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  • n. A reversal or undoing of tasks previously done (often in reverse order)


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  • It's just not worth it kevin ... backout while you still can.

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  • I've noticed that people with hg tend to do backouts using "hg backout", because, well, it's a command named "backout".

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  • Invesco and Prudential - the institutional shareholders understood to have led the backout - are right to say that if energy prices are likely to be high for the foreseeable future then a greater premium should be attached to the price.

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  • And had to get their papers validated by a Mexican vet when flying backout!!

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  • ACA did piece on this last week where mortgagees whinged about having to pay upward of $20,000 to backout of fixed rate loans, and how the banks are pillars of evil for making them do so.

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  • It is impossible to see possible traffic or pedestrians as you backout.

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  • Cars and taxis in the train terminal's driveway were backout, trying to get away from the scene of gunfire and madnEvery Commuters and day travelers were still pushing their way oul the building's front doors.

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  • Honest, if I could make as slick a backout as that, without carryin 'away anybody's footprint, I'd rate myself a headliner among the trouble dodgers.

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  • ArcelorMittal, the world's largest steel maker, said Tuesday in a surprise announcement that it has decided to backout of its

  • On the loan yield, if I just kind of backout the $72 million in accretable yield, I'm backing into an effective loan yield on your portfolio of about 370.


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