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The act of designating; a marking or pointing out.
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  1. The act of designating; a marking or pointing out.
  2. A distinguishing name, title, etc.
  3. Nomination or appointment.
A thing allotted; portion; share
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  1. A thing allotted; portion; share
  2. The act of allotting:
  3. (Brit.) A small plot of public land rented to an individual for growing vegetables or flowers
(Government) Permission, possibly limited, to spend funds for a specific budgetary purpose.
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  1. (Government) Permission, possibly limited, to spend funds for a specific budgetary purpose.
  2. Legal power or right; sanction
  3. (Countable) (A document giving) formal sanction, permission or warrant.
The act or an instance of appointing a person to office.
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  1. The act or an instance of appointing a person to office.
  2. The act of nominating or the fact of being nominated
  3. The act or an instance of submitting a name for candidacy or appointment.
(Informal) A state of affairs:
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  1. (Informal) A state of affairs:
  2. A specific piece of work to be done for a set fee:
  3. The object to be worked on:
Something for which one is responsible; a duty, obligation, or burden.
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  1. Something for which one is responsible; a duty, obligation, or burden.
  2. (Military) The obligation to carry forward an assigned task to a successful conclusion. With responsibility goes authority to direct and take the necessary action to ensure success. (JP 1-02 Department of Defense Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms).
  3. The liability for an act and the obligation to repair any damage caused by that act; in criminal law, a person’s mental capacity to understand and answer in court for her or his actions; guilt. See also competent and capacity. The liability for an act and the obligation to repair any damage caused by that act; in criminal law, a person’s mental capacity to understand and answer in court for her or his actions; guilt. See also competent and capacity.
A difficult or tedious undertaking:
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  1. A difficult or tedious undertaking:
  2. A piece of work assigned to or demanded of a person
  3. A function to be performed; an objective:
Lessons to be studied or schoolwork to be done outside the classroom
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  1. Lessons to be studied or schoolwork to be done outside the classroom
  2. Study or research in preparation for some project, activity, etc.
  3. Work, such as schoolwork or piecework, that is done at home.
An allocating or being allocated
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  1. An allocating or being allocated
  2. A thing or amount allocated
Allotment of direct taxes on the basis of state population.
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  1. Allotment of direct taxes on the basis of state population.
  2. The proportional distribution of the number of members of the US House of Representatives on the basis of the population of each state.
  3. The allocation, distribution, or division of something into proportionate shares.
A religious system or code of commands considered to have been divinely revealed or appointed.
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  1. A religious system or code of commands considered to have been divinely revealed or appointed.
  2. An exemption from a church law, a vow, or another similar obligation granted in a particular case by an ecclesiastical authority.
  3. (R.C.Ch.) An exemption or release from the provisions of a specific church law
The result of distributing; arrangement
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  1. The result of distributing; arrangement
  2. A characterization of the occurrence of the actual unique values in a set of data (as in a frequency distribution) or of the theoretical unique values of a random variable (as in a probability distribution).
  3. At common law, the transfer of personal property to the heirs of an individual who died intestate. At common law, the transfer of personal property to the heirs of an individual who died intestate.
A sharing or apportioning; distribution
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  1. A sharing or apportioning; distribution
  2. The proportional distribution of a quantity or entity:
  3. Cell division.
A statement that ascribes; specif., a prayer or text ascribing glory to God
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  1. A statement that ascribes; specif., a prayer or text ascribing glory to God
  2. A statement that ascribes.
  3. The act, or an instance, of ascribing a quality, characteristic, quotation, artistic work, or other thing to someone or something.
Something, such as a quality or characteristic, that is related to a particular possessor; an attribute.
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  1. Something, such as a quality or characteristic, that is related to a particular possessor; an attribute.
  2. The act of attributing, especially the act of establishing a particular person as the creator of a work of art.
An arrangement for deferred payment of a loan or purchase:
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  1. An arrangement for deferred payment of a loan or purchase:
  2. A credit line.
  3. A source of honor or distinction:
The act of imputing or ascribing; attribution.
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  1. The act of imputing or ascribing; attribution.
  2. Something imputed, ascribed, or attributed.
A small routine task, as of a housekeeper or farmer
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  1. A small routine task, as of a housekeeper or farmer
  2. A hard or unpleasant task
  3. An unpleasant or burdensome task:
Required action or service:
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  1. Required action or service:
  2. An act or a course of action that is required of one by position, social custom, law, or religion:
  3. Any action, task, etc. required by or relating to one's occupation or position
(Informal) A state of affairs:
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  1. (Informal) A state of affairs:
  2. The object to be worked on:
  3. A specific piece of work to be done for a set fee:
The administrative personnel, executives, or staff working in such a place:
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  1. The administrative personnel, executives, or staff working in such a place:
  2. Public position:
  3. A duty or function assigned to or assumed by someone:
A limitation or restriction:
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  1. A limitation or restriction:
  2. An assigned task or quantity of work
  3. A length of time spent in a particular way, especially doing a job or fulfilling a duty:
A difficult or tedious undertaking:
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  1. A difficult or tedious undertaking:
  2. A function to be performed; an objective:
  3. A piece of work assigned to or demanded of a person
An alienating or being alienated; specif., estrangement or detachment
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  1. An alienating or being alienated; specif., estrangement or detachment
  2. The act of alienating or the condition of being alienated; estrangement:
  3. In real property law, the voluntary and absolute transfer of title of possession, by gift, sale, or testamentary instrument, of real property from one to another. In real property law, the voluntary and absolute transfer of title of possession, by gift, sale, or testamentary instrument, of real property from one to another.
(Law) An instrument transferring title of an object from one person or group of persons to another.
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  1. (Law) An instrument transferring title of an object from one person or group of persons to another.
  2. The document by which a property transfer is effected.
  3. The voluntary transfer of an interest in property or a property right, usually by means of a written instrument other than a will. See also alienation and grant. The voluntary transfer of an interest in property or a property right, usually by means of a written instrument other than a will. See also alienation and grant.
One of several tracts of land in New Hampshire, Maine, and Vermont originally granted to an individual or a group.
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  1. One of several tracts of land in New Hampshire, Maine, and Vermont originally granted to an individual or a group.
  2. The document or provision in a document by which a grant is made.
  3. Something granted, especially a giving of funds for a specific purpose:
One who transfers or is transferred, as to a new school.
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  1. One who transfers or is transferred, as to a new school.
  2. A transferring or being transferred
  3. A ticket, provided free or at a small extra charge, entitling the bearer to change from one bus, train, or streetcar to another as specified
A transfer, especially the making over of legal title or ownership to another
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  1. A transfer, especially the making over of legal title or ownership to another
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