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The measurable or countable property or aspect of things:
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  1. The measurable or countable property or aspect of things:
  2. An amount; portion
  3. A considerable amount or number:
A number or percentage, especially of people, constituting a required or targeted minimum:
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  1. A number or percentage, especially of people, constituting a required or targeted minimum:
  2. A proportional share, as of goods, assigned to a group or to each member of a group; an allotment.
  3. The number or proportion that is allowed or admitted
A portion designated to a person or group.
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  1. A portion designated to a person or group.
  2. A fixed portion, especially an amount of food allotted to persons in military service or to civilians in times of scarcity.
  3. A fixed portion; share; allowance
A fixed payment, generally small and occurring at regular intervals; a modest allowance
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  1. A fixed payment, generally small and occurring at regular intervals; a modest allowance
  2. Any periodic payment, as a pension or allowance
  3. A fixed and regular payment, such as a salary for services rendered or an allowance.
Fixed compensation for services, paid to a person on a regular basis.
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  1. Fixed compensation for services, paid to a person on a regular basis.
(Econ.) The share of the total product of industry that goes to labor, as distinguished from the share taken by capital
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  1. (Econ.) The share of the total product of industry that goes to labor, as distinguished from the share taken by capital
  2. The payment to an employee, usually based on hours worked or quantity of goods or services produced. The payment to an employee, usually based on hours worked or quantity of goods or services produced.
  3. A regular payment, usually on an hourly, daily, or weekly basis, made by an employer to an employee, especially for manual or unskilled work.
A fee or percentage allowed to a sales representative or an agent for services rendered.
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  1. A fee or percentage allowed to a sales representative or an agent for services rendered.
  2. Compensation paid to an agent, employee, executor, or trustee based on a percentage of the money collected or to be collected in a transaction or a percentage of the value of the property involved. See also kickback and royalty.
  3. A fee or a percentage of the proceeds paid to a salesperson, broker, etc., either in addition to, or in lieu of, wages or salary
A fixed sum charged, as by an institution or by law, for a privilege:
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  1. A fixed sum charged, as by an institution or by law, for a privilege:
  2. Payment asked or given for professional services, admissions, licenses, tuition, etc.; charge
  3. A payment invoiced or made for the performance of services; an interest in or ownership of real estate See fee simple. A payment invoiced or made for the performance of services; an interest in or ownership of real estate See fee simple.
Something given or done to make up for a loss, injury, etc.; compensation
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  1. Something given or done to make up for a loss, injury, etc.; compensation
  2. Amends made, as for damage or loss.
  3. Payment in return for something, such as a service.
The condition or fact of being hired.
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  1. The condition or fact of being hired.
  2. Payment for services; wages.
  3. The amount paid to get the services of a person or the use of a thing
A monetary allowance, wage, or payment made or received quarterly.
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  1. A monetary allowance, wage, or payment made or received quarterly.
  2. A quarterly assessment, payment, allowance, etc.
  3. A quarterly payment or allowance, tax, pension, or wage paid or received
A meager monetary allowance, wage, or remuneration.
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  1. A meager monetary allowance, wage, or remuneration.
  2. A small or barely sufficient allowance of money
  3. Any small amount or share
The sending of money to someone at a distance.
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  1. The sending of money to someone at a distance.
  2. Money sent home, as to relatives, by persons working abroad
  3. A payment to a remote recipient.
The act of giving:
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  1. The act of giving:
  2. Something that is bestowed voluntarily and without compensation:
  3. The act, right, or power of giving or bestowing.
The document or provision in a document by which a grant is made.
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  1. The document or provision in a document by which a grant is made.
  2. Something granted, as property, a tract of land, an exclusive right or power, money from a fund, etc.
  3. Something granted, especially a giving of funds for a specific purpose:
A sum of money paid regularly as a retirement benefit or by way of patronage.
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  1. A sum of money paid regularly as a retirement benefit or by way of patronage.
  2. A payment, not wages, made regularly to a person (or to his or her family) who has fulfilled certain conditions of service, reached a certain age, etc.
  3. A regular payment, not a fee, given to an artist, etc. by a patron; subsidy
A means of livelihood; maintenance.
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  1. A means of livelihood; maintenance.
  2. An allowance that a court orders paid to a person by that person's spouse or former spouse after a legal separation or divorce or while legal action on this is pending
  3. Money paid after divorce to former spouse for support, usually for a specified period of time, by court order or written agreement. If paid during pendency of the divorce proceedings, referred to as alimony pendente lite. See pendente lite. Money paid after divorce to former spouse for support, usually for a specified period of time, by court order or written agreement. If paid during pendency of the divorce proceedings, referred to as alimony pendente lite. See pendente lite.
