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  • noun Plural form of compact.
  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of compact.

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Examples

  • On the other hand, my other other beef with modern compacts is raw image format.

    hughstimson.org » Blog Archive » On the Sad State of the Modern Compact Camera

  • In return he agreed to long-term compacts, amendable at 25-year intervals rather than five with no more unilateral non-renewal provisions.

    Jim Doyle vs. Mark Green.

  • "The compacts are a way to improve public entities 'accountability and transparency to their stakeholders, the public," he told MPs.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • He defended himself with a most unfortunate weapon -- a weapon which exploded in his hands and injured him more than the enemy; for he argued against the idea of compacts with Satan, and showed that much which is ascribed to demons results from natural means.

    A History of the warfare of Science with Theology in Christendom

  • When the Native American tribes negotiated agreements -- called compacts -- with the state of California that allowed them to build casinos, one of the clauses that was part of the compacts gave tribes exclusive rights to offer gambling devices.

    CasinoCityTimes.com

  • When the Native American tribes negotiated agreements -- called compacts -- with the state of California that allowed them to build casinos, one of the clauses that was part of the compacts gave tribes exclusive rights to offer gambling devices.

    CasinoCityTimes.com

  • Nevada-style gambling, including slot machines, is only allowed on Indian reservations in California, and only when tribes reach deals called compacts with the governor.

    AroundTheCapitol.com

  • Reuters Mitch Daniels He argued for cuts and sunsetting, for new arrangements and "compacts" with the young.

    Where the Leaders Are

  • Sickening Harman then 'compacts' their remains i.e. grinds them up in a great crem' tumble grinder and crams them into the sort of multiple graves which in 19th and early 20th century were known as paupers' graves.

    Blears Poaches Harman's PPS

  • The persons responsible for these schedules may, and commonly do, combine them in groups known as "compacts," and it is these compacts, and not the original schedules, which correspond roughly to the party "lists" of the Belgian system, the only limit to this power of combination being that the combined schedules must not contain the names of more candidates than there are vacancies to be filled.

    Proportional Representation A Study in Methods of Election

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