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  • 1 Conventional wisdom — For other uses, see Conventional wisdom (disambiguation). Conventional wisdom (CW) is a term used to describe ideas or explanations that are generally accepted as true by the public or by experts in a field. Such ideas or explanations, though… …

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  • 2 Rule of tincture — The first rule of heraldry is the rule of tincture: metal should not be put on metal, nor colour on colour (Humphrey Llwyd, 1568). This means that or and argent (gold and silver, which are represented by yellow and white) may not be placed on… …

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  • 3 rule — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) I n. law, regulation; government, authority; ruler. See rule, measurement. II Regulation for standard procedure Nouns 1. rule, law, ordinance, regulation, canon, code, act, measure, statute; decision,… …

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  • 4 Treaty on Conventional Armed Forces in Europe — The original Treaty on Conventional Armed Forces in Europe (CFE) was negotiated and concluded during the last years of the Cold War and established comprehensive limits on key categories of conventional military equipment in Europe (from the… …

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  • 5 Non-conventional trademark — A non conventional trademark, also known as a nontraditional trademark, is any new type of trademark which does not belong to a pre existing, conventional category of trade mark, and which is often difficult to register, but which may… …

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  • 6 Social rule system theory — is an attempt to formally approach different kinds of social rule systems in a unified manner. Social rules systems include institutions such as norms, laws, regulations, taboos, customs, and a variety of related concepts and are important in the …

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  • 7 Right hand grip rule — For the related yet different principle relating to electromagnetic coils, see right hand rule .The right hand grip rule is a physics principle applied to electric current passing through a solenoid, resulting in a magnetic field. When you wrap… …

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  • 8 Two-second rule — The two second rule is a rule of thumb intended to maintain a safe following distance when driving. The rule is that a driver should ideally try to stay at least two seconds behind any vehicle that is immediately in front of the driver s vehicle …

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  • 9 slide-rule general — (SLYD rool jen.uh.rul) n. A military leader who takes an intellectual or theoretical approach to war; a military leader who prefers high tech weaponry and tactics over traditional military doctrines. Example Citation: But it s not all rosy… …

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  • 10 mob rule — n mob law, lynch law, kangaroo court, Reign of Terror FORMAL ochlocracy COLLOQ. mobocracy * * * mob rule UK US noun [uncountable] a situation in which a crowd of people control a place illegally …

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  • 11 according to rule — index normal (regular), orthodox, regular (conventional), systematic Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 12 St. Francis of Assisi —     St. Francis of Assisi     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► St. Francis of Assisi     Founder of the Franciscan Order, born at Assisi in Umbria, in 1181 or 1182 the exact year is uncertain; died there, 3 October, 1226.     His father, Pietro… …

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  • 13 routine — I adjective accustomed, automatic, common, commonplace, conventional, customary, established, everyday, expected, familiar, fixed, frequent, general, habitual, ingrained, mechanical, normal, popular, prevalent, recurrent, recurring, regular,… …

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  • 14 Concurrence — For other uses, see Concurrency (disambiguation). Criminal law …

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  • 15 Formalities — Formality For*mal i*ty, n.; pl. {Formalities}. [Cf. F. formalit[ e].] 1. The condition or quality of being formal, strictly ceremonious, precise, etc. [1913 Webster] 2. Form without substance. [1913 Webster] Such [books] as are mere pieces of… …

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  • 16 Formality — For*mal i*ty, n.; pl. {Formalities}. [Cf. F. formalit[ e].] 1. The condition or quality of being formal, strictly ceremonious, precise, etc. [1913 Webster] 2. Form without substance. [1913 Webster] Such [books] as are mere pieces of formality, so …

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  • 17 Commonwealth realm — The Commonwealth realms, shown in blue. Former Commonwealth realms are shown in red. A Commonwealth realm is a sovereign state within the Commonwealth of Nations that has Elizabeth II as its monarch and head of state.[1] …

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  • 18 Virtual enterprise — A Virtual Enterprise (VE) is a temporary alliance of enterprises that come together to share skills or core competencies and resources in order to better respond to business opportunities, and whose cooperation is supported by computer… …

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  • 19 form — I. n. 1. Shape (with especial reference to structure), figure, configuration, conformation, mould, fashion, cast, cut, tournure. 2. Mode, method, formula, formulary, ritual, established practice. 3. Manner, system, sort, kind, order. 4.… …

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  • 20 international relations — a branch of political science dealing with the relations between nations. [1970 75] * * * Study of the relations of states with each other and with international organizations and certain subnational entities (e.g., bureaucracies and political… …

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