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  • n. Plural form of cornerstone.

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  • The acquaintances and friendships I made, both with authors and fans, helped me more than I can ever express -- from getting advice to learning the ropes, from finding empathy when things seemed bleak to sharing the joy of successes -- these first friends remain cornerstones of my sanity.

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  • The two main cornerstones of Western economies are usury and speculation.

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  • These then are the main cornerstones of our five-year plan-safety, regularity and reliability, passenger service and technological improvements.

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  • The new cooks still thought that, in the words of Michel Guérard, “the great sauces of France must be described as the cornerstones of cuisine,” but they used them more selectively and with restraint.

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  • Azamossadat Farahi, who is Ahmadinejad's wife, defied both tradition and clerical wish by delivering the keynote speech there on women, knowledge, and science as "cornerstones" of Allah's creation.

    Ahmadinejad Bucks Religious Establishment

  • True, politicians and analysts alike routinely term America's alliances "cornerstones" and "linchpins" of U.S. security, regional stability, and world peace.

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  • Transition Programs, which he called "cornerstones" of the center.

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  • "We've had this focus on Asia and on emerging powers and on democracies as kind of cornerstones of the kind of strategic orientation of the United States in the 21st century,"

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  • -Japan alliance one of the "cornerstones" for global security as he met in New York today with

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  • Mr Obama's speechwriter and deputy national security adviser, Ben Rhodes, said: We've had this focus on Asia and on emerging powers and on democracies as kind of cornerstones of the kind of strategic orientation of the United States in the 21st Century.

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