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  • noun Plural form of bailiwick.


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  • The mullah bailiwicks have little to offer to the younger, better educated classes, too.

    Giving evidence to the Chilcot inquiry, Tony Blair said: “I...

  • Carson would likely be dazzled by the extent to which governments of all stripes have since called on scientific experts to help populate a regulatory galaxy that extends from the humblest of municipal bailiwicks to the global economy.

    Role of science in regulation

  • But the effort faces obstacles, among them the traditional bailiwicks in Congress for overseeing regulation.

    Derivatives Oversight Spurs House Turf Battle

  • Evidence of real change can be found in one of education's most influential bailiwicks, textbook publishing, according to Gilbert Sewall, director of the American Textbook Council, a nonprofit educational organization.

    A Is For Ashanti, B Is For Black ...

  • Sulu province is one of the bailiwicks of Abu Sayyaf allied with different armed groups which is fighting the Philippine government for decades.

    Terrorists in Southern Philippines Back in Business

  • The next generation will be characterized, as Chris Bowers perceives, with a set of more technocratic, good-government advocates, policy types who have a command of their specific bailiwicks, rather than the corporate-friendly DLC types of recent yore.


  • I know the bailiwicks of Guernsey and Jersey are not part of the UK but they both now have driving directions in Google Maps.

    Archive 2008-09-01

  • So they could go to their strengths, to their bailiwicks, where they knew there were a lot of Clinton supporters.

    CNN Transcript Jan 8, 2008

  • Because there were so many power centers, so many little fiefdoms and bailiwicks, so much checking and balancing, groups could pick and choose among parts of the system for leverage and for veto power.

    A History of American Law

  • Perhaps the false Craggs and the wicked Snitchey were a recognised fiction with the two wives, as Doe and Roe, incessantly running up and down bailiwicks, were with the two husbands: or, perhaps the ladies had instituted, and taken upon themselves, these two shares in the business, rather than be left out of it altogether.

    The Battle of Life


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