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(r) to a complete degree or to the full or entire extent (`whole' is often used informally for `wholly'); "he was wholly convinced"; "entirely satisfied with the meal"; "it was completely different from what we expected"; "was completely at fault"; "a total

(r) so as to be complete; with everything necessary; "he had filled out the form completely"; "the apartment was completely furnished"

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(n) the use of speech for informal exchange of views or ideas or information etc.

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(n) manner of acting or conducting yourself

(n) (behavioral attributes) the way a person behaves toward other people

(v) lead, as in the performance of a composition; "conduct an orchestra; Bairenboim conducted the Chicago symphony for years"

(v) lead musicians in the performance of; "Bernstein conducted Mahler like no other conductor"; "she cannot conduct modern pieces"

(v) take somebody somewhere; "We lead him to our chief"; "can you take me to the main entrance?"; "He conducted us to the palace"

(v) transmit or serve as the medium for transmission; "Sound carries well over water"; "The airwaves carry the sound"; "Many metals conduct heat"

(v) direct the course of; manage or control; "You cannot conduct business like this"

(v) behave in a certain manner; "She carried herself well"; "he bore himself with dignity"; "They conducted themselves well during these difficult times"

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(n) (computer science) any computer that is hooked up to a computer network

(n) someone who pays for goods or services

(n) a person who seeks the advice of a lawyer

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(n) an abstract or general idea inferred or derived from specific instances

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(a) feeling or showing worry or solicitude; "concerned parents of youthful offenders"; "was concerned about the future"; "we feel concerned about accomplishing the task at hand"; "greatly concerned not to disappoint a small child"

(s) involved in or affected by or having a claim to or share in; "a memorandum to those concerned"; "an enterprise in which three men are concerned"; "factors concerned in the rise and fall of epidemics"; "the interested parties met to discuss the business"

(s) culpably involved; "all those concerned in the bribery case have been identified"; "named three officials implicated in the plot"; "an innocent person implicated by circumstances in a crime"

(s) in relation (or in regard) to; especially as in the phrases; "as far as x is concerned"; "where x is concerned"

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(n) the intersection of two streets; "standing on the corner watching all the girls go by"

(n) (architecture) solid exterior angle of a building; especially one formed by a cornerstone

(n) an interior angle formed be two meeting walls; "a piano was in one corner of the room"

(n) the point where two lines meet or intersect; "the corners of a rectangle"

(n) a place off to the side of an area; "he tripled to the rightfield corner"; "he glanced out of the corner of his eye"

(n) a remote area; "in many corners of the world they still practice slavery"

(n) the point where three areas or surfaces meet or intersect; "the corners of a cube"

(n) a projecting part that is corner-shaped; "he knocked off the corners"

(n) a small concavity

(n) a predicament from which a skillful or graceful escape is impossible; "his lying got him into a tight corner"

(n) a temporary monopoly on a kind of commercial trade; "a corner on the silver market"

(v) turn a corner; "the car corners"

(v) force a person or an animal into a position from which he cannot escape

(v) gain control over; "corner the gold market"

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(a) marked by a tendency to find and call attention to errors and flaws; "a critical attitude"

(a) characterized by careful evaluation and judgment; "a critical reading"; "a critical dissertation"; "a critical analysis of Melville's writings"

(a) being in or verging on a state of crisis or emergency; "a critical shortage of food"; "a critical illness"; "an illness at the critical stage"

(a) at or of a point at which a property or phenomenon suffers an abrupt change especially having enough mass to sustain a chain reaction; "a critical temperature of water is 100 degrees C--its boiling point at standard atmospheric pressure"; "critical mass";

(s) forming or having the nature of a turning point or crisis; "a critical point in the campaign"; "the critical test"

(s) urgently needed; absolutely necessary; "a critical element of the plan"; "critical medical supplies"; "vital for a healthy society"; "of vital interest"

(a) of or involving or characteristic of critics or criticism; "critical acclaim"

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(n) used in the phrase `to your credit' in order to indicate an achievement deserving praise; "she already had several performances to her credit";

(n) recognition by a college or university that a course of studies has been successfully completed; typically measured in semester hours

(n) an entry on a list of persons who contributed to a film or written work

(n) approval; "give her recognition for trying"; "he was given credit for his work"; "give her credit for trying"; "the credits were given at the end of the film"

(n) a short note recognizing a source of information or of a quoted passage; "the student's essay failed to list several important citations"; "the acknowledgments are usually printed at the front of a book"; "the article includes mention of similar clinical

(n) arrangement for deferred payment for goods and services

(n) money available for a client to borrow

(n) an accounting entry acknowledging income or capital items

(v) have trust in; trust in the truth or veracity of

(v) give someone credit for something; "We credited her for saving our jobs"

(v) give credit for; "She was not properly credited in the program"

(v) accounting: enter as credit; "We credit your account with $100"

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(n) the property of having material worth (often indicated by the amount of money something would bring if sold); "the fluctuating monetary value of gold and silver"; "he puts a high price on his services"; "he couldn't calculate the cost of the collection"

(n) value measured by what must be given or done or undergone to obtain something; "the cost in human life was enormous"; "the price of success is hard work"; "what price glory?"

