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  • pretensions — pre·ten·sion || prɪ tenʃn n. claim, assertion; act of pretending, act of feigning; arrogance, haughtiness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • false pretensions — index artifice Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • vain pretensions — index pride Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • Holy Roman Empire — a Germanic empire located chiefly in central Europe that began with the coronation of Charlemagne as Roman emperor in A.D. 800 (or, according to some historians, with the coronation of Otto the Great, king of Germany, in A.D. 962) and ended with… …   Universalium

  • Italy — /it l ee/, n. a republic in S Europe, comprising a peninsula S of the Alps, and Sicily, Sardinia, Elba, and other smaller islands: a kingdom 1870 1946. 57,534,088; 116,294 sq. mi. (301,200 sq. km). Cap.: Rome. Italian, Italia. * * * Italy… …   Universalium

  • pretension — [[t]prɪte̱nʃ(ə)n[/t]] pretensions 1) N VAR (disapproval) If you say that someone has pretensions, you disapprove of them because they claim or pretend that they are more important than they really are. Her wide eyed innocence soon exposes the… …   English dictionary

  • Indonesia — /in deuh nee zheuh, sheuh, zee euh, doh /, n. 1. See East Indies (def. 1). 2. Republic of. Formerly, Netherlands East Indies, Dutch East Indies. a republic in the Malay Archipelago consisting of 13,677 islands, including Sumatra, Java, Sulawesi,… …   Universalium

  • philosophy, Western — Introduction       history of Western philosophy from its development among the ancient Greeks to the present.       This article has three basic purposes: (1) to provide an overview of the history of philosophy in the West, (2) to relate… …   Universalium

  • ἀλαζονεύεσθε — ἀ̱λαζονεύεσθε , ἀλαζονεύομαι make false pretensions imperf ind mid 2nd pl (doric aeolic) ἀλαζονεύομαι make false pretensions pres imperat mid 2nd pl ἀλαζονεύομαι make false pretensions pres ind mid 2nd pl ἀλαζονεύομαι make false pretensions… …   Greek morphological index (Ελληνική μορφολογικούς δείκτες)

  • Pretension — Pre*ten sion, n. [Cf. F. pr[ e]tention. See {Pretend}, {Tension}.] 1. The act of pretending, or laying claim; the act of asserting right or title. [1913 Webster] The arrogant pretensions of Glengarry contributed to protract the discussion.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Nine Years' War — For the Irish war, see Nine Years War (Ireland). Nine Years War Siege of Namur, June …   Wikipedia


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