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Any of certain devices for preventing an accident or an undesirable effect
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  1. Any of certain devices for preventing an accident or an undesirable effect
  2. A catch or locking device on a firearm that prevents it from firing
  3. The quality or condition of being safe; freedom from danger, injury, or damage; security
Shelter or protection from danger, difficulty, etc.
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  1. Shelter or protection from danger, difficulty, etc.
  2. An expedient to secure protection or defence.
  3. Protection or shelter, as from danger or hardship:
Something that lowers the risk of pregnancy or infection, especially the use of a condom.
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  1. Something that lowers the risk of pregnancy or infection, especially the use of a condom.
  2. Payment made by racketeers to officials or law enforcement to avoid arrest or prosecution.
  3. One that protects:
The state of being covered or protected; protection; refuge
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  1. The state of being covered or protected; protection; refuge
  2. Something, especially a structure, that provides cover or protection, as from the weather:
  3. Something that covers or protects; protection, or place affording protection, as from the elements or danger
The act or process of moving back or away, especially from something hazardous, formidable, or unpleasant:
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  1. The act or process of moving back or away, especially from something hazardous, formidable, or unpleasant:
  2. An organized group withdrawal from regular activities for a given purpose, as by colleagues meeting away from the office and engaging in exercises for promoting teamwork, creativity, etc.
  3. Withdrawal to a safe or private place
Something that defends; means of or resources for protection
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  1. Something that defends; means of or resources for protection
  2. Justification or support by speech or writing; vindication
  3. A fact or law that provides a full or partial exoneration of the defendant against the charges or claims made in a lawsuit or prosecution.
A preserving or being preserved
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  1. A preserving or being preserved
  2. The act of preserving; care to preserve; act of keeping from destruction, decay or any ill.
A holy place, as a building set aside for worship of the divinity or of one or more deities
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  1. A holy place, as a building set aside for worship of the divinity or of one or more deities
  2. A particularly holy place within a church or temple, as the part around the altar, the holy of holies in the Jewish Temple, etc.
  3. A place of refuge or protection; asylum: orig., fugitives from justice were immune from arrest in churches or other sacred places
A person for whom a guardian has legal responsibility, or one over whose property a guardian has responsibility. Title to legal property remains with the ward, although he or she may not enter into any contracts involving same.
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  1. A person for whom a guardian has legal responsibility, or one over whose property a guardian has responsibility. Title to legal property remains with the ward, although he or she may not enter into any contracts involving same.
  2. Any person under another's protection or care
  3. A means of defense or protection
A safety device, as in machinery
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  1. A safety device, as in machinery
  2. The act or duty of guarding; careful watch; wariness; defense; protection
  3. Protection; watch:
(Law) Exemption from certain generally applicable requirements of law or from certain liabilities, granted to special groups of people to facilitate the performance of their public functions:
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  1. (Law) Exemption from certain generally applicable requirements of law or from certain liabilities, granted to special groups of people to facilitate the performance of their public functions:
  2. The protection of the body from a disease caused by an infectious agent, such as a bacterium or virus. Immunity may be natural (that is, inherited) or acquired.
  3. Resistance to or protection against a specified disease; power to resist infection, esp. as a result of antibody formation
(Christianity) Salvation from sin through Jesus's sacrifice.
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  1. (Christianity) Salvation from sin through Jesus's sacrifice.
  2. The act of redeeming or the condition of having been redeemed.
  3. A reclaiming or rebuying something by virtue of paying off a debt or settling some other predetermined condition of ownership; a buying back of its outstanding stock by a corporate entity; the right of a debtor to buy back property from someone who bought it at a creditor-initiated forced sale. A reclaiming or rebuying something by virtue of paying off a debt or settling some other predetermined condition of ownership; a buying back of its outstanding stock by a corporate entity; the right of a debtor to buy back property from someone who bought it at a creditor-initiated forced sale.
