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Jordan’s King Abdullah II warned on Monday that Israel’s “fortress mentality” would leave it “isolated from the rest of the neighborhood,” the Middle East Online website reported.
a start-up … whose value has reached more than one billion US dollars
a form of protest in which workers stop doing their jobs without giving their employers any warning
an afternoon full of crafts
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American definition and synonyms of fortress mentality from the online English dictionary from Macmillan Publishers Limited.