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  • 1 abstraction — n. 1. Separation, disconnection, disjunction, isolation, partial view, consideration without completeness, severing from context, ignoring of relations, blindness to the proper whole. 2. Preoccupation, inattention, revery, musing, muse, absence,… …

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  • 2 Australia — /aw strayl yeuh/, n. 1. a continent SE of Asia, between the Indian and the Pacific oceans. 18,438,824; 2,948,366 sq. mi. (7,636,270 sq. km). 2. Commonwealth of, a member of the Commonwealth of Nations, consisting of the federated states and… …

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  • 3 ADOPTION — ADOPTION, taking another s child as one s own. Alleged Cases of Adoption in the Bible The evidence for adoption in the Bible is so equivocal that some have denied it was practiced in the biblical period. (A) GENESIS 15:2–3. Being childless, Abram …

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  • 4 ECONOMIC AFFAIRS — THE PRE MANDATE (LATE OTTOMAN) PERIOD Geography and Borders In September 1923 a new political entity was formally recognized by the international community. Palestine, or Ereẓ Israel as Jews have continued to refer to it for 2,000 years,… …

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  • 5 YIDDISH LITERATURE — This articles is arranged according to the following outline: introduction UNTIL THE END OF THE 18TH CENTURY the bible in yiddish literature epic homiletic prose drama liturgy ethical literature Historical Songs and Writings transcriptions of… …

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  • 6 Europe, history of — Introduction       history of European peoples and cultures from prehistoric times to the present. Europe is a more ambiguous term than most geographic expressions. Its etymology is doubtful, as is the physical extent of the area it designates.… …

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  • 7 Conditional preservation of the saints — The Five Articles of Remonstrance Conditional election Unlimited atonement Total depravity …

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  • 8 Dmitry Merezhkovsky — For his brother, a Russian biologist, see Konstantin Mereschkowski. Born Dmitry Sergeyevich Merezhkovsky 2 August 1865(1865 08 02) St Petersburg, Russia Died 9 December 1941( …

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  • 9 MIXED MARRIAGE, INTERMARRIAGE — The terms intermarriage and mixed marriage are used interchangeably. Intermarriage in the present context is defined as a marriage where one partner professes a religion different from that of his spouse. Marriages in which a partner has… …

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  • 10 Zbigniew Brzezinski — 10th United States National Security Advisor In office January 20, 1977 – January 20, 1981 President Jimmy Carter …

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  • 11 Definitions of terrorism — Terrorism Definitions · Counter terrorism International conventions Anti terrorism legislation Terrorism insurance …

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  • 12 Troilus — [ Etruscan fresco, Tomb of the Bulls, Tarquinia, c540 530BC.] Troilus (also Troilos, Troylus) (Ancient Greek: Τρωίλος, Troïlos, Latin: Troilus) is a legendary character associated with the story of the Trojan War. The first surviving reference to …

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  • 13 Martin Broszat — Born August 14, 1926(1926 08 14) Leipzig, Germany Died October 14, 1989(1989 10 14) (aged 63) Munich, Germany Nationality German Occupation …

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  • 14 Hinduism — /hin dooh iz euhm/, n. the common religion of India, based upon the religion of the original Aryan settlers as expounded and evolved in the Vedas, the Upanishads, the Bhagavad Gita, etc., having an extremely diversified character with many… …

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  • 15 religion — religionless, adj. /ri lij euhn/, n. 1. a set of beliefs concerning the cause, nature, and purpose of the universe, esp. when considered as the creation of a superhuman agency or agencies, usually involving devotional and ritual observances, and… …

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  • 16 AGUNAH — (Heb. עֲגוּנָה; lit. tied, cf. Ruth 1:13), married woman who for whatsoever reason is separated from her husband and cannot remarry, either because she cannot obtain a divorce from him (see divorce ), or because it is unknown whether he is still… …

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  • 17 Life Sciences — ▪ 2009 Introduction Zoology       In 2008 several zoological studies provided new insights into how species life history traits (such as the timing of reproduction or the length of life of adult individuals) are derived in part as responses to… …

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  • 18 Interpersonal relationship — Relationships Types …

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  • 19 The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess — North American box art Dev …

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  • 20 Anatta — Part of a series on Buddhism Outline · Portal History Timeline · Councils …

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