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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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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

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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 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

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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

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The social sciences are the fields of scholarship that study society. [ 1 ] "Social science" is commonly used as an umbrella term to refer to a plurality of fields outside of the natural sciences . These include: anthropology , archaeology , business administration , communication , criminology

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A video game is an electronic game that involves interaction with a user interface to generate visual feedback on a video device . The word video in video game traditionally referred to a raster display device, [ 1 ] but following popularization of the term "video game", it now implies

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Papua New Guinea is one of the most culturally diverse countries on Earth, with over 850 indigenous languages and at least as many traditional societies, out of a population of just under seven million. It is also one of the most rural, as only 18% of its people live in urban centres. [ 6

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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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The Scottish Parliament ( Scottish Gaelic : Pàrlamaid na h-Alba ; Scots : The Scots Pairliament ) [ 1 ] [ 2 ] [ 3 ] [ 4 ] is the devolved national, unicameral legislature of Scotland , located in the Holyrood area of the capital, Edinburgh . The Parliament, informally referred to as