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The act of one who seizes, or an instance of this
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  1. The act of one who seizes, or an instance of this
  2. The act of confiscating a person’s property by legal process; a forcible taking of property into custody by a court. The act of confiscating a person’s property by legal process; a forcible taking of property into custody by a court.
  3. The act or an instance of seizing or the condition of being seized.
An invading or being invaded
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  1. An invading or being invaded
  2. An entering or being entered by an attacking military force
  3. An intrusion or encroachment:
An inner urging toward some profession or activity; vocation
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  1. An inner urging toward some profession or activity; vocation
  2. A strong urge to become religious.
  3. An inner urge or a strong impulse, especially one believed to be divinely inspired.
A thing to be done; business
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  1. A thing to be done; business
  2. Something done or experienced; a matter or event:
  3. A matter of personal concern:
Authority or ability to manage or direct:
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  1. Authority or ability to manage or direct:
  2. A device used to adjust or control
  3. The act or fact of controlling; power to direct or regulate; ability to use effectively
Constant, continued, customary, or habitual employment, practice, or exercise, or an instance of this; custom; habit; practice; wont
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  1. Constant, continued, customary, or habitual employment, practice, or exercise, or an instance of this; custom; habit; practice; wont
  2. The act of using or the state of being used
  3. A habitual practice, such as drug use.
(Printing) A thin strip of metal, the height of type, used to print straight or decorative lines, borders, etc.
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  1. (Printing) A thin strip of metal, the height of type, used to print straight or decorative lines, borders, etc.
  2. A generalized statement that describes what is true in most or all cases:
  3. Governing power or its possession or use; authority.
The conscious use of the imagination in the production of objects intended to be contemplated or appreciated as beautiful, as in the arrangement of forms, sounds, or words.
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  1. The conscious use of the imagination in the production of objects intended to be contemplated or appreciated as beautiful, as in the arrangement of forms, sounds, or words.
  2. Products of this activity; imaginative works considered as a group:
  3. Any branch of creative work, esp. painting, drawing, or work in any other graphic or plastic medium
A commercial enterprise or establishment:
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  1. A commercial enterprise or establishment:
  2. Serious work or endeavor:
  3. One's work, occupation, or profession
A strong urge to become religious.
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  1. A strong urge to become religious.
  2. A job or occupation.
  3. An inner urge or a strong impulse, especially one believed to be divinely inspired.
A profession or occupation which one trains for and pursues as a lifework
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  1. A profession or occupation which one trains for and pursues as a lifework
  2. The general course or progression of one's working life or one's professional achievements:
  3. One's progress through life or in one's work
An article or articles made by a process using manual skills
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  1. An article or articles made by a process using manual skills
  2. Any occupation or avocation requiring special skills, especially manual ones, including carpentry, sewing, pottery, etc.
  3. The practitioners of such an occupation or trade considered as a group.
(Archaic) Purpose to which something is put
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  1. (Archaic) Purpose to which something is put
  2. The state of working for another under a contract of hire that provides that one’s services are subject to the other’s direction and control. The state of working for another under a contract of hire that provides that one’s services are subject to the other’s direction and control.
  3. The thing at which one is employed; work; occupation; profession; job
(Informal) A state of affairs:
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  1. (Informal) A state of affairs:
  2. An operation done to improve one's appearance, or the result of such an operation. Often used in combination:
  3. A specific piece of work, as in one's trade, or done by agreement for pay
An open or functioning telephone connection:
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  1. An open or functioning telephone connection:
  2. A sequence of related things that leads to a certain ending:
  3. One's trade, occupation, or field of interest:
An occupation, such as law, medicine, or engineering, that requires considerable training and specialized study.
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  1. An occupation, such as law, medicine, or engineering, that requires considerable training and specialized study.
  2. The body of persons in any such calling or occupation
  3. The act or ceremony of taking vows on formally entering a religious order
An activity, such as a vocation or hobby, engaged in regularly.
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  1. An activity, such as a vocation or hobby, engaged in regularly.
  2. The act of pursuing.
  3. An occupation, career, interest, etc. to which one devotes time and energy
An exchange of one thing for another:
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  1. An exchange of one thing for another:
  2. A branch or kind of business:
  3. All the persons or companies in a particular line of business or work
(--- Theology) A calling of an individual by God, especially for a religious career.
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  1. (--- Theology) A calling of an individual by God, especially for a religious career.
  2. A call, summons, or impulsion to perform a certain function or enter a certain career, esp. a religious one
  3. An inclination or aptness for a certain kind of work:
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 factory, plant, or similar building or complex of buildings where a specific type of business or industry is carried on. Often used in combination:
  3. A trade, profession, or other means of livelihood:
(Countable) A racquet: an implement with a handle connected to a round frame strung with wire, sinew, or plastic cords, and used to hit a ball, such as in tennis or a birdie in badminton.
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  1. (Countable) A racquet: an implement with a handle connected to a round frame strung with wire, sinew, or plastic cords, and used to hit a ball, such as in tennis or a birdie in badminton.
  2. A wooden paddle, as one used in table tennis.
  3. A dishonest or fraudulent business or practice.
The state of being employed:
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  1. The state of being employed:
  2. The state of being employed, esp. for pay; paid service; employment
  3. (Archaic) Work or occupation
The state of being incumbent.
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  1. The state of being incumbent.
  2. The holding and administering of a position; esp., the holding of a church benefice
  3. Tenure of office
(Law) The taking possession of a previously unowned object, thus establishing ownership
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  1. (Law) The taking possession of a previously unowned object, thus establishing ownership
  2. The condition or act of possessing or living in a dwelling or on some property.
  3. The act of occupying or the condition of being occupied.
A period during which something is held.
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  1. A period during which something is held.
  2. An ancient hierarchical system of land possession or holding in subordination to a superior.
  3. The status of holding one's position on a permanent basis without periodic contract renewals:
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