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(Archaic) Purpose to which something is put
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  1. (Archaic) Purpose to which something is put
  2. The state of working for another under a contract of hire that provides that one’s services are subject to the other’s direction and control. The state of working for another under a contract of hire that provides that one’s services are subject to the other’s direction and control.
  3. The thing at which one is employed; work; occupation; profession; job
The object, end, or purpose for which something is used
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  1. The object, end, or purpose for which something is used
  2. The act of using or the state of being used
  3. A habitual practice, such as drug use.
Determination; resolution:
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  1. Determination; resolution:
  2. The object for which something exists or is done; end in view
  3. The object toward which one strives or for which something exists; an aim or goal:
Religious ardor or zeal; piety.
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  1. Religious ardor or zeal; piety.
  2. An act of religious observance or prayer, especially when private.
  3. Piety; devoutness
Earnest and persistent application to an undertaking; steady effort; assiduity.
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  1. Earnest and persistent application to an undertaking; steady effort; assiduity.
  2. (Law) The degree of attention or care expected of a person in a given situation
  3. A public stagecoach, esp. as formerly used in France
A liquid preparation used, as on the skin, for cleansing, soothing, healing, etc.
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  1. A liquid preparation used, as on the skin, for cleansing, soothing, healing, etc.
  2. A protective or restorative liquid or cream applied to the skin.
Pleasant odor; fragrance
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  1. Pleasant odor; fragrance
  2. Any fragrant ointment or aromatic oil for healing or anointing
  3. An aromatic gum resin obtained from certain trees and plants (esp. genus Commiphora of the bursera family) and used in the manufacture of perfume, medicine, etc.; balsam
A channel made by running water
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  1. A channel made by running water
  2. A quantity of clothes, etc. washed, or to be washed
  3. Wear or erosion caused by a flow or falling of water, or by the action of waves
A highly viscous or semisolid substance used on the skin as a cosmetic, emollient, or medicament; a salve.
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  1. A highly viscous or semisolid substance used on the skin as a cosmetic, emollient, or medicament; a salve.
  2. A fatty substance applied to the skin for healing or cosmetic purposes; salve; unguent
Anything that soothes or heals; balm
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  1. Anything that soothes or heals; balm
  2. An analgesic or medicinal ointment.
  3. Any medicinal ointment applied to wounds, skin irritations, burns, etc. for purposes of soothing or healing
A waterproof bag with a wide-mouthed stopper designed to hold ice, for service as an ice pack.
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  1. A waterproof bag with a wide-mouthed stopper designed to hold ice, for service as an ice pack.
  2. A bag, as of rubber, for holding ice, applied to the body to reduce a swelling, ease pain, etc.
A strip of material such as gauze used to protect, immobilize, compress, or support a wound or injured body part.
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  1. A strip of material such as gauze used to protect, immobilize, compress, or support a wound or injured body part.
A machine for compressing cotton bales
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  1. A machine for compressing cotton bales
  2. A machine for compressing material.
  3. (Medicine) A soft pad of gauze or other material applied with pressure to a part of the body to control hemorrhage or to supply heat, cold, moisture, or medication to alleviate pain or reduce infection.
Manure or other fertilizing material for soil.
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  1. Manure or other fertilizing material for soil.
  2. (Medicine) Material applied to a wound for protection or therapy.
  3. A substance used to stiffen fabric during manufacture
Any of several similar methods of clamping components into position.
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  1. Any of several similar methods of clamping components into position.
  2. Any device or contrivance, as a bandage twisted about a limb, for compressing a blood vessel in order to stop bleeding or to control the circulation of blood to some part
  3. A device, typically a tightly encircling bandage, used to check bleeding by temporarily stopping the flow of blood through a large artery in a limb.
Any of a large number of colorless, flammable organic compounds that contain the hydroxyl group (OH) and that form esters with acids. Alcohols are used as solvents and for manufacturing dyes, perfumes, and pharmaceuticals. Simple alcohols, such as methanol and ethanol, are water-soluble liquids, while more complex ones, like cetyl alcohol, are waxy solids. Names of alcohols usually end in –ol.
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  1. Any of a large number of colorless, flammable organic compounds that contain the hydroxyl group (OH) and that form esters with acids. Alcohols are used as solvents and for manufacturing dyes, perfumes, and pharmaceuticals. Simple alcohols, such as methanol and ethanol, are water-soluble liquids, while more complex ones, like cetyl alcohol, are waxy solids. Names of alcohols usually end in –ol.
  2. Intoxicating beverages containing ethanol considered as a group:
  3. A colorless volatile flammable liquid, C2 H5 OH, synthesized or obtained by fermentation of sugars and starches and widely used, either pure or denatured, as a solvent and in drugs, cleaning solutions, explosives, and intoxicating beverages.