A contract or agreement by which one receives fixed payments on an investment for a lifetime or for a specified number of years.
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  1. A contract or agreement by which one receives fixed payments on an investment for a lifetime or for a specified number of years.
  2. The annual payment of an allowance or income.
  3. A fixed sum paid out at regular intervals for a certain period of time and subject to limitations set by the grantor. For example, a person may be entitled to fixed and periodic payments for the rest of his life once he reaches a certain age. See also life estate and trust. A fixed sum paid out at regular intervals for a certain period of time and subject to limitations set by the grantor. For example, a person may be entitled to fixed and periodic payments for the rest of his life once he reaches a certain age. See also life estate and trust.
A gift of nature; inherent talent, ability, quality, etc.
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  1. A gift of nature; inherent talent, ability, quality, etc.
  2. Funds or property donated to an institution, individual, or group as a source of income.
  3. That with which something is endowed; specif., any bequest or gift that provides an income for an institution or person
The systematized knowledge of a learned person, exhibiting accuracy, critical ability, and thoroughness; erudition
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  1. The systematized knowledge of a learned person, exhibiting accuracy, critical ability, and thoroughness; erudition
  2. The quality of knowledge and learning shown by a student; standard of academic work
  3. A specific gift of money or other aid, as by a foundation, to help a student pay for instruction
The companionship of individuals in a congenial atmosphere and on equal terms:
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  1. The companionship of individuals in a congenial atmosphere and on equal terms:
  2. An endowment, or a sum of money paid from such an endowment, for the support of a graduate student, scholar, etc. doing advanced study in some field
  3. A mutual sharing, as of experience, activity, interest, etc.
Something won in a game of chance, lottery, etc.
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  1. Something won in a game of chance, lottery, etc.
  2. Something offered or given to the winner of a contest
  3. Something seized by force or taken as booty, especially an enemy ship and its cargo captured at sea during wartime.
A gift or favor generously bestowed.
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  1. A gift or favor generously bestowed.
  2. Something given freely; generous gift
  3. A reward, inducement, or payment, especially one given by a government for acts deemed beneficial to the state, such as killing predatory animals, growing certain crops, starting certain industries, or enlisting for military service.
Compensation for making a loan, placing money on deposit, or other use of funds, expressed as a percentage of the principal, calculated and payable on a regular schedule.
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  1. Compensation for making a loan, placing money on deposit, or other use of funds, expressed as a percentage of the principal, calculated and payable on a regular schedule.
  2. A person or group of persons holding such a right, claim, or share:
  3. A state of curiosity or concern about or attention to something:
Money formerly granted to the British Crown by Parliament.
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  1. Money formerly granted to the British Crown by Parliament.
  2. A grant of money from one government to another, as for military aid
  3. Monetary assistance granted by a government to a person or group in support of an enterprise regarded as being in the public interest.
A payment given to a professional person for services for which fees are not legally or traditionally required.
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  1. A payment given to a professional person for services for which fees are not legally or traditionally required.
Money paid, esp. for work or services; wages or salary
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  1. Money paid, esp. for work or services; wages or salary
  2. A person considered with regard to his or her credit or reliability in discharging debts.
  3. Paid employment:
Money or supplies for any journey
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  1. Money or supplies for any journey
  2. The Eucharist as given to a dying person or to one in danger of death
  3. In ancient Rome, money or supplies provided as traveling expenses to an officer on an official mission
An assigned task or quantity of work
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  1. An assigned task or quantity of work
  2. A length of time spent in a particular way, especially doing a job or fulfilling a duty:
  3. (Now Rare) A limited or fixed quantity, allotment, share, etc.
Something that is bequeathed; a legacy.
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  1. Something that is bequeathed; a legacy.
  2. (Law) The act of giving or leaving personal property by a will.
  3. A gift of personal property (usually other than money) by means of a will. Also, any personal property given by means of a will. See also devise and legacy.
Money or property given to another by will.
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  1. Money or property given to another by will.
  2. A grant by will of personal property or of money. A grant by will of personal property or of money.
  3. An individual who is either an applicant to an educational institution or a matriculated student and is the child of an alumna or alumnus.
Property received via bequest or intestate succession.
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  1. Property received via bequest or intestate succession.
  2. The process by which traits or characteristics pass from parents to offspring through the genes.
  3. The action of inheriting something:
A payment made by a co-debtor or joint tortfeasor of her proportionate share of what is due. See also indemnity.
