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  • n. the cardinal number that is the sum of seventeen and one
  • adj. being one more than seventeen


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  • I, xlii; Pro Flacco ", xviii;" pro domo ", xxxiii;

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 14: Simony-Tournon

  • What teaching, justice, predicting, index fingers, digits, and disks thrown by discus throwers all have in common is the idea that something or someone or some concept is being propelled in the right and best direction.xviii

    The English Is Coming!

  • Even in countries like China, Japan, and Greece, where other words are used to capture related ideas for “banking,” the English word bank is freely recognized.xviii

    The English Is Coming!

  • In Russia, an employment service company, GogoJobs, uses as its fetching Global English web address.xviii In Peru, some job seekers respond to advertisements for white-collar jobs offered by the Lima branch of the medical outfit Merck & Co., while others apply for far more dangerous jobs in nearby copper mines.

    The English Is Coming!

  • Nelson: None of us could have missed the statement in italics right at the beginning of the book, which Denton places in his introductory “Note to the Reader”: “The cosmos is a seamless unity which can be comprehended ultimately in its entirety by human reason and in which all phenomena, including life and evolution and the origin of man, are ultimately explicable in terms of natural processes” (p. xviii).

    Blast From the Past

  • In addition to weight reduction, GM has been studied for its effects on constipation, serum cholesterol, (xvii) blood glucose, (xviii) blood pressure, (xix) and insulin resistance syndrome. (xx)

    The Super Fiber That Controls Your Appetite and Blood Sugar

  • Take, for instance, Pfizer's Lipitor, which is the most prescribed cholesterol medication in the world and has been prescribed to more than 26 million Americans. [xviii]

    The Cholesterol Myth That Could Be Harming Your Health

  • A website, Anglicans Online, tells us: "The debates were solemn rather than acrimonious in tone: members quoted Latin to each other, even Greek, and the meaning of Leviticus xviii, verse 18, was deeply pondered."

    Alan Elsner: The Great Marriage Debate (In Victorian Britain)

  • Birkeland, C. (ed.), Life and Death of Coral Reefs, Chapman and Hall, New York, xviii + 536 pp. (1997)

    Coral reef

  • Chapman, The Cotton Industry: Its Growth and Impact, 1600–1935 Bristol: Thoemmes, 1999, v–xviii.

    The Emperor of All Maladies


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