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  • 1 life-and-death — life′ and death′ also life or death adj. involving possible loss of life; mortal; crucially important: a life and death struggle[/ex] • Etymology: 1680–90 …

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  • 2 life-and-death — /luyf euhn deth /, adj. ending with the death or possible death of one of the participants; crucially important: The cobra was engaged in a life and death struggle with the mongoose. Also, life or death. [1680 90] * * * …

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  • 3 life-and-death — adjective vitally important a life and death struggle • Syn: ↑life or death • Similar to: ↑crucial, ↑important …

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  • 4 Life and death — is a fundamental concept in the game of Go, where the status of a distinct group of stones is determined as either being alive , and may remain on the board, or dead, where the group will be lost as captured . The basic idea can be simply but… …

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  • 5 life-and-death — adj. Life and death is used with these nouns: ↑decision, ↑situation, ↑struggle …

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  • 6 life-or-death — adjective vitally important a life and death struggle • Syn: ↑life and death • Similar to: ↑crucial, ↑important …

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  • 7 Life and Fate — infobox Book | name = Life and Fate title orig = translator = author = Vasily Grossman illustrator = cover artist = country = U.S.S.R. language = Russian series = genre = publisher = release date = media type = pages = isbn = preceded by =… …

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  • 8 Life and work of Ludwig van Beethoven — This is a detailed account of the life and work of Ludwig van Beethoven. For more on this composer, see the main article Ludwig van Beethoven for his family see Van Beethoven Family. Role of Musical Biography It is common for listeners to… …

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  • 9 RELIGIOUS LIFE AND COMMUNITIES — Jews UNDER OTTOMAN RULE The Jews of the pre Zionist old yishuv, both sephardim (from the Orient) and ashkenazim (of European origin), dedicated their lives to the fulfillment of religious precepts: the study of the torah and the meticulous… …

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  • 10 POLITICAL LIFE AND PARTIES — Introduction It was largely due to the existence of the pre state political parties, which had conducted intensive political activities for almost half a century within the framework of the yishuv , under the British Mandate for Palestine, that… …

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  • 11 Early life and military career of John McCain — The early life and military career of John Sidney McCain III spans forty five years (1936 ndash;1981). McCain s father and grandfather were admirals in the United States Navy. McCain was born in the Panama Canal Zone, and attended many schools… …

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  • 12 life — n. (pl. lives) 1 the condition which distinguishes active animals and plants from inorganic matter, including the capacity for growth, functional activity, and continual change preceding death. 2 a living things and their activity (insect life;… …

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  • 13 struggle — I n. 1) to carry on, put up, wage a struggle 2) a bitter, desperate, fierce, frantic, violent; ceaseless, unending, unrelenting; internecine; life and death struggle 3) the class struggle 4) a struggle against, with; for (a struggle against… …

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  • 14 Death and the King's Horseman — Written by Wole Soyinka Characters Elesin Olunde Iyaloja Simon Pilkings Jane Pilkings Amusa Date premiered March 1, 1975 (1975 03 01) …

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  • 15 death — W1S1 [deθ] n [: Old English;] 1.) a) [U] the end of the life of a person or animal ≠ ↑birth death of ▪ The death of his mother came as a tremendous shock. ▪ Cancer is the leading cause of death in women. ▪ How Danielle …

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  • 16 death — /deth/, n. 1. the act of dying; the end of life; the total and permanent cessation of all the vital functions of an organism. Cf. brain death. 2. an instance of this: a death in the family; letters published after his death. 3. the state of being …

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  • 17 struggle — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 fight ADJECTIVE ▪ epic, great, life and death, titanic ▪ bitter, desperate, fierce, heroic, violent …

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  • 18 death rite — ▪ anthropology Introduction       any of the ceremonial acts or customs employed at the time of death and burial.       Throughout history and in every human society, the disposal of the dead has been given special significance. The practice was… …

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  • 19 death — [[t]de̱θ[/t]] ♦♦ deaths 1) N VAR Death is the permanent end of the life of a person or animal. 1.5 million people are in immediate danger of death from starvation. ...the thirtieth anniversary of her death... The report mentions the death of 18… …

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  • 20 Death of a Dissident — Cover of the book Death of a Dissident: The Poisoning of Alexander Litvinenko and the Return of the KGB is a book written by Alexander Goldfarb and Marina Litvinenko about the life and death of her husband, former FSB officer, and double agent… …

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