An agent, especially a drug, that causes increased activity, especially of the nervous or cardiovascular systems. Caffeine is a commonly used stimulant.
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  1. An agent, especially a drug, that causes increased activity, especially of the nervous or cardiovascular systems. Caffeine is a commonly used stimulant.
  2. A food or drink, especially an alcoholic drink, believed to have a stimulating effect.
  3. (--- popularly) An alcoholic drink: alcohol is physiologically a depressant
(Med.) Any external application, as a salve or plaster, causing redness of the skin
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  1. (Med.) Any external application, as a salve or plaster, causing redness of the skin
An agent that assuages or mollifies.
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  1. An agent that assuages or mollifies.
  2. An agent that softens or soothes the skin.
  3. Something that has a softening or soothing effect; esp., an emollient preparation or medicine applied to surface tissues of the body
A perfumed ointment, esp. for grooming the hair
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  1. A perfumed ointment, esp. for grooming the hair
  2. A perfumed ointment, especially one used to groom the hair.
A hot, soft, moist mass, as of flour, herbs, mustard, etc., sometimes spread on cloth, applied to a sore or inflamed part of the body
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  1. A hot, soft, moist mass, as of flour, herbs, mustard, etc., sometimes spread on cloth, applied to a sore or inflamed part of the body
A fine, often perfumed powder made from purified talc for use on the skin.
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  1. A fine, often perfumed powder made from purified talc for use on the skin.
  2. Perfumed talc (sometimes with the addition of boric acid) for adsorbing moisture on the skin.
A salve or ointment
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  1. A salve or ointment
  2. A salve for soothing or healing; an ointment.
(Chiefly British) An adhesive bandage.
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  1. (Chiefly British) An adhesive bandage.
  2. A mixture of lime or gypsum, sand, and water, sometimes with fiber added, that hardens to a smooth solid and is used for coating walls and ceilings.
  3. A pasty mixture, as of lime or gypsum, sand, and water, which hardens on drying, for coating walls, ceilings, and partitions
A pad consisting of an electric heating element covered with fabric, for applying heat to parts of the body
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  1. A pad consisting of an electric heating element covered with fabric, for applying heat to parts of the body
The term of office of an executive officer or body.
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  1. The term of office of an executive officer or body.
  2. The activity of a government or state in the exercise of its powers and duties.
  3. The act or process of administering, especially the management of a government or large institution.
The act of applying.
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  1. The act of applying.
The act of polishing, cleaning, or drying.
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  1. The act of polishing, cleaning, or drying.
  2. An impression of a design, picture, etc. incised or in relief on a surface (as of a gravestone), taken by placing a piece of paper on it and rubbing over the paper with graphite, wax, etc.
  3. An impression of an embossed or incised surface made by placing a piece of paper over it and rubbing with graphite, crayon or other coloring agent.
(Uncountable) The act, process, or state of reinforcing or being reinforced.
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  1. (Uncountable) The act, process, or state of reinforcing or being reinforced.
  2. (Uncountable, behavioral psychology) The process whereby a behavior with desirable consequences comes to be repeated.
  3. Additional personnel or equipment sent to support a military action.
(Film, TV) An outline or prose summary prepared before the script, giving the story with characters, situations, etc. but often without dialogue and usually without separate shots indicated
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  1. (Film, TV) An outline or prose summary prepared before the script, giving the story with characters, situations, etc. but often without dialogue and usually without separate shots indicated
  2. The use of an agent, procedure, or regimen, such as a drug, surgery, or exercise, in an attempt to cure or mitigate a disease, condition, or injury.
  3. (--- Informal) The usual methods of dealing with a given situation:
The act or an instance of juxtaposing or the state of being juxtaposed.
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  1. The act or an instance of juxtaposing or the state of being juxtaposed.
(Law) A written formal request or plea in which specific court action is asked for
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  1. (Law) A written formal request or plea in which specific court action is asked for
  2. (Law) A formal written application seeking a court's intervention and action on a matter:
  3. A solemn supplication or request, especially to a superior authority; an entreaty.
An earnest request; supplication; prayer
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  1. An earnest request; supplication; prayer
  2. The act of entreating or beseeching; urgent prayer; earnest petition; pressing solicitation.
  3. An earnest request or petition.
A request that some act be done or payment made in accordance with a legal requirement.
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  1. A request that some act be done or payment made in accordance with a legal requirement.
  2. (Economics) The desire for goods or services in an economy, measured as the amount people are ready to buy at a given price:
  3. An urgent requirement or need:
A formal written document requesting a right or benefit from a person or group in authority.
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  1. A formal written document requesting a right or benefit from a person or group in authority.
