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  • 1 absolute ruler — index dictator Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 2 absolute — [ab′sə lo͞ot΄, ab΄sə lo͞ot′] adj. [ME absolut < L absolutus, pp. of absolvere, to loosen from: see ABSOLVE] 1. perfect; complete; whole [absolute silence] 2. not mixed; pure [absolute alcohol] 3. not limited by a constitution, parliament,… …

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  • 3 absolute — ► ADJECTIVE 1) not qualified or diminished in any way; total. 2) having unlimited power: an absolute ruler. 3) not relative or comparative: absolute moral principles. 4) Grammar (of a construction) syntactically independent of the rest of the… …

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  • 4 absolute — adjective 1 (only before noun) especially spoken used to emphasize your opinion about something or someone, especially when you think they are very bad, stupid, unsuccessful etc: absolute disgrace/disaster/chaos etc: The house looked an absolute… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 5 ruler — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ great ▪ effective, good, powerful, strong ▪ weak ▪ enlightened ▪ …

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  • 6 absolute — [[t]æ̱bsəluːt[/t]] ♦♦♦ absolutes 1) ADJ: usu ADJ n Absolute means total and complete. It s not really suited to absolute beginners... A sick person needs absolute confidence and trust in a doctor. Syn: complete 2) ADJ: ADJ n (emphasis) You use… …

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  • 7 absolute — adjective 1) absolute silence | an absolute disgrace Syn: complete, total, utter, out and out, outright, perfect, pure, thorough, unqualified, unreserved, downright, unmitigated, sheer 2) absolute power …

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  • 8 absolute — [ absəlu:t] adjective 1》 not qualified or diminished; total.     ↘not subject to any limitation of power: an absolute ruler. 2》 not relative or comparative: absolute moral standards. 3》 Grammar (of a construction) syntactically independent of the …

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  • 9 ruler — n. person who rules 1) to put a ruler into power 2) to overthrow, unseat a ruler 3) an absolute, despotic, dictatorial; strong; weak ruler * * * [ ruːlə] despotic dictatorial strong unseat a ruler weak ruler [ person who rules ] to put a ruler… …

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  • 10 absolute — adjective Etymology: Middle English absolut, from Anglo French, from Latin absolutus, from past participle of absolvere to set free, absolve Date: 14th century 1. a. free from imperfection ; perfect < it is a most absolute and …

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  • 11 absolute — 1. adjective /ˈæbsəˌluːt,ˌæbsəˈluːt/ a) Loosed from any limitation or condition; uncontrolled; unrestricted; unconditional; as, absolute authority, monarchy, sovereignty, an absolute …

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  • 12 absolute — adj. Absolute is used with these nouns: ↑accuracy, ↑agony, ↑agreement, ↑angel, ↑antithesis, ↑assurance, ↑astonishment, ↑authority, ↑autonomy, ↑bargain, ↑beauty, ↑ …

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  • 13 absolute monarchy — a monarchy that is not limited or restrained by laws or a constitution. * * * absolute monarchy, a monarchy in which the ruler s power is not limited …

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  • 14 absoluteness — absolute ► ADJECTIVE 1) not qualified or diminished in any way; total. 2) having unlimited power: an absolute ruler. 3) not relative or comparative: absolute moral principles. 4) Grammar (of a construction) syntactically independent of the rest… …

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  • 15 Islāmic world — Introduction  prehistory and history of the Islamic community.       Adherence to Islām is a global phenomenon: Muslims predominate in some 30 to 40 countries, from the Atlantic to the Pacific and along a belt that stretches across northern… …

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  • 16 Spinoza: the moral and political philosophy — The moral and political philosophy of Spinoza Hans W.Blom Spinoza as a moral and political philosopher was the proponent of a radical and extremely consistent version of seventeenth century Dutch naturalism. As a consequence of the burgeoning… …

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  • 17 Monarchy — For other uses, see Monarchy (disambiguation). Part of the Politics series on Monarchism …

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  • 18 Mesopotamia, history of — ▪ historical region, Asia Introduction  history of the region in southwestern Asia where the world s earliest civilization developed. The name comes from a Greek word meaning “between rivers,” referring to the land between the Tigris and… …

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  • 19 Monarch — For other uses, see Monarch (disambiguation). King redirects here. For other uses, see King (disambiguation). Part of the Politics series on …

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  • 20 political system — Introduction       the set of formal legal institutions that constitute a “government” or a “ state.” This is the definition adopted by many studies of the legal or constitutional arrangements of advanced political orders. More broadly defined,… …

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