1. selective information a numerical measure of the uncertainty of an outcome
  2. self-reformation the act of improving yourself
  3. inside information true confidential information
  4. reaction formation (psychiatry) a defense mechanism in which a person unconsciously develops attitudes and behavior that are the opposite of unacceptable repressed desires and impulses and serve to conceal them
  5. insider information important information about the plans or condition of a corporation that has not been released to the public; use for personal profit is illegal
  6. intelligence information secret information about an enemy (or potential enemy)
  7. disinformation misinformation that is deliberately disseminated in order to influence or confuse rivals (foreign enemies or business competitors etc.)
  8. geological formation (geology) the geological features of the earth
  9. military formation a formation of troops
  10. heat of formation the heat evolved or absorbed during the formation of one mole of a substance from its component elements
  11. calque formation an expression introduced into one language by translating it from another language
  12. conformation acting according to certain accepted standards
  13. electron radiation radiation of beta particles during radioactive decay
  14. selective amnesia amnesia about particular events that is very convenient for the person who cannot remember
  15. confidential information an indication of potential opportunity
  16. heat of transformation heat absorbed or radiated during a change of phase at a constant temperature and pressure
  17. confirmation information that verifies
  18. electrification the act of providing electricity
  19. misinformation information that is incorrect
  20. collective farm a farm operated collectively

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