A saving or being saved from danger, evil, difficulty, destruction, etc.; rescue
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  1. A saving or being saved from danger, evil, difficulty, destruction, etc.; rescue
  2. A source, means, or cause of such preservation or deliverance.
  3. The agent or means that brings about such deliverance.
A person who is considered as representative of a social group, such as a lone individual or one of a small number of employees hired primarily to prevent an employer from being accused of discrimination.
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  1. A person who is considered as representative of a social group, such as a lone individual or one of a small number of employees hired primarily to prevent an employer from being accused of discrimination.
  2. A specific instance of a phenomenon or a class of things, as of a linguistic feature in a sample of a person's speech, that can be isolated for study or analysis.
  3. A piece of stamped metal, etc. with a face value higher than its real value, issued as a substitute for currency, for use as fare on a transportation line, etc.
The contract or transaction stipulating or involving such delivery.
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  1. The contract or transaction stipulating or involving such delivery.
  2. A person who has been accepted for membership in a fraternity or similar organization and has promised to join but has not yet been initiated.
  3. A promise or agreement
(Finance) An interest-bearing certificate issued by a government or business, promising to pay the holder a specified sum on a specified date: it is a common means of raising capital funds
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  1. (Finance) An interest-bearing certificate issued by a government or business, promising to pay the holder a specified sum on a specified date: it is a common means of raising capital funds
  2. A duty or obligation imposed by a contract, promise, etc.
  3. A binding agreement; a covenant.
A collateral relative.
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  1. A collateral relative.
  2. Anything, such as stocks or bonds, that secures or guarantees the discharge of an obligation
  3. Property acceptable as security for a loan or other obligation.
A permit or pass allowing safe passage
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  1. A permit or pass allowing safe passage
  2. Something that provides protection against attack, loss, or injury, as:
  3. A safety device, as on machinery
Money given as a part payment and pledge in binding a bargain
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  1. Money given as a part payment and pledge in binding a bargain
  2. A male given name, an occasional spelling variant of Ernest.
  3. Something given or done as an indication or assurance of what is to come; token
A thing taken away as a penalty for making some mistake in a game, and redeemable by a specified action
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  1. A thing taken away as a penalty for making some mistake in a game, and redeemable by a specified action
  2. Something that one loses or has to give up because of some crime, fault, or neglect of duty; specif., a fine or penalty
  3. Something that is lost or given up on account of an offense, error, or failure to fulfill an agreement.
Anything given as security, as for a debt, performance of an action, etc.; pledge; guaranty
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  1. Anything given as security, as for a debt, performance of an action, etc.; pledge; guaranty
  2. A person used to advance another's purposes; tool
  3. (Games) A chess piece of lowest value that may move forward one square at a time or two squares in the first move, capture other pieces only on a one-space diagonal forward move, and be promoted to any piece other than a king upon reaching the eighth rank.
Something beyond doubt; a certainty.
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  1. Something beyond doubt; a certainty.
  2. A pledge or formal promise made to secure against loss, damage, or default; a security.
  3. One who has contracted to be responsible for another, especially one who assumes responsibilities or debts in the event of another party's default.
A statement or indication that inspires confidence; a guarantee or pledge:
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  1. A statement or indication that inspires confidence; a guarantee or pledge:
  2. Freedom from doubt; certainty about something:
  3. A promise or guarantee, an act that inspires confidence.
(Historical) A pledge to appear and fight, as a glove thrown down by a knight challenging another
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  1. (Historical) A pledge to appear and fight, as a glove thrown down by a knight challenging another
  2. Something, such as a glove or other pledge, thrown down as a challenge to combat (now usually figurative).
  3. A male given name, modern transferred use of the surname.
(Furniture) Normally curved handle suspended between sockets as a drawer pull. This may also be on a kettle or pail, as the wire bail handle shown in the drawing.
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  1. (Furniture) Normally curved handle suspended between sockets as a drawer pull. This may also be on a kettle or pail, as the wire bail handle shown in the drawing.
  2. An arch or hoop, such as one of those used to support the top of a covered wagon.
  3. Security, usually a sum of money, exchanged for the release of an arrested person as a guarantee of that person's appearance for trial.
