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Flashcards in LIST 11 Deck (10):
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Advocacy (un):

public support of an idea, plan, or way of doing sth

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To come down on sb/sth:

to punish or criticize a person or activity very strongly

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Precedence (un):

the condition of being dealt with before other things or of being considered more important than other things

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Amalgamation (n):

the process in which separate organizations unite to form a large organization or group, or an organization or group formed in thi way

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Bedfellow (cn):

a person connected with another in a particular activity

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Juggler (cn):

a person who juggles objects in order to entertain people

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Jockey (cn)

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Demise (sn):

the end of sth that was previously considered to be powerful, such as a business, industry, or system

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As much:

If you say that you though/expected/said as much, it means that sth bad that you thought/ expected/said would happen has happened

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To outlaw:

to make something illegal or unacceptable