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An impassioned protest or heated controversy:
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  1. An impassioned protest or heated controversy:
  2. A condition of noisy excitement and confusion; a tumult:
  3. Loud, confused noise; din
A rattling sound:
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  1. A rattling sound:
  2. A rapid succession of loud, sharp noises
  3. A loud disturbance; a racket:
A jumble of loud, usually discordant sounds.
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  1. A jumble of loud, usually discordant sounds.
  2. A loud noise; a cacophony or loud commotion.
  3. A loud, continuous noise; confused clamor or uproar
Something that disturbs, as a commotion, scuffle, or public tumult.
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  1. Something that disturbs, as a commotion, scuffle, or public tumult.
  2. A disturbing or being disturbed
  3. A variation in normal wind conditions.
An impassioned protest or heated controversy:
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  1. An impassioned protest or heated controversy:
  2. A condition of noisy excitement and confusion; a tumult:
  3. Violent disturbance or commotion, esp. one accompanied by loud, confused noise, as of shouting; tumult
A noisy, petty quarrel or dispute; wrangle
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  1. A noisy, petty quarrel or dispute; wrangle
  2. A noisy quarrel, often about a trivial matter.
The act or sound of feet shuffling
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  1. The act or sound of feet shuffling
  2. A rough, confused fight; close, haphazard struggle
  3. A hoe that is designed to work soil by being pushed and pulled.
A noisy, disorderly fight or quarrel.
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  1. A noisy, disorderly fight or quarrel.
A violent conflict or confrontation.
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  1. A violent conflict or confrontation.
  2. A harsh noise, as of a collision
  3. A loud, harsh noise, such as that made by two metal objects in collision.
A noisy or quarrel or disturbance.
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  1. A noisy or quarrel or disturbance.
  2. A series of objects placed next to each other, usually in a straight line.
  3. A street with a line of buildings on either side, specif. one with occupants or establishments of a specified kind
The act of wrangling.
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  1. The act of wrangling.
  2. An angry, noisy argument or dispute.
Discussion meant to stir up people and produce changes
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  1. Discussion meant to stir up people and produce changes
  2. Emotional disturbance or excitement
  3. The stirring up of public interest in a matter of controversy, such as a political or social issue.
A confusion of sounds or voices:
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  1. A confusion of sounds or voices:
  2. In the Bible, a city (now thought to be Babylon) in Shinar where God confounded a presumptuous attempt to build a tower into heaven by confusing the language of its builders into many mutually incomprehensible languages.
  3. A scene or situation of confusion:
Any place or scene of wild disorder, noise, or confusion
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  1. Any place or scene of wild disorder, noise, or confusion
  2. (Place, proper) The capital of Hell in Milton's Paradise Lost
  3. A condition or scene of noisy confusion:
(Uncountable) Disturbance in a gas or fluid, characterized by evidence of internal motion or unrest.
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  1. (Uncountable) Disturbance in a gas or fluid, characterized by evidence of internal motion or unrest.
  2. An instance or type of such state or disturbance.
  3. Chaotic or unstable eddying motion in a fluid. Avoiding excessive turbulence generated around moving objects (such as airplanes), which can make their motion inefficient and difficult to control, is a major factor in aerodynamic design.
A loud noise or outcry; a hubbub.
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  1. A loud noise or outcry; a hubbub.
  2. A vehement expression of discontent or protest:
  3. A vehement, continued expression of the general feeling or of public opinion; loud demand or complaint
A strong protest
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  1. A strong protest
  2. A loud cry or clamor.
  3. A loud cry or uproar
A loud noise or a condition of noisy confusion.
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  1. A loud noise or a condition of noisy confusion.
  2. Loud noise and confusion; hubbub
Noisy commotion, as of a crowd; uproar
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  1. Noisy commotion, as of a crowd; uproar
  2. A disorderly commotion or disturbance:
  3. Confusion; agitation; disturbance
A confused situation; a tumult:
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  1. A confused situation; a tumult:
  2. A confused uproar, commotion, tumult or racket.
  3. A loud confusing noise:
Violent motion; turbulence
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  1. Violent motion; turbulence
  2. A condition of turbulent motion.
  3. A noisy rushing about; confusion; bustle
A loud, brassy sound
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  1. A loud, brassy sound
  2. Dazzling, often garish, brilliance.
  3. (Usually singular) A loud sound.
A state of extreme confusion or agitation; commotion or tumult:
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  1. A state of extreme confusion or agitation; commotion or tumult:
  2. Tumult; commotion; uproar; confusion
  3. Harassing labour; trouble; disturbance.
A slight movement:
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  1. A slight movement:
  2. A stirring, mixing, or poking movement:
  3. Movement; activity; agitation
A rapid succession of loud, sharp noises
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  1. A rapid succession of loud, sharp noises
  2. A rattling sound:
  3. A loud disturbance; a racket:
A low, bubbling sound
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  1. A low, bubbling sound
  2. A continuous low, murmuring sound, as of flowing water.
  3. Confused, incoherent talk or vocal sounds
A loud noise, as that made by crashing waves, a storm, a motor, etc.; din
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  1. A loud noise, as that made by crashing waves, a storm, a motor, etc.; din
  2. A loud prolonged noise, such as that produced by waves.
  3. A loud, deep, rumbling sound, as of a lion or bull, a person in pain, a cheering crowd, etc.
The action of the verb to shout.
