anth 305 ch.2

  1. allotment-
    • the amount of something allocated to a particular person.
    • allocated:the action or process of distributing something.
    • (allocation-the action or process of allocating or distributing something.)

  2. aboriginal-
    • inhabiting or existing in a land from the earliest times or from before the arrival of colonist;indigenous
  3. explicit-
    • stated clearly and in detail leaving no room for doubt.
  4. litigation-
    • the process of taking legal action
  5. adjudicate-
    • make a formal judgment or decision about a problem or disputed matter.
  6. affirm-
    • state as a fact;assert strongly and publicly.
    • offer (someone) emotional support or encouragement.

  7. forum-
    • a place,meeting, or medium where ideas and views on a particular issue can be exchanged.
  8. incursion-
    • an invasion or attack.
  9. inherent-
    • existing in something as a permanent, essential, or characteristic attribute.
  10. curtail-
    • reduce in extent or quantity, impose a restriction on.
  11. erode-eroded-
    • gradually wear away.
  12. precedent-
    • an earlier event or action that is regarded as an example or guide to be considered subsequent similar circumstances.
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anth 305 ch.2
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