Difference between power and rife




  1. energy made available by the flow of electric charge through a conductor
  2. possession of the qualities (especially mental qualities) required to do something or get something done
  3. a very wealthy or powerful businessman
  4. possession of controlling influence
  5. physical strength
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  1. supply the force or power for the functioning of


Liberal democracy is a fraud, a cover for the power of the elite.

This came out of an investigation he was carrying out into when a ternary quartic form could be represented as the sum of five fourth powers of linear forms.

Laura Wade's Posh, timed to open as the Tories edged into power in May 2010, reminded us just what we were in for: overprivileged hooligans in drinking-society blazers who trash a pub as thoughtlessly as they will trash the country.

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  1. excessively abundant
  2. most frequent or common


This is Europe's problem too," went the refrain, after more than 1,400 immigrant had arrived in Tenerife and Gran Canaria in the previous week, making 2,000 landing in the month, mostly from Senegal and Mali.

Tribal traditions and a male-dominated reading of Islam have produced a deeply rooted ideology of women as temptresses, who must be kept under control to avoid "fitna" or social strife, thereby safeguarding the "peace of Islam.

A laddish culture is rife in many universities, and cuts across all social classes.

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