Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of removal.

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Examples

  • The mandate authorized short-term removals and long-term response actions and plans.

    Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act, United States

  • There are two types of governmental response: (1) short-term removals, where emergency action is required (for example, to avert fire or explosion, or to prevent the imminent contamination of a water body); and (2) long-term remedial actions taken at sites on the National Priority List.

    Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act, United States

  • Beginning in the winter of 1943, “emotional disorders” were the most frequent cause of long-term removals from flying, and the number of emotional casualties bore a direct relationship to aircraft loss rates—one flesh-and-blood breakdown for every two heavy bombers that failed to return.

    Masters of the Air

  • It seems to me that the combination of imperfect border controls and the backlog in removals threatens to undermine the integrity of our immigration law.

    Holding the Government Accountable for its Management of Risk

  • In addition to actual removals from the camp, many of the internees were subject to intensive "grilling".

    Experiences in a Japanese Internment Camp

  • In successfully pressing for the injunctions, Heartland called the removals unconstitutional seizures that violated its right to due process.

    Judge bars future raids of Christian reform school

  • It seemed he would not have a friend left, and yet his removals were always so kind and so clear in their necessity, that he secured the good will of nearly all.

    A Memorial Discourse on the Character of Abraham Lincoln

  • The impetus for the removals was a May 4 letter from Verizon that, due to diminished usage, the company would start charging the county $75 per month per phone, or a whopping $45,000 a year.

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  • As owner and chief executive officer of CSI Aviation Services, Inc., a New Mexico-based company that has become the federal government's largest provider of deportation flights, Weh has made a fortune from the business of "removals," and he stands to make even more.

    Jeffrey Kaye: For Immigration Crackdown Proponent, Deportations Mean Business

  • Ethyl chlorid is also recommended for minor operations upon the mouth, such as removals of growths, etc.

    Dentistry

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