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  • 121fishing for compliments — seeking praise …

    Dictionary of ichthyology

  • 122-petal — Seeking; movement toward the part indicated by the main portion of the word. [L. peto, to seek, strive for] * * * [L. petere to seek] a word termination meaning directed or moving toward, the point of reference being indicated by the word stem to …

    Medical dictionary

  • 123Shopping — Seeking to obtain the best bid or offer available by calling a number of dealers and/or brokers. The New York Times Financial Glossary * * * shopping shop‧ping [ˈʆɒpɪŋ ǁ ˈʆɑː ] noun [uncountable] COMMERCE the activity of going to shops to buy… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 124shopping — Seeking to obtain the best bid or offer available by calling a number of dealers and/or brokers. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary * * * shopping shop‧ping [ˈʆɒpɪŋ ǁ ˈʆɑː ] noun [uncountable] COMMERCE the activity of going to shops to buy things: •… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 125Asset Stripping —    Seeking a profit by buying a company, often when the market price is below the value of the assets, and then selling off all or some of the assets …

    Financial and business terms

  • 126finding one's way — seeking a path, looking for a direction …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 127cottaging —    seeking a male homosexual partner in a public urinal    Cottage is a slang name for urinal:     The Tea Room Trade they call it in America; in England, Cottaging. (Fry, 1991) …

    How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • 128mainstreaming —    seeking to favour chosen categories of person    The intention is to give preference to the interests of those other than white males unfairly, especially in employment and promotion (according to critics), or to give others their rightful… …

    How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • 129on the make —    seeking a sexual relationship    Literally, overly ambitious or greedy in an impatient way. Of either sex:     Once in a while... a man and a woman talk without dragging bedrooms into it. This could be it, or she could just think I was on the… …

    How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • 130on the pull —    seeking an individual sexual partner    You seek individual company in the society of others, if nothing more:     She wasn t on the pull that night and, even if she had been, any public profile was too low to grace her boudoir. (Blacker,… …

    How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • 131phoenix —    seeking to avoid the payment of liabilities    Usually in the phrase phoenix company which, like the fabulous bird, arises from the ashes of a receivership or liquidation with a different name but the same proprietor(s), the same assets, and a …

    How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • 132quaestuary — Seeking money or trying to make money …

    Grandiloquent dictionary

  • 133impeachment of public officer — Seeking the removal of a public officer upon charges, formally made, of the commission of a crime or of official misconduct or neglect. Technically, the adoption of articles of impeachment upon inquiry by the lower house of Congress or the… …

    Ballentine's law dictionary

  • 134solicitation of business — Seeking orders for goods or services. A matter considered in determining whether a corporation is within the purview of statutes relative to foreign corporations transacting business in the state. 36 Am J2d For Corp § 246. An unethical practice… …

    Ballentine's law dictionary

  • 135United 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… …

    Universalium

  • 136Germany — /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.… …

    Universalium

  • 137Abderraouf Jdey — Infobox Person name =Abderraouf Jdey image size =150x200px caption =Photo Found Alongside Suicide Note birth date =May 30, 1965 birth place =Tunisia death date = death place = occupation = spouse = parents = children =A Canadian citizen,Canadian… …

    Wikipedia

  • 138international 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… …

    Universalium

  • 139literature — /lit euhr euh cheuhr, choor , li treuh /, n. 1. writings in which expression and form, in connection with ideas of permanent and universal interest, are characteristic or essential features, as poetry, novels, history, biography, and essays. 2.… …

    Universalium

  • 140Complete results of the Canadian federal election, 2004 — This is a seat by seat list of candidates in the 2004 Canadian election. For more information about the election see Canadian federal election, 2004. Contents 1 2004 federal redistribution 2 Candidates and ridings 2.1 Newfoundland and Labrador …

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