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The manner, style, or result of performance:
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  1. The manner, style, or result of performance:
  2. (Law) A writ or order, issued by a court, giving authority to put a judgment into effect
  3. The act of carrying out the provisions of such a writ or order
The process of directing the course of a spacecraft, missile, etc.
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  1. The process of directing the course of a spacecraft, missile, etc.
  2. Counseling, such as that provided for students seeking advice about vocational and educational matters.
  3. Any process or system to control the path of a vehicle, missile etc.
Arrangement in a sequence.
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  1. Arrangement in a sequence.
  2. (Uncountable) Making an agreement for later pick up or delivery.
A condition of methodical or prescribed arrangement among component parts such that proper functioning or appearance is achieved:
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  1. A condition of methodical or prescribed arrangement among component parts such that proper functioning or appearance is achieved:
  2. Condition or state in general:
  3. A sequence or arrangement of successive things:
Means of support or sustenance; livelihood
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  1. Means of support or sustenance; livelihood
  2. A maintaining or being maintained; upkeep, support, defense, etc.; specif., the work of keeping a building, machinery, etc. in good repair
  3. (Law) The act of interfering unlawfully in a suit between others by helping either party, as by giving money, to carry it on
The process of packing and distributing merchandise:
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  1. The process of packing and distributing merchandise:
  2. The act or an instance of touching, moving, etc. with the hands
  3. The way in which something is handled or taken care of:
Shrewd or devious management, especially for one's own advantage.
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  1. Shrewd or devious management, especially for one's own advantage.
  2. The act or practice of manipulating.
  3. A manipulating or being manipulated; skillful handling or operation, artful management or control, etc.
The act, process, or function of supervising.
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  1. The act, process, or function of supervising.
A restraining device, measure, or limit; a curb:
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  1. A restraining device, measure, or limit; a curb:
  2. The act or fact of controlling; power to direct or regulate; ability to use effectively
  3. Authority or ability to manage or direct:
(Obsolete) A guide; an escort.
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  1. (Obsolete) A guide; an escort.
  2. The act of directing or controlling; management.
  3. The way a person acts, especially from the standpoint of morality and ethics.
The business office or district of such a person, firm, etc.
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  1. The business office or district of such a person, firm, etc.
  2. A governmental body with the legal authority to administer and implement specific legislation.
  3. A fiduciary relationship in which a person or entity act, by mutual consent, for the benefit of another and bind the other party by words or deeds. See agent, authority, fiduciary and principal.
The act of advancing, or the state of being advanced; progression; improvement; furtherance; promotion to a higher place or dignity; as, the advancement of learning.
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  1. The act of advancing, or the state of being advanced; progression; improvement; furtherance; promotion to a higher place or dignity; as, the advancement of learning.
  2. An irrevocable gift to an heir during an intestate’s life, given with the intention that it shall diminish or extinguish the heir’s share of the intestate’s estate under the laws of intestate succession. See also satisfaction, ademption, and lapse. An irrevocable gift to an heir during an intestate’s life, given with the intention that it shall diminish or extinguish the heir’s share of the intestate’s estate under the laws of intestate succession. See also satisfaction, ademption, and lapse.
  3. (Law) Property given, usually by a parent to a child, in advance of a future distribution.
That which runs or flows; the quantity of a liquid which flows in a certain time or during a certain operation.
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  1. That which runs or flows; the quantity of a liquid which flows in a certain time or during a certain operation.
  2. The activity of running as a form of exercise, as a sport, or for any other reason
  3. The condition of a track with reference to its use in a race
A record of the proceedings of a society, convention, etc., esp. a published one
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  1. A record of the proceedings of a society, convention, etc., esp. a published one
  2. A record of business conducted at a meeting; proceedings.
  3. Something transacted, especially a business agreement or exchange.
The act of performing or the state of being performed.
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  1. The act of performing or the state of being performed.
  2. The act of performing; execution, accomplishment, fulfillment, etc.
  3. The act or style of performing a work or role before an audience.
A document formally stating what has been done, made into law, etc.
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  1. A document formally stating what has been done, made into law, etc.
  2. A performance or entertainment usually forming part of a longer presentation:
  3. A statute or other law formally adopted by a legislative body:
The thing at which one is employed; work; occupation; profession; job
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  1. The thing at which one is employed; work; occupation; profession; job
  2. The act of employing.
  3. 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.
A political party representing workers' interests, especially in Great Britain.
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  1. A political party representing workers' interests, especially in Great Britain.
  2. The trade union movement, especially its officials.
  3. A particular form of work or method of working:
An act of assistance or benefit; a favor:
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  1. An act of assistance or benefit; a favor:
  2. A musical setting for a religious service
  3. The performance of work or duties for a superior or as a servant:
Improper, irresponsible, or silly behavior.
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  1. Improper, irresponsible, or silly behavior.
  2. An instance of such behavior.
A record of business conducted at a meeting; proceedings.