(n) the total spent for goods or services including money and time and labor

(v) require to lose, suffer, or sacrifice; "This mistake cost him his job"

(v) be priced at; "These shoes cost $100"

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(n) someone who pays for goods or services

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(n) a native or naturalized member of a state or other political community

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(n) the upper part of a column that supports the entablature

(n) a book written by Karl Marx (1867) describing his economic theories

(n) one of the large alphabetic characters used as the first letter in writing or printing proper names and sometimes for emphasis; "printers once kept the type for capitals and for small letters in separate cases; capitals were kept in the upper half of the

(n) a seat of government

(n) wealth in the form of money or property owned by a person or business and human resources of economic value

(n) assets available for use in the production of further assets

(s) uppercase; "capital A"; "great A"; "many medieval manuscripts are in majuscule script"

(s) of primary important; "our capital concern was to avoid defeat"

(s) punishable by death; "a capital offense"

(s) first-rate; "a capital fellow"; "a capital idea"

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(n) a person who uses goods or services

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(s) of or in a condition of social order; "civil peoples"

(a) not rude; marked by satisfactory (or especially minimal) adherence to social usages and sufficient but not noteworthy consideration for others; "even if he didn't like them he should have been civil"- W.S. Maugham

(a) (of divisions of time) legally recognized in ordinary affairs of life; "the civil calendar"; "a civil day begins at mean midnight"

(s) applying to ordinary citizens; "civil law"; "civil authorities"

(a) of or relating to or befitting citizens as individuals; "civil rights"; "civil liberty"; "civic duties"; "civic pride"

(a) of or occurring within the state or between or among citizens of the state; "civil affairs"; "civil strife"; "civil disobediece"; "civil branches of government"

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(n) the act of gathering something together

(n) request for a sum of money; "an appeal to raise money for starving children"

(n) a publication containing a variety of works

(n) several things grouped together or considered as a whole

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(n) a vehicle carrying many passengers; used for public transport; "he always rode the bus to work"

(n) a carriage pulled by four horses with one driver

(n) a railcar where passengers ride

(n) a person who gives private instruction (as in singing or acting)

(n) (sports) someone in charge of training an athlete or a team

(v) teach and supervise (someone); act as a trainer or coach (to), as in sports; "He is training our Olympic team"; "She is coaching the crew"

(v) drive a coach

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(n) type genus of the family Cancridae

(n) the fourth sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from about June 21 to July 22

(n) a small zodiacal constellation in the northern hemisphere; between Leo and Gemini

(n) (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Cancer

(n) any malignant growth or tumor caused by abnormal and uncontrolled cell division; it may spread to other parts of the body through the lymphatic system or the blood stream

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(n) a commercially sponsored ad on radio or television

(a) connected with or engaged in or sponsored by or used in commerce or commercial enterprises; "commercial trucker"; "commercial TV"; "commercial diamonds"

(s) of the kind or quality used in commerce; average or inferior; "commercial grade of beef"; "commercial oxalic acid"

(a) of or relating to commercialism; "a commercial attache"; "commercial paper"; "commercial law"

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(n) any entity that causes events to happen

(n) a series of actions advancing a principle or tending toward a particular end; "he supported populist campaigns"; "they worked in the cause of world peace"; "the team was ready for a drive toward the pennant"; "the movement to end slavery"; "contributed to

(n) a comprehensive term for any proceeding in a court of law whereby an individual seeks a legal remedy; "the family brought suit against the landlord"

(n) a justification for something existing or happening; "he had no cause to complain"; "they had good reason to rejoice"

(n) events that provide the generative force that is the origin of something; "they are trying to determine the cause of the crash"

(v) cause to do; cause to act in a specified manner; "The ads induced me to buy a VCR"; "My children finally got me to buy a computer"; "My wife made me buy a new sofa"

(v) give rise to; cause to happen or occur, not always intentionally; "cause a commotion"; "make a stir"; "cause an accident"

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