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  • n. Plural form of supplier.

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Examples

  • A reputed drug lord described as one of the biggest heroin suppliers in eastern Afghanistan - with suspected ties to the Taliban - appeared in federal court in Washington Monday, where he was ordered detained pending his expected drug trial.

    POLITICAL HOT TOPICS: Tuesday, June 30, 2009

  • Hausman argues that driving down prices of suppliers is a benefit, because prices are being driven closer to marginal cost.

    Jerry Hausman on Wal-Mart, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • Barclays Chief Executive Bob Diamond said such "sustainable solutions," where corporations help local businesses become long-term suppliers, "are the best for creating jobs, for creating economic growth and creating better lives."

    Obama says American jobs can help the world

  • The reason why companies are working with their suppliers is clear.

    Wayne Balta: Smarter Supply Chains for a Sustainable Future

  • "For the first time in 15 months we've just had to put 10 families in bed and breakfast accommodation because one of our major suppliers is withdrawing," said Lib Peck, a Labour councillor in Lambeth.

    Housing benefit cuts: what's the real truth?

  • The GPOs represent certain suppliers of products like neonatal heating pads, hypodermic needles, oxygen monitors, heart pacemakers, and other such devices.

    Martha Burk: Hospital Sh**ty Deals Rival Wall Street on Kickbacks That Cost You Money

  • A little-noticed provision in the annual defense-spending bill that targets overseas suppliers is sending ripples of concern through the U.S. technology industry.

    Security Measure Stirs Defense Firms

  • He said Rolls Royce Group PLC, one of the two Dreamliner engine suppliers, is working on fixing the "hardware and software" problems it discovered over the summer after a test engine suffered a failure in England.

    Boeing Swings to Profit

  • I think we can do that, but we have to persuade our fellow human beings (a) that people in distress should receive support from charity or government, not from suppliers of loans or flashlights or medical care; and that there are reliable mechanisms to ensure that people in distress will receive support from those alternative sources, so that placing the burden on suppliers is as wrong-headed as we always allege it to be.

    Distress, Moral Intuition, and Economics « Isegoria

  • I like the idea that investigating military suppliers is somehow "touchy," when by all rights those are the guys we should be holding to the highest standards -- "overbilling" in their case could mean, you know, body armor that doesn't work.

    Whistling in the Dark - Swampland - TIME.com

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