efforts

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employment or educational improvement efforts for minorities affirmative action
federal department that administers programs that provide services to farmers (including research and soil conservation and efforts to stabilize the farming economy); created in 1862 Agriculture , Agriculture Department , Department of Agriculture , USDA
Old Testament book telling of a rabbi's efforts in the 5th century BC to reconstitute Jewish law and worship in Jerusalem after the Babylonian Captivity Book of Ezra , Ezra
Italian antipope from 1080 to 1100 who was installed as pope by the Holy Roman Emperor Henry IV who consistently opposed efforts at papal reform (died in 1100) Clement III , Guibert of Ravenna
any one of a number of individual efforts in a common endeavor contribution , part , share
agency that helps the Director of Central Intelligence coordinate counterterrorist efforts in order to preempt and disrupt and defeat terrorist activities at the earliest possible stage Counterterrorist Center , CTC
Marxist terrorist group formed in 1963 by Colombian intellectuals who were inspired by the Cuban Revolution; responsible for a campaign of mass kidnappings and resistance to the government's efforts to stop the drug trade ELN , National Liberation Army
act of hindering someone's plans or efforts foiling , frustration , thwarting
efforts to regulate or control sales of guns gun control
major school of Buddhism teaching personal salvation through one's own efforts Hinayana
combines efforts or resources pools
consequence of someone's efforts or of a particular set of circumstances product
physical efforts to oppose a lawful arrest; the resistance is classified as assault and battery upon the person of the police officer attempting to make the arrest resisting arrest
concentration of your efforts on a particular field of study or occupation specialism
situation in which you begin an endeavor and to which you return if your efforts fail square one
one of two great schools of Buddhist doctrine emphasizing personal salvation through your own efforts; a conservative form of Buddhism that adheres to Pali scriptures and the non-theistic ideal of self purification to Nirvana; the dominant religion of Sri Theravada , Theravada Buddhism
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