Anything certain; definite act
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  1. Anything certain; definite act
  2. The quality of being established as true:
  3. The fact, quality, or state of being certain, especially:
Indication of something favorable to come; expectation:
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  1. Indication of something favorable to come; expectation:
  2. An avowal to do something or to refrain from doing something, conveyed in such a way as to assure another that it will be done, and that can be considered binding. An avowal to do something or to refrain from doing something, conveyed in such a way as to assure another that it will be done, and that can be considered binding.
  3. Indication, as of a successful prospect or future; basis for expectation
The attesting of one party to a contract to the other of reliable facts so that the second party does not need to ascertain such facts for him or herself. Such assurance carries with it a promise to indemnify the second party for any loss should the particulars of the warranty prove not to be factual. Such a warranty may be express or implied. The attesting of one party to a contract to the other of reliable facts so that the second party does not need to ascertain such facts for him or herself. Such assurance carries with it a promise to indemnify the second party for any loss should the particulars of the warranty prove not to be factual. Such a warranty may be express or implied.
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  1. The attesting of one party to a contract to the other of reliable facts so that the second party does not need to ascertain such facts for him or herself. Such assurance carries with it a promise to indemnify the second party for any loss should the particulars of the warranty prove not to be factual. Such a warranty may be express or implied. The attesting of one party to a contract to the other of reliable facts so that the second party does not need to ascertain such facts for him or herself. Such assurance carries with it a promise to indemnify the second party for any loss should the particulars of the warranty prove not to be factual. Such a warranty may be express or implied.
  2. (Insurance law) A stipulation or engagement by a party insured, that certain things, relating to the subject of insurance, or affecting the risk, exist, or shall exist, or have been done, or shall be done. These warranties, when expressed, should appear in the policy; but there are certain implied warranties.
  3. (Law) An engagement or undertaking, expressed or implied, that a certain fact regarding the subject of a contract is, or shall be, as it is expressly implied or promised to be. In sales of goods by persons in possession, there is an implied warranty of title.
An arrangement between people; a compact.
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  1. An arrangement between people; a compact.
  2. An agreement between persons, groups, or nations; compact; covenant
  3. A formal agreement, such as one between nations; a treaty.
A compact automobile
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  1. A compact automobile
  2. A small cosmetic case, usually containing face powder and mirror
  3. An agreement or a covenant.
A document containing the terms of a contract
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  1. A document containing the terms of a contract
  2. The writing or document containing such an agreement.
  3. Any legally binding agreement voluntarily entered into by two or more parties that places an obligation on each party to do or not do something for one or more of the other parties and that gives each party the right to demand the performance of whatever is promised to them by the other parties. To be valid, all parties must be legally competent to enter a contract, neither the objective nor any of the obligations or promised performances may be illegal, mutuality of the agreement and of its obligations must exist, and there must be consideration. See also acceptance, offer, privity, tender, breach of contract, and bargain. Any legally binding agreement voluntarily entered into by two or more parties that places an obligation on each party to do or not do something for one or more of the other parties and that gives each party the right to demand the performance of whatever is promised to them by the other parties. To be valid, all parties must be legally competent to enter a contract, neither the objective nor any of the obligations or promised performances may be illegal, mutuality of the agreement and of its obligations must exist, and there must be consideration. See also acceptance, offer, privity, tender, breach of contract, and bargain. To enter into or settle by a contract or to make a legally binding promise. The document containing the terms of a contract.
In the Bible, a divine promise establishing or modifying God's relationship to humanity or to a particular group.
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  1. In the Bible, a divine promise establishing or modifying God's relationship to humanity or to a particular group.
  2. A binding agreement; a compact.
  3. An implied promise that is incidental to a contract or deed.
A contract
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  1. A contract
  2. An arrangement between parties, usually resulting from a discussion, regarding a course of action.
  3. A mutual understanding between two or more legally competent individuals or entities about their rights and duties regarding their past or future performances and consideration. While an agreement usually leads to a contract, it could also be an executed sale, a gift or other transfer of property, or a promise without a legal obligation.
