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The mark of a mature, psychologically healthy mind is indeed the ability to live with uncertainty and ambiguity, but only as much as there really is. Uncertainty is no virtue when the facts are clear, and ambiguity is mere obfuscation when more precise terms are applicable.
Julian Baggini

Meaning of "the mark" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF THE MARK

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WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE THE MARK

the madam
the Mafia
the main chance
the mainland
the majors
the mallee
the Man
the Mansion House
the many
the Maple Leaf
the Marches
the Maritime Provinces
the market
the Marseillaise
the masses
the master
the matter
the Mayflower
the Mearns
the Med

WORDS THAT END LIKE THE MARK

black mark
bookmark
check mark
class mark
easy mark
exclamation mark
hash mark
high-water mark
identification mark
low-water mark
make one´s mark
minute mark
on your mark
order mark
pass mark
punctuation mark
question mark
quotation mark
reference mark
skid mark
stretch mark

Synonyms and antonyms of the mark in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «the mark» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF THE MARK

Find out the translation of the mark to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of the mark from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «the mark» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

标记
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

la marca
570 millions of speakers

English

the mark
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

मार्क
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

علامة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

знак
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

a marca
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ছাপ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

la marque
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Tanda itu
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

die Marke
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

マーク
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

마르크
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Tandha
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

đánh dấu
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

குறி
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

चिन्ह
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

işaret
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

il marchio
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

zapytania
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

знак
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

marca
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

το σήμα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

die punt
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

märket
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

mark
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of the mark

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «THE MARK»

The term «the mark» is very widely used and occupies the 17.891 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «THE MARK» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about the mark

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10 QUOTES WITH «THE MARK»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word the mark.
1
Aeschylus
For this is the mark of a wise and upright man, not to rail against the gods in misfortune.
2
Shana Alexander
The mark of a true crush... is that you fall in love first and grope for reasons afterward.
3
Aristotle
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
4
Richard Bach
The mark of your ignorance is the depth of your belief in injustice and tragedy. What the caterpillar calls the end of the world, the Master calls the butterfly.
5
Julian Baggini
The mark of a mature, psychologically healthy mind is indeed the ability to live with uncertainty and ambiguity, but only as much as there really is. Uncertainty is no virtue when the facts are clear, and ambiguity is mere obfuscation when more precise terms are applicable.
6
Troy Baker
I'm always nervous! Especially when it comes to a series like 'Disgaea', where you do have such a devoted fan base, the last thing you want to do is disappoint. But I love playing bad guys and just always hope that fans will be forgiving if I miss the mark.
7
John Bunyan
Words easy to be understood do often hit the mark; when high and learned ones do only pierce the air.
8
Bram Cohen
The mark of a mature programmer is willingness to throw out code you spent time on when you realize it's pointless.
9
Alice Cooper
Mistakes are part of the game. It's how well you recover from them, that's the mark of a great player.
10
Norman Cousins
Respect for the fragility and importance of an individual life is still the mark of an educated man.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «THE MARK»

Discover the use of the mark in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to the mark and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
The Mark: The Beast Rules the World
The gloves are off, as the forces of good and evil begin a battle for the very souls of men and women around the globe. A repackage of the eighth book in the New York Times best-selling Left Behind series.
Tim LaHaye, Jerry B. Jenkins, 2011
2
The Mark
But many questions remain. How does it work? Why her? And finally, the most important of all: If you know today is someone's last, should you tell them? Look out for the second book in this series, The Vision, available now!
Jen Nadol, 2010
3
Carrier of the Mark
Bewitching debut teen fiction from Inkpop sensation – dark magic, prophecies and irresistible romance collide in this beguiling read.
Leigh Fallon, 2011
4
The Mark of Athena
Fantasy. The Greek and Roman demigods will have to cooperate in order to defeat the giants released by the Earth Mother, Gaea. Then they will have to sail together to the ancient land - Greece itself - to find the Doors of Death
Rick Riordan, 2012
5
The Mark Inside: A Perfect Swindle, a Cunning Revenge, and a ...
A narrative history of con artistry in America documents the early 20th-century efforts of J. Frank Norfleet to track down a gang of confidence men who swindled him out of everything he had, in an account that places con artistry in America ...
Amy Reading, 2013
6
The Mark of Shame : Stigma of Mental Illness and an Agenda ...
In this groundbreaking book, Stephen Hinshaw examines the longstanding tendency to stigmatize those with mental illness.
Department of Psychology University of California at Berkeley Stephen P. Hinshaw Professor and Chair, 2006
7
The Mark of the Beast: The Medieval Bestiary in Art, Life, ...
These essays analyze the bestiary from both literary and art historical perspectives, exploring issues including kinship, romance, sex, death, and the afterlife.
Debra Hassig, Debra Higgs Strickland, 1999
8
The Mark of a Man: Following Christ's Example of Masculinity
Men who seek to follow him must walk the same path. Written as advice to Elliot's nephew, this book unabashedly affirms the ways men and women are equal and the ways in which they are distinctly different.
Elisabeth Elliot, 2007
9
The Mark of Zorro
Who is the masked man that haunts the streets and estancias of old Los Angeles?
Johnston McCulley, 2007
10
The Gospel According to Mark
The earliest of the four Gospels, the book portrays Jesus as an enigmatic figure, struggling with enemies, his inner and external demons, and with his devoted but disconcerted disciples.
Nick Cave, 1999

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. The mark [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/the-mark>. Apr 2020 ».
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