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  • 61 Springer — Spring er (spr[i^]ng [ e]r), n. 1. One who, or that which, springs; specifically, one who rouses game. [1913 Webster] 2. A young plant. [Obs.] Evelyn. [1913 Webster] 3. (Arch.) (a) The impost, or point at which an arch rests upon its support, and …

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  • 62 Column — For other uses, see Column (disambiguation). National Capitol Columns at the United States National Arboretum in Washington, D.C …

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  • 63 Tax — Taxation An aspect of fiscal policy …

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  • 64 Handicapping — For handicap as it refers to disabled persons, see Disability. For the evolutionary theory proposed by Israeli biologist Amotz Zahavi, see Handicap principle. Handicapping, in sport and games, is the practice of assigning advantage through… …

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  • 65 Law of value — The law of value is a concept in Karl Marx s critique of political economy. Most generally, it refers to a regulative principle of the economic exchange of the products of human work: the relative exchange values of those products in trade,… …

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  • 66 Kämpfer (Architektur) — Der Kämpfer (4) überträgt die Last des Bogens auf die Wände Der Kämpfer oder Impost ist der oberste Teil des Widerlagers eines Bogens oder Gewölbes. Kämpfer (lateinisch incumba) nennt man ursprünglich jeden besonderen, aus der Mauer… …

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  • 67 United States — a republic in the N Western Hemisphere comprising 48 conterminous states, the District of Columbia, and Alaska in North America, and Hawaii in the N Pacific. 267,954,767; conterminous United States, 3,022,387 sq. mi. (7,827,982 sq. km); with… …

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  • 68 Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo — ▪ Primary Source       This agreement ended the war between the United States and Mexico. It was signed on February 2, 1848, at Villa de Guadalupe Hidalgo. By its terms, the United States paid Mexico $15 million for more than 525,000 square miles …

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  • 69 Arch — • A structure composed of separate pieces, such as stone or bricks, having the shape of truncated wedges, arranged on a curved line so as to retain their position by mutual pressure Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Arch     Arch …

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  • 70 assess — as·sess /ə ses/ vt 1: to determine the rate or amount of (as a tax) 2 a: to impose (as a tax) according to an established rate b: to subject to a tax, charge, or levy each property owner was assess ed an additional five dollars 3 …

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  • 71 excise — ex·cise / ek ˌsīz, ˌsīs/ n 1: a tax levied on the manufacture, sale, or consumption of a commodity compare income tax, property tax 2: any of various taxes on privileges often assessed in the form of a license or other fee see also …

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  • 72 impôt — (in pó ; le t ne se lie pas dans le parler ordinaire ; au pluriel, l s se lie : des im pô z excessifs) s. m. 1°   Nom qui ne se donnait autrefois qu aux levées passagères des deniers que le gouvernement imposait pour les besoins de l État.… …

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  • 73 duty — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Requisite service Nouns 1. duty, moral obligation, accountability, liability, onus, responsibility; bounden duty; call of duty; allegiance, fealty, tie; engagement, promise; part, function, calling,… …

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  • 74 price — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Something demanded in exchange Nouns 1. price, amount, cost, expense, prime cost, charge, figure, demand; fare, hire, bill, tab, rental; overhead, carrying charge or cost; rent charge, rackrent,… …

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  • 75 tariff — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. duty, customs, impost; price list; price, cost. See payment. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. duty, rate, charge; see tax 1 . III (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) n. tax, import tax, charge, toll, excise, assessment …

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  • 76 imposture — (n.) act of willfully deceiving others, 1530s, from M.Fr. imposture, from L.L. impostura, from impostus (see IMPOST (Cf. impost)) …

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  • 77 springer — /ˈsprɪŋə/ (say springuh) noun 1. someone or something that springs. 2. a springer spaniel. 3. Architecture the impost of an arch, or the bottom stone of an arch resting upon the impost. 4. (plural springer or springers) a sea fish, Mugil… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 78 tax — [n1] charge levied by government on property, income assessment, bite*, brokerage, capitation, contribution, cost, custom, dues, duty, excise, expense, fine, giveaway*, imposition, impost, levy, obligation, pork barrel*, price, rate, salvage,… …

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  • 79 surcharge — I An overcharge; an exaction, impost, or encumbrance beyond what is just and right, or beyond one s authority or power. Term may. also refer to a second or further mortgage. The amount with which a court may charge a fiduciary who has breached… …

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  • 80 spring — [spriŋ] vi. sprang or sprung, sprung, springing [ME springen < OE springan, akin to Du & Ger springen < IE * sprenĝh , to move quickly (< base * sper , to jerk) > Sans spṛhayati, (he) strives for] 1. to move suddenly and rapidly;… …

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