Concubinate

Con`cu´bi`nate


n.1.Concubinage.
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With the policy on HIV/Aids and in the case of vaccines, for example, Brazil has its own manufacturing, and negotiates strongly with the private sector, in spite of all the money-related power, and this concubinate between the market and the State.
Bush suffering the "delusions of omnipotence and omniscience" that invariably accompany the concentration of great power in too small a space (Arthur tactfully didn't footnote the remark with specific reference to the president's mind), and I think of the last Ming emperor, enfolded in the cocoon of his concubinate, believing that he was the Son of Heaven, informed by his corps of eunuchs that he could command the oceans with a gentle scratching of his vermilion pencil or by subtle movements of his yellow parasol.