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  • noun obsolete insurance

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  • I foresaw then what has since happened, that, under the appearance of daring obduracy, I should acquire such a habitual command over my followers, that I might use it for the ensurance of discipline, and for relieving the distresses of the wretches who fell under our power.

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  • Meanwhile, policymakers work on a new set of regulations to ensure transparency on Wall Street -- governing disclosures, minimum capital requirements, avoidance of conflicts of interest, and better ensurance against stock manipulation -- so that, once the bad debts are off the books, the new numbers can be trusted.

    The Coming Bailout of All Bailouts Bill: A Better Alternative

  • Meanwhile, policymakers work on a new set of regulations to ensure transparency on Wall Street -- governing disclosures, minimum capital requirements, avoidance of conflicts of interest, and better ensurance against stock manipulation -- so that, once the bad debts are off the books, the new numbers can be trusted.

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  • I like to see us as the earth´s ensurance policy.

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  • I mean they don't get the helth ensurance or the edumacation of the likes of you and, well, not me.

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  • This information is very essential to these -- the people of the area where the hurricane is hitting, the ensurance of what's happening and also a lot of tranquility.

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  • Grand Design, attributed to Henry IV by Sully in his Mémoires, for the ensurance of perpetual peace through organization of a Christian Republic with the Holy Roman Emperor as first magistrate and a general council of Europe to discuss affairs of common interest and if possible settle disputes.

    1572-73

  • The Soviet Union and Cuba stress most emphatically that this presupposes complete withdrawal of Israeli troops from all the Arab territories occupied in 1967 and ensurance of the legitimate rights of the Arab people of Palestine.

    SOVIET-CUBAN DECLARATION SIGNED IN HAVANA

  • Lay no injunction upon your child without the ensurance of a compliance.

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  • Secondly, as to the immediate prognosis in all abdominal injuries, the ensurance of rest and limitation as far as possible of transport were of the highest importance, either in the case of wound of the alimentary canal, or in wounds of the solid viscera in which hæmorrhage was a possible result.

    Surgical Experiences in South Africa, 1899-1900 Being Mainly a Clinical Study of the Nature and Effects of Injuries Produced by Bullets of Small Calibre

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