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An excluding or being excluded
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  1. An excluding or being excluded
  2. The condition or fact of being excluded.
  3. The act or practice of excluding.
The act or an instance of omitting.
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  1. The act or an instance of omitting.
  2. The act of leaving something out or not done. An omission may be deliberate or unintentional.
  3. The act of neglecting to do something required by law; especially one’s duty.
(Sports) a blocked shot
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  1. (Sports) a blocked shot
  2. The state of being rejected.
  3. The act of rejecting.
An arrangement by which a hotel room, theater or airline ticket, etc. is set aside and held until called for
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  1. An arrangement by which a hotel room, theater or airline ticket, etc. is set aside and held until called for
  2. A right held back or given to the grantor, such as some right, profit, or interest in the estate or property that is being granted; a delayed decision by a court or other body on a point of law; a preservation of the right to dispute a point of contract by a party nevertheless performing same (such as, performing under reservation). See also under protest. A right held back or given to the grantor, such as some right, profit, or interest in the estate or property that is being granted; a delayed decision by a court or other body on a point of law; a preservation of the right to dispute a point of contract by a party nevertheless performing same (such as, performing under reservation). See also under protest.
  3. Public land set aside for some special use
(Genetics) The separation of allelic genes into different gametes during meiosis so that a particular gamete receives only one member of a pair of characters
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  1. (Genetics) The separation of allelic genes into different gametes during meiosis so that a particular gamete receives only one member of a pair of characters
  2. A segregating or being segregated; specif., the policy or practice of compelling racial groups to live apart from each other, go to separate schools, use separate social facilities, etc.
  3. The act or process of segregating or the condition of being segregated.
(Law) A period established by statute during which a lawsuit or criminal prosecution must be initiated.
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  1. (Law) A period established by statute during which a lawsuit or criminal prosecution must be initiated.
  2. A limiting rule or condition; a restriction:
  3. The act of limiting or the state of being limited:
An exempting or being exempted; freedom or release from a liability, obligation, etc.; immunity
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  1. An exempting or being exempted; freedom or release from a liability, obligation, etc.; immunity
  2. The deduction of a certain amount in the computation of net income with regard to taxation, allowed for an individual, that individual's dependents, and certain characteristics, such as blindness or age.
  3. The state of not being subject to a responsibility held by others; in taxes, an amount subtracted from gross income to determine taxable income. The state of not being subject to a responsibility held by others; in taxes, an amount subtracted from gross income to determine taxable income.
The process of expelling or removing, especially of waste products from the body.
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  1. The process of expelling or removing, especially of waste products from the body.
  2. (Accounting) The act of recording amounts in a consolidation statement to remove the effects of inter-company transactions.
  3. (Logic) The act of obtaining by separation, or as the result of eliminating; deduction.
The refusal, especially by public authorities, to acknowledge a contract or debt.
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  1. The refusal, especially by public authorities, to acknowledge a contract or debt.
  2. The act of repudiating or the state of being repudiated.
  3. Words or actions of a party to a contract that indicate the intention of that person to fail to carry out the contract in the future; a threat to breach a contract. Words or actions of a party to a contract that indicate the intention of that person to fail to carry out the contract in the future; a threat to breach a contract.
The act of making an excuse.
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  1. The act of making an excuse.
Constipation.
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  1. Constipation.
  2. The quality or state of being irregular.
  3. Something irregular:
Something that is peculiar, as a trait or habit
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  1. Something that is peculiar, as a trait or habit
  2. A notable or distinctive feature or characteristic.
  3. That which is peculiar; a special and distinctive characteristic or habit; particularity.
(Astron.) A measurement used for any orbiting body, as a planet's angular distance around its orbit from its perihelion, taken as if viewed from the sun
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  1. (Astron.) A measurement used for any orbiting body, as a planet's angular distance around its orbit from its perihelion, taken as if viewed from the sun
  2. One that is peculiar, irregular, abnormal, or difficult to classify:
  3. Deviation or departure from the normal or common order, form, or rule.
A noticeable change or effect:
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  1. A noticeable change or effect:
  2. A significant effect on or change in a situation
  3. An instance of disparity or unlikeness:
A reduction in the price of something in consideration of a large order or of turning in a used article, etc.
