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The distance between the two pins at each corner now defines the amount of surplus that is to be taken up.
The art proposes to itself an end to be attained, defines the end, and hands it over to the science.
It defines the condition of the individual and the qualifications, the rights and the duties of the citizen.
A SHORT HISTORY OF RHODE ISLANDGEORGE WASHINGTON GREENE
It defines the powers and prerogatives of government, and assigns to each department its limits and its sphere.
A SHORT HISTORY OF RHODE ISLANDGEORGE WASHINGTON GREENE
"Sublimitas," misleadingly translated "sublimity," the author defines as elevation and greatness of style.
One would think Buffon had had him in mind in that passage in which he defines genius as patience.
It is this circle of mutual influence within which there is a universe of discourse that defines the limits of the public.
Webster defines a vista as "a view, especially a distant view, through or between intervening objects."
PARIS VISTASHELEN DAVENPORT GIBBONS
Public opinion, as he defines it, is simply the combined and sublimated judgments of individuals.

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pecuniaryadjective | [pi-kyoo-nee-er-ee ]SEE DEFINITION