sphere of influence
A foreign region in which a nation has control over trade and other economic activities.
to give up a position, right, or power
a military leader operating outside the control of the government
the production of small consumer goods such as clothing and appliances
rule by the army instead of the elected government
Harvesting twice a year from the same field.
one who rules a nation and religion
a political unit with limited self government
symbol that stands for a concept rather than a word
the belief that there is no god
treatment of pain or disease by inserting the tips of needles at specific points on the skin
a temporary government
The record of an earthquake's seismic waves produced by a seismograph.
a tropical cyclone occurring in the western Pacific or Indian oceans
all of the same or similar kind or nature
policy of building up strong armed forces to prepare for war
tax on imported goods
to fire an employee in order to reduce costs
a prescribed number
an increase in number, multiplication
a member of an uncivilized people
rice in the husk either gathered or still in the field
native to a certain area
a person who takes part in an armed rebellion against the constituted authority (especially in the hope of improving conditions)
the economic change begun by Vietnam in 1986
Composed of different kinds, diverse
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