opposing legislation that requires the of students to schools outside their neighborhoods, especially as a means of achieving socioeconomic or racial diversity among students in a public school.
an occupation, profession, or trade: His business is poultry farming. the purchase and sale of goods in an attempt to make a profit. a person, partnership, or corporation engaged in commerce, manufacturing, or a service; profit-seeking enterprise or concern. volume of trade; patronage: Most of the store’s business comes from local families. a building or […]
the doctrines and teachings of John or his followers, emphasizing predestination, the sovereignty of God, the supreme authority of the Scriptures, and the irresistibility of grace. Compare . adherence to these doctrines. Contemporary Examples “Positive thinking starts in the 19th century as a somewhat reasonable response to Calvinism,” she explained. Why Are You So Damn […]
of or relating to government by an . belonging to or favoring the . characteristic of an ; having the manners, values, or qualities associated with the : aristocratic bearing; aristocratic snobbishness. Contemporary Examples Both ladies share commonalities in their beauty—Betty was a model when she met Draper, and Daisy was the aristocratic head-turner. Don […]
for or used in the prevention or treatment of : an anticancer drug. Contemporary Examples We are still relying on surgery, chemotherapy and other anticancer drugs, and radiation, just as we did 40 years ago. Are We Wasting Billions Seeking a Cure for Cancer? Margaret I. Cuomo October 1, 2012 One of the donors is […]
an economic system in which investment in and ownership of the means of production, distribution, and exchange of wealth is made and maintained chiefly by private individuals or corporations, especially as contrasted to cooperatively or state-owned means of wealth. Contemporary Examples The first half of the book is concerned about the science of happiness and […]