Anne H. Soukhanov

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    The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, Third Edition. Israelize, to render (a nation and its people) security-conscious …

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    The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, Third Edition. Beau Geste fort, one of a chain of irregularly star-shaped base camps…

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    The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, Third Edition. corporate anorexia, a company's loss of effectiveness due…

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    The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, Third Edition. glass-tower people, the professional and managerial members of the U…

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