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PostSubject: LIST OF MOST OF THE DEFINITIONS WE WERE GIVEN   Thu Dec 09, 2010 8:14 pm

Definitions for the Resolution


Government - The political direction and control exercised over the actions of the members, citizens, or inhabitants of communities, societies, and states.
Legitimacy - The state or quality of being legitimate (According to law; lawful)
Popular Sovereignty - A doctrine that sovereign power is vested in the people and that those chosen to govern, as trustees of such power, must exercise it in conformity with the general will.
Individual - Single; particular; separate.
Rights - That which is due to anyone by just claim, legal guarantees, moral principles, etc...

All those were from dictionary.com
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Government
1. The office, function, or authority of a governing individual or body. - American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language
2. Exercise of authority in a political unit; rule. - American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language
3. a: the organization, machinery, or agency through which a political unit exercises authority and performs functions and which is usually classified according to the distribution of power within it
b: the complex of political institutions, laws, and customs through which the function of governing is carried out - Merriam-Webster's Online Dictionary, 11th Edition
4. a group of people who have the power to make and enforce laws for a country or area - Encarta® World English Dictionary, North American Edition
5. a: the exercise of authority over a state, district, organization, institution, etc.; direction; control; rule; management
b: the right, function, or power of governing


Legitimacy
1. Accordant with law or with established legal forms and requirements; lawful; as, legitimate government; legitimate rights; the legitimate succession to the throne; a legitimate proceeding of an officer; a legitimate heir. - The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
2. in accordance with recognized or accepted standards or principles - WordNet (r) 2.0


Determined
1. Marked by or showing determination; resolute: was engaged in a protracted struggle with a determined enemy. - American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language
2. wanting to do something very much and not allowing anyone or any difficulties to stop you - Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary


Popular Sovereignty
1. a doctrine in political theory that government is created by and subject to the will of the people - Merriam-Webster's Online Dictionary, 11th Edition
2. the doctrine that the people are sovereign and a government is subject to the will of the people - Encarta® World English Dictionary, North American Edition


Individual Rights
1. "Individual rights" is a legal term referring to what one is allowed to do and what can be done to an individual. - wordiq.com
2. Of or pertaining to a particular person; relating to, or affecting, an individual, or each of many individuals; peculiar or proper to private concerns; not public or general; as, personal comfort; personal desire. - Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
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Government- The continuous exercise of authority over and the performance of functions for a political unit

Legitimate- The quality or state of being lawfully begotten

Determined- Having reached a decision.

Respect- The quality or state of being esteemed.

Popular Sovereignty- A doctrine in political theory that government is created by and subject to the will of the people.

Popular- Suitable to the majority

Sovereignty- Controlling influence

Individual- A particular being or thing as distinguished from a class, species, or collection

Rights- The power to which one is justly entitled.

All those were from Merriam-Webster www.merriam-webster.com
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Government:

• The act or process of governing, especially the control and administration of public policy in a political unit. – American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language
• The office, function, or authority of a governing individual or body. – American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language

Legitimate:

• Being in compliance with the law; lawful: a legitimate business. – American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language
• Based on logical reasoning; reasonable: a legitimate solution to the problem. – American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language

Popular Sovereignty:

• A doctrine in political theory that government is created by and subject to the will of the people – Merriam-Webster’s Online Dictionary

Popular:

• Widely like, Appreciated – American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language
• Suitable to the majority – Merriam-Webster’s Online Dictionary

Sovereignty:

• Supremacy of authority or rule as exercised by a sovereign or sovereign state. – American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language
• Royal rank, authority, or power. – American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language.
• Obsolete: supreme excellence or an example of it – Merriam-Webster’s Online Dictionary

Rights:

• The basic rights which it is generally considered all people should have, such as justice and the freedom to say what you think –Cambridge Dictionary of American English

Government:
Noah Webster’s American Dictionary of the English Language: 1. Direction; regulation 2. Control; restraint. 3. The exercise of authority; direction and restraint exercised over the actions of men in communities, societies or states; the administration of public affairs, according to established constitutions, laws and usages, or by arbitrary edicts. 4. The exercise of authority by a parent or householder. 5. the system of policy in a state; that form of fundamental rules and principals by which a nation or state is governed, or by which individual members of a body politic are to regulate their social actions; a constitution either written or unwritten, by which the rights and duties of citizens and public officers are prescribed and defined. 6. An empire, kingdom or state; any territory over which the right of sovereignty is extended. 7. The right of governing or administering the laws. 8. The persons or council which administrator the laws of a kingdom or state; executive power. 9. Managebleness; compliance obsequiousness. 10. Regularity of behavior. 11. Management of the limbs or body. 12. In grammar, the influence of a word in regard to construction, as when established usage requires that one word should cause another to be in a particular case or mode.

Legitimacy:
Noah Webster’s American Dictionary of the English Language: 1. Lawfulness of birth, 2. Genuineness

Popular:
Noah Webster’s American Dictionary of the English Language: 1. Pertaining to the common people 3. Beloved by the people, enjoying the favor of the people, pleasing to people in general

Sovereignty:
Noah Webster’s American Dictionary of the English Language: 1.Supreme power, supremacy, the possession of the highest power, or of uncontrollable power.

Individual:
Noah Webster’s American Dictionary of the English Language: 1. A single person or human being. 2. Pertaining to one only

Right:
Noah Webster’s American Dictionary of the English Language: 3. Justice, that which is due or proper 5. Just claim, legal title, ownership, the legal power of exclusive possession and enjoyment. 6. Just claim by courtesy, customs, or the principles of civility and decorum. 7. Just claim by sovereignty, prerogative. 8. That which justly belongs to one. 10. Just claim, immunity, privilege. 11. Authority, legal power.
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