(--- Brit.) The administrative body of a county, town, city, district, etc.
A formal written document from a government or court empowering the individual named therein to hold an appointive office or to perform official duties. In the case of an appointive office, the individual must receive the commission before she can act in their official capacity.
(Chemistry) A functional entity consisting of certain atoms whose presence provides a certain property to a molecule, such as the methyl group.
The definition of a collective noun is a noun that refers to a group of people or things as one unit.
A local office of such an agency
A person or group of persons officially elected or appointed to represent another or others.
A meeting held there
A group of individuals selected and sworn in to serve as the finders of fact in a civil or criminal trial, or in the case of a grand jury, to decide whether the facts warrant an indictment of the defendant.
A jury convened to determine if there is sufficient evidence to warrant the indictment of a suspected offender. A federal grand jury consists of between 16 and 23 persons and is required by the Fifth Amendment to the US Constitution before a person can be indicted for a serious criminal offense under federal law.
(Brit.) The board of directors of a corporation
A group that has been convoked; esp., an ecclesiastical or academic assembly
A hall for the meetings of a legislative or other assembly.
Any of the various governing councils that performed executive and legislative functions in the Soviet Union: in structure the soviets formed a pyramid, with the village and town soviets as its base and the as its apex
Any unified, consolidated group of elements; systematized whole
A member of a legislative assembly
A group of political intriguers; esp., such a group, of military men in power after a coup d'état
a self-constituted organization to promote something
An insulated board, or flat surface, for instruments or controls, as of an electric circuit, airplane, etc.
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