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  • noun Plural form of stewardship.

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Examples

  • And you are to be equal, or in other words, you are to have equal claims on the properties, for the benefit of managing the concerns of your stewardships, every man according to his wants and his needs, inasmuch as his wants are just.

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  • “And you are to be equal, or in other words, you are to have equal claims on the properties, for the benefit of managing the concerns of your stewardships, every man according to his wants and his needs”

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  • Even worse, when it all works without their stewardships, and schemes, and works better, there is the opposite of power, irrelevancy.

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  • According to the July 20, 2004 BBC Online article Coalition troops in Iraq, the southern Shiite provinces were under the security stewardships of British and Polish commands, while the Americans took charge of the western Anbar province.

    An explosively penetrated quagmire

  • King Stephen wants all his sheriffs about him at his court at Canterbury, where he keeps the feast, to render account of our stewardships.

    The Raven In The Foregate

  • For more than seventy years, the Empire Club has provided an opportunity for many Canadians, and others, in positions of responsibility to give an account of their stewardships, not only to its members, but also to the Canadian public.

    Why Not?

  • The priests have now no power, except in their religious character, and the great possessions of the missions are given over to be preyed upon by the harpies of the civil power, who are sent there in the capacity of administradores, to settle up the concerns; and who usually end, in a few years, by making themselves fortunes, and leaving their stewardships worse than they found them.

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  • The Burrton catalogue mentions stewardships which students are allowed to choose in part payment of tuition.

    The High Calling

  • And at the chapel he remained a simple private worshipper, refusing stewardships and trusteeships.

    The Old Wives' Tale

  • The priests have now no power, except in their religious character, and the great possessions of the missions are given over to be preyed upon by the harpies of the civil power, who are sent there in the capacity of administradores, to settle up the concerns; and who usually end, in a few years, by making themselves fortunes, and leaving their stewardships worse than they found them.

    Two years before the mast, and twenty-four years after: a personal narrative

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