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separation of powers vs. checks and balances

[ sep-uh-rey-shuhnuhv pou-erz ]
  1. the principle or system of vesting in separate branches the executive, legislative, and judicial powers of a government.
[ cheksuhn bal-uhn-siz ]
plural noun
  1. limits imposed on all branches of a government by vesting in each branch the right to amend or void those acts of another that fall within its purview.

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