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  • 1 grip — grip1 [grıp] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(firm hold)¦ 2¦(power)¦ 3¦(understanding)¦ 4 come/get to grips with something 5 lose your grip 6 get/take a grip on yourself 7 Get a grip 8 be in the grip of something 9¦(stop something slipping)¦ 10¦(for hair)¦ …

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  • 2 grip */*/ — I UK [ɡrɪp] / US noun Word forms grip : singular grip plural grips 1) a) [singular] a firm strong hold Marguerite took my hand in a surprisingly strong grip. tighten your grip: Pete tightened his grip on her arm. release/loosen your grip: She… …

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  • 3 grip — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 hold on sth ADJECTIVE ▪ firm, good, secure, solid (esp. AmE), strong, tight ▪ crushing, death …

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  • 4 grip — grip1 [ grıp ] noun ** ▸ 1 firm strong hold ▸ 2 power/control ▸ 3 part of object for holding ▸ 4 someone who moves cameras ▸ 5 small bag for traveling ▸ 6 for holding hair ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) singular a firm strong hold: Marguerite took my hand in a …

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  • 5 grip — [grɪp] noun I 1) [singular] a firm strong hold Pete tightened his grip on her arm.[/ex] 2) [singular] power and control over someone or something The President struggled to regain his grip on power.[/ex] 3) [singular/U] if shoes or tyres have… …

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  • 6 Melbourne Cricket Ground — MCG redirects here. For other uses, see MCG (disambiguation). Melbourne Cricket Ground The MCG …

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  • 7 literature — /lit euhr euh cheuhr, choor , li treuh /, n. 1. writings in which expression and form, in connection with ideas of permanent and universal interest, are characteristic or essential features, as poetry, novels, history, biography, and essays. 2.… …

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  • 8 United States — a republic in the N Western Hemisphere comprising 48 conterminous states, the District of Columbia, and Alaska in North America, and Hawaii in the N Pacific. 267,954,767; conterminous United States, 3,022,387 sq. mi. (7,827,982 sq. km); with… …

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  • 9 Germany — /jerr meuh nee/, n. a republic in central Europe: after World War II divided into four zones, British, French, U.S., and Soviet, and in 1949 into East Germany and West Germany; East and West Germany were reunited in 1990. 84,068,216; 137,852 sq.… …

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  • 10 France — /frans, frahns/; Fr. /frddahonns/, n. 1. Anatole /ann nann tawl /, (Jacques Anatole Thibault), 1844 1924, French novelist and essayist: Nobel prize 1921. 2. a republic in W Europe. 58,470,421; 212,736 sq. mi. (550,985 sq. km). Cap.: Paris. 3.… …

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  • 11 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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  • 12 cañada — /keuhn yah deuh, yad euh/, n. Chiefly Western U.S. 1. a dry riverbed. 2. a small, deep canyon. [1840 50; < Sp, equiv. to cañ(a) CANE + ada n. suffix] * * * Canada Introduction Canada Background: A land of vast distances and rich natural resources …

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  • 13 Canada — /kan euh deuh/, n. a nation in N North America: a member of the Commonwealth of Nations. 29,123,194; 3,690,410 sq. mi. (9,558,160 sq. km). Cap.: Ottawa. * * * Canada Introduction Canada Background: A land of vast distances and rich natural… …

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  • 14 Media and Publishing — ▪ 2007 Introduction The Frankfurt Book Fair enjoyed a record number of exhibitors, and the distribution of free newspapers surged. TV broadcasters experimented with ways of engaging their audience via the Internet; mobile TV grew; magazine… …

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  • 15 Glossary of cue sports terms — The following is a glossary of traditional English language terms used in the three overarching cue sports disciplines: carom (or carambole) billiards referring to the various carom games played on a billiard table without pockets; pool (pocket… …

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  • 16 Nobel Prizes — ▪ 2009 Introduction Prize for Peace       The 2008 Nobel Prize for Peace was awarded to Martti Ahtisaari, former president (1994–2000) of Finland, for his work over more than 30 years in settling international disputes, many involving ethnic,… …

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  • 17 hand — hand1 W1S1 [hænd] n ↑finger, ↑fingernail, ↑thumb ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(part of body)¦ 2¦(help)¦ 3¦(control)¦ 4 get out of hand 5 on the other hand 6 hands off 7 in hand …

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  • 18 African military systems to 1800 — refers to the evolution of military systems on the African continent prior to 1800, with emphasis on the role of indigenous states and peoples within the African continent. Patterns of the military art generally moved from the simple to the more… …

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  • 19 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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  • 20 Grand Duchess Maria Pavlovna of Russia (1890–1958) — Infobox Russian Royalty|grand duchess name = Maria Pavlovna title =Duchess of Södermanland Princess Sergei Mikhailovich Putiatin imgw = 180px caption = Maria Pavlovna photographed in 1912. spouse = Prince Wilhelm, Duke of Södermanland Prince… …

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