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: one that takes care of and often is legally responsible for something [a dog's ] [a of the property]
- Kentucky Consular Center (Kcc)
A U.S. Department of State facility located in Williamsburg, Kentucky. It gives domestic (U.S.) support to the worldwide operations of the Bureau of Consular Affairs Visa Office. It manages the ...
- Keogh Plan
[after Eugene J. Keogh (1907-89), U.S. Congressman whose 1965 bill established the plan] : an individual retirement account for the self-employed
adj :of vital importance (as in a business organization) esp. so as to be specially insured to the benefit of an employer [ man] [ employee insurance]
: a payment (as of money or property) made to one in a position to open up or control a source of income for the payor [convicted of receiving s for referrals] compare bribe, payoff NOTE: A kickback ...
kid·napped or: kid·naped [-napt] kid·nap·ping or: kid·nap·ing [-na-pi] [probably back-formation from kidnapper, from kid child + obsolete napper thief] : to seize and ...
or kid·nap·ing n : an act or instance or the crime of seizing, confining, inveigling, abducting, or carrying away a person by force or fraud often with a demand for ransom or in ...
- Killer App
Killer App is an industry for an application program that persuades the user to purchase the system on which the application runs.
: one's relatives kin·ship [-ship] n
1 : a particular type, category, or class [properties of like ] see also like-kind exchange 2 a : an unconverted form [a partition of property in ] ;broadly : a form other than money [forbid a ...
- King's Bench
: a division of the High Court of Justice of England and Wales that hears civil cases (as commercial cases) and appeals of criminal cases used during the reign of a king compare queen's bench
- Knock And Announce Rule
: a rule of criminal procedure requiring that police announce their authority and purpose before entering a premises in execution of a search or arrest warrant unless special circumstances (as risk ...
1 : having or reflecting knowledge [a and intelligent waiver of counsel] see also intelligent 2 : deliberate [ possession] [ endangerment] compare mens rea know·ing·ly adv
1 a : awareness or understanding esp. of an act, a fact, or the truth : actual knowledge in this entry b : awareness that a fact or circumstance probably exists ; broadly : constructive knowledge ...
- Known Creditor