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A rectangular metal frame in which pages or columns of type are locked
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  1. A rectangular metal frame in which pages or columns of type are locked
  2. A male given name of modern usage, transferred from the surname.
  3. A groove cut in an object; a slot:
A series of such competitions held at a specified time on a regular course:
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  1. A series of such competitions held at a specified time on a regular course:
  2. Any of several extensive human populations associated with broadly defined regions of the world and distinguished from one another on the basis of inheritable physical characteristics, traditionally conceived as including such traits as pigmentation, hair texture, and facial features. Because the number of genes responsible for such physical variations is tiny in comparison to the size of the human genome and because genetic variation among members of a traditionally recognized racial group is generally as great as between two such groups, most scientists now consider race to be primarily a social rather than a scientific concept.
  3. (Biology) A usually geographically isolated population of organisms that differs from other populations of the same species in certain heritable traits:
A pursuing, or carrying out, as of a project, plan, etc.
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  1. A pursuing, or carrying out, as of a project, plan, etc.
  2. A completion or putting into effect of something already begun; a prosecution.
  3. A carrying out or putting into effect; prosecution.
A rectangular steel or iron frame into which pages or columns of type are locked for printing or plate making.
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  1. A rectangular steel or iron frame into which pages or columns of type are locked for printing or plate making.
  2. The hunting of game:
  3. A groove cut in an object; a slot:
Pursuit of someone in order to apprehend him, especially across a border
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  1. Pursuit of someone in order to apprehend him, especially across a border
An expedition undertaken in medieval romance by a knight in order to perform a prescribed feat:
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  1. An expedition undertaken in medieval romance by a knight in order to perform a prescribed feat:
  2. A seeking; hunt; pursuit
  3. The act or an instance of seeking or pursuing something; a search.
(Law) The examination of a person or property, as by a law enforcement officer, for the purpose of discovering evidence of a crime.
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  1. (Law) The examination of a person or property, as by a law enforcement officer, for the purpose of discovering evidence of a crime.
  2. The act of a belligerent in stopping and searching a neutral ship for contraband
  3. An act of searching; scrutiny, inquiry, or examination in an attempt to find something, gain knowledge, establish facts, etc.
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 occupying or being occupied; specif., the seizure and control of a country or area by military forces
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  1. An occupying or being occupied; specif., the seizure and control of a country or area by military forces
  2. An activity that serves as one's regular source of livelihood; a vocation.
  3. That which chiefly engages one's time; (one's) trade, profession, or business
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 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
Exercise of an occupation or profession:
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  1. Exercise of an occupation or profession:
  2. The business of a professional person:
  3. A session of preparation or performance undertaken to acquire or polish a skill:
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