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  1. A payment made by a co-debtor or joint tortfeasor of her proportionate share of what is due. See also indemnity.
  2. The right of a debtor who has paid the entirety of a debt owed by her and others to recover the others’ proportionate share of the debt.
  3. A payment exacted for a special purpose; an impost or a levy.
The act or result of helping; assistance:
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  1. The act or result of helping; assistance:
  2. (Eng. History) A payment in money made by a vassal to his lord
  3. Something that provides help, support, or relief, such as money or supplies:
Provision of help, aid, or support.
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  1. Provision of help, aid, or support.
  2. Money granted, as by a government, in support of a study, institution, etc.; subsidy
  3. An endowment or a subsidy, as that given by a government to an institution for research; a grant of financial aid.
Money for incidental or minor expenses.
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  1. Money for incidental or minor expenses.
  2. A small sum of money given to a child, by a parent or guardian.
That which is thus given out
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  1. That which is thus given out
  2. A giving out of money or food to those in great need; relief
  3. A share of money, food, or clothing that has been charitably given:
​A gift to the poor or needy.
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  1. ​A gift to the poor or needy.
  2. A gift of food, clothing, etc., as to a beggar
  3. A worksheet, leaflet, or pamphlet that is given out (usually by hand) for a certain use.
Something for which such an amount may be deducted from taxable income
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  1. Something for which such an amount may be deducted from taxable income
  2. The process of reasoning from the general to the specific, in which a conclusion follows necessarily from the premises.
  3. (Logic) The act or process of deducing; reasoning from the general to the specific, or from premises to a logically valid conclusion; also, a conclusion reached by such reasoning
A movie at a given stage in its editing:
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  1. A movie at a given stage in its editing:
  2. A part that has been cut from a main body:
  3. A reduction:
A means or device by which parts are adjusted to one another
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  1. A means or device by which parts are adjusted to one another
  2. The behavioural process of balancing conflicting needs, or needs against obstacles in the environment.
  3. A small change; a minor correction; a modification
An expression of warm approval; praise.
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  1. An expression of warm approval; praise.
  2. (Obs.) Proof
  3. Approval, sanction, or commendation
Favorable regard; commendation.
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  1. Favorable regard; commendation.
  2. An expression granting permission; an indication of agreement with a proposal; an acknowledgement that a person, thing, or event meets requirements.
  3. Formal consent or sanction
Legal power or right; sanction
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  1. Legal power or right; sanction
  2. (Uncountable) Permission.
  3. (Countable) (A document giving) formal sanction, permission or warrant.
Acceptance or approval of what is planned or done by another; acquiescence.
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  1. Acceptance or approval of what is planned or done by another; acquiescence.
  2. Agreement as to opinion or a course of action:
  3. Permission, approval, or assent; specif., informed consent
(Education, certification) Permission to carry out a specific skill or application in a field in which the practitioner already has a general licence.
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  1. (Education, certification) Permission to carry out a specific skill or application in a field in which the practitioner already has a general licence.
  2. (Aviation) An instructor's signed acknowledgement of time practising specific flying skills.
  3. Sponsorship, in means of money, by a company, business or enterprise.
Permission to do something.
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  1. Permission to do something.
  2. Permission to be absent from duty or work, esp. such permission given to personnel in the armed services
  3. Permission
A document, printed tag, permit, etc. indicating that such permission has been granted
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  1. A document, printed tag, permit, etc. indicating that such permission has been granted
  2. Formal permission to do something; esp., authorization by law to do some specified thing
  3. A right to enter onto land or property and use it, without any ownership rights being conferred.
An authorization or license to do something; being allowed. An authorization or license to do something; being allowed.
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  1. An authorization or license to do something; being allowed. An authorization or license to do something; being allowed.
  2. The act of permitting; esp., formal consent; leave; license
  3. The act of permitting, especially in giving formal consent; authorization:
A document or certificate giving permission to do something:
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  1. A document or certificate giving permission to do something:
  2. (Now Rare) Permission, esp. in writing
  3. A document granting permission; license; warrant
Authoritative permission or approval that makes a course of action valid.
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  1. Authoritative permission or approval that makes a course of action valid.
  2. Something that gives binding force to a law, or secures obedience to it, as the penalty for breaking it, or a reward for carrying it out
  3. The act of a recognized authority confirming or ratifying an action; authorized approval or permission
Acronym of Oklahoma, a state of the United States of America.
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  1. Acronym of Oklahoma, a state of the United States of America.
