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  • 1 Some — (s[u^]m), a. [OE. som, sum, AS. sum; akin to OS., OFries., & OHG. sum, OD. som, D. sommig, Icel. sumr, Dan. somme (pl.), Sw. somlige (pl.), Goth. sums, and E. same. [root]191. See {Same}, a., and cf. { some}.] 1. Consisting of a greater or less… …

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  • 2 Some some — (s[u^]m), a. [OE. som, sum, AS. sum; akin to OS., OFries., & OHG. sum, OD. som, D. sommig, Icel. sumr, Dan. somme (pl.), Sw. somlige (pl.), Goth. sums, and E. same. [root]191. See {Same}, a., and cf. { some}.] 1. Consisting of a greater or less… …

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  • 3 some — a. 1. More or less, a certain quantity of, a certain number of. 2. One (indefinitely), a, an, any, a certain. 3. About, near. 4. Several, a considerable number. 5. Some people, some persons, certain. 6. A part, a portion. 7 …

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  • 4 some — adj. ‘sum holi childe.’ 104 B.; used absolutely, ‘somme’ == some persons. RG. 396, 459 …

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  • 5 Persons related to Qur'anic verses — Some of the Qur anic verses are said to be revealed pertaining to some specific person. This is a list of them [For further references, see the article of each individual] :ClansBanu Abd al ManafA sub clan of the Quraish tribe.Generally102.1 2:… …

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  • 6 persons — people, persons Both words have been in use for several centuries to denote the plural of person, the difference usually being explained in terms of people referring to a group of which the exact number cannot be determined or is irrelevant and… …

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  • 7 some — /sum/; unstressed /seuhm/, adj. 1. being an undetermined or unspecified one: Some person may object. 2. (used with plural nouns) certain: Some days I stay home. 3. of a certain unspecified number, amount, degree, etc.: to some extent. 4.… …

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  • 8 some — /sʌm / (say sum), weak form /səm / (say suhm) adjective 1. being an undetermined or unspecified one: some poor fellow. 2. certain (with plural nouns): some friends of mine. 3. of a certain unspecified number, amount, degree, etc.: some variation …

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  • 9 some — [[t]sʌm[/t]] unstressed [[t]səm[/t]] adj. 1) being an undetermined or unspecified one: Some person may object[/ex] 2) certain (used with plural nouns): Some days I stay home[/ex] 3) unspecified in number, amount, degree, etc.: to some extent[/ex] …

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  • 10 -some — I. adjective suffix Etymology: Middle English som, from Old English sum; akin to Old High German sam some, Old English sum some characterized by a (specified) thing, quality, state, or action < awesome > < burdensome > < cuddlesome > II. noun… …

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  • 11 “Some Repetitions on the Times“ —    Essay (6,270 words); written on February 22, 1933. First published in LS(Spring 1986); rpt. MW. An essay fervently urging the new president, Franklin Delano Roosevelt (two weeks prior to his inauguration), to take immediate and radical action… …

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  • 12 All and some — Some Some (s[u^]m), a. [OE. som, sum, AS. sum; akin to OS., OFries., & OHG. sum, OD. som, D. sommig, Icel. sumr, Dan. somme (pl.), Sw. somlige (pl.), Goth. sums, and E. same. [root]191. See {Same}, a., and cf. { some}.] 1. Consisting of a greater …

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  • 13 conjunct persons — Persons related to one another in some degree …

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  • 14 Displaced persons camp — A displaced persons camp or DP camp is a temporary facility for displaced persons coerced into forced migration. The term is mainly used for camps established after World War II in West Germany and in Austria, as well as in the United Kingdom,… …

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  • 15 Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities —   states parties …

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  • 16 DISPLACED PERSONS — DISPLACED PERSONS, term for the hundreds of thousands of Jewish refugees and millions of non Jews uprooted by the devastation of World War II, a large proportion of whom wound up in Displaced Persons camps set up by the victorious Allied forces… …

    Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • 17 Scouting in displaced persons camps — Scouting has been active in displaced persons camps[1][2] (DP camps) and in the lives of refugees since World War II. During and after World War II, until the early 1950s, Scouting and Guiding flourished in these camps.[3] These Scout and Girl… …

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  • 18 Robert Persons —     Robert Persons     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Robert Persons     (Also, but less correctly, PARSONS)     Jesuit, b., at Nether Stowey, Somerset, 24 June, 1546; d. in Rome, 15 April, 1610.     I. EARLY LIFE     His parents were of the yeoman… …

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  • 19 Anti-Trafficking in Persons Act of 2003 — The Anti Trafficking in Persons Act of 2003, (Republic Acts of the Philippines) R.A. No. 9208, is a consolidation of Senate Bill No. 2444 and House Bill No. 4432. It was enacted and passed by Congress of the Philippines Senate of the Philippines… …

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  • 20 Missing Persons (TV series) — For other uses, see Missing Persons. Missing Persons Format Drama Created by Peter Lance Gary Sherman Starring Daniel J. Travanti Erik King Juan Ramírez Frederick Weller …

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