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  • 1 To serve one's self of — Serve Serve, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Served}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Serving}.] [OE. serven, servien, OF. & F. servir, fr. L. servire; akin to servus a servant or slave, servare to protect, preserve, observe; cf. Zend har to protect, haurva protecting. Cf …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 To take upon one's self — Take Take, v. t. [imp. {Took} (t[oo^]k); p. p. {Taken} (t[=a]k n); p. pr. & vb. n. {Taking}.] [Icel. taka; akin to Sw. taga, Dan. tage, Goth. t[=e]kan to touch; of uncertain origin.] 1. In an active sense; To lay hold of; to seize with the hands …

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  • 3 Self-enquiry — (also spelled self inquiry) (Sanskrit IAST|ātma vicāra ) is a practice of meditation designed to rapidly bring about Self realization, Self awareness, spiritual liberation or enlightenment, and is most commonly associated with its most famous… …

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  • 4 Self-ownership — (or sovereignty of the individual, individual sovereignty or individual autonomy) is the moral or natural right (aka Freedom) of a person to be the exclusive controller of his or her own body and life. It is the concept of property in one s own… …

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  • 5 self — self, the self In sociology, the concept of self is most frequently held to derive from the philosophies of Charles Horton Cooley , William James , and George Herbert Mead , and is the foundation of symbolic interactionism . It highlights the… …

    Dictionary of sociology

  • 6 Self-compassion — is extending compassion to one s self in instances of perceived inadequacy, failure, or general suffering. Neff has defined self compassion as being composed of three main components self kindness, common humanity, and mindfulness.Neff, K. D.… …

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  • 7 One Fine Day (IPTV series) — One Fine Day Format Sitcom Created by Derek Klein Marc Morin Jr. Developed by Derek Klein Marc Morin Jr. Starring Bob Dignan Daniel Papas Elisha Reichert Kevin Zaidaman Brittney Refakes Betsy Trevarthen Jessica DiLibe …

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  • 8 self-mur|der — «SEHLF MUR duhr», noun. the taking of one s own life; suicide …

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  • 9 Taking — Take Take, v. t. [imp. {Took} (t[oo^]k); p. p. {Taken} (t[=a]k n); p. pr. & vb. n. {Taking}.] [Icel. taka; akin to Sw. taga, Dan. tage, Goth. t[=e]kan to touch; of uncertain origin.] 1. In an active sense; To lay hold of; to seize with the hands …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 10 Self-esteem — In psychology, self esteem reflects a person s overall evaluation or appraisal of her or his own worth.Self esteem encompasses beliefs (for example, I am competent/incompetent ) and emotions (for example, triumph/, pride/shame). Behavior may… …

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  • 11 Self-injury — ] Non fatal self harm is common in young people worldwide [cite journal|author=Schmidtke A, et al.|year=1996|title=Attempted suicide in Europe: rates, trends and sociodemographic characteristics of suicide attempters during the period… …

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  • 12 One Thousand and One Nights — Arabian Nights redirects here. For other uses, see Arabian Nights (disambiguation). For other uses, see One Thousand and One Nights (disambiguation). Arab World …

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  • 13 self-destruction — Literally, death by one s own hand or act, whether intentional or accidental. The equivalent of suicide for the purposes of an exception in a life insurance policy. 29A Am J Rev ed Ins § 1145. As the terms are frequently employed in policies of… …

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  • 14 taking the Fifth — The practice of witnesses or suspects in refusing to answer a question because of the Fifth Amendment right in the U.S. Constitution to refuse to furnish information implicating one s self in a crime. See Fifth Amendment self incrimination …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 15 Self-advocacy — refers to the civil rights movement for people with developmental disabilities , also called cognitive or intellectual disabilities, and other disabilities. It is also an important term in the disability rights movement, referring to people with… …

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  • 16 self-incrimination — n. The act of testifying against oneself or implicating oneself in a crime, which the Fifth Amendment forbids the government to require of anyone. The Essential Law Dictionary. Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney… …

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  • 17 self-dealing — n. A fiduciary’s use of property or funds entrusted to him or her for personal benefit, such as a trustee’s using trust property for himself or herself. The Essential Law Dictionary. Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney… …

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  • 18 Self-publishing — is the publishing of books and other media by the authors of those works, rather than by established, third party publishers. Although it represents a small percentage of the publishing industry in terms of sales, it has been present in one form… …

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  • 19 Self-organization — is a process of attraction and repulsion in which the internal organization of a system, normally an open system, increases in complexity without being guided or managed by an outside source. Self organizing systems typically (though not always)… …

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  • 20 Self-Defense — • The right of a private person to employ force against any one who unjustly attacks his life or person, his property or good name Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Self Defense     Self Defense …

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