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An alliance of persons or parties for a common purpose; an association.
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  1. An alliance of persons or parties for a common purpose; an association.
  2. (Mathematics) One or more elements selected from a set without regard to the order of selection.
  3. (Chem.) A uniting of substances to form a compound
The process of distributing or the condition of being distributed, especially:
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  1. The process of distributing or the condition of being distributed, especially:
  2. (Statistics) 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. The result of distributing; arrangement
A collection of things that have been arranged:
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  1. A collection of things that have been arranged:
  2. The composition as thus adapted
  3. The condition, manner, or result of being arranged; disposal:
(Chem.) The structure of a compound, esp. in the spatial relation of atoms in the molecule
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  1. (Chem.) The structure of a compound, esp. in the spatial relation of atoms in the molecule
  2. (--- Computers) The way in which a computer system or network is set up or connected.
  3. Form, as depending on the relative disposition of the parts of a thing's shape; figure; form factor.
Something composed of interrelated parts forming an organism or an organization
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  1. Something composed of interrelated parts forming an organism or an organization
  2. The interrelation or arrangement of parts in a complex entity:
  3. The way in which parts are arranged or put together to form a whole; makeup:
Cosmetics applied especially to the face.
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  1. Cosmetics applied especially to the face.
  2. The way in which an actor is made up for a role, as with a costume, wig, greasepaint, powder, etc.
  3. The arrangement of type, illustrations, etc. in a book, newspaper, page, etc.
The way in which a thing is made up; structure; organization; makeup
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  1. The way in which a thing is made up; structure; organization; makeup
  2. The fundamental and organic laws and principles of a country or state that create a system of government and provides a basis against which the validity of all other laws is determined.
  3. The physical makeup of a person:
An arrangement or plan, especially the schematic arrangement of parts or areas:
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  1. An arrangement or plan, especially the schematic arrangement of parts or areas:
  2. The overall design of a page, spread, or book, including elements such as page and type size, typeface, and the arrangement of titles and page numbers.
  3. The art or process of arranging type, illustrations, etc. in an advertisement, newspaper, etc.
(Chemistry) The spatial arrangement of the atoms in a molecule as a result of rotation about a single bond
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  1. (Chemistry) The spatial arrangement of the atoms in a molecule as a result of rotation about a single bond
  2. The state of being conformed; agreement; hence; structure, as depending on the arrangement of parts; form; arrangement.
  3. The structure or form of a thing as determined by such arrangements; specif., the shape or outline, as of an animal
A three-dimensional work of art, usually nonrepresentational and constructed of more than one material
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  1. A three-dimensional work of art, usually nonrepresentational and constructed of more than one material
  2. The way in which something is built or put together:
  3. A structure, such as a building, framework, or model.
(Countable) A group of people or other legal entities with an explicit purpose and written rules.
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  1. (Countable) A group of people or other legal entities with an explicit purpose and written rules.
  2. A group of persons organized for a particular purpose; an association or business.
  3. (Uncountable) The way in which something is organized, such as a book or an article.
Beauty as a result of pleasing proportions or harmonious arrangement:
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  1. Beauty as a result of pleasing proportions or harmonious arrangement:
  2. The correspondence of the form and arrangement of elements or parts on opposite sides of a dividing line or plane or about a center or an axis:
  3. Balance or beauty of form or proportion, esp. as resulting from such correspondence
The agreeable or harmonious relation of parts within a whole:
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  1. The agreeable or harmonious relation of parts within a whole:
  2. A relationship between quantities such that if one varies then another varies in a manner dependent on the first:
  3. The comparative relation between parts, things, or elements with respect to size, amount, degree, etc.; ratio
To determine the difference between the sum of the credits and the sum of the debits of an account. To determine the difference between the sum of the credits and the sum of the debits of an account. The act of estimating, measuring, or weighing two things in comparison to each other. For example, the balancing of the risks and benefits of filing a lawsuit. To offset or counteract. To place or keep in equilibrium or proportion, such as balancing competing interests. The result of balancing.
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  1. To determine the difference between the sum of the credits and the sum of the debits of an account. To determine the difference between the sum of the credits and the sum of the debits of an account. The act of estimating, measuring, or weighing two things in comparison to each other. For example, the balancing of the risks and benefits of filing a lawsuit. To offset or counteract. To place or keep in equilibrium or proportion, such as balancing competing interests. The result of balancing.
