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  • 1 Confidence and security-building measures — Confidence building measures (CBMs) or confidence and security building measures are actions taken to reduce fear of attack by both (or more) parties in a situation of tension with or without physical conflict. The term is most often used in the… …

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  • 2 confidence — [kän′fə dəns] n. [ME < L confidentia < confidens, prp. of CONFIDE] 1. firm belief; trust; reliance 2. the fact of being or feeling certain; assurance 3. belief in one s own abilities; self confidence 4. a relationship as confidant [take me… …

    English World dictionary

  • 3 Confidence-building measures — (CBMs) are certain techniques which are designed to lower tensions and make it less likely that a conflict would break out through a misunderstanding, mistake, or misreading of the actions of a potential adversary. CBMs emerged from attempts by… …

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  • 4 confidence — /kon fi deuhns/, n. 1. full trust; belief in the powers, trustworthiness, or reliability of a person or thing: We have every confidence in their ability to succeed. 2. belief in oneself and one s powers or abilities; self confidence; self… …

    Universalium

  • 5 confidence — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. assurance, certainty, positiveness; spirit, boldness, self reliance; communication; privacy, secret; faith, trust. See belief, courage, hope. Ant.,doubt, uncertainty. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [Faith] …

    English dictionary for students

  • 6 Confidence-building measures in South America — The South American experience with confidence building measures has been markedly different from the Central American one for the obvious reason that South America did not live through the protracted conflict and peacemaking process which… …

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  • 7 ground for disbarment or discipline — Misconduct of an attorney at law, either within or outside his professional activities, which shows that he is unfit to discharge the duties of his profession or unworthy of confidence. 7 Am J2d Attys § 25 …

    Ballentine's law dictionary

  • 8 Inter-racial and religious confidence circle — An inter racial and religious confidence circle (IRCC) is a group composed of leaders of different races and religions from a particular constituency in Singapore. The primary purpose of IRCCs is to provide a regular platform for leaders of… …

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  • 9 List of confidence tricks — This list of confidence tricks and scams should not be considered complete, but covers the most common examples. Confidence tricks and scams are difficult to classify, because they change often and often contain elements of more than one type.… …

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  • 10 Conference on Interaction and Confidence-Building Measures in Asia — (CICA) …

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  • 11 Higher Ground (TV series) — Infobox Television show name = Higher Ground caption = Higher Ground logo format = Drama / Adventure runtime = approx. 43 minutes (per episode) creator = Michael Braverman Matthew Hastings developer = starring = Joe Lando Anne Marie Loder Hayden… …

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  • 12 breeding ground — breeding grounds 1) N COUNT: usu sing, with supp, usu N for n If you refer to a situation or place as a breeding ground for something bad such as crime, you mean that this thing can easily develop in that situation or place. Flaws in the system… …

    English dictionary

  • 13 To take ground to the left — Take Take, v. t. [imp. {Took} (t[oo^]k); p. p. {Taken} (t[=a]k n); p. pr. & vb. n. {Taking}.] [Icel. taka; akin to Sw. taga, Dan. tage, Goth. t[=e]kan to touch; of uncertain origin.] 1. In an active sense; To lay hold of; to seize with the hands …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 14 To take ground to the right — Take Take, v. t. [imp. {Took} (t[oo^]k); p. p. {Taken} (t[=a]k n); p. pr. & vb. n. {Taking}.] [Icel. taka; akin to Sw. taga, Dan. tage, Goth. t[=e]kan to touch; of uncertain origin.] 1. In an active sense; To lay hold of; to seize with the hands …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 15 Shaky Ground — was a TV sitcom which starred Matt Frewer as Bob Moody, a hapless, but supportive and caring father. Robin Riker played his wife and Jennifer Love Hewitt as his daughter. The show aired on FOX for the 1992 1993 season.ThemeEpisodes often focused… …

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  • 16 cut the ground from under one's feet — take away one s confidence, remove one s security …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 17 The Seal of Confession —     The Law of the Seal of Confession     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► The Law of the Seal of Confession     In the Decretum of the Gratian who compiled the edicts of previous councils and the principles of Church law which he published about 1151,… …

    Catholic encyclopedia

  • 18 Doubt — • A state in which the mind is suspended between two contradictory propositions and unable to assent to either of them Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Doubt     Doubt      …

    Catholic encyclopedia

  • 19 assurance — n. 1. Assuredness, security, certainty, conviction, persuasion, pledge of certainty, ground of confidence, surety. 2. Promise, engagement, pledge, word of honor. 3. Protestation, asseveration, averment, earnest or solemn declaration. 4.… …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 20 hope — I. n. 1. Trust, confidence, faith, reliance. 2. Expectancy, trustful longing, waiting under the possibility of fulfilment, sense of possible fulfilment. 3. Possibility of good, chance of the desired end, room for expectation, chance of a… …

    New dictionary of synonyms


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