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A stratagem or the artful use of stratagems
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  1. A stratagem or the artful use of stratagems
  2. The art or skill of using stratagems in endeavors such as politics and business.
  3. A plan of action resulting from strategy or intended to accomplish a specific goal.
The route or course along which something travels or moves:
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  1. The route or course along which something travels or moves:
  2. A walk or way for the use of people on foot, as in a park or garden
  3. A trodden track or way.
An aspect, particular, or feature:
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  1. An aspect, particular, or feature:
  2. Distance [a long way off]
  3. Space to proceed:
A course or path:
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  1. A course or path:
  2. An open, generally public way for the passage of vehicles, people, and animals.
  3. A way; path; course
A covered walkway, between rooms or buildings.
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  1. A covered walkway, between rooms or buildings.
  2. A narrow way for passage, as a hall, corridor, or alley; passage
Regularity and orderliness in action, thought, or expression; system in doing things or handling ideas
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  1. Regularity and orderliness in action, thought, or expression; system in doing things or handling ideas
  2. The procedures and techniques characteristic of a particular discipline or field of knowledge:
  3. A means or manner of procedure, especially a regular and systematic way of accomplishing something:
A organized system of instructions and data interpreted by a computer. Programming instructions are often referred to as code.
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  1. A organized system of instructions and data interpreted by a computer. Programming instructions are often referred to as code.
  2. The presentation itself:
  3. A plan or system of nonacademic extracurricular activities:
(--- Law) The set of rules under which litigation is conducted, especially in contrast to the set of substantive legal principles that determine the merits of legal controversies and disputes.
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  1. (--- Law) The set of rules under which litigation is conducted, especially in contrast to the set of substantive legal principles that determine the merits of legal controversies and disputes.
  2. A set of established forms or methods for conducting the affairs of an organized body such as a business, club, or government.
  3. The act, method, or manner of proceeding in some action; esp., the sequence of steps to be followed
The act of arriving; an arrival
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  1. The act of arriving; an arrival
  2. Arrival; advent:
  3. An arrival or approach
The act or process of moving or going forward.
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  1. The act or process of moving or going forward.
  2. Opening approaches made to secure acquaintance, favor, or an agreement; overtures.
  3. A forward move, as toward an objective; a progressive step:
The coming or arrival of something or someone that is important or worthy of note:
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  1. The coming or arrival of something or someone that is important or worthy of note:
  2. (Christianity) The liturgical period preceding Christmas, beginning in Western churches on the fourth Sunday before Christmas and in Eastern churches in mid-November, and observed by many Christians as a season of prayer, fasting, and penitence.
  3. A coming or arrival
The act of arriving or something that has arrived.
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  1. The act of arriving or something that has arrived.
  2. The attainment of an objective, especially as a result of effort.
  3. The reaching of a goal or objective as a result of effort or a process:
The ability or right to approach, enter, exit, communicate with, or make use of:
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  1. The ability or right to approach, enter, exit, communicate with, or make use of:
  2. A means of approaching, entering, exiting, communicating with, or making use of:
  3. The ability, opportunity, permission, or right to approach, communicate, enter, pass to and from, or view without interference or obstruction. See also easement and visitation rights. The ability, opportunity, permission, or right to approach, communicate, enter, pass to and from, or view without interference or obstruction. See also easement and visitation rights.
The act or an instance of coming into sight.
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  1. The act or an instance of coming into sight.
  2. The act or an instance of coming into public view:
  3. A superficial aspect; a semblance:
  1. An early stage; an onset
  2. An approach
  3. An approach; an advance.
(Nautical) Sailing on a reach, i.e. having the wind on either side and coming from an angle that is larger with respect to the bow than when sailing close-hauled.
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  1. (Nautical) Sailing on a reach, i.e. having the wind on either side and coming from an angle that is larger with respect to the bow than when sailing close-hauled.
Coming to earth, as of an airplane or any descending object
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  1. Coming to earth, as of an airplane or any descending object
  2. The act of alighting, or coming to the ground, as after a flight, jump, or fall
  3. The act or process of coming to land or rest, especially after a voyage or flight.
(Law) The addition to or increase in value of property by means of improvements or natural growth.
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  1. (Law) The addition to or increase in value of property by means of improvements or natural growth.
  2. In international law, the formal assent by one county to a treaty between other countries. By doing so, the country becomes a party to the treaty.
  3. A real property owner’s right to all that the property produces and to all that is artificially or naturally added to it, such as land reclaimed by the use of dams or the construction of buildings and other improvements. See also annexation.
That which is proposed, or propounded for consideration or acceptance; a scheme or design; terms or conditions proposed; offer; as, to make proposals for a treaty of peace; to offer proposals for erecting a building; to make proposals of marriage.
