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  • n  state of being disconnected

  • In fact, the results seem to highlight an odd disjuncture in the American political system: Carney is right about the voters' damn-all- politicia ns resentments, but Schloss .
  • There was an odd disjuncture: the market's implosion seemed to be a frightful rendezvous with reality and, at the same time, an unhinged flight of fantasy.
  • The disjuncture between law and practice may be extreme in France, but it is not unique.
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  • Amitabh Bachchan in Reuters
    My conscience is profoundly unsettled at the moment and there seems to be a moral disjuncture between the suffering of these students and my own approbation,Bachchan, 66, wrote in a letter to the university which he posted on his blog....
  • Rex Nettleford in Jamaica Gleaner
    The power grab in the financial regulatory bill is a perfect example. It was this disjuncture between a problem that could be solved with specific legislation, and the nationalizing of an entire industry, that Boehner was addressing. But Obama... Dick Morris http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dick_Morris&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNFfy7hJNp8VOebIGtoftux4CinFog NewsMax.com http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.newsmax.com/Headline/boehner-obama-gop-economy/2010/06/30/id/363534&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNGF1SligX7gYW8Z4VU36xR0y60vkw Jun 30, 2010 28550 37410 disjuncture In explaining the point, Professor Nettleford said: Just think of a chambermaid in a deluxe hotel, tending a room for our visitors, then she has to leave and go to a shack not very far away. That disjuncture is just too much for her to cope with,...

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