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  • 1Strength — Strength, n. [OE. strengthe, AS. streng[eth]u, fr. strang strong. See {Strong}.] 1. The quality or state of being strong; ability to do or to bear; capacity for exertion or endurance, whether physical, intellectual, or moral; force; vigor; power; …

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  • 2LEGAL AND JUDICIAL SYSTEM — UNDER THE OTTOMAN EMPIRE (1876–1917) Judiciary Throughout the period from the promulgation of the Ottoman Constitution of 1876 until the present time there have been both secular and religious courts exercising jurisdiction in the territory of… …

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  • 3force — 1 n 1: a cause of motion, activity, or change intervening force: a force that acts after another s negligent act or omission has occurred and that causes injury to another: intervening cause at cause irresistible force: an unforeseeable event esp …

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  • 4force — n 1 *power, energy, strength, might, puissance Analogous words: *stress, strain, pressure, tension: *speed, velocity, momentum, impetus, headway 2 Force, violence, compulsion, coercion, duress, constraint, restraint denote the exercise or the… …

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  • 5strength — [streŋkth, streŋth; ] often [ strenth] n. [ME strengthe < OE strengthu < * strang ithu: see STRONG & TH1] 1. the state or quality of being strong; force; power; vigor 2. the power to resist strain, stress, etc.; toughness; durability 3. the …

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  • 6force majeure — force ma·jeure / fȯrs ma zhər, mȧ zhœ̅r/ n [French, superior force] 1: superior or insuperable force 2: an event (as war, labor strike, or extreme weather) or effect that cannot be reasonably anticipated or controlled: fortuitous event compare …

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  • 7strength — I noun brawn, cogency, concentration, durability, efficacy, emphasis, endurance, energy, fervor, firmness, force, hardiness, health, impregnability, intensity, main, mainstay, might, mightiness, muscle, opes, potency, power, proof, puissance,… …

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  • 8force majeure — force ma|jeure [ ,fɔrs ma ʒɜr ] noun uncount 1. ) LEGAL an unexpected event that stops you from doing something you promised to do in a contract 2. ) greater strength or power …

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  • 9Legal status of Salvia divinorum — ] In such places where Salvia divinorum legislation exists, it varies in its prohibitive degree from country to country. Australia has imposed its strictest Schedule 9 (US Schedule I equivalent) classification for example, and Italy has also… …

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  • 10strength — noun (plural strengths) Etymology: Middle English strengthe, from Old English strengthu; akin to Old High German strengi strong more at strong Date: before 12th century 1. the quality or state of being strong ; capacity for exertion or endurance… …

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  • 11force — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 physical strength, power or violence ADJECTIVE ▪ considerable, great, terrible, tremendous ▪ full, maximum ▪ brute …

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  • 12force — Power, violence, compulsion, or constraint exerted upon or against a person or thing. Landry v. Daley, D.C.I11., 280 F.Supp. 938, 954. Power dynamically considered, that is, in motion or in action; constraining power, compulsion; strength… …

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  • 13force — Power, violence, compulsion, or constraint exerted upon or against a person or thing. Landry v. Daley, D.C.I11., 280 F.Supp. 938, 954. Power dynamically considered, that is, in motion or in action; constraining power, compulsion; strength… …

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  • 14force majeure — UK [ˌfɔː(r)s mæˈʒɜː(r)] / US [ˌfɔrs mɑˈʒɜr] noun [uncountable] 1) legal an unexpected event that stops you doing something that you promised to do in a contract 2) greater strength or power …

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  • 15On the strength of — Strength Strength, n. [OE. strengthe, AS. streng[eth]u, fr. strang strong. See {Strong}.] 1. The quality or state of being strong; ability to do or to bear; capacity for exertion or endurance, whether physical, intellectual, or moral; force;… …

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  • 16Upon the strength of — Strength Strength, n. [OE. strengthe, AS. streng[eth]u, fr. strang strong. See {Strong}.] 1. The quality or state of being strong; ability to do or to bear; capacity for exertion or endurance, whether physical, intellectual, or moral; force;… …

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  • 17Australian Defence Force — Australian Defence Force …

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  • 18Courts and Legal Services Act 1990 — Courts and Legal Services Act, 1990 Parliament of the United Kingdom Long title An Act to make provision with respect to the procedure in, and allocation of business between, the High Court and other courts; to make provision with respect to… …

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  • 19New South Wales Police Force — Crest …

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  • 20Public Security Police Force of Macau — Public Security Police Force Corpo de Policia de Segurança Pública de Macau 澳門保安警察局 Agency overview Formed March 14, 1691 Legal personality Governmental: Government agency …

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