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  1. That which is proposed, or propounded for consideration or acceptance; a scheme or design; terms or conditions proposed; offer; as, to make proposals for a treaty of peace; to offer proposals for erecting a building; to make proposals of marriage.
  2. (Law) The offer by a party of what he has in view as to an intended business transaction, which, with acceptance, constitutes a contract.
  3. An offer of marriage
An act demonstrating a willingness to enter into a contract in such a way that a reasonable person would recognize that acceptance of the terms will conclude in a binding agreement. See also acceptance.
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  1. An act demonstrating a willingness to enter into a contract in such a way that a reasonable person would recognize that acceptance of the terms will conclude in a binding agreement. See also acceptance.
  2. (Used in combinations from phrasal verbs) agent noun of off
  3. The act of offering:
(Archaic) A setting forth; offering
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  1. (Archaic) A setting forth; offering
  2. A matter to be dealt with; a task:
  3. An offer of a private bargain, especially a request for sexual relations.
To use a proper form in speaking to
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  1. To use a proper form in speaking to
  2. To direct (a spoken or written message) to the attention of:
  3. To mark with a destination:
(Idiomatic) To (figuratively) resonate with, to feel emotionally relevant to.
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  1. (Idiomatic) To (figuratively) resonate with, to feel emotionally relevant to.
  2. (Idiomatic) To give evidence regarding something; to attest for.
  3. (Idiomatic) To address a particular topic.
To make known as one's intention; purpose or intend:
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  1. To make known as one's intention; purpose or intend:
  2. To put forward for consideration, discussion, or adoption; suggest:
  3. To recommend (a person) for a position, office, or membership; nominate.
To express a wish or desire for; ask for, esp. in a polite or formal way
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  1. To express a wish or desire for; ask for, esp. in a polite or formal way
  2. To ask (a person) to do something:
  3. To express a desire for, especially politely; ask for. Often used with an infinitive or clause:
To approach and speak to with the intent of having sex.
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  1. To approach and speak to with the intent of having sex.
  2. To approach and speak to; greet first, before being greeted, esp. in an intrusive way
  3. To approach and speak to, especially aggressively or insistently, as with a demand or request.
To make with a buttonhole stitch
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  1. To make with a buttonhole stitch
  2. To make (a person) listen to one, as if by grasping his or her coat by a buttonhole
  3. To accost and detain (a person) in conversation:
To drive or force into a corner or awkward position, so that escape is difficult
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  1. To drive or force into a corner or awkward position, so that escape is difficult
  2. To meet at or abut (on) a corner
  3. To turn, as at a corner:
To visit in large numbers
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  1. To pronounce a word or phrase by articulating each of its letters or syllables slowly in sequence.
  2. To question and listen attentively in order to discover a person's opinion, intent, or preference, especially by using indirect conversational remarks.
  3. (Intransitive) To speak or sing loudly, to call out.
To draw near or nearer; approach:
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  1. To draw near or nearer; approach:
  2. Just about; almost; nearly:
  3. With or in a close relationship:
To aid the growth or progress of:
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  1. To aid the growth or progress of:
  2. To move against another, as when attacking:
  3. To cause to move forward:
(Intransitive) To advance with stealth, unnoticed (literally or figuratively).
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  1. (Intransitive) To advance with stealth, unnoticed (literally or figuratively).
To move forward or onward:
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  1. To move forward or onward:
  2. To move forward; advance.
  3. To advance toward perfection or to a higher or better state; improve
To enclose, lock up inside something.
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To be present on all or nearly all sides of; encircle
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  1. To be present on all or nearly all sides of; encircle
  2. To extend on all sides of simultaneously; encircle:
  3. To form an enclosure around; encompass
To catch up with; draw even or level with.
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  1. To catch up with; draw even or level with.
  2. To come upon unexpectedly or suddenly
  3. To pass a more slowly moving object.
To approach someone in a very determined way.
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  1. To approach someone in a very determined way.
To express a threat against or give indications of taking hostile action against:
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  1. To express a threat against or give indications of taking hostile action against:
  2. To be an indication or source of potential danger, harm, etc.
  3. To be a source of danger to; endanger:
  1. To go unnoticed
  2. (Idiomatic, intransitive) to pass without having been taken advantage of.
To be in store for:
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  1. To be in store for:
  2. To be kept as ready for:
  3. To be in store:
To draw near or nearer; approach:
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  1. To draw near or nearer; approach:
  2. Just about; almost; nearly:
  3. With or in a close relationship:
To threaten
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  1. To threaten
  2. (Archaic) To jut out; hang suspended.
