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Meaning; signification:
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  1. Meaning; signification:
  2. A product brought in the course of commerce into a country other than the one in which it originated
  3. Importance; significance:
Intellectual interpretation, as of the significance of an event or the conclusions reached by a group:
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  1. Intellectual interpretation, as of the significance of an event or the conclusions reached by a group:
  2. Natural understanding or intelligence, especially in practical matters:
  3. A perception or feeling produced by a stimulus; sensation:
Something signified or referred to; a particular meaning of a symbol.
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  1. Something signified or referred to; a particular meaning of a symbol.
  2. (Logic) The class of all the particular objects to which a term refers; extension
  3. The most specific or direct meaning of a word, in contrast to its figurative or associated meanings.
Meaning that is presented, intended, or implied; import.
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  1. Meaning that is presented, intended, or implied; import.
  2. Intention; object
  3. Meaning; tenor; sense; drift
Determination; resolution:
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  1. Determination; resolution:
  2. The object for which something exists or is done; end in view
  3. The object toward which one strives or for which something exists; an aim or goal:
The level of detail in a recording, production, or digital encoding of an image or sound.
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  1. The level of detail in a recording, production, or digital encoding of an image or sound.
  2. The power of a lens to show (an object) in clear, sharp outline
  3. The act or process of stating a precise meaning or significance; formulation of a meaning:
A person or thing to which action, thought, or feeling is directed
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  1. A person or thing to which action, thought, or feeling is directed
  2. A limiting factor that must be considered:
  3. A focus of attention, feeling, thought, or action:
Something implied, from which an inference may be drawn
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  1. Something implied, from which an inference may be drawn
  2. Something that is implied, especially:
  3. (--- Logic) A formal relationship between two propositions such that if the first is true then the second is necessarily or logically true
The capacity of being usable; relevance:
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  1. The capacity of being usable; relevance:
  2. A specific use to which something is put:
  3. Close attention; diligence:
Something that is intended; an aim or purpose.
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  1. Something that is intended; an aim or purpose.
  2. (Law) One's mental attitude, including purpose, will, determination, etc., at the time of doing an act
  3. A purpose; object; aim
The act of suggesting:
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  1. The act of suggesting:
  2. The idea induced or the stimulus used to induce it
  3. A psychological process by which an idea is induced in or adopted by another without argument, command, or coercion.
(Logic) The properties possessed by all the objects in a term's extension; intension
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  1. (Logic) The properties possessed by all the objects in a term's extension; intension
  2. A meaning of a word or phrase that is suggested or implied, as opposed to a denotation, or literal meaning. A characteristic of words or phrases, or of the contexts that words and phrases are used in.
  3. An idea or meaning suggested by or associated with a word or thing:
(Psychology) The unconscious mental representation of one thing by another
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  1. (Psychology) The unconscious mental representation of one thing by another
  2. The act of symbolizing; the use of symbols to represent things, or the investing of things with a symbolic meaning
The degree of accuracy of a weapon or of a person aiming a weapon or propelled object:
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  1. The degree of accuracy of a weapon or of a person aiming a weapon or propelled object:
  2. The ability to hit a target or intended point:
  3. The object to be attained; intention or purpose
(Linguis.) A gradual change along a certain line of development in the various elements of a language
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  1. (Linguis.) A gradual change along a certain line of development in the various elements of a language
  2. A gradual deviation from an original course, model, method, or intention.
  3. Variation or random oscillation about a fixed setting, position, or mode of behavior.
A meaning that is expressed or implied:
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  1. A meaning that is expressed or implied:
  2. Importance; consequence; moment
  3. The state or quality of being significant:
The inherent, unchanging nature of a thing or class of things.
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  1. The inherent, unchanging nature of a thing or class of things.
  2. The most important part or aspect of something:
  3. That which makes something what it is; intrinsic, fundamental nature or most important quality (of something); essential being
That quality of a person or thing that lends importance, value, merit, etc. and that is measurable by the esteem in which the person or thing is held
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  1. That quality of a person or thing that lends importance, value, merit, etc. and that is measurable by the esteem in which the person or thing is held
  2. A quantity of something that may be purchased for a specified sum or by a specified means:
  3. The quality that renders something desirable, useful, or valuable:
Involvement with or participation in something:
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  1. Involvement with or participation in something:
  2. A state of curiosity or concern about or attention to something:
  3. The particular cause supported by an interest group.
(Logic) The properties possessed by all the objects in a term's extension; intension
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  1. (Logic) The properties possessed by all the objects in a term's extension; intension
  2. A meaning of a word or phrase that is suggested or implied, as opposed to a denotation, or literal meaning. A characteristic of words or phrases, or of the contexts that words and phrases are used in.
