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2008-07-04 03:00:21

By Thiel, Teresa Peterman, Shahla; Brown, Monica Designing Courses for Student Success For decades, Americans have taken for granted the United States' position as the world leader in the development of new technologies. The innovations that resulted from research and development during World War II and afterwards were critical to the prosperity of the nation in the second half of the 20th century. Those innovations, upon which virtually all aspects of current society now depend, were...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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