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About 1 of each 8 people in the United States immigrated from somewhere else.
Many people had to emigrate during the Nazi period
The deparment is responsible for studying all the domestic species of animals and plants.
We’re hoping GDP growth of 4% will increase the number of available jobs.
She worked hard to raise capital to start their new company.
She resolved to never drink again.
She disputes his claim.
The United Nations passed a resolution condemning the country’s use of chemical weapons.

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  — as in:  Her resolution weakened.
She ran each mile of the marathon with increasing resolution.
resolutiona solution or outcome

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  — as in:  a dispute resolution fund
We anticipate a peaceful resolution to the dispute.
Throughout Europe, parliaments are debating how much power to give to the European Union.
She challenges accepted doctrine.
A diverse committee will provide a better solution than a committee that is uniform.
They assessed the property’s value at $500,000.
He initiated a new program
They do not like America to intervene in the Middle East.
A dynamic market rapidly adjusts to new technologies and shortages of resources.
The defense also asserts that the defendant has no previous record.
Capitalism has helped to move millions of people out of poverty.
She believes that more socialism would be more fair.
She offered a plausible excuse.
The lab can accommodate up to 30 students at one time.
These maps are drawn with north to the top unless otherwise indicated.
They have legal liability for accidents caused by the defective tires.
We do not discriminate based on race, nationality, social status, age, gender, religion, or sexual preference.
The state has approximately as many Republicans as Democrats.
These clothes aren’t appropriate for work.
You must confront your problems.
They promised a transparent budgetary process.
The defending World Champions dominated their unranked opponent.
I presumed she was an expert since she spoke so confidently.
She is involved in clandestine intelligence operations.
She reconciled her checking account statement.
Islam is predominant in northern Africa, the Middle East, Pakistan, and Indonesia.
We will not allow members to act contrary to our code of ethics.
compliantconforming to rules

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  — as in:  compliant with the law
The company was fined for not being regulation 4.3 compliant.
Our policy is in compliance with the law.
The boundaries of Palestine have changed through history.
progressive schools
Both sides have demonstrated a lack of constraint in the discussions.
"Did she explicitly promise?"
"Well, I guess not explicitly, but nobody who was there could have missed the implicit promise."
This risk is implicit in your plan. We can work to minimize the danger, but it cannot be eliminated.
Her team has implicit confidence in her decisions.
The constitution means what the judiciary says it means.
She works to liberate the religious minority from persecution.
She drives from her home in the suburbs to her office downtown.
The state court has jurisdiction on this matter — not the federal court.
She was an emancipated 20th century woman pursuing her career.
By any objective analysis, you would have to agree that...
Her emotional testimony moved the jury.
She has been working to rehabilitate her reputation.
She cast the decisive vote.
The president nominated her as head of the Civil Rights Commission.
I don’t do this job for monetary reward.
Her insurance includes comprehensive coverage.
She uses convincing rhetoric, but makes bad decisions.
She asks and answers rhetorical questions faster than I can consider them.
Does our DNA compel us to act as we do?
The evidence is compelling.
I’ll be the designated driver.
State capital cities are designated on the map by stars.
We’re considering five primary criteria as we compare job applicants.
When you have a monopoly you can raise prices.
She subsidizes a number of young artists.
The college wants a diverse student body.
She is a prominent member of our community.
She owns a prosperous law firm.
The computers are vulnerable to cyberattacks.
Don’t judge her so harshly until you consider the mitigating circumstances.
The book is full of insight on human nature.
Judges aren’t supposed to legislate from the bench.
The state legislature passed a law to increase the minimum wage, but the governor vetoed it while claiming it would reduce the number of entry-level jobs for young people.
In his Critique of Pure Reason, Kant distinguished his transcendental idealism from Descartes’s Sceptical Idealism and Berkeley’s Dogmatic Idealism.
Is her theory supported by empirical data?
She testified against the robber.
The group works to eliminate racial prejudice.
It is an ethical dilemma.
She was drunk and liable for the death of the other driver.
She has a bias against young people.
They may be a sovereign state, but their neighbor’s threats forced their decision.
We deliberated into the evening.
Based upon its demographics and the traffic patterns, the neighborhood should support another fast-food restaurant.
The changes created a more harmonious melody.
She advocates stricter gun control.
It was a fight between the moderate and liberal factions of the Democratic Party.
In the summer, our afternoon breezes come predominantly from the southwest.
He is thoughtful and articulate.
Congress passed the legislation, but the President vetoed it.
The United States and each of its states are republics.
She is opposed, but will ultimately acquiesce to the will of the majority.
Everyone knows about the persecution of the Jews by the Nazis.
She denounced him as a liar.
Her lawyer contends that the contract isn’t valid.
We started with the most contentious item on the agenda.
I was hoping for a balanced report, but heard only partisan praise.
It was an arbitrary decision.
The Constitution empowers the Vice President to cast tie-breaking votes in the Senate.
They created a commission of inquiry to look into the matter.
Her logic is fine except that it assumes a false premise.
Martin Luther King, Jr. helped to end institutionalized segregation in the United States.
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