  2. (Law) A formal written application seeking a court's intervention and action on a matter:
  3. A formal writing or document embodying such a request, addressed to a specific person or group and often signed by a number of petitioners
Fitness, as of an athlete or animal, with regard to health or training:
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  1. Fitness, as of an athlete or animal, with regard to health or training:
  2. A fixed order of words or procedures, as for use in a ceremony:
  3. Method of arrangement or manner of coordinating elements in verbal or musical composition:
A written or printed form used in gathering information on some subject or subjects, consisting of a set of questions to be submitted to one or more persons
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  1. A written or printed form used in gathering information on some subject or subjects, consisting of a set of questions to be submitted to one or more persons
A manufactured article yet to be cut to a pattern or marked with a design
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  1. A manufactured article yet to be cut to a pattern or marked with a design
  2. A mark, usually a dash (—), indicating the omission of a word or of a letter or letters.
  3. A printed form or document with such empty spaces
Any written or printed document; any negotiable document or instrument evidencing the existence of a debt; stocks and bonds; securities. See negotiable instrument, bearer, commercial paper. Any written or printed document; any negotiable document or instrument evidencing the existence of a debt; stocks and bonds; securities. See negotiable instrument, bearer, commercial paper.
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  1. Any written or printed document; any negotiable document or instrument evidencing the existence of a debt; stocks and bonds; securities. See negotiable instrument, bearer, commercial paper. Any written or printed document; any negotiable document or instrument evidencing the existence of a debt; stocks and bonds; securities. See negotiable instrument, bearer, commercial paper.
  2. A single piece or sheet of paper
  3. A wrapper made of paper, often with its contents:
A written or printed symbol employed to represent a speech sound or sounds; character in an alphabet: in some languages, as English, some words contain letters that are no longer sounded
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  1. A written or printed symbol employed to represent a speech sound or sounds; character in an alphabet: in some languages, as English, some words contain letters that are no longer sounded
  2. (Printing) A piece of type that prints a single character.
  3. A written or printed message to a person or group, usually sent by mail in an envelope
Plural form of credential: Documentary evidence of someone's right to credit or authority, especially such a document given to an ambassador by a country.
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  1. Plural form of credential: Documentary evidence of someone's right to credit or authority, especially such a document given to an ambassador by a country.
An official or sworn document that formally attests something to be true. Also called certification.
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  1. An official or sworn document that formally attests something to be true. Also called certification.
  2. A document issued to a person completing a course of study not leading to a diploma.
  3. A written or printed statement by which a fact is formally or officially certified or attested
An abstract of a commercial or financial account showing an amount due; a bill.
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  1. An abstract of a commercial or financial account showing an amount due; a bill.
  2. A declaration of fact or an allegation by a witness; a piece of sworn testimony. See also closing statement, evidence, and opening statement. A declaration of fact or an allegation by a witness; a piece of sworn testimony. See also closing statement, evidence, and opening statement.
  3. An overall impression or mood intended to be communicated, especially by means other than words:
(Law) A formal request of one government to another demanding the return of a criminal or fugitive.
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  1. (Law) A formal request of one government to another demanding the return of a criminal or fugitive.
  2. The fact or condition of being demanded for service or use
  3. A formal written order, request, or application, as for equipment or tools
A statement, usually itemized, of charges for goods or services; invoice
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  1. A statement, usually itemized, of charges for goods or services; invoice
  2. A piece of legal paper money:
  3. (Law) A document containing the formal statement of a case in equity; a complaint seeking equitable relief.
The degree to which a thing is applicable; relevancy
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The property or state of being relevant or pertinent.
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  1. The property or state of being relevant or pertinent.
The quality of being pertinent or appropriate; relevance
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  1. The quality of being pertinent or appropriate; relevance
The condition or fact of being related; connection or association.
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  1. The condition or fact of being related; connection or association.
  2. A continuing attachment or association between persons, firms, etc., specif., one between lovers
  3. A particular type of connection existing between people related to or having dealings with each other:
(Archaic) Purpose to which something is put
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  1. (Archaic) Purpose to which something is put
  2. The state of working for another under a contract of hire that provides that one’s services are subject to the other’s direction and control. The state of working for another under a contract of hire that provides that one’s services are subject to the other’s direction and control.
  3. The thing at which one is employed; work; occupation; profession; job
A specific activity performed to develop or maintain fitness or a skill:
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  1. A specific activity performed to develop or maintain fitness or a skill:
  2. The active use or application of something:
  3. Active use or operation; employment
Energetic activity; effort
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  1. Energetic activity; effort
  2. The act or an instance of exerting, especially a strenuous effort.
  3. The act, fact, or process of exerting; active use of strength, power, etc.; exercise
(Electronics) A result of implementing something; a finished product, system or device.
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  1. (Electronics) A result of implementing something; a finished product, system or device.
  2. The process of moving an idea from concept to reality. In business, engineering and other fields, implementation refers to the building process rather than the design process.