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  1. The action of the verb to shout.
A noisy clamor.
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  1. A noisy clamor.
  2. (Informal) An uproar or commotion
  3. A noisy, sometimes violent disturbance; noise and confusion; a quarrel.
A wild or turbulent disturbance created by a large number of people.
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  1. A wild or turbulent disturbance created by a large number of people.
  2. (Informal) An extremely amusing person, thing, or event
  3. A violent public disturbance of the peace, by a number of persons (specified, in law, usually as three or more) assembled together
A brief, violent windstorm, usually with rain or snow
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  1. A brief, violent windstorm, usually with rain or snow
  2. A sudden storm, as found in a squall line. Often a nautical usage.
  3. A brief, sudden, violent windstorm, often accompanied by rain or snow. A squall is said to occur if a wind having a sustained speed of 40 km (25 mi) per hour lasts at least 1 minute and then decreases rapidly.
A clang or repeated clanging.
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  1. A clang or repeated clanging.
  2. (US, Canada) Alternative spelling of clangour.
  3. A clanging sound, esp. a continued clanging
(Slang) A loud party.
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  1. (Slang) A loud party.
  2. A rough, noisy quarrel or fight; row
Power or readiness to fight; pugnacious spirit
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  1. Power or readiness to fight; pugnacious spirit
  2. A confrontation between opposing groups in which each attempts to harm or gain power over the other, as with bodily force or weapons.
  3. A quarrel or conflict:
(Idiomatic, by extension) An intense, rancorous argument or confrontation.
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  1. (Idiomatic, by extension) An intense, rancorous argument or confrontation.
  2. An intense battle fought in close contact by troops arranged in a predetermined formation.
  3. A battle in which placement of troops and the line of combat are relatively fixed before the action
A disorganized fight in which many take part; brawl
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  1. A disorganized fight in which many take part; brawl
  2. A disorderly fight, argument, or competition in which everyone present participates.
  3. A disorderly situation in which there is little regard for authority or rules.
A task yet to be done; an item on a to-do list.
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  1. A task yet to be done; an item on a to-do list.
  2. A commotion; stir; fuss
  3. A task that has been noted as one that must be completed, especially on a list.
Needlessly nervous or useless activity; commotion:
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  1. Needlessly nervous or useless activity; commotion:
  2. An objection; a protest:
  3. A state of excessive and unwarranted concern over an unimportant matter:
A swindle effected by gaining the confidence of the victim
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  1. A swindle effected by gaining the confidence of the victim
  2. A swindle in which the mark, or victim, is defrauded after his or her trust has been won.
  3. An intentional misrepresentation of past or present facts in order to gain a person’s trust so that she will transfer money or property to the individual making the misrepresentation. Also called a con game. An intentional misrepresentation of past or present facts in order to gain a person’s trust so that she will transfer money or property to the individual making the misrepresentation. Also called a con game.
A swindle in which the mark, or victim, is defrauded after his or her trust has been won.
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  1. A swindle in which the mark, or victim, is defrauded after his or her trust has been won.
  2. A confidence game.
A planning and acting together secretly, esp. for an unlawful or harmful purpose, such as murder or treason
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  1. A planning and acting together secretly, esp. for an unlawful or harmful purpose, such as murder or treason
  2. A joining or acting together, as if by sinister design:
  3. An agreement or combination by two or more individuals to commit a crime or to commit a lawful act by unlawful means. Making the agreement is a crime, even if the unlawful act that is planned is never performed, but most states require overt action by one of the conspirators to further the conspiracy before the making of the agreement becomes criminal. A conspiracy to harm someone is also a tort. Also called partnership in crime. See also tortfeasor, concert of action rule, accessory, accomplice, aid and abet, attempt, connivance, conscious parallelism, and solicitation.
A secret, usually evil, project or scheme; conspiracy
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  1. A secret, usually evil, project or scheme; conspiracy
  2. A small area of ground marked off for some special use
  3. The arrangement of the incidents in a play, novel, narrative poem, etc.
A secret or underhand scheme; a plot.
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  1. A secret or underhand scheme; a plot.
  2. The practice of or involvement in such schemes:
  3. A secret love affair
Payment made by racketeers to officials or law enforcement to avoid arrest or prosecution.
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  1. Payment made by racketeers to officials or law enforcement to avoid arrest or prosecution.
  2. Something that lowers the risk of pregnancy or infection, especially the use of a condom.
  3. One that protects:
The act by which somebody is swindled.
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  1. The act by which somebody is swindled.
