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The rendering of a minority opinion in the decision of a law case
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  1. The rendering of a minority opinion in the decision of a law case
  2. Of a judicial decision, a non binding opinion by one or more judges who disagree with the majority’s holding; a withholding of consent to a decision or outcome; the exercise of free speech to express disagreement with a government action or policy. Of a judicial decision, a non binding opinion by one or more judges who disagree with the majority’s holding; a withholding of consent to a decision or outcome; the exercise of free speech to express disagreement with a government action or policy.
  3. (Law) A judicial opinion reaching a conclusion contrary to that reached by the majority of judges deciding a case; a minority opinion.
(Astrol., Astron.) The position of two celestial bodies when their celestial longitudes differ by 180°; esp., the position of a superior planet or the full moon when it is in opposition with the sun
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  1. (Astrol., Astron.) The position of two celestial bodies when their celestial longitudes differ by 180°; esp., the position of a superior planet or the full moon when it is in opposition with the sun
  2. An opposed condition; resistance, contradiction, contrast, hostility, etc.
  3. A political party or an organized group opposed to the group, party, or government in power.
The state or condition of being transgressive.
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  1. The state or condition of being transgressive.
The holding of any such belief or opinion
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  1. The holding of any such belief or opinion
  2. An opinion or a doctrine at variance with established religious beliefs, especially dissension from or denial of Roman Catholic dogma by a professed believer or baptized church member.
  3. Any opinion (in philosophy, politics, etc.) opposed to official or established views or doctrines
The quality or fact of being heterodox
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  1. The quality or fact of being heterodox
  2. A heterodox belief or doctrine
  3. A heterodox belief, creed, or teaching.
The act of breaching the law; contravening a duty or right.
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  1. The act of breaching the law; contravening a duty or right.
  2. Interruption; disturbance
  3. The act or an instance of violating or the condition of being violated:
A refusal to grant the truth of a statement or allegation; a contradiction.
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  1. A refusal to grant the truth of a statement or allegation; a contradiction.
  2. The act of denying; a saying “no” (to a request, demand, etc.)
  3. In litigation, a rejection of a claim or request; an assertion in a pleading rejecting facts asserted by the other party in its own pleading. In litigation, a rejection of a claim or request; an assertion in a pleading rejecting facts asserted by the other party in its own pleading.
Lack of orthodoxy; the quality or state of being unorthodox
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  1. Lack of orthodoxy; the quality or state of being unorthodox
The actions or beliefs of an iconoclast
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  1. The actions or beliefs of an iconoclast
  2. The beliefs, practices, or doctrine of an iconoclast.
  3. The belief in, participation in, or sanction of destroying religious icons and other symbols or monuments, usually with religious or political motives.
The state or quality of being unique or one-of-a-kind.
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  1. The state or quality of being unique or one-of-a-kind.
(Countable) The product or result of being strange.
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  1. (Countable) The product or result of being strange.
  2. (Physics) one of the quantum numbers of subatomic particles that depends upon the relative number of strange quarks and anti-strange quarks
  3. The property of containing a strange quark or antiquark. Strangeness is expressed in terms of an integer quantum number, −1 for each strange quark and +1 for each strange antiquark. Hadrons that possess strangeness are called strange . The total strangeness of a quantum system is unchanged by decay processes involving the strong or electromagnetic forces; however, decay through the weak force can change the total strangeness of the system.
Refusal to obey.
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  1. Refusal to obey.
  2. Refusal or failure to obey.
  3. Refusal to obey; failure to follow rules, commands, etc.; insubordination
The state of being unruly.
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The state or condition of being mutinous.
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  1. The state or condition of being mutinous.
The quality of being insubordinate; disobedience to lawful authority.
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  1. The quality of being insubordinate; disobedience to lawful authority.
Failure or refusal to comply.
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  1. Failure or refusal to comply.
  2. The state or condition of failing or refusing to comply
  3. Failure to comply; refusal to yield, agree, etc.
The ability to be inventive or creative
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  1. The ability to be inventive or creative
  2. The quality or condition of being original
  3. The capacity to act or think independently.
Alternative capitalization of Bohemianism.