  3. To be about to occur:
(Music) To reduce (a perfect or a minor interval) by a half step
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  1. (Music) To reduce (a perfect or a minor interval) by a half step
  2. (Intransitive) To become smaller.
  3. To lessen the authority or dignity of; to put down; to degrade; to abase; to weaken.
To become or cause to become less or smaller, as in number, amount, or intensity.
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  1. To become or cause to become less or smaller, as in number, amount, or intensity.
To bring together, as cut edges of tissue.
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  1. To bring together, as cut edges of tissue.
  2. To come close to; be nearly the same as:
  3. To come near or close, as in degree, nature, or quality.
To examine in order to observe or discover similarities or differences
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  1. To examine in order to observe or discover similarities or differences
  2. To examine in order to note the similarities or differences of:
  3. To consider or describe as similar, equal, or analogous; liken:
To draw near or nearer; approach:
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  1. To draw near or nearer; approach:
  2. Just about; almost; nearly:
  3. With or in a close relationship:
To come near to; approach or be almost the same as
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  1. To come near to; approach or be almost the same as
  2. To bring together, as cut edges of tissue.
  3. To come close to; be nearly the same as:
(Intransitive) To be almost like some other thing.
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  1. (Intransitive) To be almost like some other thing.
To take exception to; call into question; dispute:
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  1. To take exception to; call into question; dispute:
  2. To summon to action, effort, or use; stimulate:
  3. An objection, exception, or other formal questioning of the capability or legal qualifications of a person, the existence of a right, or the legality of an action or thing. An objection, exception, or other formal questioning of the capability or legal qualifications of a person, the existence of a right, or the legality of an action or thing. An objection by a party or a lawyer to a potential juror or jury panel and his or her request that a judge disqualify the individual or the panel from hearing that party’s cause or trial. To call into question.
To equal in some way; be a match for
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  1. To equal in some way; be a match for
  2. (Archaic) To try to equal or surpass; compete with
  3. To be a competitor or rival; compete.
(Idiomatic) To approach or come close to something; to border or be on the edge of something.
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  1. (Idiomatic) To approach or come close to something; to border or be on the edge of something.
To direct (a spoken or written message) to the attention of:
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  1. To direct (a spoken or written message) to the attention of:
  2. To mark with a destination:
  3. To use a proper form in speaking to
To resort or turn (to) for decision, justification, etc.
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  1. To resort or turn (to) for decision, justification, etc.
  2. To have recourse, as for corroboration; resort:
  3. To request for an appeal of (a case) to a higher court for rehearing.
To put to or adapt for a special use:
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  1. To put to or adapt for a special use:
  2. To bring into nearness or contact with something; put on, upon, or to:
  3. To devote, use, or assign for a particular purpose.
To make a request, especially formally:
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  1. To make a request, especially formally:
  2. To ask for by petition; request formally:
  3. To address a petition to; ask formally or earnestly
To institute legal proceedings in court; bring suit
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  1. To institute legal proceedings in court; bring suit
  2. (Law) To initiate or pursue legal proceedings; bring suit.
  3. To appeal to; petition; beseech
To do or accomplish something in the least degree. Used in the negative with an infinitive:
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  1. To do or accomplish something in the least degree. Used in the negative with an infinitive:
  2. To take the first step in doing; start:
  3. To cause to start; set about; commence
To enter upon or have a beginning; start.
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  1. To enter upon or have a beginning; start.
  2. To begin; start; originate
To get on a boat or ship or (outside the USA) an aeroplane.
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  1. To get on a boat or ship or (outside the USA) an aeroplane.
  2. To go aboard a vessel or aircraft, as at the start of a journey.
  3. To start, begin.
In real property, to pass upon or into; of litigation, to file or present to the court—for example, to enter an appearance into the record; of a contract, to enter into it means to sign or execute it. In real property, to pass upon or into; of litigation, to file or present to the court—for example, to enter an appearance into the record; of a contract, to enter into it means to sign or execute it.
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  1. In real property, to pass upon or into; of litigation, to file or present to the court—for example, to enter an appearance into the record; of a contract, to enter into it means to sign or execute it. In real property, to pass upon or into; of litigation, to file or present to the court—for example, to enter an appearance into the record; of a contract, to enter into it means to sign or execute it.
  2. To start upon; begin
  3. To go to or occupy in order to claim possession of (land).
To induct (an official) into office with a formal ceremony
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  1. To induct (an official) into office with a formal ceremony
  2. To celebrate formally the first public use of; dedicate
  3. To open or begin use of formally with a ceremony; dedicate:
To bring into practice or use; introduce by first doing or using; start
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  1. To bring into practice or use; introduce by first doing or using; start
  2. To teach the fundamentals of some subject to; help to begin doing something
  3. To set going by taking the first step; begin:
To establish or invest (someone) in an office or position.
