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  • 1 libel — I. n. 1. Malicious publication, defamation, defamatory writing. 2. (Law.) Charge, statement of complaint. II. v. a. 1. Lampoon, defame (by some publication). 2. (Law.) Proceed against by a libel, bring a charg …

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  • 2 libel — li·bel 1 / lī bəl/ n [Anglo French, from Latin libellus, diminutive of liber book] 1: complaint (1) used esp. in admiralty and divorce cases 2 a: a defamatory statement or representation esp. in the form of written or printed words; specif: a… …

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  • 3 Libel — Li bel, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Libeled} ( b[e^]ld) or {Libelled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Libeling} or {Libelling}.] 1. To defame, or expose to public hatred, contempt, or ridicule, by a writing, picture, sign, etc.; to lampoon. [1913 Webster] Some wicked …

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  • 4 Libeled — Libel Li bel, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Libeled} ( b[e^]ld) or {Libelled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Libeling} or {Libelling}.] 1. To defame, or expose to public hatred, contempt, or ridicule, by a writing, picture, sign, etc.; to lampoon. [1913 Webster] Some… …

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  • 5 Libeling — Libel Li bel, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Libeled} ( b[e^]ld) or {Libelled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Libeling} or {Libelling}.] 1. To defame, or expose to public hatred, contempt, or ridicule, by a writing, picture, sign, etc.; to lampoon. [1913 Webster] Some… …

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  • 6 Libelled — Libel Li bel, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Libeled} ( b[e^]ld) or {Libelled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Libeling} or {Libelling}.] 1. To defame, or expose to public hatred, contempt, or ridicule, by a writing, picture, sign, etc.; to lampoon. [1913 Webster] Some… …

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  • 7 Libelling — Libel Li bel, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Libeled} ( b[e^]ld) or {Libelled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Libeling} or {Libelling}.] 1. To defame, or expose to public hatred, contempt, or ridicule, by a writing, picture, sign, etc.; to lampoon. [1913 Webster] Some… …

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  • 8 JERUSALEM — The entry is arranged according to the following outline: history name protohistory the bronze age david and first temple period second temple period the roman period byzantine jerusalem arab period crusader period mamluk period …

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  • 9 INQUISITION — INQUISITION, special permanent tribunal of the medieval Catholic Church, established to investigate and combat heresy. The Early Institution Although the Inquisition was established by Pope gregory ix , it owed its name to the procedure… …

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  • 10 SHABBETAI ẒEVI — (1626–1676), the central figure of Shabbateanism, the messianic movement named after him. Background of the Movement Shabbateanism was the largest and most momentous messianic movement in Jewish history subsequent to the destruction of the Temple …

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  • 11 Patrick M. Byrne — (born 1962, Fort Wayne, Indiana, United States) is the president, CEO and chairman of the board of directors of Internet retailer Overstock.com. Byrne took control of the company then called D2: Discounts Direct, and changed the name to Overstock …

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  • 12 RUSSIA — RUSSIA, former empire in Eastern Europe; from 1918 the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic (R.S.F.S.R.), from 1923 the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (U.S.S.R.); from 1990 the Russian Federation. Until 1772 ORIGINS The penetration… …

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  • 13 United Kingdom — a kingdom in NW Europe, consisting of Great Britain and Northern Ireland: formerly comprising Great Britain and Ireland 1801 1922. 58,610,182; 94,242 sq. mi. (244,100 sq. km). Cap.: London. Abbr.: U.K. Official name, United Kingdom of Great… …

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  • 14 censorship — /sen seuhr ship /, n. 1. the act or practice of censoring. 2. the office or power of a censor. 3. the time during which a censor holds office. 4. the inhibiting and distorting activity of the Freudian censor. [1585 95; CENSOR + SHIP] * * * Act of …

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  • 15 FRANCE — (Heb. פְרַאנְצִיָּה and צָרְפַת), country in Western Europe. This entry is arranged according to the following outline: from the first settlements unil the revolution the roman and merovingian periods from the carolingians until the eve of the… …

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  • 16 GERMANY — GERMANY, country in north central Europe. The Talmud and the Midrash use Germania (or Germamia ) as a designation for northern European countries, and also refer to the military prowess of these peoples and to the threat they posed to the Roman… …

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  • 17 LaRouche criminal trials — The LaRouche criminal trials in the mid 1980s stemmed from federal and state investigations into the activities of American political activist Lyndon LaRouche and members of his movement. They were charged with conspiring to commit fraud and… …

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  • 18 procedural law — Law that prescribes the procedures and methods for enforcing rights and duties and for obtaining redress (e.g., in a suit). It is distinguished from substantive law (i.e., law that creates, defines, or regulates rights and duties). Procedural law …

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  • 19 Criticism of Facebook — Facebook s growth as an Internet social networking site has met criticism on a range of issues, including online privacy, child safety, and the inability to terminate accounts without first manually deleting the content. In 2008, many companies… …

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  • 20 Dennis B. Funa — Dennis Funa Dennis B. Funa is a Filipino lawyer, businessman, former public official, law book author, professor of law, and constitutionalist. As a Filipino lawyer, he is the managing partner of a Metro Manila based law firm. He has served the… …

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