Definitions

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  • proper noun Initialism of Department for Work and Pensions.
  • proper noun Initialism of Department of Water and Power.

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Examples

  • When I called the DWP, they first told me that someone would be out to look at the problem by 8 pm that night (it was 3 pm when I was calling).

    Matt Littman: 105 Degrees, We're Out of Power, and No One Cares

  • If you call the DWP, they'll put you on hold for a half hour without ever picking up the phone.

    Matt Littman: 105 Degrees, We're Out of Power, and No One Cares

  • Because it was a best of ... show, I got to take a bit of a nostalgic tour through my last year at ACME: when we did Tribute, and Living and Dying in DWP, I realized how sad I was that I got sick and missed most of the run of A Day in the Life.

    In Exile

  • Because it was a best of ... show, I got to take a bit of a nostalgic tour through my last year at ACME: when we did Tribute, and Living and Dying in DWP, I realized how sad I was that I got sick and missed most of the run of A Day in the Life.

    In Exile

  • I called the DWP corporate offices claiming to be a cop and explained that our sergeant who had the phone number for Special Desk was on assignment, and we needed to get it again.

    Wired Top Stories

  • I called the DWP corporate offices claiming to be a cop and explained that our sergeant who had the phone number for Special Desk was on assignment, and we needed to get it again.

    Wired Top Stories

  • A member of staff at the home called the DWP, who said the letter - informing him that as a widower he was now entitled to pension credit payments - was sent in error.

    Home | Mail Online

  • The issue was a rate raise for the electric co called DWP, Dept of water and Power.

    More Global Warming Baloney from the AP | RedState

  • In the long term the DWP pension problems and those unwarrented salaries will sink the city and you and I will be picking up the tab and these are not TARP funds that will be repaid.

    Los Angeles Politics Hotsheet for Friday

  • Joe Essavi had one of the best quips of the night when he said that "The City Council and the DWP are the sinkholes!"

    Archive 2009-09-01

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