adverb see tendentious

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • tendentiously — tendentious ► ADJECTIVE ▪ calculated to promote a particular cause or point of view. DERIVATIVES tendentiously adverb tendentiousness noun. ORIGIN suggested by German tendenziös …   English terms dictionary

  • tendentiously — adverb in a tendentious manner the paper reported rather tendentiously on the war atrocities • Derived from adjective: ↑tendentious …   Useful english dictionary

  • tendentiously — See tendentious. * * * …   Universalium

  • tendentiously — adverb In a tendentious manner …   Wiktionary

  • tendentiously — adv. in a tendentious manner, with a clear tendency, with a definite purpose …   English contemporary dictionary

  • tendentiously — ten·den·tious·ly …   English syllables

  • tendentious — tendentiously, adv. tendentiousness, n. /ten den sheuhs/, adj. having or showing a definite tendency, bias, or purpose: a tendentious novel. Also, tendencious, tendential /ten den sheuhl/. [1895 1900; < ML tendenti(a) TENDENCY + OUS] * * * …   Universalium

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  • tendentious — adjective Date: 1900 marked by a tendency in favor of a particular point of view ; biased • tendentiously adverb • tendentiousness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Commercialization of traditional medicines — Biopiracy is a negative term for the appropriation, generally by means of patents, of legal rights over indigenous knowledge particularly indigenous biomedical knowledge without compensation to the indigenous groups who originally developed such… …   Wikipedia

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