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Intellectual property
adjective Referring to that which is new and/or original—i.e., the invention must never have been made in public in any way, anywhere, before the date on which the application for a patent is filed.

Vox populi
noun Fictional prose of book length, the storyline of which has some degree of realism.
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KARACHI -- A novel entitled 'Dukhtar-i-Hifsa' authored by senior journalist, Razia Sultana, was launched at the Karachi Press Club on Saturday.
Authors and academics think the Kurdish novel can make the difference in the mentality of Kurdish readers; others disagree.
The ancient novels help us to understand what exactly was surprising about Jesus' speech or action.
The topics and themes of these graphic novels are more provocative, edgier and much more mature than those in earlier comics.
Before Shiba there were period novels that were exercises in the imagination set against the backdrop of the past, or historical novels that recounted events as a court stenographer would record a trial.
The help a budding musician gets from a bona fide teacher, however, is quite a different matter and the subject of numerous novels, such as George Du Maurier's Trilby, Robert Starer's The Music Teacher and Robert Tanenbaum's The Piano Teacher: The True Story of a Psychotic Killer.
Do they interact, as in most novels, or are there separate groups of characters who hardly mingle, as in Mrs Dalloway?
Where his musical reputation is based on that former mix of seeming incongruities, his new novel Venus as a Boy tells the tale of this latter context.
But for all the impact of novels of advocacy, we have consistently failed Whitman's prophecy in one crucial respect.
She listens to her 12-year-old son and his friends as they discuss the novels that their teachers have told them to read over the summer.
However, her novels and other writings command attention not just as examples of romantic, Victorian literature, but more significantly as manifestations of the two-sided Baptist message to women.