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for Humanitities

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Definition
acquire   to get  
agreement   a decision reached by two or more people or groups  
aspects   parts  
authority   power, right to rule  
cause   the reason why something happens  
classical   referring to the cultures of Ancient Greece and Rome  
contract   a binding legal agreement  
development   creation  
distribute   to divide among groups of people  
effect   the results of an action or decision  
establish   to set up or create  
ideal   ideas or goals that people try to live up to  
impact   effect, result  
method   a way of doing something  
neutral   unbiased, not favoring either side in conflict  
primary   main, most important  
principle   basic belief, rule or law  
process   series steps taken to accomplish a task  
purpose   the reason something is done  
rebel   to fight against authority  
strategy   a plan for fighting a battle or war  
vary   to be different  
affect   to change or influence  
development   the process of growing or improving  
efficient/efficiency   productive and not wasteful  
element   part  
features   characteristics  
influence   change or have an effect on  
innovation   a new way of doing something  
logical   reasoned, well thought out  
policy   rule, course of action  
role   assigned behavior  
traditional values   customary, time-honored ideas that people hold dear and try to live by  
various   of many types  
abstract   expressing a quality or idea without reference  
advocate   to plead in favor of  
circumstances   surrounding situation  
complex   difficult, not simple  
concrete   specific, real  
consequences   the effects of a particular event or evernts  
contemporary   existing at the same time  
criteria   rules for defining  
distinct   separate  
element   part  
execute   to perform, carry out  
explicit   fully revealed without vagueness  
facilitate   to bring about  
factor   cause  
function   use or purpose  
implement   to put in place  
implications   effects of a decision  
implicit   understood not clearly put into words  
incentive   something that leads people to follow a certain course of action  
motive   a reason for doing something  


   





 
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