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  • 1 survey — [sər vā′; ] also, and for n. usually [, sʉr′vā΄] vt. [ME surveien < Anglo Fr surveier < OFr surveoir < sur (see SUR 1) + veoir < L videre, to see: see VISION] 1. to examine for some specific purpose; inspect or consider carefully;… …

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  • 2 Survey — Sur vey, n. [Formerly accentuated universally on the last syllable, and still so accented by many speakers.] 1. The act of surveying; a general view, as from above. [1913 Webster] Under his proud survey the city lies. Sir J. Denham. [1913… …

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  • 3 Survey of dogs — Survey Sur vey, n. [Formerly accentuated universally on the last syllable, and still so accented by many speakers.] 1. The act of surveying; a general view, as from above. [1913 Webster] Under his proud survey the city lies. Sir J. Denham. [1913… …

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  • 4 Survey of London — (en español Revisión de Londres) es un proyecto de investigación que tiene el objetivo de producir una comprensiva revisión histórica y arquitectónica del antiguo Condado de Londres. Fue fundado en 1894 por Charles Robert Ashbee, un arquitecto… …

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  • 5 General American — is an accent of American English within American English, General American and accents approximating it are contrasted with Southern American English, several Northeastern accents, and other distinct regional accents and social group accents like …

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  • 6 General medical services — is the name used in the United Kingdom to describe the medical services provided by General Practitioners (GPs or family doctors) who, in effect, run private businesses independently contracting with the government. The contract under which they… …

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  • 7 General Oliver Otis Howard House — U.S. National Register of Historic Places U.S. National Historic Landmark …

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  • 8 survey — ► VERB 1) look carefully and thoroughly at. 2) examine and record the features of (an area of land) to produce a map or description. 3) Brit. examine and report on the condition of (a building), especially for a prospective buyer. 4) conduct a… …

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  • 9 General Grant tree — [ General Grant tree, Kings Canyon National Park] The General Grant tree is the largest Giant Sequoia in the Grant Grove section of Kings Canyon National Park. It was named in 1867 after Ulysses S. Grant, Union Army general and the 18th President …

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  • 10 General Quarters (rules) — General Quarters is a set of naval wargaming rules written by Lonnie Gill. Quick and easy to play they have become one of the most popular series of World War I and World War II era naval rules (they topped the poll of popular wargames rules… …

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  • 11 Survey methodology — Sociology …

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  • 12 General aviation in the United Kingdom — Infobox Aviation name=General aviation in the United Kingdom caption=Traditional general aviation fixed wing light aircraft, the most numerous class of aircraft in the sectorGeneral aviation in the United Kingdom has been defined as a civil… …

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  • 13 General Social Survey — The General Social Survey (GSS) is a survey used to collect data on demographic characteristics and attitudes of residents of the United States. The survey is conducted face to face with an in person interview by the National Opinion Research… …

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  • 14 General relativity — For a generally accessible and less technical introduction to the topic, see Introduction to general relativity. General relativity Introduction Mathematical formulation Resources …

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  • 15 General Land Office — The General Land Office (GLO) was an independent agency of the United States government responsible for public domain lands in the United States. It was created in 1812 to take over functions previously conducted by the United States Department… …

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  • 16 Survey of India — The Survey of India is India s central engineering agency in charge of mapping and surveying. Set up in 1767 to help consolidate the territories of the British East India Company, it is one of the oldest Engineering Departments of the Government… …

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  • 17 Survey of English Dialects — The Survey of English Dialects was undertaken between 1950 and 1961 under the direction of Professor Harold Orton of the English department of the University of Leeds. It aimed to collect the full range of speech in England and Wales before local …

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  • 18 survey — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 study of sth ADJECTIVE ▪ comprehensive, detailed, extensive, full, in depth, large scale, major, systematic ▪ b …

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  • 19 survey — sur•vey v. [[t]sərˈveɪ[/t]] n. [[t]ˈsɜr veɪ, sərˈveɪ[/t]] v. t. 1) to view, consider, or study in a general or comprehensive way: to survey a situation[/ex] 2) to view in detail, esp. to inspect, examine, or appraise in order to ascertain… …

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  • 20 survey course — noun : a course treating briefly the chief topics of one or several allied broad fields of knowledge * * * Educ. an introductory course of study that provides a general view of an academic subject. [1915 20] * * * survey course, Education. an… …

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