  3. An idea or meaning suggested by or associated with a word or thing:
Something signified or referred to; a particular meaning of a symbol.
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  1. Something signified or referred to; a particular meaning of a symbol.
  2. The direct, explicit meaning or reference of a word or term
  3. The most specific or direct meaning of a word, in contrast to its figurative or associated meanings.
V. The process of bringing in such products.
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  1. V. The process of bringing in such products.
  2. Meaning; signification:
  3. Importance; significance:
Something that is intended; an aim or purpose.
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  1. Something that is intended; an aim or purpose.
  2. (Law) One's mental attitude, including purpose, will, determination, etc., at the time of doing an act
  3. A purpose; object; aim
The chief idea or theme that a speaker, writer, etc. seeks to communicate
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  1. The chief idea or theme that a speaker, writer, etc. seeks to communicate
  2. A usually short communication transmitted by words, signals, or other means from one person, station, or group to another:
  3. A statement made or read before a gathering:
Intention; object
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  1. Intention; object
  2. Meaning that is presented, intended, or implied; import.
  3. Meaning; tenor; sense; drift
Judgment; consensus:
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  1. Judgment; consensus:
  2. Natural understanding or intelligence, especially in practical matters:
  3. A perception or feeling produced by a stimulus; sensation:
Importance; consequence; moment
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  1. Importance; consequence; moment
  2. A meaning that is expressed or implied:
  3. The state or quality of being significant:
Significance; meaning
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  1. Significance; meaning
  2. The action or process of signifying:
  3. Meaning or significance, especially of a word.
Proportioned effect, as of light and shade, in an artistic work
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  1. Proportioned effect, as of light and shade, in an artistic work
  2. Adequate contractual consideration. See also fair market value.
  3. Worth in usefulness or importance to the possessor; utility or merit:
A source of great worry or stress; weight:
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  1. A source of great worry or stress; weight:
  2. Anything one has to bear or put up with; heavy load, as of work, duty, responsibility, or sorrow
  3. In property law, anything that encumbers or restrict the use or value of land, such as an easement, restrictive covenant, or zoning ordinance. The burden indefinitely binds the current and all future owners until it is extinguished, so it is the land, and the landowner, that is burdened by the encumbrance or restriction. See estate.
A gradual movement or change in some direction or toward some end or purpose; trend; tendency
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  1. A gradual movement or change in some direction or toward some end or purpose; trend; tendency
  2. A gradual change in position:
  3. A gradual deviation from an original course, model, method, or intention.
(Law) The state of mind necessary for an act to constitute a crime.
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  1. (Law) The state of mind necessary for an act to constitute a crime.
  2. (Law) One's mental attitude, including purpose, will, determination, etc., at the time of doing an act
  3. A purpose; object; aim
Meaning; tenor; sense; drift
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  1. Meaning; tenor; sense; drift
  2. Meaning that is presented, intended, or implied; import.
  3. Intention; object
That which is real or practical in quality or character; practical value:
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  1. That which is real or practical in quality or character; practical value:
  2. Matter of a particular kind or chemical composition
  3. Material possessions; goods; wealth:
A characteristic likelihood:
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  1. A characteristic likelihood:
  2. A course or apparent course toward some purpose, object, or result; drift
  3. Movement or prevailing movement in a given direction:
The general course or character of something:
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  1. The general course or character of something:
  2. The word, phrase, or subject with which the vehicle of a metaphor is identified, as life in
  3. (Obs.) General character or nature
(Geol.) An almost horizontal fault in which the hanging wall seems to have been pushed upward in relation to the footwall
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  1. (Geol.) An almost horizontal fault in which the hanging wall seems to have been pushed upward in relation to the footwall
  2. The basic meaning or purpose; point; force
  3. The force that propels an object in a given direction, especially when generated by the object itself, as by an engine or rocket.
The degree of accuracy of a weapon or of a person aiming a weapon or propelled object:
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  1. The degree of accuracy of a weapon or of a person aiming a weapon or propelled object:
  2. The object to be attained; intention or purpose
  3. The ability to hit a target or intended point:
An eager or strong desire to achieve something, such as fame or power.
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  1. An eager or strong desire to achieve something, such as fame or power.
  2. A strong desire to gain a particular objective; specif., the drive to succeed, or to gain fame, power, wealth, etc.
  3. The object or goal desired:
The arrangement of parts, details, form, color, etc. so as to produce an artistic unit; artistic invention
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  1. The arrangement of parts, details, form, color, etc. so as to produce an artistic unit; artistic invention
  2. A reasoned purpose; an intent:
  3. A particular plan or method:
(Football) Either of the players in the outermost position on the line of scrimmage. Offensive ends are eligible to catch passes.
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  1. (Football) Either of the players in the outermost position on the line of scrimmage. Offensive ends are eligible to catch passes.
