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influences (noun)

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  • Influences on the Spanish language — The Spanish language has a long history of borrowing words, expressions and subtler features of other languages it has come in contact with.Spanish developed from Vulgar Latin, with influence from Celtiberian, Basque and Arabic, and Visigothic in …   Wikipedia

  • psychic — /ˈsaɪkɪk / (say suykik) adjective Also, psychical. 1. of or relating to the human soul or mind; mental (opposed to physical). 2. Psychology relating to super or extra sensory mental functioning, such as clairvoyance, telepathy. See parapsychology …   Australian English dictionary

  • frame of mind — noun a temporary psychological state • Syn: ↑state of mind • Hypernyms: ↑temporary state, ↑psychological state, ↑psychological condition, ↑mental state, ↑mental condition …   Useful english dictionary

  • comparative literature — noun study of literary works from different cultures (often in translation) (Freq. 2) • Hypernyms: ↑literary study * * * noun : the study of the interrelationship of the literatures of two or more national cultures usually of differing languages… …   Useful english dictionary

  • feng shui — noun rules in Chinese philosophy that govern spatial arrangement and orientation in relation to patterns of yin and yang and the flow of energy (qi); the favorable or unfavorable effects are taken into consideration in designing and siting… …   Useful english dictionary

  • equipoise — noun (U) formal a balance between different influences, especially mental or emotional influences …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • deviation — noun Date: 15th century an act or instance of deviating: as a. deflection of the needle of a compass caused by local magnetic influences (as in a ship) b. the difference between a value in a frequency distribution and a fixed number (as the mean) …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • hundred-percenter — noun an extreme bellicose nationalist • Syn: ↑chauvinist, ↑jingoist, ↑jingo, ↑flag waver, ↑patrioteer • Derivationally related forms: ↑jingoism (for: ↑jin …   Useful english dictionary

  • mover and shaker — noun a person who wields power and influence a shaker of traditional beliefs movers and shakers in the business world • Syn: ↑shaker • Hypernyms: ↑person, ↑individual, ↑someone, ↑somebody, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Oort cloud — noun (astronomy) a hypothetical huge collection of comets orbiting the sun far beyond the orbit of Pluto; perturbations (as by other stars) can upset a comet s orbit and may send it tumbling toward the sun • Topics: ↑astronomy, ↑uranology •… …   Useful english dictionary

  • political correctness — noun avoidance of expressions or actions that can be perceived to exclude or marginalize or insult people who are socially disadvantaged or discriminated against • Syn: ↑political correctitude • Ant: ↑political incorrectness • Hypernyms:… …   Useful english dictionary

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