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  • noun Plural form of undesirable.


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  • And, you can also block specific phone numbers for certain undesirables who are harrasing you, etc.

    Cool Blocked Call Software « Bound, Not Gagged 2009

  • Hitler who believed in religion set about cleansing undesirables from the planet in order to liberate humanity and bring about a new world free from corruption

    Difference Between Theists, Agnostics and Atheists | My[confined]Space 2009

  • The canvass of themes is impressive, incorporating references to unethical human treatment with abusive testings on "undesirables" - reminiscent of Third Reich practices - while also questioning the power and deception of religion with the inclusion of a possible Messiah figure.

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  • Von Mahlsdorf created a safe-space in the bowels of her antiques museum for East Berlin's "undesirables" - homosexuals, cross-dressers, and prostitutes. Featured Content 2009

  • After the holocaust - the systematic slaughter of 6 million Jews and some five million Gypsies, Slavs, Homosexuals and other "undesirables" - the Jewish population of the world has never climbed above 13 million.

    It's Almost Supernatural 2009

  • Jewish soldiers and another 260 U.S. soldiers deemed "undesirables" -- those who "looked like Jews" -- were selected. - News 2008

  • Jewish soldiers and another 260 U.S. soldiers deemed "undesirables" - those who "looked like Jews" - were selected.

    Infidels Are Cool 2008

  • This legal argument that forced sterilization of social undesirables is desirable, you can compare to the legal argument that the President’s powers are limitless in wartime.

    The Hunted Child | ATTACKERMAN 2008

  • Other genocides, such as those by the Cambodians and the Turks, sought to rid particular areas of so called undesirables by killing them.

    Alan Dershowitz: Hezbollah's Goal: "Going After [the Jews] Worldwide" 2008

  • Eugenic sterilization was common; more than sixty thousand Americans, so-called undesirables, were sterilized in the 1950s.

    Thinking in the Future Tense A WORKOUT FOR THE MlND 2003


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