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  1. Alternative capitalization of Bohemianism.
A quarrel or dispute
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  1. A quarrel or dispute
  2. Refusal to agree or comply
  3. A failure or refusal to agree.
Stubborn refusal to submit to authority, esp. that of a law court; insubordination; disobedience
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  1. Stubborn refusal to submit to authority, esp. that of a law court; insubordination; disobedience
  2. The willful disobedience of a court’s direction, order, or summons or any other disrespectful or disruptive conduct that would justify a finding of contempt. The willful disobedience of a court’s direction, order, or summons or any other disrespectful or disruptive conduct that would justify a finding of contempt.
  3. Obstinate or contemptuous resistance to authority; stubborn rebelliousness.
Resistance to treatment; persistence, as of a disease
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  1. Resistance to treatment; persistence, as of a disease
  2. An obstinate act, attitude, etc.
  3. The state, or an act, of stubbornness or doggedness.
(Civil engineering) Depth or point at which well or borehole drilling cannot continue.
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  1. (Civil engineering) Depth or point at which well or borehole drilling cannot continue.
  2. The act or an instance of refusing.
  3. Rejection of goods or denial of services to which a person is entitled; not completing a contract by either non-acceptance or nonpayment for goods or services; a chance to accept or reject something before any one else is offered that chance; the privilege of being afforded such a chance, also known as the right of first refusal. Rejection of goods or denial of services to which a person is entitled; not completing a contract by either non-acceptance or nonpayment for goods or services; a chance to accept or reject something before any one else is offered that chance; the privilege of being afforded such a chance, also known as the right of first refusal.
(Music) Lack of harmony; dissonance.
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  1. (Music) Lack of harmony; dissonance.
  2. The state or an instance of disagreement; discord.
  3. (Genetics) The presence of a given trait in only one member of a pair of identical twins.
Unfavorable opinion; condemnation
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  1. Unfavorable opinion; condemnation
  2. Failure or refusal to approve; rejection
  3. The act of disapproving, an expression of condemnation.
(Sports) a blocked shot
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  1. (Sports) a blocked shot
  2. The state of being rejected.
  3. The act of rejecting.
The act or process of negating.
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  1. The act or process of negating.
  2. (Logic, countable) A proposition which is the contradictory of another proposition and which can be obtained from that other proposition by the appropriately placed addition/insertion of the word "not". (Or, in symbolic logic, by prepending that proposition with the symbol for the logical operator "not".)
  3. The lack or opposite of some positive character or quality
Disapproval
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  1. Disapproval
  2. Moral disapproval; condemnation.
  3. An act or expression of condemnation or disapproval, especially on moral grounds.
(--- Law) The formal registration of protest against the admission of a piece of evidence at trial, on the grounds of some legal defect.
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  1. (--- Law) The formal registration of protest against the admission of a piece of evidence at trial, on the grounds of some legal defect.
  2. A statement expressing opposition, or a reason or cause for expressing opposition (generally followed by the adposition to).
  3. A feeling or expression of opposition, disapproval, or dislike
A case to which a rule, general principle, etc. does not apply
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  1. A case to which a rule, general principle, etc. does not apply
  2. In litigation, a formal statement made by a party indicating to the court that he or she wishes to preserve an issue for appeal. In litigation, a formal statement made by a party indicating to the court that he or she wishes to preserve an issue for appeal.
  3. Objection or opposition
The constitutional right or power of a ruler or legislature to reject bills passed by another branch of the government
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  1. The constitutional right or power of a ruler or legislature to reject bills passed by another branch of the government
  2. The constitutional power of the chief executive of a state or nation to prevent or delay the enactment of legislation passed by the legislature:
  3. The power of the President to refuse to sign a bill passed by Congress, preventing it from becoming law unless it is passed again (with a two-thirds majority) by both houses
Failure or refusal to observe, as a religious custom or holiday.
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  1. Failure or refusal to observe, as a religious custom or holiday.
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