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  1. A reduction in the price of something in consideration of a large order or of turning in a used article, etc.
  2. A price reduction, especially one granted in exchange for used merchandise:
  3. A small amount of money regularly given to a child, often as payment for household chores.
An exempting or being exempted; freedom or release from a liability, obligation, etc.; immunity
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  1. An exempting or being exempted; freedom or release from a liability, obligation, etc.; immunity
  2. The state of not being subject to a responsibility held by others; in taxes, an amount subtracted from gross income to determine taxable income. The state of not being subject to a responsibility held by others; in taxes, an amount subtracted from gross income to determine taxable income.
  3. The deduction of a certain amount in the computation of net income with regard to taxation, allowed for an individual, that individual's dependents, and certain characteristics, such as blindness or age.
Failure or refusal to act in conformity with generally accepted beliefs and practices
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  1. Failure or refusal to act in conformity with generally accepted beliefs and practices
  2. Refusal or failure to conform to accepted standards, conventions, rules, or laws.
  3. Lack of agreement or harmony
Protection from being sued for libel or slander for making otherwise actionable statements in a context or forum where open and candid expression is deemed desirable for reasons of public policy.
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  1. Protection from being sued for libel or slander for making otherwise actionable statements in a context or forum where open and candid expression is deemed desirable for reasons of public policy.
  2. Protection from being forced to disclose confidential communications in certain relationships, as between attorney and client, physician and patient, or priest and confessor.
  3. A right, advantage, favor, or immunity specially granted to one; esp., a right held by a certain individual, group, or class, and withheld from certain others or all others
(Theol.) The ordering of events under divine authority
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  1. (Theol.) The ordering of events under divine authority
  2. An exemption from a church law, a vow, or another similar obligation granted in a particular case by an ecclesiastical authority.
  3. (Law) The suspension of a statute in a specific case for extenuating reasons
Permission for a professional athletic club to assign a player to the minor leagues or release a player from the club, granted only after all other clubs have been given the opportunity to claim the player and have not done so.
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  1. Permission for a professional athletic club to assign a player to the minor leagues or release a player from the club, granted only after all other clubs have been given the opportunity to claim the player and have not done so.
  2. (Law) A legal document releasing some requirement, such as waiving a right (giving it up) or a waiver of liability (agreeing to hold someone blameless). Also used for such a form even before it is filled out and signed.
  3. A formal written statement of such relinquishment
The deflection of a magnetic compass needle due to magnetic influences; specif., on a ship, such deflection caused by the ship's own magnetic properties
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  1. The deflection of a magnetic compass needle due to magnetic influences; specif., on a ship, such deflection caused by the ship's own magnetic properties
  2. Deflection of a compass needle caused by local magnetic influence, especially on a ship.
  3. (Statistics) The difference, especially the absolute difference, between one number in a set of data and the mean of that set of data.
(Mathematics) The ratio of the distance of any point on a conic section from a focus to its distance from the corresponding directrix. This ratio is constant for any particular conic section.
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  1. (Mathematics) The ratio of the distance of any point on a conic section from a focus to its distance from the corresponding directrix. This ratio is constant for any particular conic section.
  2. A measure of the deviation of an elliptical path, especially an orbit, from a perfect circle. It is equal to the ratio of the distance between the foci of the ellipse to the length of the major axis of the ellipse (the distance between the two points farthest apart on the ellipse). Eccentricity ranges from zero (for a perfect circle) to values approaching 1 (highly elongated ellipses).
  3. (Math.) The ratio of the distances from any point of a conic section to the focus and to the directrix: the value of this ratio determines the type of conic section (zero = circle, between zero and one = ellipse, one = parabola, more than one = hyperbola)
The quality or state of being rare; infrequency of occurrence.
