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Overview page. Subjects: Law.

In legal usage in many contexts, the actual (what occurs in fact, and may be proved as a fact) is contrasted with what is deemed or implied by operation of ...

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actual range

in The Oxford Essential Dictionary of the U.S. Military

January 2001; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History. 22 words.

the horizontal distance an aerial bomb travels from the moment it is released until the moment it strikes the target.

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international actual strength

in The Oxford Essential Dictionary of the U.S. Military

January 2001; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History. 15 words.

the total number of military and civilian personnel currently filling international posts.

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actual ground zero

in The Oxford Essential Dictionary of the U.S. Military

January 2001; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History. 24 words.

the point on the surface of the earth at, or vertically below or above, the center of an actual nuclear

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offset bombing

in The Oxford Essential Dictionary of the U.S. Military

January 2001; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History. 17 words.

any bombing procedure that employs a reference or aiming point other than the actual target.

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battle station

in The Oxford Essential Dictionary of the U.S. Military

January 2001; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History. 18 words.

the place of duty of a member of a ship's crew during actual or simulated combat.

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<span class="smallCaps">Neutrality Acts</span>

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Military and Diplomatic History

January 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History. 729 words.

Neutrality acts have been considered by Congress at various times to keep the United States aloof from actual or imminent

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Infantry, Mounted

Clifford J. Rogers.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Medieval Warfare and Military Technology

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Pre-20th Century Warfare. 310 words.

Horses can give their riders important advantages, both at the tactical level (in actual combat) and at the operational level

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Kettle Hill, Battle of

in The Oxford Essential Dictionary of the U.S. Military

January 2001; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History. 66 words.

the actual site of the charge by Theodore Roosevelt's Rough Riders during the Battle of San Juan Hill (

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living-room war

in The Oxford Essential Dictionary of the U.S. Military

January 2001; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History. 59 words.

a war in which scenes of actual combat operations are recorded by commercial television crews and replayed on network news

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sighting

in The Oxford Essential Dictionary of the U.S. Military

January 2001; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History. 23 words.

n. actual visual contact. Sightings do not include other contacts, such as radar and sonar contacts, which must be reported

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