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devise

  • noun a will disposing of real property
  • noun (law) a gift of real property by will

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dixiecrats

  • 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
    States' Rights Democratic Party.

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circus

  • noun a travelling company of entertainers; including trained animals
    • he ran away from home to join the circus
  • noun a performance given by a traveling company of acrobats, clowns, and trained animals
    • the children always love to go to the circus

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cio

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

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general

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

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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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file

  • noun a set of related records (either written or electronic) kept together
    data file.
  • noun a line of persons or things ranged one behind the other
    Indian file; single file.

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afl-cio

  • noun the largest federation of North American labor unions; formed in 1955
    American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations.

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constabulary

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

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personnel

  • noun group of people willing to obey orders
    force.
    • a public force is necessary to give security to the rights of citizens
  • noun the department responsible for hiring and training and placing employees and for setting policies for personnel management
    personnel department; personnel office; staff office.

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international_organization

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

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power

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

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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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farmer-labor_party

  • noun a former minor political party in the United States in the early 20th century

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aa

  • noun a dry form of lava resembling clinkers
  • noun an international organization that provides a support group for persons trying to overcome alcoholism
    Alcoholics Anonymous.

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sestet

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of five and one
    sixer; Captain Hicks; hexad; sise; VI; six; sextet; half a dozen; 6; sextuplet.
  • noun six performers or singers who perform together
    sextette; sextet.

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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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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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polity

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

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american_baptist_convention

  • noun an association of Northern Baptists
    Northern Baptist Convention.

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brotherhood

  • noun the kinship relation between a male offspring and the siblings
  • noun people engaged in a particular occupation
    sodality; fraternity.
    • the medical fraternity

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authorities

  • noun the organization that is the governing authority of a political unit
    regime; government.
    • the government reduced taxes
    • the matter was referred to higher authorities
  • noun the power or right to give orders or make decisions
    potency; 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

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poste_restante

  • noun the part of a post office that handles mail for persons who call for it
    general delivery.
  • noun a notation written on mail that is to be held at the post office until called for (not in the United States or Canada)

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brass

  • noun an alloy of copper and zinc
  • noun a wind instrument that consists of a brass tube (usually of variable length) that is blown by means of a cup-shaped or funnel-shaped mouthpiece
    brass instrument.

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pool

  • noun an excavation that is (usually) filled with water
  • noun a small lake
    pond.
    • the pond was too small for sailing

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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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financial_organization

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

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democratic-republican_party

  • noun a former major political party in the United States in the early 19th century; opposed the old Federalist party; favored a strict interpretation of the constitution in order to limit the powers of the federal government

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third_party

  • noun someone other than the principals who are involved in a transaction
  • noun a political party organized in opposition to the major parties in a two-party system

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international

  • adjective concerning or belonging to all or at least two or more nations
    • international affairs
    • an international agreement
    • international waters
  • noun any of several international socialist organizations

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fire_company

  • noun a private or temporary organization of individuals equipped to fight fires
    fire brigade.

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