  2. The point in time when an action, event, or phenomenon ceases or is completed; the conclusion:
  3. Either extremity of something that has length:
The line, crossbar, or net over or into which the ball or puck must be passed to score
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  1. The line, crossbar, or net over or into which the ball or puck must be passed to score
  2. An object or end that one strives to attain; aim
  3. The object toward which an endeavor is directed; an end.
(Law) The state of mind necessary for an act to constitute a crime.
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  1. (Law) The state of mind necessary for an act to constitute a crime.
  2. (Law) One's mental attitude, including purpose, will, determination, etc., at the time of doing an act
  3. A purpose; object; aim
The action or fact of intending:
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  1. The action or fact of intending:
  2. The act or fact of intending; determination to do a specified thing or act in a specified manner
  3. Anything intended or planned; aim, end, or purpose
(--- Sports) The place from which racers begin and sometimes end their contest.
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  1. (--- Sports) The place from which racers begin and sometimes end their contest.
  2. An object or point that serves as a guide.
  3. An object desired or worked for; end; aim; goal
A person or thing to which action, thought, or feeling is directed
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  1. A person or thing to which action, thought, or feeling is directed
  2. Something perceptible by one or more of the senses, especially by vision or touch; a material thing.
  3. What is aimed at; purpose; end; goal
A noun or pronoun in the objective case.
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  1. A noun or pronoun in the objective case.
  2. The primary optical element, such as a lens or mirror, in a microscope, camera, telescope, or other optical instrument, that first receives light rays from the object and forms the image.
  3. (Optics) The lens or lenses nearest to the object observed, as in a microscope or telescope, that serve to focus light to form the image of the object
A distinct condition or degree:
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  1. A distinct condition or degree:
  2. (Boxing) One of a number of scoring units awarded to the boxers at the end of each round, used in determining the winner if the fight does not end by knockout or disqualification
  3. An object having a sharp or tapered end:
Determination; resolution:
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  1. Determination; resolution:
  2. The object toward which one strives or for which something exists; an aim or goal:
  3. The object for which something exists or is done; end in view
Any object that is shot at, thrown at, etc.
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  1. Any object that is shot at, thrown at, etc.
  2. A round, flat board, straw coil, etc., often one marked with concentric circles, set up to be aimed at, as in archery or rifle practice
  3. An object, such as a padded disk with a marked surface, that is shot at to test accuracy in rifle or archery practice.
An examination using the eyes; a look:
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  1. An examination using the eyes; a look:
  2. An individual and personal perception, judgment, or interpretation; an opinion:
  3. A way of showing or seeing something, as from a particular position or angle:
The reason, cause, motive, purpose, etc.
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  1. The reason, cause, motive, purpose, etc.
  2. A difficult problem or question.
  3. The cause or intention underlying a given action or situation:
The gist or significance:
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  1. The gist or significance:
  2. A plan, purpose, or goal:
  3. A sense that something can happen; a notion or expectation:
Something imported
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  1. Something imported
  2. Importance; significance:
  3. A product brought in the course of commerce into a country other than the one in which it originated
The major idea or essential part of a concept or narrative:
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  1. The major idea or essential part of a concept or narrative:
  2. A significant, outstanding, or effective idea, argument, or suggestion:
  3. An impressive or telling argument, fact, or idea
Meaning that is presented, intended, or implied; import.
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  1. Meaning that is presented, intended, or implied; import.
  2. Intention; object
  3. Meaning; tenor; sense; drift
A meaning that is expressed or implied:
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  1. A meaning that is expressed or implied:
  2. The quality of being significant; suggestiveness; expressiveness
  3. The state or quality of being significant:
Vividly expressive
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  1. Vividly expressive
  2. Having, or characterized by, eloquence; fluent, forceful, and persuasive
  3. Capable of or characterized by eloquence:
Full of meaning or feeling
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  1. Full of meaning or feeling
  2. Of, relating to, or characterized by expression:
  3. Serving to express or indicate meaning or feeling:
Full of meaning; having significance or purpose
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  1. Full of meaning; having significance or purpose
  2. Showing or conveying meaning, especially without words:
  3. Having meaning, significant.
Having or likely to have a major effect; important:
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  1. Having or likely to have a major effect; important:
  2. Fairly large in amount or quantity:
  3. Having or expressing a covert or nonverbal meaning; suggestive:
Favorable reception; approval.
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  1. Favorable reception; approval.
  2. The usual or accepted meaning, as of a word or expression:
  3. The generally accepted meaning (of a word or expression)
The degree of accuracy of a weapon or of a person aiming a weapon or propelled object:
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  1. The degree of accuracy of a weapon or of a person aiming a weapon or propelled object:
  2. The ability to hit a target or intended point:
  3. The object to be attained; intention or purpose
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