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  • 41images of society — In the Sociological Review for 1966, the British sociologist published an article on ‘Sources of Variation in Working Class Images of Society’, in which he drew together the findings from a range of existing studies of social imagery, voting… …

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  • 42deferentially — adverb 1. in a servile manner he always acts so deferentially around his supervisor • Syn: ↑submissively • Derived from adjective: ↑submissive (for: ↑submissively), ↑deferential …

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  • 43Comparison of Canadian and United States governments — Though there are many similarities between the politics of Canada and the politics of the United States, there are also important differences. Many of the differences and similarities have formed the foundation for debates in the nineteenth,… …

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  • 44Public relations preparations for 2003 invasion of Iraq — This article is about the 2003 Invasion of Iraq. For more information on this particular part of the topic, see Support and opposition for the 2003 invasion of Iraq. The Rendon Group, a Washington, DC based public relations firm with close ties… …

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  • 45Deference — For the legal doctrine, see Judicial deference. Not to be confused with Difference. Submission redirects here. For other uses, see Submission (disambiguation). Deferential redirects here. It is not to be confused with Differential. Deference… …

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  • 46Social class in Cambodia — Social strata in precommunist Cambodia may be viewed as constituting a spectrum, with an elite group or upper class at one end and a lower class consisting of rural peasants and unskilled urban workers at the other end. The elite group was… …

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  • 47Christensen v. Harris County — Supreme Court of the United States Argued February 23, 2000 Decided Ma …

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  • 48ancient Greek civilization — ▪ historical region, Eurasia Introduction       the period following Mycenaean civilization, which ended in about 1200 BC, to the death of Alexander the Great, in 323 BC. It was a period of political, philosophical, artistic, and scientific… …

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  • 49Javanese language —       member of the Western, or Indonesian, branch of the Austronesian (Austronesian languages) (Malayo Polynesian) language family, spoken as a native language by more than 68 million persons living primarily on the island of Java. The largest… …

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  • 50Honour — • May be defined as the deferential recognition by word or sign of another s worth or station Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Honour     Honour      …

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  • 51Cook v. Gates — Thomas Cook v. Robert Gates Court United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit Full case name Thomas Cook at al., Plaintiffs, v. Robert Gates, et al., Defendants. Date decided July 9, 200 …

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  • 52Doe subpoena — A Doe subpoena is a subpoena that seeks the identity of an unknown defendant to a lawsuit. Most jurisdictions permit a plaintiff who does not yet know a defendant s identity to file suit against John Doe and then use the tools of the discovery… …

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  • 53Matthew B. Durrant — Associate Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the State of Utah Incumbent Assumed office January, 2000 Justice Matthew B. Durrant is the Associate Chief Justice of the Utah Supreme Court. He is a graduate of both Brigham Young University and… …

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  • 54Ornelas v. United States — Supreme Court of the United States Argued March 26, 1996 Decided May 28, 199 …

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  • 55humble — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. lowly, unassuming, modest (see humility); poor, obscure, paltry, mean. v. t. abase, shame, humiliate. See modesty, obscurity, piety. II (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Meek] Syn. lowly, submissive, gentle,… …

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  • 56obsequious — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. abject, fawning, sycophantic, cringing, servile, truckling, compliant. See servility, respect. Ant., dominant. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. docile, submissive, cringing, slavish, sycophantic,… …

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  • 57obeisant — I (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) a. deferential, respecting, reverent, servile, worshipping, obsequious. ANT.: disrespectful, irreverent, insolent II (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Marked by courteous submission or respect: deferential, duteous,… …

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  • 58deference — def|er|ence [ˈdefərəns] n [U] formal polite behaviour that shows that you respect someone and are therefore willing to accept their opinions or judgment deference to ▪ Lewis was annoyed that Adam did not show enough respect and deference to him.… …

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  • 59Uncle Tom — Un′cle Tom′ n. usage: This term is used with disparaging intent and is perceived as highly insulting. Though usually used of a black person, it occasionally refers to a person of any race who exhibits overly deferential behavior, esp. a female.… …

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  • 60respect — /rəˈspɛkt / (say ruh spekt) noun 1. esteem or deferential regard felt or shown. 2. the condition of being esteemed or honoured. 3. (plural) deferential, respectful, or friendly compliments, as paid by making a call on a person or otherwise: to… …

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