A legally-defined responsibility to perform certain acts or meet certain standards of performance; an essential element of proof in a tort action is that the defendant had a duty to act in a certain manner, such as the duty to use due care in the operation of a motor vehicle. Duties may be mandated by law, such as the duty to pay taxes, or may be voluntary, such as those assumed under a contract.
A group of independent producers or sellers in a particular industry, or a group of businesses with a common interest, who have joined together to reduce competition between themselves by allocating markets, sharing knowledge, or controlling the price and production of a product or service. See also monopoly and oligopoly.
A group of individuals, created by law or under authority of law, having a continuous existence independent of the existences of its members, and powers and liabilities distinct from those of its members.
An item of personal property given to secure a monetary loan; something held as security against a monetary loan. To borrow money against a piece of personal property that is held by the lender as security.
A person in whom one can confide or share one's secrets: a friend
, a colloquial term, is to have confidence like that of one who is willing to risk money on something don't bank on their help
something is to consider it in one's calculations as certain they counted on my going
is to place reliance on a person or thing, esp. for support or aid a museum that depends on corporate contributions
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a person or thing is to have confidence, usually on the basis of past experience, that what is expected will be done she can be relied on to keep the secret
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is to have complete faith or assurance that one will not be let down by another to trust in God
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