from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Averroës also Ibn Rushd (ĭbˌən ro͝oshtˈ) 1126-1198. Spanish-Arab philosopher, jurist, and physician. He is well known for his commentaries on Aristotle, which exerted a strong influence on medieval Christian theology.
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Nissan America Design VP Bruce Campbell told me Leaf styling had to be a combination of "acceptable" car styling and the unusual appearance which first adopters of new products enjoy, letting their neighbors know they're doing their bit for the environment; this fact was borne-out by the Toyota Prius.
What ever happened to the often borne-out theory that pre-election polls overestimate the vote for a Black candidate?
For it is borne-out by FACTS, a little thing of no mean import called "HISTORY", both recent and centuries old.
I think the fact his hear isn't in it is borne-out by the fact he did such a crappy job of it.
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