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noun as in person's conduct, posture

noun as in significance

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“We don’t anticipate any material bearing on the city’s credit or bond ratings,” Kommi said.

As AG, her personal feelings had no bearing on her obligations.

They lose their bearings, question their relationships and education, and barely pass their classes.

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Simons Foundation funding decisions have no bearing on our coverage.

However, as we mentioned before, the front side was open, thus allowing the wearer to maintain his visual bearing.

The others are difficult to identify, since they reacted with other oxygen-bearing molecules in the soil.

Their decay proceeded without a ready supply of oxygen, producing hydrocarbons like methane instead of oxygen-bearing molecules.

Thanks to the film bearing his name, Oskar Schindler is probably the most well-known of these, but there are many others.

For his part, Logan now believes that more than 95 percent of cone bearing trees are infected.

As the Harvard Crimson noted, Byrne “had been bearing the brunt of the Harvard attack” all afternoon.

The sense of bearing on to the voice, or endeavoring to push the tone by any pressure whatever, should be absolutely avoided.

One, a man of distinguished looks and military bearing, was a little in advance of the other two.

From several doorways other men emerged, some of martial bearing, showing that the place was garrisoned to some extent.

My soul hateth your new moons, and your solemnities: they are become troublesome to me, I am weary of bearing them.

This he did, erecting at the harbor a beautiful cross bearing the arms of France.


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On this page you'll find 116 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to bearing, such as: demeanor, manner, address, air, aspect, and attitude.

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