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  • Transparency is a new watch-word when it comes to giving citizens the ability to find out more about what their employees in government are up to.

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  • Duty was Elspeth's watch-word, especially when it was my duty - hadn't she shot me off to India more than once, weeping, I grant you (though what she'd been up to with those grinning Frogs after Madagascar, once I'd been despatched to the cannon's mouth, I didn't care to imagine).

    Watershed

  • From her home in Cincinnati she recalled how then, the watch-word was, "Black is beautiful", while 'Black style', was regarded as the quintessence of 'cool'.

    Michael Henry Adams: Black Style Now? Shouldn't the Obamas Also Choose Black Designers?

  • Isn't multiculturalism the watch-word on these shows?

    AquaSketch by Frank McLaughlin - 2008

  • Now I was enabled to see each of them, as I carried the watch-word along the line to the leaders of our companies.

    The Phoenissae

  • To Edgar alone this gave her not new charms: he saw in her more of beauty, but less of interest; the sentence dictated by Dr. Marchmont, as the watch-word to his feelings, were she mine, recurred to him incessantly; alas! he thought, with this dissipated delight in admiration, what individual can make her happy? to the rational serenity of domestic life, she is lost!

    Camilla

  • Uncle Steve was well-known for demanding high standards but even more especially, from himself; excellence was his watch-word.

    75th ART STAMPEDE HONOURS STEVE RHODES

  • Today the corporate watch-word is "hold the line."

    Archive 2007-05-01

  • Heritage, you knew that when it came to the Soviet Union, the watch-word of our policy should be "freedom".

    CNN Transcript Nov 1, 2007

  • During the Cold War, there were loud voices in Washington who argued for accommodation for the Soviet Union, because they believed the watch-word of our policy should be "stability".

    CNN Transcript Nov 1, 2007

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