Essays Tagged: "merriam webster online"

The theme of familial love in Hamlet

ct the relationships in this play. Shakespeare shows that loyalty and familial devotion, defined in Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary, as "the fact or state of being ardently dedicated and loyal towar ...

(9 pages) 66 0 3.3 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > Hamlet

Women's rights are still an important topic.

ople have actually looked at the definition of the word "feminism." Here is the term defined in the Merriam Webster Online Dictionary:Fem-i-nism, noun, 1. the theroy of the political, economic, and so ...

(3 pages) 77 0 2.3 Jan/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

Pornography and its place in our society

What exactly is pornography? According to the Merriam Webster online dictionary, pornography is defined as the depiction of erotic behavior intend ...

(4 pages) 85 0 4.4 Feb/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sex & Sexuality

Same-sex marriages

What is a marriage? According to Merriam Webster Online, a marriage is defined as "the state of being united to a person of the oppos ...

(3 pages) 61 0 3.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Human Rights

Biotechnology, good or bad?

Globalization. What is it? According to the Merriam - Webster OnlineDictionary, Globalize is "to make worldwide in scope or application." In gen ...

(3 pages) 48 1 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Women's Involvement in Espionage

According to Merriam-Webster Online, an intelligence operation is the process by which governments, military grou ...

(6 pages) 26 0 0.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

Ethical choices in business. Situation: Your boss asks you to hold important information that should be included....What do you do?

this reason, it is difficult to agree on a definition of ethics. I will use the definition from the Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary. "Ethic" is defined as follows: "a set of moral principles or valu ... ld respect you as an individual and as an employee not to place you in that situation.References:1) Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary[Accessed 10 June 2004] ...

(1 pages) 52 0 5.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers


Conflict ManagementIn the Merriam-Webster dictionary, conflict is defined as "a: competitive or opposing action of incompatibl ... mpatible or opposing needs, drives, wishes, or external or internal demands c: fight, battle, war."(Merriam-Webster online dictionary) Conflict can occur in any place at any time. According to the UOP ... 3.pdf. 2003. Online Dictionary copyright © 2004 by Merriam-Webster, IncorporatedConflict Man ...

(13 pages) 252 0 3.3 Oct/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

The Internet has enabled new forms of community to flourish.

As stated in Merriam Webster Online Dictionary , Community is and can be 1 : a unified body of individuals: as a: ...

(9 pages) 140 0 4.3 Jul/2005

Subjects: Art Essays

Raising Multilingual Children.

languages fluently" or being "written in or expressed in more than two languages" ("multilingual"). Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary, on the other hand, considers it as "using or able to use several ...

(4 pages) 101 3 4.9 Jan/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Linguistics

Functions of Management: Define the four functions of management and explains how each relates to your organization.

an intricate function in how the process develops, and if the process will succeed or fail.PlanningMerriam-Webster Online Dictionary defines planning as the act or process of making or carrying out p ... ng and developing processes that are continually affected by various factors.OrganizingAgain, using Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary, the best definition that reflects the purpose of organizing in ma ...

(3 pages) 166 0 5.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

What it Means to Be Brave

avery can often be interchanges with the words of courage, or daring, but what defines courage? The Merriam-Webster Online dictionary states: "mental or moral strength to venture, persevere, and withs ...

(2 pages) 20 0 5.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Defining Marketing

efined as, "the process or technique of promoting, selling, and distributing a product or service" (Merriam-Webster Online, 2006). Investopedia states that marketing consists of fundamental ideas that ... "Basic Marketing: A Global Managerial Approach". 2004 (University of Phoenix Student Resource Page), Accessed July 23,, Accessed July 23,, "B ...

(3 pages) 641 0 4.3 Aug/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Fractured Unions- reasons for the decline in labor unions in United States and the future expectations.

purpose of advancing its members' interests in respect to wages, benefits, and working conditions (Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary).The coming of the civil war and the increasing technological adva ...

(16 pages) 339 1 5.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Human Resource Management

High Performance Teams

sity on group behavior and how such diversity can contribute or detract from high-performance teams.Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary (2007) defines groups as a number of individuals assembled or havi ... on. Vol. 18. Retrieved March 24, 2007,from University of Phoenix Online Library, EBSCOhost Database.Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary (2007). Groups. Retrieved March 24, 2007 fromMerriam-Webster Websi ...

(9 pages) 79 0 0.0 Apr/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Bible Translation Comparison

irit" here, is meant interior affection and thought, which also are the spirit of man. According to Merriam-Webster online Dictionary, “spirit” has the denotative meaning of “a lively o ... Version uses the word “oath” to express the statement that Joseph had made.. According to Merriam Webster Online Dictionary, “oath” has the denotative meaning of “a solemn usu ...

(3 pages) 18 0 2.0 May/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

The Cult of Scientology

at Scientology is a cult, perhaps a brief examination of some definitions would be appropriate. The Merriam-Webster online dictionary lists five meanings for the word "cult:"1. Formal religious venera ...

(11 pages) 54 0 4.0 Jul/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Groups and Teams

deciding factor in determining which companies excel and which companies struggle.According to the Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary, a group is best defined as "a number of individuals assembled tog ... ether for a common purpose or goal; they are a "number of persons associated in some joint action" (Merriam-Webster, 2005). Teams are highly autonomous and internally motivated. The team members envis ...

(4 pages) 262 0 3.0 Aug/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Leadership and Communication

Police Misconduct and Corruption

d society, the ?bad? cops are of much more interest and therefore are what this paper will focus on.Merriam-Webster online (2005) defines misconduct as ?1: mismanagement especially of governmental or ... pecially by a government official: Malfeasance; or 3: improper behavior.? Corruption, as defined by Merriam-Webster online (2005), is ?1 a: impairment of integrity, virtue, or moral principle: Depravi ...

(8 pages) 287 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

What is a Healthy Diet?

althy diet? This is an important question that many Americans have been mulling over for years. The Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary defines diet as: "a: food and drink regularly provided or consumed ...

(6 pages) 62 0 5.0 Jun/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology