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It's by no means a 'single word', but many automobile mechanics would say that they do "Auto Repair". Though this of course only refers to the reparations of a vehicle, not the construction of one or the upgrading of one that is not broken. For the act of working on a vehicle, there is "tuning up", or "bodywork" if you want to refer to only the outer ...
You may consider that an electrician wires wire : verb to provide (a building, room, etc.) with wires for a particular service or for electricity and that a mechanic repairs repair verb 1a : to restore by replacing a part or putting together what is torn or broken : fix b : to restore to a sound or healthy state : renew from m-w.com
As others have commented already, freight handler is the term. If you google around, you'll get a ton of job postings using it.
*What choices I have to aliase deleted_by?* censor, scrubber, excisor, witholder, concealer, expurgator, excinder, publisher, appraiser.
The term "mnemonic" is sometimes used in academic writing to mean "of or pertaining to memory" (e.g. "mnemonic processing").
I suggest that the authors intended "a more perfect union" quite literally. Remember, when the Constitution was composed a legal union, bearing that name, was already in effect, de facto since the Articles of Confederation and Perpetual Union were drafted in 1777 and de jure since they were ratified by the final state, Maryland, in 1781. The original ...
I would agree that this is not a metaphor. It seems, on first glance, to be a logical impossibility: if something is perfect already, how can it be made 'more perfect'? However, on reflection, it becomes clearer that this particular phrase meant closer to perfection, which is neither metaphor, analogy, simile or other. If anything, I'd agree it was a ...
how about a conundrum or a quirk?
"Requirement". Is there a requirement for something.
I would check for its necessity: whether it is necessary or not. While it's not strictly synonymous, if something is required it's normally necessary. You could reverse the check and verify its optionality.
Seems there is no noun for that adjective. Oxford and Cambridge dictionaries provide none. One can come across "requireness" on the web, but this seems to be a word formed by web users, especially programmers.
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