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The occupation or position of a planter, or the management of a plantation, as in the United States or the West Indies.

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    Having the manner or wisdom of statesmen; becoming a statesman.
    Not iterable; incapable of being repeated. "To play away an uniterable life." Sir T. Browne.
    1. The act or process of occupying or taking possession; actual possession and control; the state of being occupied; a holding or keeping; tenure; use; as, the occupation of lands by a tenant. 2. That which occupies or engages the time
    Having the power of uniting; causing, or tending to produce, union. Jer. Taylor.
    The doctrines of Unitarians.
    To change or turn to Unitarian views.
    The occupation or position of a planter, or the management of a plantation, as in the United States or the West Indies.
    A woman concerned in public affairs. A rare stateswoman; I admire her bearing. B. Jonson.
  • UNIT
    The least whole number; one. Units are the integral parts of any large number. I. Watts. 3. A gold coin of the reign of James I., of the value of twenty shillings. Camden. 4. Any determinate amount or quantity (as of length, time, heat,
    Becoming a statesman.
    1. A man versed in public affairs and in the principles and art of government; especially, one eminent for political abilities. The minds of some of our statesmen, like the pupil of the human eye, contract themselves the more, the stronger light
    Capable of union by growth or otherwise. Owen.
    In a unitive manner. Cudworth.
    Of or pertaining to Unitarians, or their doctrines.
    Any definite quantity, or aggregate of quantities or magnitudes taken as one, or for which 1 is made to stand in calculation; thus, in a table of natural sines, the radius of the circle is regarded as unity. Note: The number 1, when it
    In an united manner. Dryden.
    1. To become one; to be cemented or consolidated; to combine, as by adhesion or mixture; to coalesce; to grow together. 2. To join in an act; to concur; to act in concert; as, all parties united in signing the petition.
    The act of uniting, or the state of being united; junction. Wiseman.
    A method of solving a problem by one or two suppositions; -- called also the rule of trial and error. Angle of position , the angle which any line makes with another fixed line, specifically with a circle of declination. -- Double position ,
    Of or pertaining to position. Ascribing unto plants positional operations. Sir T. Browne.
    The act of displanting; removal; displacement. Sir W. Raleigh.
    The state of two nouns or pronouns, put in the same case, without a connecting word between them; as, I admire Cicero, the orator. Here, the second noun explains or characterizes the first. Growth by apposition , a mode of growth characteristic
    One who belongs to the opposition party. Praed.
    Of or pertaining to tribunes; befitting a tribune; as, tribunitial power or authority. Dryden. A kind of tribunician veto, forbidding that which is recognized to be wrong. Hare.
    1. The act of exposing or laying open; a setting out or displaying to public view. 2. The act of expounding or of laying open the sense or meaning of an author, or a passage; explanation; interpretation; the sense put upon a passage; a law, or
    1. The act or process of resolving the constituent parts of a compound body or substance into its elementary parts; separation into constituent part; analysis; the decay or dissolution consequent on the removal or alteration of some of
    The act or process of implantating.
    The act of setting aside, or of giving up. Jer. Taylor.
    The quality of being jejune; jejuneness.
    The act of placing in a circle, or round about, or the state of being so placed. Evelyn.
    The quality or state of being triune; trinity. Dr. H. More.
    fortification, fr. munire to fortify, defend with a wall; cf. moenia walls, murus a wall, and Skr. mi to fix, make firm. Cf. 1. Fortification; stronghold. His place of defense shall be the munitions of rocks. Is. xxxiii. 16. 2. Whatever materials
    The placing of a before another, which, by ordinary rules, ought to follow it.
    1. The act of presupposing; an antecedent implication; presumption. 2. That which is presupposed; a previous supposition or surmise.


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