RE Definitions

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Commitment
A promise to be faithful.
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Contract
A formal agreement and a marriage contract is a legal bond between bride and groom.
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Covenant
Binding lifelong agreement before God.
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Responsibility
Being accountable for ones own actions. In marriage doubles take on equal responsibility to love and care for one another and their children.
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Heterosexual
A human who is sexually attracted only to the members of the opposite sex.
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Homosexual
A human who is sexually attracted only to the members of the same sex.
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Age of Consent
The age at which someone can legally agree to have a sexual relationship.
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Parenting
Acting as a parent.
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Family
A group of people who are related by blood marriage or adoption.
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Divorce
Legal ending of marriage.
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Stress
The mental or physical distress caused by pressure or difficult circumstances.
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Relaxation
The act of relaxing the body and/or mind in order to become less tense.
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Stress Relief
The reduction or removal of physical or mental distress.
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Exercise
Physical activity intended to improve strength and fitness.
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Liesure
Free time/Time when an individual is not spent working.
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Pilgrimage
A physical journey to a special place. It can also be a persons inner spiritual journey.
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Sport
Physical activity governed by a set of rules or customs. It is usually competitive
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Teamwork
Working together for the benefit of the whole team.
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Honesty
Truthful/Not lying or cheating.
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Fair Competition
Where the contestants have a more or less equal chance to win.
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Performance-ehancing Drugs
Substances used by those involved in sport in order to improve their performance. This is illegal and a form of cheating.
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Memorabilia
A collection of memorable things linked to a particular sport or person.
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Mementoes
Souvenirs.
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Sponsorship
The provision of financial or material assistance by a private enterprise or business in return for publicity.
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Work
The mental or physical exertion in order to make do or accomplish something.
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Career
Way of making a living often in a profession.
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Vocation
A career which the individual fells called to by God.
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Business
A commercial or industrial firm. Sometimes business refers to the occupation, work or trade in which a person is engaged.
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Enterprise
A project or task which requires boldness or effort and a willingness to try new approaches or actions
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Economy
The system by which the production, distribution and consumption of goods is organised within a country.
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Taxation
The method by which the government receives income. e.g.. VAT
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Tithe
The giving of a tenth of your income to God.
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Employer
A person or firm that employs workers.
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Employee
A person who works for another in return for wages.
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Fair Wage
Appropriate pay given for the time effort and skill given to the job.
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Code of Conduct
A set of principles and expectations that are considered binding on any person who is working for the company.
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Health and Safety
Issues concerning the protection of employees.
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Contract (work)
Agreement concerning the responsibilities and conditions of work between employer and employee.
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Minimum wage
The national minimum wage is the lowest hourly rate that it is legal for an employee to be paid.
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Family Commitments
The need to look after the family.
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Trade Unions
Organisations that look after the interest of a group of workers.
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Voluntary Work
Unpaid work done without expectation a reward.
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Voluntary Organisation
An organisation that runs though voluntary labour or contributions.
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Religious Voluntary Organisation
A religious organisation that runs though voluntary labour or contributions.
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Unemployment
State of being without a job, especially involuntarily.
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Rights
Entitlements all people should have.
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Responsibility (HR)
Legal or moral duty which a person has.
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Law
A system of rules enforced by a countries legal system with consequences for people who break them.
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Human Rights
The basic rights and frees to which all human being should be entitled.
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UDHR
Document produced by the united nations setting out all people should be entitled to.
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HRA
An act of parliament passed in 1998 which says that all organisations have a duty yo protect the rights of all individuals within the uk.
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Abuse
Harmful treatment of something/Bad or wrong use of something.
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Legal rights
Rights which are laid down as an entitlement by law.
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Pressure Group
An organisation or a collection of people who seek to influence political decision or promote a particular issue.
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Minority
A small groups differing from others
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Minority Rights
The rights of a racial, ethnic religious, linguistic or sexual minority group in a community
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Protest
A statement or action as a reaction to events or situations. Usually against something nut occasionally can be in support.
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Amnesty
A pardon for crimes committed usually against the state
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A formal agreement and a marriage contract is a legal bond between bride and groom.

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Being accountable for ones own actions. In marriage doubles take on equal responsibility to love and care for one another and their children.

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A human who is sexually attracted only to the members of the opposite sex.

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