The condition of being in action or at work
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  1. The condition of being in action or at work
  2. An instance or method of efficient, productive activity:
  3. (Mathematics) A process or action, such as addition, substitution, transposition, or differentiation, performed in a specified sequence and in accordance with specific rules.
Activity engaged in for amusement or recreation; sport, games, etc.; often, specif., the natural activities of children
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  1. Activity engaged in for amusement or recreation; sport, games, etc.; often, specif., the natural activities of children
  2. Quick, often irregular movement or action, especially of light or color:
  3. Action, motion, or use:
A particular expression in speech or writing:
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  1. A particular expression in speech or writing:
  2. The way in which words or phrases are actually used, spoken, or written in a speech community:
  3. Correct or proper use of language, proclaimed by some authority.
The act of using or the state of being used
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  1. The act of using or the state of being used
  2. Constant, continued, customary, or habitual employment, practice, or exercise, or an instance of this; custom; habit; practice; wont
  3. A habitual practice, such as drug use.
The application of something for a purpose; use:
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  1. The application of something for a purpose; use:
  2. Required action or service:
  3. A legally-defined responsibility to perform certain acts or meet certain standards of performance; an essential element of proof in a tort action is that the defendant had a duty to act in a certain manner, such as the duty to use due care in the operation of a motor vehicle. Duties may be mandated by law, such as the duty to pay taxes, or may be voluntary, such as those assumed under a contract. A legally-defined responsibility to perform certain acts or meet certain standards of performance; an essential element of proof in a tort action is that the defendant had a duty to act in a certain manner, such as the duty to use due care in the operation of a motor vehicle. Duties may be mandated by law, such as the duty to pay taxes, or may be voluntary, such as those assumed under a contract.
(Archaic) Purpose to which something is put
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  1. (Archaic) Purpose to which something is put
  2. The state of working for another under a contract of hire that provides that one’s services are subject to the other’s direction and control. The state of working for another under a contract of hire that provides that one’s services are subject to the other’s direction and control.
  3. The thing at which one is employed; work; occupation; profession; job
Work that is done for others as an occupation or business:
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  1. Work that is done for others as an occupation or business:
  2. A system or method of providing people with the use of something, as electric power, water, transportation, mail delivery, etc.
  3. The system or equipment used to provide something to the public:
The act of using or the state of being used
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  1. The act of using or the state of being used
  2. Function, service, or benefit
  3. A habitual practice, such as drug use.
The act or process of administering, especially the management of a government or large institution.
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  1. The act or process of administering, especially the management of a government or large institution.
  2. The act of administering; management; specif., the management of governmental or institutional affairs
  3. The officials in the executive branch of a government and their policies and principles
(Theol.) The ordering of events under divine authority
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  1. (Theol.) The ordering of events under divine authority
  2. A religious system or code of commands considered to have been divinely revealed or appointed.
  3. An exemption or release from an obligation or rule, granted by or as if by an authority.
The degree to which a thing is applicable; relevancy
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The state of being apposite
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Relevant relationship or interconnection:
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  1. Relevant relationship or interconnection:
  2. Relevance; a relationship or connection.
  3. One's posture, demeanor, or manner.
A matter that is of concern.
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  1. A matter that is of concern.
  2. Reference, relation, or importance.
  3. That in which one is concerned or interested; concern; affair; interest.
The property of being germane.
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Matter; substance
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  1. Matter; substance
  2. The quality of being material; having a physical existence.
  3. The state or quality of being material, or physical
The quality of being pertinent or appropriate; relevance
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  1. The quality of being pertinent or appropriate; relevance
The property or state of being relevant or pertinent.
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  1. The property or state of being relevant or pertinent.
Relevance; pertinence.
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  1. Relevance; pertinence.
  2. One that is relevant.
  3. A test regarding the admissibility of evidence into a court of law, based upon the logical relationship of the prospective evidence and the fact that it is intended to establish. A test regarding the admissibility of evidence into a court of law, based upon the logical relationship of the prospective evidence and the fact that it is intended to establish.
(In the plural) Constant personal attention, solicitous care.
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  1. (In the plural) Constant personal attention, solicitous care.
  2. Persistent application or diligence; unflagging effort.
  3. Constant personal attention and often obsequious solicitude.
Earnest and persistent application to an undertaking; steady effort; assiduity.
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  1. Earnest and persistent application to an undertaking; steady effort; assiduity.
  2. (Law) The degree of attention or care expected of a person in a given situation
  3. A public stagecoach, esp. as formerly used in France
The sector of an economy made up of manufacturing enterprises:
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  1. The sector of an economy made up of manufacturing enterprises:
  2. (Archaeology) A collection of artifacts or tools made from a specified material:
  3. A sector of an economy:
The quality of being sedulous.
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The way in which a thing exists, acts, or manifests itself:
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  1. The way in which a thing exists, acts, or manifests itself:
  2. A pattern of behavior or performance:
  3. A linguistic form.
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