A godfather or godmother; person who answers for a child, as at baptism, making the profession of faith and the promises prescribed
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  1. A godfather or godmother; person who answers for a child, as at baptism, making the profession of faith and the promises prescribed
  2. A business firm or other agency that alone or with others pays the costs of a radio or television program on which it advertises or promotes something
  3. One that finances a project, event, or organization directed by another person or group, such as a business enterprise that pays for radio or television programming in return for advertising time.
  1. Bondman
  2. A male bondservant.
  3. One who, usually for a fee, guarantees a surety bond for another.
(Obs.) The state of being a hostage
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  1. (Obs.) The state of being a hostage
  2. A person held by one party in a conflict as security that specified terms will be met by the opposing party.
  3. A person given as a pledge, or taken prisoner as by an enemy or terrorist, until certain conditions are met
(Uncountable) The state or quality of being sound.
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  1. (Uncountable) The state or quality of being sound.
  2. (Countable) The result or product of being sound.
  3. (Logic) The property of a logical theory that whenever a wff is a theorem then it must also be valid. Symbolically, letting T represent a theory within logic L, this can be represented as the property that whenever is true, then must also be true, for any wff φ of logic L.
A promise or guarantee, an act that inspires confidence.
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  1. A promise or guarantee, an act that inspires confidence.
  2. Belief in one's own abilities; self-confidence
  3. (Chiefly British) Insurance, especially life insurance.
A pledge or formal promise made to secure against loss, damage, or default; a security.
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  1. A pledge or formal promise made to secure against loss, damage, or default; a security.
  2. Something beyond doubt; a certainty.
  3. The person immediately responsible for the debt of another, in the event that the principal fails to meet his responsibility. The person immediately responsible for the debt of another, in the event that the principal fails to meet his responsibility.
A promise or guarantee, an act that inspires confidence.
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  1. A promise or guarantee, an act that inspires confidence.
  2. Freedom from doubt; certainty about something:
  3. (Chiefly British) Insurance, especially life insurance.
A catch or locking device on a firearm that prevents it from firing
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  1. A catch or locking device on a firearm that prevents it from firing
  2. A device designed to prevent accidents, as a lock on a firearm preventing accidental firing.
  3. The condition of being safe; freedom from danger, risk, or injury.
The condition or quality of being fast, especially:
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  1. The condition or quality of being fast, especially:
  2. Rapidity, swiftness
  3. The ability of a dye to withstand fading
The state or quality of being hard (in various senses)
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  1. The state or quality of being hard (in various senses)
  2. The relative resistance of a mineral to scratching, as measured by the Mohs scale.
  3. The relative resistance of a metal or other material to denting, scratching, or bending.
(Uncountable) The state or quality of being sound.
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  1. (Uncountable) The state or quality of being sound.
  2. (Countable) The result or product of being sound.
  3. (Logic) The property of a logical theory that whenever a wff is a theorem then it must also be valid. Symbolically, letting T represent a theory within logic L, this can be represented as the property that whenever is true, then must also be true, for any wff φ of logic L.
The capacity of an object to return to equilibrium or to its original position after having been displaced
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  1. The capacity of an object to return to equilibrium or to its original position after having been displaced
  2. Resistance to change, deterioration, or displacement.
  3. The ability of an object, such as a ship or aircraft, to maintain equilibrium or resume its original, upright position after displacement, as by the sea or strong winds.
The quality or state of being stable, or firmly established; stability.
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  1. The quality or state of being stable, or firmly established; stability.
  2. Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
The state of being steady
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  1. The state of being steady
  2. The degree of stability
Intensity, as of sound or light:
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  1. Intensity, as of sound or light:
  2. Operative effectiveness or potency:
  3. Cogency or persuasiveness:
The state or quality of being sturdy.
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  1. The state or quality of being sturdy.
(Uncountable) The property of being sure, certainty.
