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PLURAL. A term used in grammar, which signifies more than one.
     2. Sometimes, however, it may be so expressed that it means only one, as, if a man were to devise to another all he was worth, if he, the testator, died without children, and he died leaving one child, the devise would not take effect. See Dig. 50, 16, 148; Id. 35, 1, 101, 1; Id. 3 1, 17, 4 Code, 6, 49, 6, 2; Shelf. on L 559, 589. See Singular.

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Thus, Africanity emerged as an ideology that was inseparable from the historical experience of the ethnic and religious pluralization of identity on Mundele sites; and Mundele was a power imagined or experienced as a power of death (Mundele Ngulu and Mundele Mwinda), organizing Mboka Mundele in accordance with its need for the consumption of the indigenous labour force and based on the principle of 'command' (Mbembe 2001).
Distribution of interlingual errors with regard to English proficiency levels ERROR TYPES INTERMEDIATE UPPER-INTERMEDIATE Grammatical interference 4 5 Noun Pluralization -- 1 Quantifier and noun agreement 1 1 Misuse of indefinite articles 3 3 Prepositional interference 7 7 Omission -- -- Addition 6 -- Misinformation 1 7 Lexical interference 5 8 Wrong word preference 2 6 Word-for-word translation 3 2 TOTAL 16 20
In this article, I argue that comparative theology as a particular theological approach is a highly valuable and needed theological approach in light of our contemporary context of pluralization and deserves in principle to be called Catholic.
The power of these national churches is also related to the phenomenon of religious pluralization.
They do share such similarities as the pluralization of worlds, the mingling of characters of different ontological statuses, and the locations within a gay subculture.
28) William Connolly, The Ethos of Pluralization, Minneapolis, University of Minnesota Press, 1995; vease tambien Identity/Difference: Democratic Negotiations of Political Paradox, Ithaca, Cornell University Press, 1991.
While continuities in Russian political culture are striking, it is the task of contemporary history to name concrete milestones where the political leadership of Russia has decided against a continuation of liberalization and pluralization.
1995) The Ethos of Pluralization, Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota Press.
Disideologization, devitrification, pluralization of the view of facts is occurring, Mircev comments.
According to the book's cover, "The volume concludes with a debate between Jeffrey Knapp and Anthony Dawson, who read Shakespeare's theatre through conflicting narratives of religious pluralization and secularization.
Really, education is one of the last places for that to hit, but the trend of modernity is toward pluralization of life choices, and schooling has to submit to that, as do all the other spheres of life.