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Like its sister project Wikipedia , Wiktionary is run by the Wikimedia Foundation . Because Wiktionary is not limited by print space considerations, most of Wiktionary 's language editions provide definitions and translations of words from many languages, and some editions offer additional

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Scotland print that page

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The Kingdom of Scotland emerged as an independent sovereign state in the Early Middle Ages and continued to exist until 1707, although it had been in a personal union with the kingdoms of England and Ireland since James VI of Scotland succeeded to the English and Irish thrones in 1603

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The term Christendom is developed from the Latin word Christianus . The Christian world is also known collectively as the Corpus Christianum . The Latin term Corpus Christianum is often translated as the Christian body , meaning the community of all Christians. The Christian polity, embodying

Chemistry print that page

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Disciplines within chemistry are traditionally grouped by the type of matter being studied or the kind of study. These include inorganic chemistry , the study of inorganic matter; organic chemistry , the study of organic (carbon based) matter; biochemistry , the study of substances found

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A college ( Latin : collegium ) is an educational institution or a constituent part of an educational institution. Usage varies in English-speaking nations. A college may be a degree -awarding tertiary educational institution , an institution within a federal university, an institution offering

Privatisation of British Rail print that page

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The privatisation of British Rail was set in motion when the Conservative government enacted, on 19 January 1993, the British Coal and British Rail (Transfer Proposals) Act 1993 (c3) . This enabled the relevant Secretary of State to issue directions (as to the disposal of holdings) to the

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In physics , energy ( Ancient Greek : ἐνέργεια   energeia  "activity, operation" [ 1 ] ) is an indirectly observed quantity. It is often understood as the ability a physical system has to do work on other physical systems. [ 2 ] [ 3 ] Since work is defined as a force acting

Insurance print that page

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In law and economics , insurance is a form of risk management primarily used to hedge against the risk of a contingent, uncertain loss. Insurance is defined as the equitable transfer of the risk of a loss, from one entity to another, in exchange for payment. An insurer is a company selling

Benin print that page

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The official language of Benin is French , however, indigenous languages such as Fon and Yoruba are commonly spoken. The largest religious group in Benin is Roman Catholicism , followed closely by Muslims , Vodun , and Protestants . Benin is a member of the United Nations , the African Union

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The Church of Scientology is an organization devoted to the practice and the promotion of the Scientology belief system . The Church of Scientology International is the Church of Scientology's parent organization, and is responsible for the overall ecclesiastical management, dissemination