  2. A setting of clauses, phrases, ideas, etc. in parallel constructions for rhetorical effect
  3. The pleasing harmony of various elements in a design, painting, musical composition, etc.; harmonious proportion
Agreement in feeling, action, ideas, interests, etc.; peaceable or friendly relations
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  1. Agreement in feeling, action, ideas, interests, etc.; peaceable or friendly relations
  2. An orderly or pleasing combination of elements in a whole:
  3. A state of agreement or orderly arrangement according to color, size, shape, etc.
Specific or characteristic manner of expression, execution, construction, or design, in any art, period, work, employment, etc.
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  1. Specific or characteristic manner of expression, execution, construction, or design, in any art, period, work, employment, etc.
  2. Distinction, excellence, originality, and character in any form of artistic or literary expression
  3. A customary manner of presenting printed material, including usage, punctuation, spelling, typography, and arrangement:
Harmony or agreement of interests or feelings; accord.
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  1. Harmony or agreement of interests or feelings; accord.
  2. A large, dark-blue, cultivated variety of fox grape, used esp. for making juice and jelly
  3. (Grammar) Agreement between words in person, number, gender, or case.
An arrangement between parties, usually resulting from a discussion, regarding a course of action.
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  1. An arrangement between parties, usually resulting from a discussion, regarding a course of action.
  2. (Grammar) Correspondence in gender, number, case, or person between words.
  3. A mutual understanding between two or more legally competent individuals or entities about their rights and duties regarding their past or future performances and consideration. While an agreement usually leads to a contract, it could also be an executed sale, a gift or other transfer of property, or a promise without a legal obligation.
A pleasing combination of simultaneous musical sounds; harmony of tones
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  1. A pleasing combination of simultaneous musical sounds; harmony of tones
  2. (Music) A simultaneous combination of sounds not requiring resolution to another combination of sounds for finality of effect and conventionally regarded as harmonious or pleasing.
  3. The repetition of consonants or of a consonant pattern, especially at the ends of words, as in blank and think or strong and string.
Manners or conduct as governed by etiquette, decorum, or custom:
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  1. Manners or conduct as governed by etiquette, decorum, or custom:
  2. Arrangement; esp., orderly arrangement; way in which parts of a whole are organized; pattern; style
  3. Method of arrangement or manner of coordinating elements in verbal or musical composition:
The space between two objects or people.
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  1. The space between two objects or people.
  2. Space or spaces, as between printed words
  3. A way in which objects or people are separated by spaces.
The position of a competitor at the end of a race
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  1. The position of a competitor at the end of a race
  2. The action of the verb to place
  3. The condition of being placed
(Music) Basically regular recurrence of grouped strong and weak beats, or heavily and lightly accented tones, in alternation; arrangement of successive tones, usually in measures, according to their relative accentuation and duration
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  1. (Music) Basically regular recurrence of grouped strong and weak beats, or heavily and lightly accented tones, in alternation; arrangement of successive tones, usually in measures, according to their relative accentuation and duration
  2. The sense of temporal development created in a work of literature or a film by the arrangement of formal elements such as the length of scenes, the nature and amount of dialogue, or the repetition of motifs.
  3. The form or pattern of this
Anything created; esp., something original created by the imagination; invention, design, etc.
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  1. Anything created; esp., something original created by the imagination; invention, design, etc.
  2. A creating or being created
  3. An original product of human invention or artistic imagination:
(Countable) The style of writing of a person.
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  1. (Countable) The style of writing of a person.
  2. (As a modifier) Intended for or used in writing.
  3. Meaningful letters or characters that constitute readable matter:
The process of creating the content of a document or other content item, i.e., writing or composition.
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  1. The process of creating the content of a document or other content item, i.e., writing or composition.
The act or process of fashioning something; manufacture.
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  1. The act or process of fashioning something; manufacture.
The manner or style in which something is formed; structure:
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  1. The manner or style in which something is formed; structure:
  2. (Geol.) A rock unit distinguished from adjacent deposits by some common character, as composition, origin, type of fossil, etc.
  3. The act or process of forming something or of taking form.
The ability to form or understand mental concepts and abstractions:
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  1. The ability to form or understand mental concepts and abstractions:
  2. The beginning or formation of an idea or plan:
  3. The act, process, or power of conceiving mentally; formulation of ideas, esp. of abstractions
The style or manner with which something is offered for consideration or display:
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  1. The style or manner with which something is offered for consideration or display:
  2. (Philos., Psychol.) Anything present in the consciousness at a single moment as an actual sensation or a mental image
  3. (Med.) The position of the fetus in the uterus at the time of delivery, with reference to the part presenting itself at the mouth of the uterus
A component that is forged (shaped by heating and hammering).
