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recklessness in politics or foreign affairs adventurism
former political party in the United States; founded in 1825 in opposition to Freemasonry in public affairs Anti-Masonic Party
appraisal of the state of affairs assay , check
state or territory partly controlled by (but not a possession of) a stronger state but autonomous in internal affairs; protectorates are established by treaty associated state , protectorate
examination of the affairs and records of a bank by a state or federal bank examiner bank examination
group of persons chosen to govern the affairs of a corporation or other large institution board of directors , directorate
agent who handles business affairs for another; especially one who deals with employers business agent
person who meddles in the affairs of others busybody , nosey-parker , nosy-parker , quidnunc
rule made by a local authority to regulate its own affairs bye law , bylaw
pope's secular affairs, cardinal managing camerlengo
body of codified laws governing the affairs of a Christian church canon law , ecclesiastical law
leader in municipal affairs civic leader , civil leader
social science of municipal affairs civics
person who exercises authority over civilian affairs civil authority
(Greek mythology) according to a Greek legend: when Pythias was sentenced to be executed Damon took his place to allow Pythias to get his affairs in order; when Pythias returned in time to save Damon the king was so impressed that he let them both live Damon and Pythias
move or step or maneuver in political or diplomatic affairs demarche
condition or state of affairs almost beyond one's ability to deal with and requiring great effort to bear or overcome difficulty
wisdom in the management of public affairs diplomacy , statecraft , statesmanship
act terminating an established state of affairs; especially ending a connection with the Church of England disestablishment
state of affairs that a plan is intended to achieve and that (when achieved) terminates behavior intended to achieve it end , goal
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