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  • all, except for a set negligible in some sense: finite, countable or of zero measure


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  • "That is also why almost all of them were later somehow afflicted or persecuted by the communist regime," Sobotka said.

    Prague Monitor

  • In French Graduals almost all the sequences of the first epoch were supplanted by the later ones, whereas in Germany, together with the new ones a considerable number of those which are supposed to be Notker's remained in use as late as the fifteenth century.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss

  • This got them almost all the really important messagesbut, of course, a good number of unimportant ones as well.

    In the Shadow of the Oval Office

  • Thanks to the exceptional native gifts of the GuaranĂ­s, the abilities necessary for almost all the trades and crafts were soon developed in these people.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss

  • We were out of radio contact almost all of the time, and for the short stretches when we were in contact, it was over the Rose Knot Victor or the Coastal Sentry Quebec.

    First Man

  • Reading Abbey in Surrey, England, was founded by Henry I in 1121, who built it, writes William of Malmesbury, "between the rivers Kennet and Thames, in a spot calculated for the reception of almost all who might have occasion to travel to the most populous cities of England, where he placed monks of the Cluniac Order, who are to this day a noble pattern of holiness and an example of unwearied and delightful hospitality".

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss

  • And to suggest purity, snow-capped mountains appear on the packaging of almost all the major brands: Poland Spring, Evian, Volvic, and Crystal Geyser.

    Experiential Marketing

  • The Eastern Church, even that part of it which has remained in communion with Rome, has never known the life and many-sided vitality of the orders of the West: we find in it Monks of St. Anthony, and others of St. Pachomius; almost all the monasteries are Basilian.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss

  • Usage varied considerably, but in almost all cases the resources so provided seem to have been expended parochially and not upon the general needs of the diocese.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss

  • Like almost all the swimming spots thereabouts, Bordigheras shoreline was carpeted in sea-smoothed stones.

    The Italian Summer


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