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  • adj. straightforward, obvious, simple, or basic.
  • adj. having had all trees cut.
  • v. to remove all trees or vegetation from an area


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  • He factor-analyzed Likert-type scale items measuring his respondents’ perceptions of new educational ideas to derive a set of attributes and found general support for the present framework, although the distinction between relative advantage and compatibility was not very clear cut and the status-conferring aspects of educational innovations emerged as a sixth dimension predicting rate of adoption status conferral is considered a sub-dimension of relative advantage in most conceptualizations.

    Diffusion of Innovations

  • The orders of Moses to the children of Ruben and of Gad are clear cut in the Pentateuch (Num., xxxii, 20 sqq.); so, too, is the execution of these orders by the Rubenites and Gadites in the lands of the

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 8: Infamy-Lapparent


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