from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The act of furthering, advancing, or helping forward: "Pakistan does not aspire to any . . . role in furtherance of the strategies of other powers” ( Ismail Patel).
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The act of furthering or helping forward
- n. Promotion.
- n. Advancement or progress.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The act of furthering or helping forward; promotion; advancement; progress.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of furthering or forwarding; promotion; advancement.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. encouragement of the progress or growth or acceptance of something
- n. the advancement of some enterprise
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I personally am sickened by those who hide behind empty platitudes in furtherance of justification of raping and killing innocent and weak people under specious claims of justification.
All the exceptions to the first amendment hold that the immediate act of producing the speech is a crime, or is subject to criminal or civil penalty: fraud, speech in furtherance of a crime, libel etc.
That process — not beyond but in furtherance of what the legislature wrote — is what I mean by standards of review.
Conspiracy liability requires an overt act in furtherance of a conspiracy.
The indictment, handed up late Wednesday, lists four counts: possession with intent to distribute PCP; possession with intent to distribute cocaine; possession of two handguns in furtherance of drug trafficking; possessing those guns as a felon.
Gerrymandered districts all but guarantee most incumbents reelection, while term limits offer a perverse incentive for cynical self-promotion in furtherance of individual ambition over cooperative collaboration in service of the public interest.
And at this point, the objection more properly becomes: But Congress could require you to do anything if it was in furtherance of legitimate commercial regulation, and the relationship was direct!
Or, to put it perhaps a little more technically, Congress clearly has the authority to regulate noncommercial conduct when doing so is in furtherance of a broad commercial regulatory goal, and there is no authority indicating that this analysis is dependant on the nature of that noncommercial conduct, specifically including whether it consists of affirmative conduct vs. passive inaction.
And yet the return of those lands conquered is assumed to be part of Israeli obligation instead of a concession made by the Israelis in furtherance ofpeace.
If not, then I fail to see how the tax is in furtherance of the regulatory goal.