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  • 1 contrary — contrarily /kon trer euh lee, keuhn trair /, adv. contrariness, n. /kon trer ee/; for 5 also /keuhn trair ee/, adj., n., pl. contraries, adv. adj. 1. opposite in nature or character; diametrically or mutually opposed: contrary to fact; contrary… …

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  • 2 Criminal Law (Temporary Provisions) Act (Singapore) — Criminal Law (Temporary Provisions) Act A police officer equipped with a firearm and handcuffs An Act to make temporary provisions for the maintenance of public order, the control of supplies by sea to Singapore, and the prevention of strikes and …

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  • 3 Wiley Act — Pure Food and Drug Act Le Pure Food and Drud Act, aussi appelé Wiley Act, est une importante loi fédérale américaine votée en 1906 et dont l objectif est notamment : « empècher la production, la vente et le transport de nourriture, de… …

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  • 4 Trade Practices Act 1974 — The Trade Practices Act 1974 is an act of the Parliament of Australia. The act provides for protection of consumers and prevents some restrictive trade practices of companies. It is the key antitrust law in Australia. It is administered by the… …

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  • 5 Competition and Consumer Act 2010 — Competition law Basic concepts History of competition law Monopoly Coercive monopoly Natural monopoly …

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  • 6 USA PATRIOT Act — Full title Uniting and Strengthening America by Providing Appropriate Tools Required to Intercept and Obstruct Terrorism Act of 2001 Acronym USA PATRIOT Act, also Patriot Act Enacted by the 107th United States Congress …

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  • 7 Administration of Justice Act 1774 — The Administration of Justice Act, or Act for the Impartial Administration of Justice, also popularly called the Murdering Act or Murder Act, an Act passed by the Parliament of Great Britain [1] and becoming law on May 20, 1774, is one of the… …

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  • 8 Ceylon Citizenship Act — The Ceylon Citizenship Act No. 18 of 1948 was a controversial law passed by the Ceylon Parliament which denied citizenship to 11% of the population. Contents 1 Background 2 The Bill 3 The Act 3.1 …

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  • 9 Legal Services Act 2007 — Infobox UK Legislation short title=Legal Services Act 2007 parliament=United Kingdom Parliament long title=An Act to make provision for the establishment of the Legal Services Board and in respect of its functions; to make provision for, and in… …

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  • 10 Point of contrary flexure — Point Point, n. [F. point, and probably also pointe, L. punctum, puncta, fr. pungere, punctum, to prick. See {Pungent}, and cf. {Puncto}, {Puncture}.] 1. That which pricks or pierces; the sharp end of anything, esp. the sharp end of a piercing… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 11 Departmental Reorganization Act — The Departmental Reorganization Act (40 Stat. 556, May 20, 1918), also known as the Overman Act, was an American law that increased presidential power during World War I. Sponsored by Sen. Lee S. Overman, a Democrat from North Carolina …

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  • 12 Clash — Clash, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Clashed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Clashing}.] [Of imitative origin; cf. G. klatschen, Prov. G. kleschen, D. kletsen, Dan. klaske, E. clack.] 1. To make a noise by striking against something; to dash noisily together. [1913… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 13 Clashed — Clash Clash, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Clashed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Clashing}.] [Of imitative origin; cf. G. klatschen, Prov. G. kleschen, D. kletsen, Dan. klaske, E. clack.] 1. To make a noise by striking against something; to dash noisily together.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 14 Clashing — Clash Clash, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Clashed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Clashing}.] [Of imitative origin; cf. G. klatschen, Prov. G. kleschen, D. kletsen, Dan. klaske, E. clack.] 1. To make a noise by striking against something; to dash noisily together.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 15 Force — For other uses, see Force (disambiguation). See also: Forcing (disambiguation) Forces are also described as a push or pull on an object. They can be due to phenomena such as gravity, magnetism, or anything that might cause a mass to accelerate …

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  • 16 Hussites — • The followers of Jan Hus did not of themselves assume the name of Hussites. Like Hus, they believed their creed to be truly Catholic; in papal and conciliar documents they appear as Wycliffites, although Hus and even Jerome of Prague are also… …

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  • 17 turn — I. verb Etymology: Middle English; partly from Old English tyrnan & turnian to turn, from Medieval Latin tornare, from Latin, to turn on a lathe, from tornus lathe, from Greek tornos; partly from Anglo French turner, tourner to turn, from… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 18 Fall of Man — Adam, Eve, and a female serpent at the entrance to Notre Dame de Paris In Christian doctrine, the Fall of Man, or simply the Fall, refers to the transition of the first humans from a state of innocent obedience to God to a state of guilty… …

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  • 19 Counter — Coun ter, a. Contrary; opposite; contrasted; opposed; adverse; antagonistic; as, a counter current; a counter revolution; a counter poison; a counter agent; counter fugue. Innumerable facts attesting the counter principle. I. Taylor. [1913… …

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  • 20 Counter approach — Counter Coun ter, a. Contrary; opposite; contrasted; opposed; adverse; antagonistic; as, a counter current; a counter revolution; a counter poison; a counter agent; counter fugue. Innumerable facts attesting the counter principle. I. Taylor.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English