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  • The Definition Of Definitions

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    Philosophy, Economics and Foreign Affairs Web Sites The sentence “all cats are black” is evidently untrue even if only one cat in the whole universe were to be white. Thus, the property “being black” cannot form a part of the definition of a cat. The lesson to be learnt is that definitions must be universal. They must apply to all the members of a defined set (the set of “all cats” in our example). Let us try to define a chair. In doing so we are trying to capture the essence of being a chair, its “chairness”

  • Definition

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    Patrick Hurley states a stipulative definition is, “when one person covertly uses a word in a peculiar way and then proceeds to assume that everyone else uses that word in the same way.” This can cause a misconception or difference of the meaning, if there were ever a true meaning. It is found in Merriam Webster’s dictionary, that colored is sometimes offensive and relates to persons of races other than white or of a mixed race; especially black. I perceive the definition vivid or picturesque (Oxford)

  • Definition And Definition Of Dictatorship

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    Definition Dictatorship is form of government in which one person or a small group possesses absolute power without effective constitutional limitations. The term dictatorship comes from the Latin title dictator, which in the Roman Republic designated a temporary magistrate who was granted extraordinary powers in order to deal with state crises. Modern dictators, however, resemble ancient tyrants rather than ancient dictators. Ancient philosophers’ descriptions of the tyrannies of Greece and Sicily

  • Definition

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    Science/Religion Definition of religion and defense Definition of Religion: Religion is norms,values, or a way of life to an individual or community. A spiritual guide that governs the way a person lives from day to day by giving that person hope, belief, and reason to exist in this world. Religion can be whatever that person makes of it. Religion can be a persons assets, family, or other individuals or possessions, it can be many things besides worship to a "God" or "Deity". It can be whatever

  • Definition And Definition Of Nursing

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    Term nursing is defined differently by different people and organisation. International council of nurse define nursing as; “it is a profession to care of individual of different ages, families, groups and communities who are unwell, disabled and dying. They have also great role in preventing diseases, caring and monitoring pregnant women” They are considered as family member of people who are in hospital or in nursing home because they give continues care while they are there. According to Australian

  • Cultural Definition Essay Definition

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    ourselves why do definitions matter? The definition is very important because definitions help us clarify and explain ideas. Therefore, they can, therefore, help us reveal philosophical truths about the nature of not only language but our own concepts and thoughts. A definition is a “statement of the meaning of a term (a word, phrase, or another set of symbols)” (“Definition - Wikipedia." Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia, Wikimedia Foundation, Inc, Accessed 31 July

  • Definition Essay Definition Of Family

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    People and life are constantly changing, people come in and out of your life, but your family will always remain present in your life. They are the ones who will never leave you. Though the Webster’s dictionary considers family as "the basic unit of society traditionally consisting of two parents rearing their children” (Webster). Family is the biggest part of an individual’s life. Families tend to each other’s needs and we create a bond with our family that will never be breakable. Family values

  • Culture Definition Essay Definition

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    alluded as one from somewhere else. There are multitude definitions of culture available in the literature and each definition relies on the context of one’s field of study. It was variedly defined that each

  • Definition Essay Definition Success

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    Often times, the word success is used to define different situations in the lives of people. Some may choose to use success as something to attain after a certain amount of work. Others believe there is no limit or true definition for what success is and how it can guide one’s life. However, what is success? Can it ultimately be defined and fit the average person’s life? Success has multiple ways it may be defined, but can be classified into groups based on love and career Success is widely known

  • The Definition Of Racism

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    In today’s society the definition of racism and what it entails may vary from person to person and the differences in the definition may be a reflection of alternative perspectives taken on the issue. A lot of the responses to the definition of racism may be based solely on personal experiences including the individual’s interactions with others, how they were raised, and the influences that affected them during their lifetime. With further research it can be discovered that contrary to popular belief