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  • In a matter of months, Alexis de Tocqueville's social and political three-tier system is put in place, ready to ensure civic participation in government, a state rooted in the rule of law, a government that seeks to serve its citizens, and a society and government leaders united by a common belief and practice in basic personal and professional ethics.

    Fron Nahzi: Alexis de Tocqueville's Democracy in Albania: Is It Working?

  • Previously, the department proposed a three-tier system.

    Education Department to Release Final 'Gainful Employment' Rule

  • The cantilevered, three-tier structure that carries the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway beneath Brooklyn Heights, topped by the Promenade, applies the garden's ingenious manipulation of topography to big urban infrastructure.

    Art at the Scale of Landscape

  • Shell said it has a three-tier, Arctic oil-spill response system consisting of an on-site oil-spill response fleet, near-shore barges and oil-spill response vessels, and onshore oil-spill response teams staged across the North Slope of Alaska that in the event of a blowout or spill could be ready to respond within one hour.

    Shell Expects to Drill in Alaska's Arctic in 2012

  • However, consumer support for the three-tier system began to evaporate in the 1990s, when Americans started developing a taste for small-production wines and could find them, thanks largely to the Internet.

    Wine freedom in Maryland: Just a taste won't do

  • Such as Manon, which made a to-die-for, three-tier chocolate piece called Bouchon.

    Value Added: Your chocolate fix is their business

  • Rightmove has identified the emergence of a three-tier market where lenders court "bargain-hunting bottom feeders" and the "low loan to value elite" of those with big deposits, but largely shun the mass market of the average buyer.

    London property prices boosted by bankers' bonuses

  • French and British officials have spoken of a three-tier alliance—with the U.S. far ahead of the second tier of Britain and France, and the rest way behind them.

    Gates Questions NATO's Future

  • To calculate final scores for the survey, the recommendations were converted into a three-tier scale, a simple buy, hold or sell.

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  • I recommend a three-tier approach including a proper diet consisting of low carbohydrate foods and rich in omega-3 fatty acids.

    Shaahin Cheyene: 3 Keys to Boosting Your Brain Power and Improving Your Memory

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