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- See Basel.
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- proper n. A city in Switzerland; Alternative spelling of Basel.
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- n. a city in northwestern Switzerland
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After admitting his chances of landing the manager's job were "dented" by the 1-0 defeat by Bulgaria on Friday, Flynn needs a positive result and improved performance in Basle to persuade the Football Association of Wales he could still be the man to replace Toshack.
Sautter gave an address at the Fourteenth World's Conference in Basle, Switzerland in July 1898.
Allier attended the Fourteenth World's Conference in Basle in July 1898, emphasizing the importance of service for students.
This co-operation for which the Bank for International Settlements in Basle plays a pivotal role has been developed and "tested" in the various crises of the pound sterling, and I have already mentioned its relative success preventing a collapse of the whole system -- in the German case.
He attended local schools except for one year in Basle, Switzerland (his father was of Swiss origin), then went on to Rhodes
Camenzind, written in Basle and set in Switzerland, had a quick success.
He was a British delegate at the Fourteenth World's Conference in Basle, Switzerland in July 1898.
Yet, the Basle committee of bank supervisors has based the new capital regime for banks and investment firms, known as Basle 2, on the banks 'internal measures of risk and credit scoring.
Isn't it true that the adoption of an ill thought out global (G10 plus the Swiss) agreement called Basle II caused the current banking crisis and that all the governments involved are busy trying to 'cover up' their mistake in signing up to it.
The "Basle" (his cousin) had promised him her portrait.