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Calendar Dictionary Definitions

The calendar is a visual scheme for the measurement of time. The calendar has been one of the most primitive forms for the distinction of the passage of past and future time and subsequently used for the organization of important festivities and events. The word calendar only emerged around the year 1175 and comes from the Latin calendārium which […]

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Global Warming Dictionary Definitions

Global warming is called the phenomenon of gradual increase in temperatures experienced during the last century on Earth. In this sense, according to the IPCC (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change), the average temperature of the planet increased around 0.75 °C throughout the 20th century, and the projections of increase for the 21st century are around 2 °C […]

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BRICS Dictionary Definitions

BRICS is an acronym for Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa as the five fastest growing emerging economies since the original BRIC term was coined in 2003 by Jim O’Neill of Goldman Sachs. Jim O’Neill speculates that the countries that make up BRICS will be the suppliers that will dominate the world economy in 2050 in terms of goods and […]