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  • 1 point — I. n. 1. Sharp end. 2. Cape, headland, projection, promontory, naze. 3. Moment, instant, period, verge, eve. 4. Spot, place, station, stage. 5. Degree, grade, state, condition, rank. 6. Object, end, aim, purpose, design. 7. Punct …

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  • 2 epistemology — epistemological /i pis teuh meuh loj i keuhl/, adj. epistemologically, adv. epistemologist, n. /i pis teuh mol euh jee/, n. a branch of philosophy that investigates the origin, nature, methods, and limits of human knowledge. [1855 60; < Gk… …

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  • 3 Germany — /jerr meuh nee/, n. a republic in central Europe: after World War II divided into four zones, British, French, U.S., and Soviet, and in 1949 into East Germany and West Germany; East and West Germany were reunited in 1990. 84,068,216; 137,852 sq.… …

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  • 4 English literature — Introduction       the body of written works produced in the English language by inhabitants of the British Isles (including Ireland) from the 7th century to the present day. The major literatures written in English outside the British Isles are… …

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  • 5 WOMAN — This article is arranged according to the following outline: the historical perspective biblical period marriage and children women in household life economic roles educational and managerial roles religious roles women outside the household… …

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  • 6 Locke: knowledge and its limits — Ian Tipton I That John Locke’s Essay concerning Human Understanding is one of the philosophical classics is something nobody would deny, yet it is not easy to pinpoint precisely what is so special about it. Locke himself has been described as the …

    History of philosophy

  • 7 ART — This article is arranged according to the following outline: Antiquity to 1800 INTRODUCTION: JEWISH ATTITUDE TO ART biblical period the sanctuary and first temple period second temple period after the fall of jerusalem relation to early christian …

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  • 8 science, history of — Introduction       the history of science from its beginnings in prehistoric times to the 20th century.       On the simplest level, science is knowledge of the world of nature. There are many regularities in nature that mankind has had to… …

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  • 9 slight — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. slender, slim, frail, delicate; trivial; meager, scant. See unimportance. v. t. ignore, cut, snub, rebuff; scamp, neglect, disdain. n. snub, rebuff, cut. See contempt. II (Roget s IV) modif. 1.… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 10 Wilfrid Kent Hughes — Sir Wilfrid Selwyn Kent Hughes KBE, MVO, MC (12 June 1895 ndash; 31 July 1970) was an Australian soldier, Olympian and Olympic Games organiser, author and federal and state government minister. Kent Hughes was born in Melbourne to an upper middle …

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  • 11 unimportance — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Insignificance Nouns 1. unimportance, insignificance, nothingness, immateriality, inconsequentiality, inconsequence; triviality, levity, frivolity, froth; paltriness, uselessness; disempowerment; matter… …

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  • 12 de minimis — Minimus Min i*mus, n.; pl. {Minimi}. [L. See {Minim}.] 1. A being of the smallest size. [Obs.] Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. (Anat.) The little finger; the fifth digit, or that corresponding to it, in either the manus or pes. [1913 Webster] {de… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 13 de minimis non curat lex — Minimus Min i*mus, n.; pl. {Minimi}. [L. See {Minim}.] 1. A being of the smallest size. [Obs.] Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. (Anat.) The little finger; the fifth digit, or that corresponding to it, in either the manus or pes. [1913 Webster] {de… …

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  • 14 de minimus — Minimus Min i*mus, n.; pl. {Minimi}. [L. See {Minim}.] 1. A being of the smallest size. [Obs.] Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. (Anat.) The little finger; the fifth digit, or that corresponding to it, in either the manus or pes. [1913 Webster] {de… …

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  • 15 Minimi — Minimus Min i*mus, n.; pl. {Minimi}. [L. See {Minim}.] 1. A being of the smallest size. [Obs.] Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. (Anat.) The little finger; the fifth digit, or that corresponding to it, in either the manus or pes. [1913 Webster] {de… …

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  • 16 Minimus — Min i*mus, n.; pl. {Minimi}. [L. See {Minim}.] 1. A being of the smallest size. [Obs.] Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. (Anat.) The little finger; the fifth digit, or that corresponding to it, in either the manus or pes. [1913 Webster] {de minimis} or {de …

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  • 17 Tullahoma Campaign — The Tullahoma Campaign or Middle Tennessee Campaign was fought between June 24 and July 3, 1863, during the American Civil War. [The scope of the campaign is described differently by different sources. Frisby, p. 1980, cites January ndash;August… …

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  • 18 Characters of Final Fantasy VIII — Final Fantasy characters Final Fantasy V …

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  • 19 French Literature — • Origin, foundations, and types Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. French Literature     French Literature     † …

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  • 20 ḤEREM — (Heb. חֵרֶם), the status of that which is separated from common use or contact either because it is proscribed as an abomination to God or because it is consecrated to Him (cf. Ar., ḥaruma, be forbidden, become sacred ; ḥaram, holy precinct ;… …

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