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Noun1.dictionary definition - a definition that reports the standard uses of a word or phrase or symboldictionary definition - a definition that reports the standard uses of a word or phrase or symbol
definition - a concise explanation of the meaning of a word or phrase or symbol
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In following out the many ramifications of the dictionary definition of GOD he had come upon the word CREATE--"to cause to come into existence; to form out of nothing.
28) Under the dictionary definition, the discriminatory statement "can be interpreted only as an admission of improper discrimination" about the employment decision if "no inference or presumption is required" to conclude that discrimination has occurred.
In Blatt and Read, the Tax Court used the Webster's dictionary definition of the phrase as meaning "in the interest of" or "as a representative of.
Information, according to one dictionary definition, is "knowledge acquired in any manner, facts; data; learning; lore.
She also posted a dictionary definition of a "free spirit".
The dictionary definition of ruthlessness is "Feeling or showing no mercy.
The dictionary definition of vehicle is: "noun: any device or contrivance for carrying or conveying persons or objects, especially over land or in space, as an automobile, bicycle, sled or spacecraft .
It sounds as if the word 'democracy' has finally gone down the plug, the dictionary definition being: "A form of government, in which the supreme power is exercised by the people directly or indirectly through a system of representation".
Funnier than say, Katy Brand's Big Ass Show, although that's as near a dictionary definition of damning with faint praise as you're likely to get.
He may not be Irish, but he's certainly the dictionary definition of a loveable eejit.
THE McDonald's restaurant in Albert Dock, Liverpool recently hosted the Change the Definition tour, to rally support for changing the dictionary definition of 'McJob.