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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • The countries of eastern Europe, especially those that were allied with the USSR in the Warsaw Pact, which was established in 1955 and dissolved in 1991.

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Examples

  • HONG KONG -- Chinese supermarket chain Times Ltd. 's majority shareholder has put the company up for sale, inviting bidders in hopes of fetching more than US$560 million for the retailer, according to people familiar with the situation.

    China Retailer on Block

  • Net profit for the six months ended June 30 was 3.83 billion yuan (US$560 million), down from 4.77 billion yuan a year earlier, the company said.

    IPO Moratorium Cuts Into Citic Securities Net

  • OZ Minerals -- one of the world's largest producers of zinc -- has been struggling to refinance US$560 million of loans by a Feb. 27 deadline.

    Chinese Gather Up Mining Resources Abroad

  • However, in the case of reclamation of soil affected by alkalinity, the cost is estimated at the rate of US$560/ha (Rs20,000/ha).

    Water profile of India

  • MELBOURNE -- OZ Minerals Ltd. stunned the market Friday with the revelation that the deadline for refinancing of US$560 million of debt facilities was Sunday and it hadn't been able to secure an extension.

    OZ Minerals Hits Deadline on Debt

  • OZ Minerals 'shares remain suspended as it struggles to refinance US$560 million of debt.

    OZ Minerals Will Close Nickel Mine

  • An opening promotion, available through Aug. 31, offers a beach front deluxe room for US$560 per night, for a minimum of seven consecutive nights.

    TRAVEL WATCH

  • Windows XP together with Office XP is US$560 in the U.S. This is over 2.5 months of GDP/capita in South Africa, and over 16 months of GDP/capita in Vietnam.

    Open Source In Nigeria: Article « open thinking

  • By now, the accumulated FDI flowed into China has reached over US$560 billion, a significant part of which was denominated in the currencies of the originating economies.

    RMB peg mechanism updated

  • FBI's Internet Crime Complaint Centre recorded US$560 million in cybercrime losses last year.

    PC World

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