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A word or gesture of welcome or salutation.
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  1. A word or gesture of welcome or salutation.
  2. A conventional phrase used to start a letter or conversation or otherwise to acknowledge a person's arrival or presence.
  3. The act or words of a person who greets; salutation; welcome
The act of acquiring.
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  1. The act of acquiring.
  2. An acquiring or being acquired
  3. Something acquired or gained:
An agreeing to terms or proposals by which a bargain is concluded and the parties are bound; the reception or taking of a thing bought as that for which it was bought, or as that agreed to be delivered, or the taking possession as owner.
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  1. An agreeing to terms or proposals by which a bargain is concluded and the parties are bound; the reception or taking of a thing bought as that for which it was bought, or as that agreed to be delivered, or the taking possession as owner.
  2. The act of accepting; a receiving of something offered, with approbation, satisfaction, or acquiescence; especially, favorable reception; approval
  3. An instrument so accepted, especially a bankers' acceptance.
In international law, the formal assent by one county to a treaty between other countries. By doing so, the country becomes a party to the treaty.
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  1. In international law, the formal assent by one county to a treaty between other countries. By doing so, the country becomes a party to the treaty.
  2. The act of coming to or attaining (a throne, power, etc.)
  3. The attainment of a dignity or rank:
A movement back to a former or less advanced condition, stage, etc.; esp., such a movement or tendency in economics or politics; extreme conservatism
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  1. A movement back to a former or less advanced condition, stage, etc.; esp., such a movement or tendency in economics or politics; extreme conservatism
  2. (Chem.) The mutual action of substances undergoing chemical change
  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.
(Eccles.) A word or words used in replying to or affirming a prayer, reading, or exhortation
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  1. (Eccles.) A word or words used in replying to or affirming a prayer, reading, or exhortation
  2. (Electronics) The ratio of the output to the input, as for a given frequency, of a device or system operating under specified conditions
  3. (Physiol., Psychol.) Any biological reaction or behavior resulting from the application of a stimulus
A place or instance of junction or intersection.
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  1. A place or instance of junction or intersection.
  2. An encounter between people, even accidental.
  3. The act or process or an instance of coming together; an encounter.
A meeting with another, esp. when unexpected or by chance
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  1. A meeting with another, esp. when unexpected or by chance
  2. A direct meeting, as in conflict or battle
  3. A meeting, especially one that is unplanned, unexpected, or brief:
A basic introductory text or course of study.
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  1. A basic introductory text or course of study.
  2. Anything introduced, or brought into use, knowledge, or fashion
  3. The preliminary section of a book, often having material considered essential to an understanding of the main text
An act or expression of welcoming
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  1. An act or expression of welcoming
  2. A reception upon arrival:
  3. A cordial greeting or hospitable reception given to an arriving person.
Greetings indicating respect and affection; regards.
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  1. Greetings indicating respect and affection; regards.
  2. The act of greeting, addressing, or welcoming by gestures or words
  3. A word or phrase of greeting used to begin a letter or message.
(Physics) The act or process by which an electric or magnetic effect is produced in an electrical conductor or magnetizable body when it is exposed to the influence or variation of a field of force
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  1. (Physics) The act or process by which an electric or magnetic effect is produced in an electrical conductor or magnetizable body when it is exposed to the influence or variation of a field of force
  2. (Logic) The process of deriving general principles from particular facts or instances.
  3. The creation of a voltage difference across a conductive material (such as a coil of wire) by exposing it to a changing magnetic field. Induction is fundamental to hydroelectric power, in which water-powered turbines spin wire coils through strong magnetic fields. It is also the working principle underlying transformers and induction coils.
The granting or obtaining of a license from a state or an established licensing authority, such as a state bar association, or permission from a court, to practice law in that state or before that court. See also admission pro hoc vice.
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  1. The granting or obtaining of a license from a state or an established licensing authority, such as a state bar association, or permission from a court, to practice law in that state or before that court. See also admission pro hoc vice.
  2. A voluntary acknowledgment of a fact or truth; a concession:
  3. (--- Law) A statement against one's personal interests that can be used as evidence in a law case.
The power or authority to arrange, settle, or manage; control
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  1. The power or authority to arrange, settle, or manage; control
  2. The power or liberty to control, direct, or dispose:
  3. A putting in order or being put in order; arrangement
(Film, TV) An outline or prose summary prepared before the script, giving the story with characters, situations, etc. but often without dialogue and usually without separate shots indicated
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  1. (Film, TV) An outline or prose summary prepared before the script, giving the story with characters, situations, etc. but often without dialogue and usually without separate shots indicated
  2. The use of an agent, procedure, or regimen, such as a drug, surgery, or exercise, in an attempt to cure or mitigate a disease, condition, or injury.
  3. (--- Informal) The usual methods of dealing with a given situation:
The act of one that gathers
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  1. The act of one that gathers
  2. (bookbinding) A section, a group of bifolios, or sheets of paper, stacked together and folded in half.
  3. A meeting or get-together; a party or social function.
A gathering for social entertainment, or the entertainment itself, often of a specific nature
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  1. A gathering for social entertainment, or the entertainment itself, often of a specific nature
  2. A group of people who have gathered to participate in an activity:
  3. A group of soldiers selected for a duty or mission:
A party or gathering in the evening
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  1. A party or gathering in the evening
An unfilled position or office for which a person is wanted
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  1. An unfilled position or office for which a person is wanted
  2. A specific pattern or series of beginning moves in certain games, especially chess.
  3. The act or an instance of becoming open or being made to open:
A tea rose.
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  1. A tea rose.
  2. A reception or other social gathering in the afternoon, at which tea, coffee, etc. are served
  3. (Chiefly British) An afternoon refreshment consisting usually of sandwiches and cakes served with tea.
  1. A showing of a movie or theatrical performance in the afternoon.
  2. A reception or entertainment held in the daytime; esp., a performance, as of a play, held in the afternoon
  3. An entertainment, such as a dramatic performance or movie, presented in the daytime, usually in the afternoon.
A party, usually in the early evening, at which cocktails are served.
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  1. A party, usually in the early evening, at which cocktails are served.
The main meal of the day, whether eaten in the evening or about noon
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  1. The main meal of the day, whether eaten in the evening or about noon
  2. A complete meal at a set price with no course omitted; table d'hôte
  3. A banquet or formal meal in honor of a person or event.
A restaurant having such a counter.
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  1. A restaurant having such a counter.
  2. A meal at which guests serve themselves from various dishes displayed on a table or sideboard.
  3. A meal at which guests serve themselves from a buffet or table
A reception held, as by royalty, upon arising from bed.
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  1. A reception held, as by royalty, upon arising from bed.
  2. A reception of visitors held after getting up.
  3. A formal reception, especially one given by royalty or other leaders.
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