Nouns denoting groupings of people or objects

electronics company
a company that makes and sells electronic instruments
Federal Reserve Board
the seven-member board governing the Federal Reserve System
feudal Japanese military aristocracy
an impenetrable equatorial forest
Holy Roman Empire
a political entity in Europe that began with the papal coronation of Otto I as the first emperor in 962 and lasted until 1806 when it was dissolved by Napoleon
office staff
professional or clerical workers in an office
Franciscan order
a Roman Catholic order founded by Saint Francis of Assisi in the 13th century
(mathematics) a set of elements such that addition and multiplication are commutative and associative and multiplication is distributive over addition and there are two elements 0 and 1
the persons (or committees or departments etc.) who make up a body for the purpose of administering something
arithmetic progression
(mathematics) a progression in which a constant is added to each term in order to obtain the next term
an artistic movement in Italy around 1910 that tried to express the energy and values of the machine age
board of appeals
a board of officials that are not judicial but are appointed to hear appeals
all of the horses in a particular horse race
clearing house
a central collection place where banks exchange checks or drafts; participants maintain an account against which credits or debits are posted
in the Protestant Episcopal Church: a committee elected by the congregation to work with the churchwardens in managing the temporal affairs of the church
class structure
the organization of classes within a society
Nestor Paz Zamora Commission
a terrorist organization in Bolivia that acts as an umbrella for numerous small indigenous subversive groups; a revival of a group with Marxist-Leninist ideologies originally established by Che Guevara in the 1960s
Department of Transportation
the United States federal department that institutes and coordinates national transportation programs; created in 1966
school of dentistry
a graduate school offering study leading to degrees in dentistry
a small collection of people
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