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  • 41step in — intervene, interfere …

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  • 42intervener — intervene ► VERB 1) come between so as to prevent or alter the result or course of events. 2) (usu. as adj. intervening) occur or be between or among. DERIVATIVES intervener (also intervenor) noun. ORIGIN Latin intervenire come between …

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  • 43intervenor — intervene ► VERB 1) come between so as to prevent or alter the result or course of events. 2) (usu. as adj. intervening) occur or be between or among. DERIVATIVES intervener (also intervenor) noun. ORIGIN Latin intervenire come between …

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  • 44Intervention (law) — In law, intervention is a procedure to allow nonparties to join ongoing litigation, either as a matter of right or at the discretion of the court, without the permission of the original litigants. The basic rationale for intervention is that a… …

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  • 45china — /chuy neuh/, n. 1. a translucent ceramic material, biscuit fired at a high temperature, its glaze fired at a low temperature. 2. any porcelain ware. 3. plates, cups, saucers, etc., collectively. 4. figurines made of porcelain or ceramic material …

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  • 46China — /chuy neuh/, n. 1. People s Republic of, a country in E Asia. 1,221,591,778; 3,691,502 sq. mi. (9,560,990 sq. km). Cap.: Beijing. 2. Republic of. Also called Nationalist China. a republic consisting mainly of the island of Taiwan off the SE coast …

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  • 47Korean War — Part of the Cold War …

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  • 48international relations — a branch of political science dealing with the relations between nations. [1970 75] * * * Study of the relations of states with each other and with international organizations and certain subnational entities (e.g., bureaucracies and political… …

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  • 49step in — verb 1. get involved, so as to alter or hinder an action, or through force or threat of force (Freq. 2) Why did the U.S. not intervene earlier in WW II? • Syn: ↑intervene, ↑interfere, ↑interpose • Derivationally related forms: ↑interference …

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  • 501947–1948 Civil War in Mandatory Palestine — Infobox Military Conflict conflict=Civil War in Palestine (1947 1948) partof=the 1948 Palestine war date=30 November 1947 14 May 1948 place=British Mandate of Palestine caption=Jewish soldiers defending Katamon, Jerusalem. result=1948 Palestinian …

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  • 51Germany — /jerr meuh nee/, n. a republic in central Europe: after World War II divided into four zones, British, French, U.S., and Soviet, and in 1949 into East Germany and West Germany; East and West Germany were reunited in 1990. 84,068,216; 137,852 sq.… …

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  • 52Humanitarian intervention — Since 2002, the European Union has intervened abroad sixteen times in three different continents under the doctrine of humanitarian intervention. Humanitarian intervention refers to a state using military force against another state when the… …

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  • 53Croatian War of Independence — Part of the Yugoslav Wars …

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  • 54Italy — /it l ee/, n. a republic in S Europe, comprising a peninsula S of the Alps, and Sicily, Sardinia, Elba, and other smaller islands: a kingdom 1870 1946. 57,534,088; 116,294 sq. mi. (301,200 sq. km). Cap.: Rome. Italian, Italia. * * * Italy… …

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  • 55Montreal Institute for Genocide and Human Rights Studies — The Montreal Institute for Genocide and Human Rights Studies (MIGS) is a research institute based at Concordia University in Montreal, Canada. It was founded in 1986 by members of the departments of History and Sociology/Anthropology. Well known… …

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  • 56Italian unification — (Italian: il Risorgimento , or The Resurgence ) was the political and social movement that unified different states of the Italian peninsula into the single state of Italy in the 19th century.There is a lack of consensus on the exact dates for… …

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  • 57Twelve leverage points — This article is about leverage points related to System Dynamics. For other uses, see Center of gravity (military). The twelve leverage points to intervene in a system were proposed by Donella Meadows, a scientist and system analyst focused on… …

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  • 58Bystander effect — The bystander effect (also known as bystander apathy, Genovese syndrome, diffused responsibility or bystander intervention) is a psychological phenomenon in which someone is less likely to intervene in an emergency situation when other people are …

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  • 59Cold War — For other uses, see Cold War (disambiguation). United States President …

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  • 60Terri Schiavo — Infobox Person name = Terri Schiavo caption = Terri Schiavo in hospice with her mother on August 11, 2001 birth date = birth date|1963|12|3|mf=y birth place = Lower Moreland Township, Pennsylvania death date = death date and… …

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