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  1. (Uncountable) The property of being sure, certainty.
  2. (Uncountable) The property of being sure, deft, confident of ability.
A fact or law that provides a full or partial exoneration of the defendant against the charges or claims made in a lawsuit or prosecution.
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  1. A fact or law that provides a full or partial exoneration of the defendant against the charges or claims made in a lawsuit or prosecution.
  2. Justification or support by speech or writing; vindication
  3. Something that defends; means of or resources for protection
Something that gives protection; a safeguard:
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  1. Something that gives protection; a safeguard:
  2. The act or duty of guarding; careful watch; wariness; defense; protection
  3. Protection; watch:
A preserving or being preserved
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  1. A preserving or being preserved
  2. The act of preserving; care to preserve; act of keeping from destruction, decay or any ill.
A protecting or being protected
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  1. A protecting or being protected
  2. Payment made by racketeers to officials or law enforcement to avoid arrest or prosecution.
  3. One that protects:
One who protects; a guardian.
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  1. One who protects; a guardian.
  2. The title held by Oliver Cromwell (1653-58) and his son Richard (1658-59), during the British Protectorate
  3. A device that protects; a guard.
A permit or pass allowing safe passage
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  1. A permit or pass allowing safe passage
  2. (--- Now Rare) A convoy or guard
  3. Something that provides protection against attack, loss, or injury, as:
A broad piece of armor made of rigid material and strapped to the arm or carried in the hand for protection against hurled or thrusted weapons.
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  1. A broad piece of armor made of rigid material and strapped to the arm or carried in the hand for protection against hurled or thrusted weapons.
  2. A person or thing that provides protection.
  3. A heavy metal screen attached to an artillery piece for the protection of the gunners
A person for whom a guardian has legal responsibility, or one over whose property a guardian has responsibility. Title to legal property remains with the ward, although he or she may not enter into any contracts involving same.
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  1. A person for whom a guardian has legal responsibility, or one over whose property a guardian has responsibility. Title to legal property remains with the ward, although he or she may not enter into any contracts involving same.
  2. Any person under another's protection or care
  3. A means of defense or protection
Money given as a part payment and pledge in binding a bargain
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  1. Money given as a part payment and pledge in binding a bargain
  2. A male given name, an occasional spelling variant of Ernest.
  3. Something given or done as an indication or assurance of what is to come; token
A pledge committing a person to the payment of another's debt or the fulfillment of another's obligation in the event of default
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  1. A pledge committing a person to the payment of another's debt or the fulfillment of another's obligation in the event of default
  2. Something given or held as security
  3. A guarantee serving to assure a particular outcome or condition.
The condition of being held as a pledge against the payment of a loan:
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  1. The condition of being held as a pledge against the payment of a loan:
  2. Anything given as security, as for a debt, performance of an action, etc.; pledge; guaranty
  3. (Games) A chess piece of lowest value that may move forward one square at a time or two squares in the first move, capture other pieces only on a one-space diagonal forward move, and be promoted to any piece other than a king upon reaching the eighth rank.
The condition of something thus given or held:
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  1. The condition of something thus given or held:
  2. A person who has been accepted for membership in a fraternity or similar organization and has promised to join but has not yet been initiated.
  3. A token or earnest
A person, as an employee, whose presence in a group is supposed to indicate absence of discrimination, as in race
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  1. A person, as an employee, whose presence in a group is supposed to indicate absence of discrimination, as in race
  2. A specific instance of a phenomenon or a class of things, as of a linguistic feature in a sample of a person's speech, that can be isolated for study or analysis.
  3. A piece of stamped metal, etc. with a face value higher than its real value, issued as a substitute for currency, for use as fare on a transportation line, etc.
Justification or reasonable grounds for some act, course, statement, or belief
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  1. Justification or reasonable grounds for some act, course, statement, or belief
  2. An option issued by a company granting the holder the right to buy certain securities, generally common stock, at a specified price and usually for a limited time
  3. An order in writing from a competent authority instructing that a certain act be carried out.
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