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  • n. Plural form of struggle.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of struggle.


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  • Their internal politics were marked by unceasing struggles in the Assembly, —struggles, sometimes between the aristocratic and popular factions, sometimes between one or the other or both of these factions and whoever happened for the time to represent the Crown.

    VII. The Growth of the Colonial Seaport. 1691-1720.

  • struggles that remain isolated geographically, like struggles that are isolated in a single industry are doomed; contrary to the ideological denigration of the proletariat by bourgeois propaganda, the workers in Seattle demonstrated clearly that the proletariat has the capacity to organize and control society, and can do so in truly rapid fashion;


  • The other sociological theory by which Karl Marx has truly dissipated the clouds which had ere then darkened the sky of the aspirations of socialism, and which has supplied scientific socialism with a political compass by the use of which it can guide its course, with complete confidence and certainty, in the struggles of every-day life, is the great historical law of _class struggles_. [

    Socialism and Modern Science (Darwin, Spencer, Marx)

  • The other side of the coin, however, is that the title struggles with a sense of identity.

    IGN Comics

  • So too did the lack of a consistent outside threat, as did struggles from the foul line, where Texas was one of the worst-shooting teams in America, hitting at only a 63.4 percent clip.

    Texas - Team Notes

  • Persistent struggles from the foul line, where Texas ranked 312th out of 347 Division I teams going into the tournament, only contributed to its inefficiency on offense.

    Texas - Team Notes

  • A key reason why I keep returning to faith in my struggles is that, logically, I cannot justify my birth and continued existence if I do not believe in a God.

    Tick Tock that Biological Clock - Feministing

  • Sunday's result marks the latest and most convincing sign that the Freedom Party, which has been beset in recent years by a series of power struggles, is resurgent.

    Far Right Advances in Vienna Election

  • But the prime minister's popularity has plummeted as Spain struggles with unemployment above 20% and a barely growing economy.

    Spain's Premier Shuffles Cabinet

  • Both Eric Tait and I argued that honoring ancestors meant fighting for future generations, involving young people in struggles for the preservation of the Harlem cemetery and for the completion and dissemination of an official slavery curriculum, for improved education and schools in New York, and for jobs and dignity.

    Alan Singer: A Small Group of People Meet in Harlem


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