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  • It is the only police force of any sort in several areas of Canada.
  • Anyone interested in writing should be made to do that sort of thing.
  • This sort of self-promotion soon built them a major following.
  • They were not prepared to deal with this sort of situation.
  • And I sort of look in a particular way, but not at the audience.
  • This music is played at social functions as a sort of background music.
  • Property of any sort may be held in a trust.
  • The items within a list can be of any sort, including other structures.
  • The internal sort is often large because it has such a benefit.
  • The belief that bread has some sort of special power is an ancient one.
  • Whether this sort of system is present on Earth is still open to debate.
  • Women on the stage think nothing of -- of -- the free-and-easy sort of thing. Cited from The Second Honeymoon, by Ruby M. Ayres
  • Women on the stage think nothing of -- of -- the free-and-easy sort of thing. Cited from The Second Honeymoon, by Ruby M. Ayres
  • We have absolutely no experience of anything like that sort of decision.
  • On the other hand, not all women who participated in this sort business had it that easy.
  • I didn't know what sort of trouble, but I knew she was trouble.
  • Some sorts can be taken out of the car and used hand-held while walking.
  • And what sort of leaders do they vote for?
  • You can't go round this sort of thing.
  • This meant that some sort of mechanism was needed to control who could talk at what time.
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Meaning of sort

  • noun An approximate definition or example
    she wore a sort of magenta dress, she served a creamy sort of dessert thing
  • noun A person of a particular character or nature
    what sort of person is he?, he's a good sort
  • noun An operation that segregates items into groups according to a specified criterion
    the bottleneck in mail delivery is the process of sorting