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1. Common weal.

2. A state in which the sovereign power resides in the whole body of the people, and is exercised by representatives elected by them; a commonwealth. Cf. Democracy.

In some ancient states called republics the sovereign power was exercised by an hereditary aristocracy or a privileged few, constituting a government now distinctively called an aristocracy. In some there was a division of authority between an aristocracy and the whole body of the people except slaves. No existing republic recognizes an exclusive privilege of any class to govern, or tolerates the institution of slavery. Republic of letters, The collective body of literary or learned men.

Origin: F. Republique, L. Respublica commonwealth; res a thing, an affair _ publicus, publica, public. See Real, and Public.

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Nabla Cognition

Good evening, I am teacher on a high school in the Czech Republic. I teach biology and physics. I have developed a website with recognition quizzes (plants, animals, ...), free nature photos and educational lessons. Content is still rising. Website is ...

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by Peta8
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Topic: Nabla Cognition
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Parasites in water

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by JackBean
Mon Jun 18, 2012 10:26 am
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Parasites in water
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DNA replication?

Oh I get it, you're from the Czech Republic. I thought you seemed a little Eastern European. ;)

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by jebus197
Thu Jan 26, 2012 12:49 pm
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Irrefutable Facts Against Evolution

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Topic: Irrefutable Facts Against Evolution
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Re: Theories - Origin of Life

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