  2. Endorsement; approval
  3. Approval; endorsement
An allocating or being allocated
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  1. An allocating or being allocated
  2. A thing or amount allocated
(Mil.) A portion of one's pay regularly deducted, as for one's dependents, insurance premiums, etc.
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  1. (Mil.) A portion of one's pay regularly deducted, as for one's dependents, insurance premiums, etc.
  2. (Brit.) A small plot of public land rented to an individual for growing vegetables or flowers
  3. A thing allotted; portion; share
That which is thus given out
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  1. That which is thus given out
  2. A giving out of money or food to those in great need; relief
  3. A share of money, food, or clothing that has been charitably given:
(Informal) A large extent, amount, or number:
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  1. (Informal) A large extent, amount, or number:
  2. A number of persons or things regarded as a group
  3. A piece of land having specific boundaries, especially one constituting a part of a city, town, or block.
A limited amount or degree:
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  1. A limited amount or degree:
  2. The act or process of determining extent, dimensions, etc.; measurement
  3. A standard for determining extent, dimensions, etc.; unit of measurement, as an inch, yard, or bushel
An essential element or constituent; integral portion which can be separated, replaced, etc.
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  1. An essential element or constituent; integral portion which can be separated, replaced, etc.
  2. Any of several equal portions or fractions that can constitute a whole or into which a whole can be divided:
  3. (--- Math.) An aliquot part
A person's lot or fate.
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  1. A person's lot or fate.
  2. A woman's dowry:
  3. The part of experience supposedly allotted to a person by fate; one's lot; destiny
A discrete, indivisible manifestation of a physical property, such as a force or angular momentum. Some quanta take the form of elementary particles; for example, the quantum of electromagnetic radiation is the photon, while the quanta of the weak force are the W and Z particles.
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  1. A discrete, indivisible manifestation of a physical property, such as a force or angular momentum. Some quanta take the form of elementary particles; for example, the quantum of electromagnetic radiation is the photon, while the quanta of the weak force are the W and Z particles.
  2. (Physics) The smallest amount of a physical quantity that can exist independently, especially a discrete quantity of electromagnetic radiation.
  3. A specified portion.
A proportional share, as of goods, assigned to a group or to each member of a group; an allotment.
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  1. A proportional share, as of goods, assigned to a group or to each member of a group; an allotment.
  2. A number or percentage, especially of people, constituting or designated as an upper limit:
  3. A share or proportion which each of a number is called upon to contribute, or which is assigned to each; proportional share
A fixed portion, especially an amount of food allotted to persons in military service or to civilians in times of scarcity.
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  1. A fixed portion, especially an amount of food allotted to persons in military service or to civilians in times of scarcity.
  2. A portion designated to a person or group.
  3. A fixed portion; share; allowance
One of the equal parts into which the capital stock of a company is divided:
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  1. One of the equal parts into which the capital stock of a company is divided:
  2. A just, due, reasonable, or full part or quota
  3. A part or portion that belongs or is allotted to an individual, or the part contributed by an individual
A thing that is formed by splitting, such as a strip of flexible wood used for making baskets.
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  1. A thing that is formed by splitting, such as a strip of flexible wood used for making baskets.
  2. (Informal) A share, as of loot or booty
  3. A drink or portion half the usual size
A single selection of music from a recording, especially a phonograph recording.
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  1. A single selection of music from a recording, especially a phonograph recording.
  2. (Informal) A portion of profits or earnings; a share.
  3. A piece or part cut off or out
(Slang) A division
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  1. (Slang) A division
  2. A foolish person.
  3. A share or portion.
A grant of a tract of land made by a government or other controlling authority in return for stipulated services or a promise that the land will be used for a specific purpose.
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  1. A grant of a tract of land made by a government or other controlling authority in return for stipulated services or a promise that the land will be used for a specific purpose.
  2. (--- Cdn.) A government grant of land forming a subdivision of a township
  3. The business itself:
Alternative form of pin money.
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  1. Alternative form of pin money.
  2. (Now historical) An allowance of money given by a man to his wife or to other dependents for their personal, discretionary use. [from 16th c.]
The result of reducing:
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  1. The result of reducing:
  2. The changing of a fraction into a simpler form, especially by dividing the numerator and denominator by a common factor. For example, the fraction8 /12 can be reduced to4 /6 , which can be further reduced to2 /3 , in each case by dividing both the numerator and denominator by 2.
  3. Anything made or brought about by reducing, as a smaller copy, lowered price, sauce of concentrated liquid, etc.
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