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  1. The quality or state of being rare; infrequency of occurrence.
  2. Lack of density; thinness
  3. Something remarkable or valuable because rare
  1. An odd or strange thing or opinion.
  2. A strange person; an oddball.
  3. One that is odd.
An unpredictable or unaccountable act or event; a vagary:
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  1. An unpredictable or unaccountable act or event; a vagary:
  2. A sudden twist, turn, or stroke
  3. (Now Rare) A clever turn of speech; sally; quip
A feeling or expression of opposition, disapproval, or dislike
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  1. A feeling or expression of opposition, disapproval, or dislike
  2. (--- Law) The formal registration of protest against the admission of a piece of evidence at trial, on the grounds of some legal defect.
  3. A statement expressing opposition, or a reason or cause for expressing opposition (generally followed by the adposition to).
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  1. The act of demurring
  2. (Law) A formal objection
  3. The act of demurring, especially a mild, polite, or considered expression of opposition.
A formal declaration of disapproval or objection issued by a concerned person, group, or organization.
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  1. A formal declaration of disapproval or objection issued by a concerned person, group, or organization.
  2. A written declaration by the master of a ship attesting to the fact that damages or losses were sustained from unavoidable natural causes, and rejecting any liability of the officers and crew
  3. (Law) A declaration of objection and reservation of rights, made when action would otherwise imply consent or agreement:
A cause or reason for complaining; a grievance:
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  1. A cause or reason for complaining; a grievance:
  2. (Law) A formal statement initiating a lawsuit by specifying the facts and legal grounds for the relief sought.
  3. (Law) A pleading setting forth the plaintiff's case or cause of action; formal charge or accusation
A demand for explanation or justification; a calling into question:
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  1. A demand for explanation or justification; a calling into question:
  2. An act or statement of defiance; a call to confrontation:
  3. A call to engage in a contest, fight, or competition:
An act or instance of demurring
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  1. An act or instance of demurring
  2. An objection raised or exception taken
  3. An objection.
A statement expressing opposition, or a reason or cause for expressing opposition (generally followed by the adposition to).
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  1. A statement expressing opposition, or a reason or cause for expressing opposition (generally followed by the adposition to).
  2. A statement presented in opposition:
  3. A statement opposing something that is about to occur in a courtroom, or has already occurred, as being improper, out of order, or against procedural rules. It is up to the judge to rule on the objection’s validity, or to overrule it. A timely objection that is entered into the trial record, along with appropriate argument on its validity, may form the basis for an appeal to a higher court. See also challenge and motion in limine. A statement opposing something that is about to occur in a courtroom, or has already occurred, as being improper, out of order, or against procedural rules. It is up to the judge to rule on the objection’s validity, or to overrule it. A timely objection that is entered into the trial record, along with appropriate argument on its validity, may form the basis for an appeal to a higher court. See also challenge and motion in limine.
A formal declaration of disapproval or objection issued by a concerned person, group, or organization.
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  1. A formal declaration of disapproval or objection issued by a concerned person, group, or organization.
  2. A public demonstration or organized effort to show disapproval about something, especially a governmental policy or practice.
  3. (Law) A declaration of objection and reservation of rights, made when action would otherwise imply consent or agreement:
The act of protesting
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  1. The act of protesting
  2. A strong or formal expression of dissent.
  3. A protest; objection
A document setting forth certain points or listing complaints, grievances, etc.
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  1. A document setting forth certain points or listing complaints, grievances, etc.
  2. An expression of protest, complaint, or reproof, especially a formal statement of grievances.
  3. A remonstration; disapproval; a formal, usually written, protest or objection.
A noisy complaint.
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  1. A noisy complaint.
  2. A loud, harsh cry
  3. (Informal) A loud, raucous complaint or protest
(Slang) Power; force:
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  1. (Slang) Power; force:
  2. One's turn at kicking
  3. (Slang) A complaint; a protest.
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