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cabala Tweet Definition of cabala Like Definition of cabala on Facebook
proper noun 
  1. (alternative spelling of, Kaballah)
     
cabalistic Tweet Definition of cabalistic Like Definition of cabalistic on Facebook
adjective 
  1. Of or relating to a cabal; secretive and cliquish.
     
cantor Tweet Definition of cantor Like Definition of cantor on Facebook
noun 
  1. singer, especially someone who takes a special role of singing or song leading at a ceremony
     
Chanukah Tweet Definition of Chanukah Like Definition of Chanukah on Facebook
proper noun 
  1. (alternative spelling of, Hanukkah)
     
Cheshvan Tweet Definition of Cheshvan Like Definition of Cheshvan on Facebook
proper noun 
  1. (Judaism) The eighth month of the civil year in the Jewish calendar
     
confirmation Tweet Definition of confirmation Like Definition of confirmation on Facebook
noun , plural confirmations
  1. An official indicator that things will happen as planned
  2. Verification that something has happened
  3. A sacrament of sealing and strengthening in many Christian religions, often including a ceremony of anointing
     
conservative Tweet Definition of conservative Like Definition of conservative on Facebook
noun 
  1. A person who favors maintenance of the status quo or reversion to some earlier status.
  2. (context, UK, politics) A member of the Conservative party.
  3. (context, US, economics) A fiscal conservative
  4. (context, US, politics) A political conservative
  5. (context, US, social sciences) A social conservative.
  6. (context, Canada, politics) (uncapitalized) An adherent of any strain o fconservatism. (Capitalized) A member or supporter of the Conservative Party of Canada, or its predecessors.
adjective 
  1. Tending to resist change.
The curriculum committee at this university is extremely .
  1. Based on pessimistic assumptions.
At a estimate, growth may even be negative next year.
  1. (context, US, economics, politics, social sciences) Supporting some combination of fiscal, political or social conservatism.
  2. (context, US, politics) Relating to the Republican party, regardless of its conservatism.
  3. (context, UK, politics) Relating to the Conservative party.
  4. (context, physics) (notcomp) Neither creating nor destroying a given quantity.
     

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