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  • n. Plural form of factor.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of factor.


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  • With this fundamental point as a basis, we look to nature for two kinds of natural processes or factors, first, those which may originate variations as _primary factors_, -- the counterparts of human ingenuity and invention in the case of locomotive evolution, -- and the

    The Doctrine of Evolution Its Basis and Its Scope

  •  factors and opportunity factors as well here ... we don't know exactly  what combination resulted in his wanting to murder young women-exactly why


  • A number of short term factors, including a higher proportion of higher-cost inventory in second quarter shipments, an increase in non-silicon costs, and a faster than expected drop in solar module ASP all contributed to the low margin levels.

  • Just that there were certain factors in Blair's career that he would have in common with the Antichrist.

    Ankerberg: Tony Blair could be Antichrist--- because he's Catholic

  • Indeed, media executives have been remarkably successful at convincing outsiders that this sector, possibly because of its reliance on mysterious creative factors, is somehow governed by unique business principles.

    The Moguls’ New Clothes

  • Richard Davis , managing director and portfolio manager within BlackRock's natural-resources equity division, said that while the price of gold has reached an all-time high on political unrest in the Middle East, more medium-term factors, such as concern about the global recovery, currency volatility, and the increasing pricing power and size of the emerging market consumer, will keep investors interested in gold over the medium term.

    Unrest Gives Gold New Shine

  • There are two main factors that have been strengthening the extremist groups: the unceasing support that they get from Pakistan and the widespread corruption and fraud elections that have made the Afghans disenchanted with the government they happily welcomed and felt proud of 9 years ago.

    Abdulhadi Hairan: The Unpeaceful Karzai-Taliban 'Peace Talks'

  • Family size and composition will be the main factors affecting the total borough population in the future.

    Beachwood Borough Master Plan, Part II « Beachwood Historical Alliance

  • Taxation is lower also because of short-term factors and long-term factors.

    Jeffrey Sachs: Budgetary Deceit and America's Decline

  • The long-term factors involve repeated tax cuts for companies and high-income individuals that have systematically eroded the tax base, giving unjust and unaffordable benefits for America's millionaires, billionaires, and multinational corporations.

    Jeffrey Sachs: Budgetary Deceit and America's Decline


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