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  1. To establish or invest (someone) in an office or position.
  2. To start; initiate
  3. To set up; establish; found; introduce
To send out; to start (one) on a career; to set going; to give a start to (something); to put in operation.
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  1. To send out; to start (one) on a career; to set going; to give a start to (something); to put in operation.
  2. To give (someone) a start, as in a career or vocation.
  3. To start (a person) on some course or career
(Baseball) To be the first batter of an inning.
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  1. (Baseball) To be the first batter of an inning.
To move apart or unfold so that the inner parts are displayed; spread out:
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  1. To move apart or unfold so that the inner parts are displayed; spread out:
  2. To undo, recall, or set aside (a judgment, settlement, etc.), so as to leave the matter open to further action
  3. To begin; start
To go out, leave.
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  1. To go out, leave.
  2. To start an activity with the intention of finishing it.
  3. To explain something, or give exact details, usually in writing.
To found; establish:
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  1. To found; establish:
  2. (Now Chiefly Dial.) To cause to start, or move involuntarily; startle
  3. To set into motion, operation, or activity:
To implement, to employ, to put into use.
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  1. To implement, to employ, to put into use.
  2. To occupy; to consume (space or time).
  3. (With on) To accept (a proposal, offer, request, etc.) from.
To deliberately begin to do (something):
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  1. To deliberately begin to do (something):
  2. To give a promise or pledge that; contract
  3. To take upon oneself; to start, to embark on (a specific task etc.).
The act of arriving; an arrival
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  1. The act of arriving; an arrival
  2. An arrival or approach
  3. Arrival; advent:
(Mathematics) The property or manner of approaching a limit, such as a point, line, function, or value.
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  1. (Mathematics) The property or manner of approaching a limit, such as a point, line, function, or value.
  2. The act of moving toward union or uniformity.
  3. The point at which things converge
The quality or fact of being imminent
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  1. The quality or fact of being imminent
  2. The state or condition of being about to happen, imminent.
  3. Something imminent; esp., impending evil, danger, etc.
The state of being near.
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The experience or beginning of a feeling, need, or desire:
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  1. The experience or beginning of a feeling, need, or desire:
  2. Scoring ability or potential:
  3. Decisiveness and clarity in artistic expression:
Development in a particular way; progress:
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  1. Development in a particular way; progress:
  2. (Sports) A designated route or area on which a race is held:
  3. A typical, natural, or customary manner of proceeding or developing:
A course of movement
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  1. A course of movement
  2. A group of persons or things arranged in a row or series:
  3. A course of progress or movement; a route:
A method of operating or functioning.
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  1. A method of operating or functioning.
  2. A way of doing or accomplishing something
  3. A person's manner of working.
In perspective rendering, one of several imaginary planes perpendicular to the line of vision between the viewer and the object being depicted.
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  1. In perspective rendering, one of several imaginary planes perpendicular to the line of vision between the viewer and the object being depicted.
  2. A systematic arrangement of elements or important parts; a configuration or outline:
  3. A proposed or intended course of action:
(--- Law) The set of rules under which litigation is conducted, especially in contrast to the set of substantive legal principles that determine the merits of legal controversies and disputes.
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  1. (--- Law) The set of rules under which litigation is conducted, especially in contrast to the set of substantive legal principles that determine the merits of legal controversies and disputes.
  2. The act, method, or manner of proceeding in some action; esp., the sequence of steps to be followed
  3. A set of established forms or methods for conducting the affairs of an organized body such as a business, club, or government.
An approach to accomplishing a goal or a method of dealing with a problem.
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  1. An approach to accomplishing a goal or a method of dealing with a problem.
  2. A course of action or policy, esp. one differing from another or a preceding course
  3. A zigzag course, or movement in such a course
(Uncountable) Practical ability in some given field or practice, often as opposed to creativity or imaginative skill. [from 19th c.]
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  1. (Uncountable) Practical ability in some given field or practice, often as opposed to creativity or imaginative skill. [from 19th c.]
  2. Skill or command in a particular activity:
  3. The basic method for making or doing something, such as an artistic work or scientific procedure:
Opening approaches made to secure acquaintance, favor, or an agreement; overtures.
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  1. Opening approaches made to secure acquaintance, favor, or an agreement; overtures.
  2. Payment of money before due:
  3. A forward move, as toward an objective; a progressive step:
In Presbyterian churches, a proposal or question submitted as by the general assembly to the presbyteries
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  1. In Presbyterian churches, a proposal or question submitted as by the general assembly to the presbyteries
  2. An act, offer, or proposal that indicates readiness to undertake a course of action or open a relationship.
  3. A similar orchestral work intended for independent concert performance.
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