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  • 61State school — For US state funded universities, see State university system. For Texas residential institutions, see Texas State Schools. State schools, also known in the United States and Canada as public schools,[note 1] generally refer to primary or… …

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  • 62State (polity) — This article is about the general concept of the state. For the subjects of international law, see Sovereign state. For other uses, see State (disambiguation). The frontispiece of Thomas Hobbes Leviathan A state is an organised political… …

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  • 63state — state1 W2S2 [steıt] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(condition)¦ 2¦(government)¦ 3¦(country)¦ 4¦(part of a country)¦ 5 the States 6 be in a state/get into a state 7¦(official ceremony)¦ 8 state of affairs 9 the state of play 10 lie in …

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  • 64state — 1 /steIt/ noun 1 CONDITION (C) the mental, emotional, or physical condition that someone or something is in at a particular time: Frankly I wouldn t trust his emotional state right now. | Water exists in three states: liquid, gaseous, and solid.… …

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  • 65state — [[t]ste͟ɪt[/t]] ♦ states, stating, stated 1) N COUNT You can refer to countries as states, particularly when you are discussing politics. Mexico is a secular state and does not have diplomatic relations with the Vatican. ...students who have… …

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  • 66state — I. noun Usage: often attributive Etymology: Middle English stat, from Anglo French & Latin; Anglo French estat, from Latin status, from stare to stand more at stand Date: 13th century 1. a. mode or condition of being < a state of readiness > b …

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  • 67welfare — wel·fa·re s.m.inv. TS econ. accorc. → welfare state …

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  • 68welfare — wel·fare || welfer / feÉ™ adj. of or relating to a welfare state n. well being; happiness, prosperity; support, aid; financial assistance for the needy …

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  • 69welfare-statist — adjective of or relating to a welfare state • Syn: ↑welfarist • Similar to: ↑liberal …

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  • 70welfare — welfare, sociology of welfare Welfare is the state or condition of doing or being well. The term is primarily invoked when some action is considered necessary in order to enhance individual or group welfare that is when welfare is in some way in&#8230; …

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  • 71Welfare fraud — refers to various intentional misuses of state welfare systems by withholding information or giving false or inaccurate information. This may be done in small, uncoordinated efforts, or in larger, organized criminal rings. Some common types of&#8230; …

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  • 72welfare — wel‧fare [ˈwelfeə ǁ fer] noun [uncountable] ECONOMICS 1. help that is given by government to people with social or financial problems: • a drastic reform of the welfare system 2. money paid by the government to people who are poor, unemployed etc …

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  • 73Welfare Rights — is a discipline aimed at ensuring that United Kingdom citizens are aware of and receiving their maximum entitlement to state welfare benefits. Most local authorities in the UK employ welfare right staff, however, this role is increasingly carried …

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  • 74State and Church — • The Church and the State are both perfect societies, that is to say, each essentially aiming at a common good commensurate with the need of mankind at large and ultimate in a generic kind of life, and each juridically competent to provide all&#8230; …

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  • 75welfare — [wel′fer΄] n. [ME &LT; wel faren, to fare well: see WELL2 & FARE] 1. the state of being or doing well; condition of health, happiness, and comfort; well being; prosperity 2. a) the organized efforts of government agencies that grant aid to the&#8230; …

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  • 76State socialism — State socialism, broadly speaking, is any variety of socialism which relies on control of the means of production by the state, either through state ownership or regulation. [cite web url=https://lra.le.ac.uk/handle/2381/3186 title=Leicester&#8230; …

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  • 77Welfare to Work — [Welfare to Work] a phrase used in Britain and the US for government programmes that are aimed at reducing the number of people who are unemployed and receiving money from the State, by creating jobs for them or training them for work …

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  • 78State sector organisations in New Zealand — are as follows: (see also State Sector Act 1988) Parliamentary Offices * Office of the Controller and Auditor General (Tumuaki o te Mana Arotake) ** Audit New Zealand * Office of the Ombudsmen (Nga Kaitiaki Mana Tangata) * Office of the&#8230; …

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  • 79State ratifying conventions — are one of the two methods established by Article V of the United States Constitution for ratifying constitutional amendments. Ratifying conventions have only been used for the ratification of the 21st Amendment. All others have been proposed for …

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  • 80State property — is property owned by the state. Such property may also referred to crown property. Common state property include zoos, libraries, schools, and parks; some is reserved for restricted use, such as military bases and research laboratories.Anarcho&#8230; …

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