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  1. 1
    a round ball that has a map of the world on it

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      the globe

      mainly literary the world

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  2. 2
    mainly literary a round object

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solutionism

the belief that every problem has a solution based in technology

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any random process, such as a competition in which a name is drawn from a hat

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