A person who deceives or who is not what he or she pretends to be; impostor; cheat
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  1. A person who deceives or who is not what he or she pretends to be; impostor; cheat
  2. One who assumes a false pose; an impostor.
  3. A deception practiced in order to induce another to give up possession of property or surrender a right.
The act or an instance of extorting something, as by psychological pressure.
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  1. The act or an instance of extorting something, as by psychological pressure.
  2. The wrongful taking of something of value from another by the threat of force or other coercive measure. The wrongful taking of something of value from another by the threat of force or other coercive measure.
  3. Illegal use of one's official position or powers to obtain property, funds, or patronage.
(Law, business) The fraudulent conversion of property from a property owner.
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  1. (Law, business) The fraudulent conversion of property from a property owner.
  2. The illegal taking of property under one’s care, particularly property to which one has a public trust or fiduciary duty. The illegal taking of property under one’s care, particularly property to which one has a public trust or fiduciary duty.
Crime committed by groups engaged in planned and sustained criminal activities.
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  1. Crime committed by groups engaged in planned and sustained criminal activities.
  2. A system or organization of people and groups engaged in criminal activities
  3. A widespread group of professional criminals who rely on illegal activities as a way of life and whose activities are coordinated and controlled through some form of centralized syndicate. A widespread group of professional criminals who rely on illegal activities as a way of life and whose activities are coordinated and controlled through some form of centralized syndicate.
The act of taking advantage of one's position, esp. a political position, to gain money, property, etc. dishonestly
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  1. The act of taking advantage of one's position, esp. a political position, to gain money, property, etc. dishonestly
  2. (Surgery) A piece of skin, bone, or other living tissue transplanted or to be transplanted from one body, or place on a body, to another, where it grows and becomes a permanent part
  3. Deceitful or fraudulent use of one's position, especially in public office, to obtain personal profits or advantages.
A turn or round of duty or work; shift
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  1. A turn or round of duty or work; shift
  2. (Card Games) The cards (one from each player) played and won in a single round
  3. A mischievous action; a prank:
A fraudulent business scheme; a swindle.
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  1. A fraudulent business scheme; a swindle.
  2. A swindle or fraud; esp. a confidence game
A crude, makeshift bed, as a pallet of straw
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  1. A crude, makeshift bed, as a pallet of straw
  2. A test or period of appraisal followed by adjustments to improve efficiency or functioning.
  3. (Slang) A thorough search of a place or person.
A business or occupation; a line:
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  1. A business or occupation; a line:
  2. (Informal) Evasive, trifling, or manipulative behavior:
  3. A competitive activity or sport in which players contend with each other according to a set of rules:
A vigorous effort, campaign, etc.
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  1. A vigorous effort, campaign, etc.
  2. A provocation to action; a stimulus:
  3. A thing to be pushed so as to work a mechanism
(Slang) An instance of sexual intercourse
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  1. (Slang) An instance of sexual intercourse
  2. The state of one that lays eggs:
  3. The way or position in which something is situated or arranged
The act of dodging:
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  1. The act of dodging:
  2. A clever or resourceful device, plan, etc.
  3. A cunning or deceitful act intended to evade something or trick someone:
A scene or situation of confusion:
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  1. A scene or situation of confusion:
  2. A confusion of sounds or voices:
  3. Any confusion of voices or sounds; tumult
A vehement, continued expression of the general feeling or of public opinion; loud demand or complaint
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  1. A vehement, continued expression of the general feeling or of public opinion; loud demand or complaint
  2. A loud outcry; uproar
  3. A loud noise or outcry; a hubbub.
A jumble of loud, usually discordant sounds.
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  1. A jumble of loud, usually discordant sounds.
  2. A loud, continuous noise; confused clamor or uproar
  3. A loud noise; a cacophony or loud commotion.
A confused situation; a tumult:
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  1. A confused situation; a tumult:
  2. A confused uproar, commotion, tumult or racket.
  3. A loud confusing noise:
A loud noise or a condition of noisy confusion.
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  1. A loud noise or a condition of noisy confusion.
  2. Loud noise and confusion; hubbub
(--- Informal) A hint or indication of someone's opinion, intention, etc.
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  1. (--- Informal) A hint or indication of someone's opinion, intention, etc.
  2. Loud or confused shouting; din of voices; clamor
  3. Sound or a sound of any kind:
Any place or scene of wild disorder, noise, or confusion
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  1. Any place or scene of wild disorder, noise, or confusion
  2. A condition or scene of noisy confusion:
  3. Wild disorder, noise, or confusion
A noisy clamor.
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  1. A noisy clamor.
  2. (Informal) An uproar or commotion
  3. A noisy, sometimes violent disturbance; noise and confusion; a quarrel.
Noisy commotion, as of a crowd; uproar
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  1. Noisy commotion, as of a crowd; uproar
  2. Great emotional disturbance; agitation of mind, etc.
  3. Confusion; agitation; disturbance
An impassioned protest or heated controversy:
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  1. An impassioned protest or heated controversy:
  2. A condition of noisy excitement and confusion; a tumult:
  3. Loud, confused noise; din
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 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:
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
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