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A gem or shell carved in relief, especially one in which the raised design and the background consist of layers of contrasting colors.
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  1. A gem or shell carved in relief, especially one in which the raised design and the background consist of layers of contrasting colors.
  2. A single very brief appearance by a prominent celebrity in a movie or song.
  3. A brief appearance of a prominent actor or celebrity, as in a single scene of a motion picture.
The action or purpose for which a person or thing is suited or employed, especially:
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  1. The action or purpose for which a person or thing is suited or employed, especially:
  2. A special duty or performance required in the course of work or activity
  3. The special action or physiological property of an organ or a body part.
Any of several equal portions or fractions that can constitute a whole or into which a whole can be divided:
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  1. Any of several equal portions or fractions that can constitute a whole or into which a whole can be divided:
  2. One's responsibility, duty, or obligation; share:
  3. A role:
A person or animal portrayed with a personality in comics or animation:
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  1. A person or animal portrayed with a personality in comics or animation:
  2. A statement about the behavior, qualities, etc. of a person, esp. as given by a former employer; reference
  3. The pattern of behavior or personality found in an individual or group; moral constitution
The character in a play, film, etc. whose name is used as or in its title
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  1. The character in a play, film, etc. whose name is used as or in its title
(Acting) A minor role, generally not assigned a name.
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  1. (Acting) A minor role, generally not assigned a name.
  2. A small or insignificant role, as in a play or movie, usually having a few spoken lines.
The act or style of performing a work or role before an audience.
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  1. The act or style of performing a work or role before an audience.
  2. One's part in this
  3. (Linguistics) One's actual use of language in actual situations.
Anything known by sense perception rather than by description; percept
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  1. Anything known by sense perception rather than by description; percept
  2. (Philos., Psychol.) Anything present in the consciousness at a single moment as an actual sensation or a mental image
  3. (Med.) The position of the fetus in the uterus at the time of delivery, with reference to the part presenting itself at the mouth of the uterus
An intended action or deed.
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  1. An intended action or deed.
  2. The act, art, or occupation of performing in plays, movies, etc.
  3. (Law) The deeds or actions of parties are called actings to avoid confusion with the legal senses of deeds and actions.
The delineation of character or creation of characters in a play, story, etc.
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  1. The delineation of character or creation of characters in a play, story, etc.
  2. A description of qualities or peculiarities:
  3. Representation of a character or characters on the stage or in writing, especially by imitating or describing actions, gestures, or speeches.
Outward appearance or aspect; semblance.
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  1. Outward appearance or aspect; semblance.
  2. External appearance in manner or dress; appropriate indication or expression; garb; shape.
  3. Customary way of speaking or acting; fashion, manner, practice (often used formerly in such phrases as "at his own guise"; that is, in his own fashion, to suit himself.)
A legal qualification, such as age, that determines one’s ability to do something that has legal consequences (such as making a contract or getting married). Also called legal capacity.
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  1. A legal qualification, such as age, that determines one’s ability to do something that has legal consequences (such as making a contract or getting married). Also called legal capacity.
  2. The function, office, position, or role in which one acts.
  3. A condition of being qualified or authorized; position, function, status, etc.
A post of employment; office; job
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  1. A post of employment; office; job
  2. The place where a person or thing is, esp. in relation to others; location; situation; site
  3. The manner in which a person or thing is placed or posed, or the manner in which parts are arranged [a dog in a sitting position]; specif., any of various customary postures assumed by an individual [the lotus position] or a couple [the missionary position]
The building, room, or series of rooms in which the affairs of a business, professional person, branch of government, etc. are carried on
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  1. The building, room, or series of rooms in which the affairs of a business, professional person, branch of government, etc. are carried on
  2. (Chiefly British) The parts of a house, such as the laundry and kitchen, in which servants carry out household work.
  3. A function or duty assigned to someone, esp. as an essential part of his or her work or position
An undertaking involving labor or difficulty
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  1. An undertaking involving labor or difficulty
  2. A function to be performed; an objective:
  3. A piece of work assigned or done as part of one's duties.
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. The quality that makes a thing useful or suitable for a given purpose; advantage; usefulness; worth; utility
  3. The manner of using; usage:
Determination; resolution:
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  1. Determination; resolution:
  2. The object for which something exists or is done; end in view
  3. The object toward which one strives or for which something exists; an aim or goal:
An operational instruction for programming an electronic device, as a digital watch, computer, etc.; also, an operation performed by such a device as a result of such an instruction
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  1. An operational instruction for programming an electronic device, as a digital watch, computer, etc.; also, an operation performed by such a device as a result of such an instruction
  2. The action or purpose for which a person or thing is suited or employed, especially:
  3. A special duty or performance required in the course of work or activity
(Informal) A state of affairs:
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  1. (Informal) A state of affairs:
  2. The object to be worked on:
  3. A specific piece of work to be done for a set fee:
Determination; resolution:
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  1. Determination; resolution:
  2. The object for which something exists or is done; end in view
  3. The object toward which one strives or for which something exists; an aim or goal:
A difficult or tedious undertaking:
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  1. A difficult or tedious undertaking:
  2. A piece of work assigned to or demanded of a person
  3. A function to be performed; an objective:
An essential element or constituent; integral portion which can be separated, replaced, etc.
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  1. An essential element or constituent; integral portion which can be separated, replaced, etc.
  2. Any of several equal portions or fractions that can constitute a whole or into which a whole can be divided:
  3. (--- Math.) An aliquot part
An object that is one member of a group or class:
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  1. An object that is one member of a group or class:
  2. A thing considered as a unit or an element of a larger thing, quantity, or class; a portion:
  3. A portion or part that has been separated from a whole:
One of the equal parts into which the capital stock of a company is divided:
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  1. One of the equal parts into which the capital stock of a company is divided:
  2. A just, due, reasonable, or full part or quota
  3. A part or portion that belongs or is allotted to an individual, or the part contributed by an individual
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