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  1. A record of business conducted at a meeting; proceedings.
  2. An act of carrying out some form of business between two persons.
  3. The act of transacting or the fact of being transacted.
A thing done; act
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  1. A thing done; act
  2. Action or performance in general:
  3. A usually praiseworthy act; a feat or exploit.
Actions, events, etc.
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  1. Actions, events, etc.
  2. Performance of an act:
  3. A deed or action, especially when somebody is held responsible for it.
The activities and hearings of a legal body or administrative agency.
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  1. The activities and hearings of a legal body or administrative agency.
  2. A record of the business transacted by a learned society or other organized group
  3. The orderly sequence of events that constitute the progression of a lawsuit or judicial procedure from the time of commencement, through all acts and occurrences, until and including the execution of the final judgment. The orderly sequence of events that constitute the progression of a lawsuit or judicial procedure from the time of commencement, through all acts and occurrences, until and including the execution of the final judgment.
The product of a person's efforts and actions.
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  1. The product of a person's efforts and actions.
  2. Work done by the hands.
  3. The result of personal efforts.
  1. The skill of an artisan or craftsman
  2. Something produced by this skill
  3. The quality of the work done or thing made; craftsmanship
Utilization of another person or group for selfish purposes:
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  1. Utilization of another person or group for selfish purposes:
  2. The act of employing to the greatest possible advantage:
  3. The act of exploiting or utilizing.
An undertaking; project
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  1. An undertaking; project
  2. An undertaking, especially one of some scope, complication, and risk.
  3. Industrious, systematic activity, especially when directed toward profit:
The progression of events in the development of a literary plot.
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  1. The progression of events in the development of a literary plot.
  2. The act or process of moving
  3. An organized effort by supporters of a common goal:
(Math.) A sequence of numbers, each of which is obtained from its predecessor by the same rule
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  1. (Math.) A sequence of numbers, each of which is obtained from its predecessor by the same rule
  2. A sequence or succession, as of acts, happenings, etc.
  3. Movement or change from one member of a continuous series to the next:
Forward course; development
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  1. Forward course; development
  2. Advance toward perfection or to a higher or better state; improvement
  3. Forward or onward movement, as toward a destination:
The act of developing.
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  1. The act of developing.
  2. The act of developing or the state of being developed, as:
  3. The organized activity of soliciting donations or grants; fundraising.
Employment, especially for a specified time:
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  1. Employment, especially for a specified time:
  2. The action of engaging or the state of being engaged:
  3. A specific, often limited, period of employment:
The fact of being transferred.
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  1. The fact of being transferred.
  2. The act of conveying from one place to another; the act of transferring or the fact of being transferred.
  3. The act or process of transferring.
An act or instance of conveying.
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  1. An act or instance of conveying.
  2. A means of conveying, especially a vehicle for transportation.
  3. The voluntary transfer of an interest in property or a property right, usually by means of a written instrument other than a will. See also alienation and grant. The voluntary transfer of an interest in property or a property right, usually by means of a written instrument other than a will. See also alienation and grant.
The act of one who undertakes, or engages in, any project or business.
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  1. The act of one who undertakes, or engages in, any project or business.
  2. A promise or pledge; a guarantee.
  3. That which is undertaken; any business, work, or project which a person engages in, or attempts to perform; an enterprise.
Progress; passage:
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  1. Progress; passage:
  2. The course of being done: chiefly in in process
  3. A series of actions, changes, or functions bringing about a result:
Something prepared from such directions; often specif., a milk preparation for feeding a baby
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  1. Something prepared from such directions; often specif., a milk preparation for feeding a baby
  2. (Mathematics) A statement, especially an equation, of a fact, rule, principle, or other logical relation.
  3. An established form of words or symbols for use in a ceremony or procedure.
A set of established forms or methods for conducting the affairs of an organized body such as a business, club, or government.
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  1. A set of established forms or methods for conducting the affairs of an organized body such as a business, club, or government.
  2. A specific course of action; the machinery by which a suit is carried on; the mechanics of the legal process; written rules for legal proceedings, whether criminal or civil, codified in rule books such as the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure. A specific course of action; the machinery by which a suit is carried on; the mechanics of the legal process; written rules for legal proceedings, whether criminal or civil, codified in rule books such as the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure.
  3. The act, method, or manner of proceeding in some action; esp., the sequence of steps to be followed
The branch of medicine that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of injury, deformity, and disease by the use of instruments.
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  1. The branch of medicine that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of injury, deformity, and disease by the use of instruments.
  2. The treatment of disease, injury, or deformity by manual or instrumental operations, as the removal of diseased parts or tissue by cutting
  3. Treatment based on such medicine, typically involving the removal or replacement of diseased tissue by cutting:
A sample so obtained.
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  1. A sample so obtained.
  2. The removal and examination of a sample of tissue from a living body for diagnostic purposes.
  3. The removal and examination of a sample of tissue from a living body for diagnostic purposes.
The practice of inserting thin needles into the body at specific points to relieve pain, treat a disease, or anesthetize a body part during surgery. Acupuncture has its origin in traditional Chinese medicine and has been in use for more than 5,000 years.
