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fourth

(fôrth)
adj.
1. Coming after third, as in order, place, rank, time, or quality.
2. Being the digit that is next to and on the outermost side of the third digit, as on a foot.

fourth n.
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"Reducing the number of networks offers an added benefit of providing more control and consistent cybersecurity standards, which strengthens the fourth estate's overall cybersecurity posture," said Laura Herbertson, deputy chief of the 4ENO project.
of the fourth estate There she is--the great engine--she never sleeps.
The fourth estate has been giving voice to the third for about a quarter of a millennium, "comforting the afflicted and afflicting the comfortable," as the humorist Finley Peter Dunne put it.
Anderson noted that the Founding Fathers felt so strongly about the role of associations in American democracy that they codified the "fourth estate" and the "fifth estate" together in the Constitution's First Amendment.
First Ladies and the Fourth Estate: Press Framing of Presidential Wives.
Summary: The Maharat Foundation's watchdog for freedom of opinion and expression in Lebanon stressed in its monthly report released on Monday the need for media outlets to play a role "as a Fourth Estate alongside the state's main powers." "Media outlets play two main roles in any society," Maharat said.
Political commentators could say, with some justification, that Campbell is an elected official and should expect criticism from the Fourth Estate. But McClaren is not an elected official.
The books shortlisted included Poppy Shakespeare by Clare Allan (Bloomsbury), In the Country of Men by Hisham Matar (Viking), Harbor by Lorraine Adams (Portobello), Everyman's Rules for Scientific Living by Carrie Tiffany (Picador) and short story collection A Thousand Years of Good Prayers by Yiyun Li (Fourth Estate).
Once the President takes over that job, the fourth estate has lost its function.
The media's role in directly or indirectly reinforcing pro-Israel policies illustrates the basic shortcomings of the "fourth estate" in this country.
Is it a place where the media acts as the fourth estate, or are they are more concerned about their next appearance before the CRTC?