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Early Day MotionA UK term of art for a formal motion for a Parliamentary debate on a particular subject to be held on an "early day" (i.e. soon). Topics for EDMs range widely—from support of homeopathic hospitals to the introduction of a bill on climate change. There is no guarantee that an EDM will be debated, even when multiple MPs sign the Motion.
n communication with the spiritual or ultimate reality, which may be understood as transcendent or immanent, and described in theistic or nontheistic terms.
n type of prayer, in which one speaks like a friend to one's god, sharing problems, thoughts, feelings, and concerns.
n a prayer in which a specific effect or goal is expected and requested.
n a variation of petitionary prayer, in which the individual praying makes a request on behalf of someone else.
n type of prayer, in which one makes a request of one's god.
n type of prayer, in which one repeats standardized prayers as an established part of one's specific spiritual traditions.