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We’ve got loads of key subject terms in our subject glossaries. There are three ways of finding what you are looking for:
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Here are some examples of the kinds of definitions you’ll find on this page.
a noun that names an idea, concept or quality, e.g. love, justice, fear...
lowering and moving of the watershed in the direction of the less energetic stream
a style of writing and speaking that is used by academics, e.g. As scholars of the New...