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  • noun Support; agreement; approval; blessing (in a secular sense).
  • noun poker A tournament where a player must purchase all of his or her chips before the tournament starts.
  • noun poker The amount that a player buys in for


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  • The acceptance of something, such as a large corporate expense or project, by those with the power to authorize it.

    March 5, 2009

  • I wonder if the reference to poker is deliberate.

    March 5, 2009