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  1. The practice of inserting thin needles into the body at specific points to relieve pain, treat a disease, or anesthetize a body part during surgery. Acupuncture has its origin in traditional Chinese medicine and has been in use for more than 5,000 years.
  2. A procedure used in or adapted from Chinese medical practice in which specific body areas are pierced with fine needles for therapeutic purposes or to relieve pain or produce regional anesthesia.
(Medicine) A test of a medication or other medical treatment (such as a medical device), usually a comparison against a placebo, other medications or devices, or the standard medical treatment for a patient's condition.
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  1. (Medicine) A test of a medication or other medical treatment (such as a medical device), usually a comparison against a placebo, other medications or devices, or the standard medical treatment for a patient's condition.
  2. A research study using consenting human subjects that tests the effectiveness and safety of a treatment, a diagnostic tool, or a prophylactic intervention.
(Printing) A mark (§) used to indicate a section in a book, etc., or as a reference mark
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  1. (Printing) A mark (§) used to indicate a section in a book, etc., or as a reference mark
  2. (Law) A distinct portion or provision of a legal code or set of laws, often establishing a particular legal requirement:
  3. (Informal) A cesarean section.
A removing or being removed
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  1. A removing or being removed
  2. The fact of being removed.
  3. A petition made by a defendant to have a case moved from one court to another, usually as in the second definition.
The practice of examining internal organs and tissues by cutting into or dissecting a living animal, especially for the purpose of scientific research.
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  1. The practice of examining internal organs and tissues by cutting into or dissecting a living animal, especially for the purpose of scientific research.
Anything dissected, as a plant or animal for study
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  1. Anything dissected, as a plant or animal for study
  2. A detailed examination or analysis.
  3. A minute and detailed examination or analysis
One of these actions. Certain animal behaviors (such as nest building) result from instinct , while others (such as hunting) must be learned.
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  1. One of these actions. Certain animal behaviors (such as nest building) result from instinct , while others (such as hunting) must be learned.
  2. The manner in which a physical system, such as a gas, subatomic particle, or ecosystem, acts or functions, especially under specified conditions.
  3. The actions displayed by an organism in response to its environment.
Manner by which something functions; the workings.
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  1. Manner by which something functions; the workings.
  2. Action of the verb function.
Operation or functioning, usually with regard to effectiveness, as of a machine
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  1. Operation or functioning, usually with regard to effectiveness, as of a machine
  2. (Linguistics) One's actual use of language in actual situations.
  3. The act or style of performing a work or role before an audience.
(Chem.) The mutual action of substances undergoing chemical change
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  1. (Chem.) The mutual action of substances undergoing chemical change
  2. A movement back to a former or less advanced condition, stage, etc.; esp., such a movement or tendency in economics or politics; extreme conservatism
  3. An action that results directly from or counteracts another action, especially the change in a body's motion as a result of a force applied to it. Some reactions counteract forces and are not readily apparent. When an object rests on a surface, such as a table, for example, the downward force it applies to the surface is counteracted by an equal but upwards force, or reaction, applied by the surface.
The process of forming or shaping something
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  1. The process of forming or shaping something
  2. A part of a mine, quarry, etc. where work is or has been done
  3. The act or process of a person or thing that works
Close attention; diligence:
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  1. Close attention; diligence:
  2. A way of applying or method of applying or using; specific use
  3. (Computers) A computer program designed for a specific task or use.
(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
A specific activity performed to develop or maintain fitness or a skill:
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  1. A specific activity performed to develop or maintain fitness or a skill:
  2. The active use or application of something:
  3. Active use or operation; employment
Energetic activity; effort
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  1. Energetic activity; effort
  2. The act or an instance of exerting, especially a strenuous effort.
  3. The act, fact, or process of exerting; active use of strength, power, etc.; exercise
(Electronics) A result of implementing something; a finished product, system or device.
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  1. (Electronics) A result of implementing something; a finished product, system or device.
  2. The process of moving an idea from concept to reality. In business, engineering and other fields, implementation refers to the building process rather than the design process.
Activity engaged in for amusement or recreation; sport, games, etc.; often, specif., the natural activities of children
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  1. Activity engaged in for amusement or recreation; sport, games, etc.; often, specif., the natural activities of children
  2. Quick, often irregular movement or action, especially of light or color:
  3. Action, motion, or use:
A particular expression in speech or writing:
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  1. A particular expression in speech or writing:
  2. The way in which words or phrases are actually used, spoken, or written in a speech community:
  3. Correct or proper use of language, proclaimed by some authority.
The act of using or the state of being used
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  1. The act of using or the state of being used
  2. Constant, continued, customary, or habitual employment, practice, or exercise, or an instance of this; custom; habit; practice; wont
  3. The act of using something; the application or employment of something for a purpose:
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