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  • noun Plural form of alist.


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  • And, pathetically & ironically enough, no professional set so often insists on being addressed as "Doctor" as over-educated "Education" - alists with Ph.D. 's.

    Instantly tiresome expressions, cont'd (Jack Bog's Blog)

  • "It's the same for all four guys," he said of the semifin alists.

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  • So should I go back and change the original spec to say that the objects bound in the execution environment aren't simple procedures, but actually CLOS objects or alists mapping interface names to procedures or procedures that accept an operation parameter and return a procedure that does what you want, or...

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  • This makes us think that tradition-alists rather than younger folk were responsible.

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  • Many candidates for this role turn upin the course of Mason & Dixon: the Jesuits, the East India Company, the Roy alists, the Penns and the Calverts — more vaguely: capitalism, corporatism, the ideology of reason.


  • I don't want that bunch of pious mor-alists poking around Prism until we're thoroughly estab'lished there.

    Sentenced To Prism

  • Muhammad Iqbal and Muhammad Ali Jinnah started as Indian nationalists before becoming Muslim nation - alists and the fathers of Pakistan, whereas Abu'l Kalam


  • The concept of political liberty and human dignity united internationalists and nation - alists alike.


  • For the Greek ration - alists, allegory referred merely to a figurative use of language — in short, a fiction.

    Dictionary of the History of Ideas

  • And realistic liberals, conservatives, nation - alists, and socialists have tapped so many popular forces to strengthen their external and internal power positions that the resulting spectrum of attitudes to - ward the just uses of social violence can be made to fit almost any a priori definition of militarism.



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