Definitions

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  • n. the Soviet Union

Etymologies

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Possibly a shortening of French URSS ("USSR") to fit the three letter International Olympic Committee country codes.

Examples

  • Gloucester County has paid $323,301 to a consulting firm known as URS for engineering design and other services to comply with a state consent order regarding alleged violations of environmental laws and regulations.

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  • LOW)), PKB is heavily concentrated in the industrials sector, including construction and engineering firms such as URS (

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  • This gave the impression that URS TINNER did not wish to leave any trace of his presence there.

    Fallout

  • Mark Bew, Board dir, URS Scott Wilson Worldwide, for serv construction sector. cclr Mohammad Bhatti, for serv local govt and to the commty.

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  • Some industry analysts predicted the regulation would also benefit firms that make pollution-control equipment, including Babcock & Wilcox Co. and URS Corp.

    EPA Rule Targets Mercury Pollution

  • URS officials said in a statement that no retirement trust funds were ever at risk during the course of Mr. Cox's conduct and that he did not have the authority to take trust funds, or influence the decision on whether to hire an investment manager.

    Ex-Utah Pension Employee Sentenced

  • Law-enforcement authorities believed Mr. Cox acted alone in the case, URS said.

    Ex-Utah Pension Employee Sentenced

  • Utah Retirement Systems, or URS, is an independent agency established by the State of Utah responsible for the operation of various funds maintained as retirement accounts for active and retired state public employees.

    Ex-Utah Pension Employee Sentenced

  • In June, San Francisco-based URS won the takeover battle for British engineering consultancy firm Scott Wilson, which is a key contractor on London's Crossrail project.

    Sold: a decade of UK infastructure assets changing hands

  • Earlier URS was rapped over the knuckles by the Takeover Panel.

    AstraZeneca shines on Crestor ruling as FTSE edges higher

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