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  1. A component that is forged (shaped by heating and hammering).
  2. Something forged; esp., a forged piece of metal
  3. The act of one that forges
The action of the verb to shape.
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  1. The action of the verb to shape.
  2. (Psychology) A method of positive reinforcement of behaviour patterns in operant conditioning.
The act or product of one who sculpts; sculpture.
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  1. The act or product of one who sculpts; sculpture.
The act or process of inventing:
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  1. The act or process of inventing:
  2. (Music) A short composition developing a single theme contrapuntally.
  3. A discovery; a finding.
The art or work of creating designs, patterns, etc.
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  1. The art or work of creating designs, patterns, etc.
A fabricating or being fabricated; construction; manufacture
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  1. A fabricating or being fabricated; construction; manufacture
  2. A fabricated thing; esp., a falsehood, false excuse, etc.
A place where work is done, as a factory, public utility plant, etc.
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  1. A place where work is done, as a factory, public utility plant, etc.
  2. (Physics) The transfer of energy from one physical system to another, especially the application of a force to move a body in a certain direction. It is calculated as the product of the force and the distance over which it is applied and is expressed in joules, ergs, and foot-pounds.
  3. A material or piece of material being processed in a machine during manufacture:
A thing considered as a unit or an element of a larger thing, quantity, or class; a portion:
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  1. A thing considered as a unit or an element of a larger thing, quantity, or class; a portion:
  2. What one has to say about something; an opinion:
  3. An artistic work or composition, as of music, writing, painting, drama, etc.
A written composition of moderate length exploring a particular issue or subject.
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  1. A written composition of moderate length exploring a particular issue or subject.
  2. A testing or trial of the value or nature of a thing:
  3. A short literary composition of an analytical, interpretive, or reflective kind, dealing with its subject in a nontechnical, limited, often unsystematic way and, usually, expressive of the author's outlook and personality
A thin, flexible material made usually in sheets from a pulp prepared from rags, wood, or other fibrous material, and used for writing or printing on, for packaging, as structural material, as a fabric substitute, etc.
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  1. A thin, flexible material made usually in sheets from a pulp prepared from rags, wood, or other fibrous material, and used for writing or printing on, for packaging, as structural material, as a fabric substitute, etc.
  2. 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.
  3. A piece of written work for school; a report or theme.
A topic or subject, as of a lecture, sermon, essay, etc.
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  1. A topic or subject, as of a lecture, sermon, essay, etc.
  2. A short essay, esp. one written as an assignment in a school course
  3. (Music) A recurring melodic element in a composition, especially a melody forming the basis of a set of variations.
An individual thing or element of a class; a particular object or item:
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  1. An individual thing or element of a class; a particular object or item:
  2. A thing of a certain kind; separate item
  3. (Gram.) Any one of the words a, an, or the (and their equivalents in other languages), used as adjectives: a and an are the indefinite articles and the is the definite article
A creative work, especially a musical composition numbered to designate the order of a composer's works.
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  1. A creative work, especially a musical composition numbered to designate the order of a composer's works.
The act or art of singing
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  1. The act or art of singing
  2. A piece of music sung or composed for singing
  3. A distinctive or characteristic sound made by an animal, such as a bird or an insect.
A grievance or wrong one seeks to settle or get even for
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  1. A grievance or wrong one seeks to settle or get even for
  2. (Informal) The way that life or a certain situation really is
  3. (Music) The notation of a musical work.
The act or process of producing:
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  1. The act or process of producing:
  2. Response to a request to produce in which items requested are put forth or given to opposing party. Response to a request to produce in which items requested are put forth or given to opposing party.
  3. A work produced on the stage, as a film, etc.
An account or report regarding the facts of an event or group of events:
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  1. An account or report regarding the facts of an event or group of events:
  2. (--- Informal) The pertinent facts or circumstances relating to a particular person, situation, etc., esp. such facts not widely known or not previously revealed
  3. The plot of a narrative or dramatic work.
Metrical writing or speaking, esp. when light or trivial or merely metered and rhymed, but without much serious content or artistic merit
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  1. Metrical writing or speaking, esp. when light or trivial or merely metered and rhymed, but without much serious content or artistic merit
  2. A sequence of words arranged metrically in accordance with some rule or design; single line of poetry
  3. The art or work of a poet.
Structure with respect to the arrangement of single notes in succession.
