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Acholi

Overview page. Subjects: African Studies.

Ethnic group living primarily along the border of Uganda and Sudan; also called Acoli, Gang, or Shuli.

The Acholi people live mostly in the Acholi district of Uganda, an...

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acid test

Overview page. Subjects: Economics — Marketing.

A financial liquidity measure of the ability of a company to use its cash, and those assets that can be quickly converted into cash, to repay its current liabilities. Usually this is the...

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ACII

Overview page. Subjects: Financial Institutions and Services.

Abbreviation for Associate of the Chartered Insurance Institute.

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ACIS

Overview page. Subjects: Business and Management.

Abbreviation for Associate of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators.

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ack-ack

Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence.

N.

1 an antiaircraft gun or regiment.

2 antiaircraft gunfire: a burst of ack-ack fire.

World War II: signalers' name for the letters AA.

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World Flags

Published online January 2004.

Book. Subjects: Political Geography. 159 pages.5112 words.

A quick reference guide to national flags

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A Dictionary of Accounting

January 2010; published online January 2010.

Book. Subjects: Accounting. 3803 pages.208240 words.

‘excellent … this dictionary achieves its stated purpose and should find a ready market with students and professionals in the world of accounting and finance’, Accountancynull...

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Fascism

Kevin Passmore.

August 2002; published online September 2013.

Book. Subjects: Political Theory. 176 pages.

Fascism: A Very Short Introduction looks at the paradoxes of fascism through its origins in the political and social crisis of the late nineteenth century, the history of fascist movements...

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Northern Ireland

Marc Mulholland.

January 2003; published online September 2013.

Book. Subjects: British History; European History; Political Geography. 184 pages.

From the Plantation of Ulster in the seventeenth century to the entry into peace talks in the late twentieth century the Northern Irish people have been engaged in conflict — Catholic...

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Modern Ireland

Senia Paseta.

March 2003; published online September 2013.

Book. Subjects: Regional and National History; Political Geography. 184 pages.

Modern Ireland: A Very Short Introduction attempts to answer the Irish Question. The term has become something of a catch-all, a convenient way to encompass numerous issues and developments...

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