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(noun) a lapse in succession during which there is no person in whom a title is vested / (noun) temporary inactivity; suspension

the repeal or abolition of a law, right, or agreement

(noun) a painkilling drug or medicine

a person who renounces a religious or political belief or principle; the general form is "apostasy"

a person who renounces a religious or political belief or principle; the general form is "apostasy"

the condition of self-sufficiency, especially economic, as applied to a nation; a national policy of economic independence

a supranational currency imagined by Keynes between 1940–1942 and which the UK proposed to introduce after WWII; it could then be used in international trade as a unit of account within a multilateral clearing system—the International Clearing Union—which would also have to be founded

(adjective) of or relating to shepherds or herdsmen; pastoral / (adjective) relating to or typical of rural life / (adjective) idyllic

(noun) defensive wall

the agricultural policy of the EU

(noun plural) a spell of listlessness or despondency / (noun plural) a part of the ocean near the equator abounding in calms, squalls, and light shifting winds / (noun plural) a state or period of inactivity, stagnation, or slump

formally established in 1951 by the Treaty of Paris, signed by Belgium, France, West Germany, Italy, the Netherlands and Luxembourg; set up to regulate their industrial production under a centralised authority (but really to prevent war between France and Germany); eventually became the EU (sorta)

an arrangement established in 1979 under the Jenkins European Commission where most of the EEC linked their currencies to prevent large fluctuations relative to one another (after the demise of Bretton Woods); replaced the informal EEC agreement to prevent rate fluctuations of 2.25%+; created the ECU (fluctuations within narrow band of 2.25% or wide band of 6%); Deutsch Mark informally emerged as the centre of this arrangement

(adjective) requiring immediate aid or action / (adjective) requiring or calling for much; demanding

the process whereby the financial industry becomes more prominent

difficult to control; unruly; irritable and quarrelsome

(noun) a member of a body of soldiers especially in France serving as an armed police force for the maintenance of public order / (noun) police officer

referring to Frankfurt School sociologist and philosopher Jürgen Habermas, best known for his theories on communicative rationality and the public sphere

a set of recommendations submitted by a committee on reforms to the German labour market in 2002; named after Peter Hartz (head of the committee); goal: to reduce unemployment

(noun) preponderant influence or authority over others; domination / (noun) the social, cultural, ideological, or economic influence exerted by a dominant group

(noun) the often uncharted areas beyond a coastal district or a river's banks; an area lying beyond what is visible or known

in a way that cannot be removed or forgotten

(adjective) marked by slaughter; deadly / (adjective) mutually destructive / (adjective) of, relating to, or involving conflict within a group

(adjective) using or involving the use of a minimum of words; concise to the point of seeming rude or mysterious

an unfilled space; a gap (plural: lacunae)

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