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  1. Structure with respect to the arrangement of single notes in succession.
  2. (Music) A rhythmically organized sequence of single tones so related to one another as to make up a particular phrase or idea.
  3. (Music) A sequence of single tones, usually in the same key or mode, to produce a rhythmic whole; often, a tune, air, or song
A creative work, especially a musical composition numbered to designate the order of a composer's works.
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  1. A creative work, especially a musical composition numbered to designate the order of a composer's works.
A thing considered as a unit or an element of a larger thing, quantity, or class; a portion:
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  1. A thing considered as a unit or an element of a larger thing, quantity, or class; a portion:
  2. What one has to say about something; an opinion:
  3. An artistic, musical, or literary work or composition:
The fact or process of being produced:
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  1. The fact or process of being produced:
  2. Response to a request to produce in which items requested are put forth or given to opposing party. Response to a request to produce in which items requested are put forth or given to opposing party.
  3. A work produced on the stage, as a film, etc.
Something one is making, doing, or acting upon, esp. as part of one's occupation or duty; task; undertaking
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  1. Something one is making, doing, or acting upon, esp. as part of one's occupation or duty; task; undertaking
  2. A place where work is done, as a factory, public utility plant, etc.
  3. A trade, profession, or other means of livelihood:
A testing or trial of the value or nature of a thing:
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  1. A testing or trial of the value or nature of a thing:
  2. A proposed design for a new postage stamp or piece of paper money
  3. A short literary composition of an analytical, interpretive, or reflective kind, dealing with its subject in a nontechnical, limited, often unsystematic way and, usually, expressive of the author's outlook and personality
Short-term debt instruments, especially commercial paper.
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  1. Short-term debt instruments, especially commercial paper.
  2. A wrapper made of paper, often with its contents:
  3. A single piece or sheet of paper
(Music) A recurring melodic element in a composition, especially a melody forming the basis of a set of variations.
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  1. (Music) A recurring melodic element in a composition, especially a melody forming the basis of a set of variations.
  2. An implicit or recurrent idea; a motif:
  3. (Short for) theme song
The act of accommodating or the state of being accommodated; adjustment.
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  1. The act of accommodating or the state of being accommodated; adjustment.
  2. The act of making or endorsing an accommodation paper
  3. Reconciliation or settlement of opposing views.
(In the plural) Preparations for some undertaking.
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  1. (In the plural) Preparations for some undertaking.
  2. The condition, manner, or result of being arranged; disposal:
  3. A settlement or adjustment, as of a dispute, difference, etc.
An agreement between two or more parties to settle differences between them by mutual concessions. An agreement between two or more parties to settle differences between them by mutual concessions. The result of such concessions. To end a dispute by compromise. To adjust by concessions. Something midway between two or more conflicting, different, or opposing things. A partial payment made by a debtor in exchange for the creditor’s promise not to seek payment of the remainder owed or claimed.
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  1. An agreement between two or more parties to settle differences between them by mutual concessions. An agreement between two or more parties to settle differences between them by mutual concessions. The result of such concessions. To end a dispute by compromise. To adjust by concessions. Something midway between two or more conflicting, different, or opposing things. A partial payment made by a debtor in exchange for the creditor’s promise not to seek payment of the remainder owed or claimed.
  2. A weakening or reduction of one's principles or standards:
  3. The result of such a settlement.
The practice of compromise.
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  1. The practice of compromise.
  2. An exchange of remarks or retorts on equal terms; repartee; banter
  3. The settling of differences through compromise and mutual concessions.
A means of communication that reaches the general public and, often, carries advertising
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  1. A means of communication that reaches the general public and, often, carries advertising
  2. A specific kind of artistic technique or means of expression as determined by the materials used or the creative methods involved:
  3. (Physics) A substance that propagates energy or signals through space via changes in its own state:
(Architecture) The gradual sinking of a building. Fractures or dislocations caused by settlement.
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  1. (Architecture) The gradual sinking of a building. Fractures or dislocations caused by settlement.
  2. The act or process of settling:
  3. An arrangement or agreement reached, as in business proceedings or negotiating a dispute:
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