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  1. setupnoun

    Equipment designed for a particular purpose; an apparatus.

    The laboratory included an elaborate setup for measuring the energy.


  2. setupnoun

    The fashion in which something is organized or arranged.

    The classroom setup was simple and efficient.


Princeton's WordNet

  1. apparatus, setupnoun

    equipment designed to serve a specific function

    frame-up, apparatus

  2. setupnoun

    the way something is organized or arranged

    "it takes time to learn the setup around here"

    frame-up, apparatus

  3. frame-up, setupnoun

    an act that incriminates someone on a false charge

    frame-up, apparatus

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  1. Tulsa Police:

    We understand that many people are unaware that a curfew will be in place and barricades are still in the process of being setup, if we find anyone in violation of the Executive Order this evening, we will request that they leave the area based on the curfew. If people refuse to leave the area, they may be cited or arrested.

  2. Chris Farrell:

    We believe it is a victory for law and order to get Hillary Clinton under oath answering questions about the server setup and why she did it.

  3. Donald Trump:

    I don't feel like I'm being impeached because it's a hoax, it's a setup. It's a horrible thing they did.

  4. Lindsey Graham:

    This seems to me like a political setup. It's all hearsay.

  5. Ryan Fitzmaurice:

    It is a dramatically different market setup, i am not sure how well this new Reddit trading strategy will fare in futures markets and especially the notoriously volatile commodity markets.

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