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 n.— «For the boys operating in the street’s life, it is a lot more difficult when the regime is designed to garner public loyalty to the ruling clique—by force if necessary. The youngsters belonging to this group call themselves the “parteys” and the regime uses their drugs addiction as a blackmail weapon.» —“The Lost Generation” by Ali Rasheed in Maldives Minivan News (Scottsdale, Ariz.) Apr. 19, 2005. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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