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  • 1 district attorney — ➔ attorney * * * district attorney UK US noun [C] (ABBREVIATION D.A.) ► LAW in the US, a lawyer who is chosen to represent the government of a particular district (= local area or state), and whose duties include deciding whether a crime should… …

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  • 2 district attorney — ► NOUN ▪ (in the US) a public official who acts as prosecutor for the state or the federal government in court in a particular district …

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  • 3 district nurse — ► NOUN ▪ (in the UK) a nurse who treats patients in their homes, operating within a particular district …

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  • 4 district check — noun 1. a. : a plaid or a fabric design in checks that is peculiar to or presumed to be special to the dress of a Scottish district b. : an imitation or variation of such a design 2. : a fabric with a district check * * * district check, a plaid… …

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  • 5 district attorney — noun (in the US) a public official who acts as prosecutor for the state in a particular district …

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  • 6 district nurse — noun (in the UK) a nurse who visits and treats patients in their homes, operating within a particular district …

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  • 7 district allowance — /ˈdɪstrɪkt əlaʊəns/ (say distrikt uhlowuhns) noun an allowance paid above the usual rate of pay as compensation for hardships arising from working in a particular district, as isolation, heat, etc. Also, zone allowance …

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  • 8 district — dis·trict n: a territorial division (as of a nation, state, county, or city) for administrative, judicial, electoral, or other purposes: as a: an administrative unit esp. of a town or city established for the performance of a special governmental …

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  • 9 District planning in India — District Planning is the process of preparing an integrated plan for the local government sector in a district taking into account the resources (natural, human and financial) available and covering the sectoral activities and schemes assigned to …

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  • 10 District Courts of New Zealand — Established 1893 Jurisdiction New Zealand …

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  • 11 district court — n often cap D&C: a trial court having general or limited jurisdiction in a judicial district: as a: one of the federal trial courts sitting in a federal district b: a trial court within a state court system see also the judicial system in the… …

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  • 12 district court — noun count a court in the U.S. that deals with cases in a particular national or state district …

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  • 13 district attorney — district at torney n a lawyer in the US who works for the government in a particular area and who is responsible for bringing people who may be criminals to court …

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  • 14 district council — n BrE a group of people elected to organize local services such as education, health services etc in a particular area …

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  • 15 district — ► NOUN 1) an area of a town or region, especially one regarded as a unit because of a particular characteristic. 2) Brit. a division of a county or region that elects its own councillors. ORIGIN Latin districtus (territory of) jurisdiction , from …

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  • 16 District of Columbia home rule — The United States Congress has ultimate authority over the District …

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  • 17 District of Columbia Financial Control Board — The District of Columbia Financial Control Board (officially the District of Columbia Financial Responsibility and Management Assistance Authority) was a five member body established by the United States Congress in 1995 to oversee the finances… …

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  • 18 District Superintendent (Methodism) — Part of a series on Methodism John Wesley …

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  • 19 District — For other uses, see District (disambiguation). Districts are a type of administrative division, in some countries managed by a local government. They vary greatly in size, spanning entire regions or counties, several municipalities, or… …

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  • 20 District of Columbia voting rights — Satellite view of the District of Columbia in relation to the states of Maryland and Virginia. Voting rights of citizens in the District of Columbia differ from those of United States citizens in each of the fifty states. District of Columbia… …

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