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Flashcard 149665626

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Question
The criminal act of deliberately setting fire to a building.
Answer
arson

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Flashcard 149665651

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A sharp rise in something – very often in business activity or the economy.
Answer
boom

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Flashcard 149665656

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Question
Behaviour towards another which is cruel and violent and causes harm.
Answer
brutality

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Flashcard 149665691

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The refusal of members of the public to obey laws, often because they want to protest against political issues.
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civil disobedience

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Flashcard 149665741

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Beaten in battle.
Answer
conquered

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Flashcard 149665751

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The legal structure of established laws and principles which is used to govern a country.
Answer
constitution (law)

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Flashcard 149665781

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Question
A form of a language spoken by a particular group or people living in a particular area.
Answer
dialect

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Flashcard 149665806

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The country of birth, someone’s race or the nationality of someone when they were born/the customs and place from which a person and their family originated (or came from).
Answer
ethnic origin

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Flashcard 149665866

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A home and the people who live in it/something that relates to a home. (For example, household chores are tasks that are done around the house, such as cleaning and cooking.)
Answer
household

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Flashcard 149665921

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A person who acts as a judge in a court case where the crime is not a serious one.
Answer
magistrate

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Flashcard 149665956

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Bought and then controlled by central government – relating to an industry or service that was previously owned privately.
Answer
nationalised

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Flashcard 149665961

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The people in a country who belong to the highest social class, some of whom may have titles – for example, Lord, Duke, Baron.
Answer
nobility

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Flashcard 149666011

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The head of the Roman Catholic Church.
Answer
The Pope

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