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  • 121Francois-Joachim-Pierre de Bernis —     François Joachim Pierre de Bernis     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► François Joachim Pierre de Bernis     A French Cardinal and statesman, b. 1715 at Saint Marcel d Ardèche; d. at Rome, 1794. The Bernis family possessed many titles of nobility… …

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  • 122Magnus Felix Ennodius —     Magnus Felix Ennodius     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Magnus Felix Ennodius     Rhetorician and bishop, b. probably at Arles, in Southern Gaul, in 474; d. at Pavia, Italy, 17 July, 521. When quite young he went to Pavia, where he was educated,… …

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  • 123Honorius III —     Pope Honorius III     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Pope Honorius III     (Cencio Savelli)     Born at Rome, date of birth unknown; died at Rome, 18 March, 1227. For a time he was canon at the church of Santa Maria Maggiore, then he became papal… …

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  • 124Pope Honorius III —     Pope Honorius III     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Pope Honorius III     (Cencio Savelli)     Born at Rome, date of birth unknown; died at Rome, 18 March, 1227. For a time he was canon at the church of Santa Maria Maggiore, then he became papal… …

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  • 125Religious Song —     Religious Song     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Religious Song     (Sacred Song)     Religious song is the general designation given to the numerous poetical and musical creations which have come into existence in the course of time and are used …

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  • 126Religious Toleration —     Religious Toleration     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Religious Toleration     Toleration in general signifies patient forbearance in the presence of an evil which one is unable or unwilling to prevent. By religious toleration is understood the… …

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  • 127abortion — abor·tion /ə bȯr shən/ n 1: the termination of a pregnancy after, accompanied by, or closely followed by the death of the embryo or fetus; esp: the medical procedure of inducing expulsion of a human fetus to terminate a pregnancy 2: the crime of …

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  • 128adjudication — I noun act of judgment, adjudgment, arbitrage, arbitrament, arbitration, authoritative decision, award, conclusion, decision, declaration, decree, deliberate determination, determination, determination of issues, disposition, edict, final… …

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  • 129burden of proof — bur·den of proof: the responsibility of producing sufficient evidence in support of a fact or issue and favorably persuading the trier of fact (as a judge or jury) regarding that fact or issue the burden of proof is sometimes upon the defendant… …

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  • 130disability — dis·abil·i·ty n pl ties 1: inability to pursue an occupation because of a physical or mental impairment; specif: inability to engage in any substantial gainful activity because of a medically determinable physical or mental impairment that can be …

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  • 131impotence — I noun debilitation, debility, defenselessness, failure, feebleness, forcelessness, helplessness, imbecillitas, impotency, impuissance, inability, inadequacy, incapability, incapacitation, incapacity, incompetence, incompetency, ineffectiveness,… …

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  • 132incapacity — in·ca·pac·i·ty /ˌin kə pa sə tē/ n pl ties 1: the quality or state of being incapable; esp: lack of legal qualifications due to age or mental condition compare capacity 2: the inability of an injured worker to perform the duties required in a job …

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  • 133incompetent — in·com·pe·tent 1 /in käm pə tənt/ adj 1: not legally qualified: as a: lacking legal capacity (as because of age or mental deficiency) b: incapable due to mental or physical condition compare competent c …

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  • 134insanity — in·san·i·ty n 1: unsoundness of mind or lack of the ability to understand that prevents one from having the mental capacity required by law to enter into a particular relationship, status, or transaction or that releases one from criminal or… …

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  • 135personal representative — n: one recognized as the representative of another party or his or her interests; specif: an executor or administrator who may bring or be subject to an action or proceeding for or against a deceased person and his or her estate when a person who …

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  • 136substitution — sub·sti·tu·tion /ˌsəb stə tü shən, tyü / n: the substituting of one person or thing for another: as a in the civil law of Louisiana: a disposition not in trust by which a donee, heir, or legatee is charged to hold property transferred and return… …

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  • 137ward — / wȯrd/ n 1: a division of a city for representative, electoral, or administrative purposes 2 a: a person who by reason of incapacity (as minority or incompetency) is under the control of a guardian b: a person who by reason of incapacity is… …

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  • 138disqualification — noun /dɪsˌkwɒləfɪˈkeɪʃn,dɪsˌkwɑːləfɪˈkeɪʃn/ a) The act of disqualifying, or state of being disqualified; want of qualification; incompetency; disability; as, the disqualification of men for holding certain offices. b) That which disqualifies;… …

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  • 139Aortic insufficiency (regurgitation) — Sloshing of blood back down from the aorta into the left ventricle of the heart due to incompetency of the aortic valve …

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  • 140Insufficiency, aortic — Sloshing of blood back down from the aorta into the left ventricle of the heart due to incompetency of the aortic valve. Also called aortic regurgitation …

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