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BYU ELC AVL0926-0950: List 38-definitions
Terms in this set (25)
noun: a statement saying you strongly believe something to be true; the act of stating, using or claiming something strongly
adjective: successful for a long period of time, accepted
noun: the act of preventing X from doing something or being a part of a group
noun: the imaginary straight line that something (such as the Earth) turns around
noun: an estimate of what might happen in the future based on what is happening now; something that sticks out
adjective: the group of people who control and make decisions for a country, state, etc.
noun: something that a person wants very much to achieve
noun: a publicly stated opinion; a way of standing
verb: to have something as a part, step, or result
verb: to give or pass X from one to another
verb: to include something as a part; to cover or surround an area
noun: the way that a city, company, etc., is controlled by the people who run it
adverb: in a way that attracts or deserves attention
noun: the process of finding suitable people and getting them to join a company, an organization, the armed forces, etc.
noun: the reason or explanation for something
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