Mensh



noun

[1909+; fr Yiddish, literally ”person, man”]

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  • Menshevik

    [men-shuh-vik; Russian myin-shi-vyeek] /ˈmɛn ʃə vɪk; Russian myɪn ʃɪˈvyik/ noun, plural Mensheviks, Mensheviki [men-shuh-vik-ee, -vee-kee; Russian myin-shi-vyi-kyee] /ˈmɛn ʃəˌvɪk i, -ˌvi ki; Russian myɪn ʃɪ vyɪˈkyi/ (Show IPA) 1. a member of the Russian Social-Democratic Workers’ Party in opposition to the Bolsheviks: advocated gradual development of full socialism through parliamentary government and cooperation with bourgeois […]

  • Mensing

    [mens] /mɛns/ British Dialect noun 1. propriety; discretion. verb (used with object), mensed, mensing. 2. to adorn; bring honor to; grace.



  • Mens-rea

    [menz ree-uh] /ˈmɛnz ˈri ə/ noun, Law. 1. a criminal intent. /ˈmɛnz ˈreɪə/ noun 1. (law) a criminal intention or knowledge that an act is wrong. It is assumed to be an ingredient of all criminal offences although some minor statutory offences are punishable irrespective of it Compare actus reus noun the intention to commit […]

  • Mens-sana-in-corpore-sano

    [mens sah-nah in kohr-poh-re sah-noh; English menz sey-nuh in kawr-puh-ree sey-noh] /mɛns ˈsɑ nɑ ɪn ˈkoʊr poʊˌrɛ ˈsɑ noʊ; English mɛnz ˈseɪ nə ɪn ˈkɔr pəˌri ˈseɪ noʊ/ Latin. 1. a sound mind in a sound body. c.1600, Latin, literally “a sound mind in a sound body,” a line found in Juvenal, “Satires,” x.356. Mens […]



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