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  • 1 lower — lower1 [lō′ər] adj. [compar. of LOW1] 1. in a place or on a level below another [lower lip] 2. inferior in rank, authority, or dignity [the lower classes] 3. less in quantity, degree, value, intensity, etc. 4 …

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  • 2 Rank insignia of the German armed forces — The ranks of the German armed forces, known collectively as the Bundeswehr, were set up by the President with the Anordnung des Bundespräsidenten über die Dienstgradbezeichnungen und die Uniform der Soldaten on the basis of section 4, paragraph 3 …

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  • 3 lower — lower1 lowerable, adj. /loh euhr/, v.t. 1. to cause to descend; let or put down: to lower a flag. 2. to make lower in height or level: to lower the water in a canal. 3. to reduce in amount, price, degree, force, etc. 4. to make less loud: Please… …

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  • 4 degree — /dəˈgri / (say duh gree) noun 1. a step or stage in an ascending or descending scale, or in a course or process. 2. Genetics, Law, etc. a certain distance or remove in the line of descent or consanguinity. 3. a stage in a scale of rank or… …

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  • 5 degree — degreed, adj. degreeless, adj. /di gree /, n. 1. any of a series of steps or stages, as in a process or course of action; a point in any scale. 2. a stage or point in or as if in progression or retrogression: We followed the degrees of her… …

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  • 6 lower — I low•er [[t]ˈloʊ ər[/t]] v. t. 1) to cause to descend; let or put down: to lower a flag[/ex] 2) to make lower in height or level: to lower the water in a canal[/ex] 3) to reduce in amount, price, degree, or force 4) to make less loud or lower in …

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  • 7 lower — I. /ˈloʊə / (say lohuh) adjective 1. comparative of low1. 2. (often upper case) Geology denoting an earlier division of a period, system, or the like: the Lower Devonian. –verb (t) 3. to reduce in amount, price, degree, force, etc. 4. to make… …

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  • 8 Dan (rank) — Dan and Kyū ranks are indicated by belt color or by stripes on the belt Japanese name Kanji: 段 …

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  • 9 Police rank — Lists of the ranks of various police agencies and forces all around the World: Contents 1 Australia 2 Belgium 3 Brazil 4 Canada 5 …

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  • 10 Academic rank — Academic organizations typically have a rather rigid set of ranks. Those listed below refer specifically to universities, although colleges and other institutions may follow a similar schema. Argentina (National Universities)Academic… …

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  • 11 Military rank — This article is about the military use of the term rank. For other uses, see Rank (disambiguation). Warfare Military history Eras Prehistoric …

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  • 12 Engineer's degree — An engineer s degree is a graduate academic degree intermediate in rank between a master s degree and a doctoral degree in the United States. In Europe, it can be an approximately five year degree roughly equivalent to a master s degree. The… …

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  • 13 Specialist (rank) — Specialist (abbreviated SPC ) is one of the fourth enlisted ranks in the U.S. Army, just above Private First Class and equivalent to Corporal. It shares the same enlisted pay grade as the Corporal. Unlike Corporals, Specialists are not considered …

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  • 14 be|low — «bih LOH», adverb, preposition. –adv. 1. in or to a lower place: »From the airplane we could see the fields below. 2. a) on the lower side or on the bottom: »leaves dark above and light below. b) on a lower floor or deck; downstairs: »The sailor… …

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  • 15 under — I. prep. 1. Beneath, below. 2. Subordinate to, subject to, in subordination to. 3. In a less degree than. 4. For that which is less than. 5. Below, less than, with less than. 6. By means of. 7. Inferior to, in a state of inferior …

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  • 16 Glossary of contract bridge terms — These terms are used in Contract bridge[1][2] , or the earlier game Auction bridge, using duplicate or rubber scoring. Some of them are also used in Whist, Bid whist, and other trick taking games. This glossary supplements the Glossary of card… …

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  • 17 Social class — Sociology …

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  • 18 jewelry — /jooh euhl ree/, n. 1. articles of gold, silver, precious stones, etc., for personal adornment. 2. any ornaments for personal adornment, as necklaces or cuff links, including those of base metals, glass, plastic, or the like. Also, esp. Brit.,… …

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  • 19 Carl Linnaeus — Linneus redirects here. For other uses of Linnaeus/Linneus or Linné/Linne, see Linnaeus (disambiguation). For his less well known son, L.f., see Carl Linnaeus the Younger …

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  • 20 Nair — This article is about a Hindu caste. For other uses, see Nair (disambiguation). Nair soldiers attending the King of Cochin: A 16th Century European portrait. Nair (/ˈnɑː.jər/), also known a …

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