absurd statement

абсурдное заявление

Politics english-russian dictionary. 2013.

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  • absurd — /əbˈsɜd / (say uhb serd), / ˈzɜd/ (say zerd) adjective 1. contrary to reason or common sense; obviously false or foolish; logically contradictory; ridiculous: an absurd statement. 2. comical; laughable. {Latin absurdus} –absurdly, adverb… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Signing statement (United States) — A signing statement is a written pronouncement issued by the President of the United States upon the signing of a bill into law. There is an ongoing controversy concerning the extensive use of signing statements by President George W. Bush to… …   Wikipedia

  • Chewbacca defense — Johnnie Cochran using the Chewbacca defense against Chef in South Park. The Chewbacca defense is a legal strategy used in episode 27 of South Park, Chef Aid , which premiered on October 7, 1998, as the fourteenth episode of the second season. The …   Wikipedia

  • paradox — n. 1 a a seemingly absurd or contradictory statement, even if actually well founded. b a self contradictory or essentially absurd statement. 2 a person or thing conflicting with a preconceived notion of what is reasonable or possible. 3 a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • absurdity — n. (pl. ies) 1 wild inappropriateness or incongruity. 2 extreme unreasonableness. 3 an absurd statement or act. Etymology: F absurditeacute or LL absurditas (as ABSURD) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Irish bull — An Irish bull is a ludicrous, incongruent or logically absurd statement, generally unrecognized as such by its author. Irish bull originated in this use because such expressions often fall between two different statements, as between the horns of …   Wikipedia

  • paradox — par•a•dox [[t]ˈpær əˌdɒks[/t]] n. 1) a seemingly contradictory or absurd statement that expresses a possible truth 2) a self contradictory and false proposition 3) a person, thing, or situation, exhibiting an apparently contradictory nature 4) an …   From formal English to slang

  • Bull — A Bull is an adult male of various large mammal species including elk, moose, bovines (especially cattle), elephants, whales, seals, and sea lions.Bull may also refer to:* A man who has sex with a woman in another relationship, thus making the… …   Wikipedia

  • British White — The British White is a British cattle breed dating back at least as far as the 16th Century. It is a naturally polled (hornless) breed, fairly large but compactly built. It has shortish white fur with black points: ears, feet, eyelids, nose and… …   Wikipedia

  • Seekers — • An obscure Puritan sect which arose in England in the middles of the seventeenth century. They represented an Antinomian tendency among some of the Independents, and professed to be seeking for the true Church, Scripture, Ministry, and… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • School of Kildare —     School of Kildare     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► School of Kildare     Kildare (Irish: Cill Dara), originally known as Druim Criaidh, or the Ridge of Clay, situated in Magh Liffe, or the Plain of the Liffey, came to be known as Cill Dara, or… …   Catholic encyclopedia


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