brought

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cultural change brought by another culture acculturation
formal charge of wrongdoing brought against a person; the act of imputing blame or guilt accusal , accusation
judicial proceeding brought by one party against another; one party prosecutes another for a wrong done or for protection of a right or for prevention of a wrong action , action at law , legal action
legal action brought against parties who are charged with limiting free competition in the market place antitrust case
proceeding brought to obtain an explanation or an alteration or a reversal of a decree by the court that rendered it bill of review
small light-brown cockroach brought to United States from Europe; a common household pest Blattella germanica , crotonbug , Croton bug , German cockroach , water bug
cooking in a liquid that has been brought to a boil boiling , simmering , stewing
(Melanesia) one of several millenarian cults that believe salvation will come in the form of wealth (`cargo') brought by westerners; some ascribe divine attributes to westerners on first contact (especially to missionaries) cargo cult
reflecting telescope that has a paraboloidal primary mirror and a hyperboloidal secondary mirror; light is brought to a focus through an aperture in the center of the primary mirror Cassegrainian telescope , Gregorian telescope
(Greek mythology) the ferryman who brought the souls of the dead across the river Styx or the river Acheron to Hades Charon
(law) any wrongdoing for which an action for damages may be brought civil wrong , tort
lawsuit brought by a representative member of a large group of people on behalf of all members of the group class-action suit , class action
lens such that a beam of light passing through it is brought to a point or focus converging lens , convex lens
charge brought by an accused person against the accuser countercharge
suit brought against someone who has sued you countersuit
artifact that has been brought into existence by someone creation
English impresario who brought Gilbert and Sullivan together and produced many of their operettas in London (1844-1901) D'Oyly Carte , Richard D'Oyly Carte
person or institution against whom an action is brought in a court of law; the person being sued or accused defendant , suspect
grass brought up by golf club or horse hoof divot
money or property brought by a woman to her husband at marriage dower , dowery , dowry , portion
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