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  • n. Alternative spelling of harmonization.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. etc. See harmonization, etc.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a piece of harmonized music
  • n. singing in harmony


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harmony +‎ -isation


  • Being an essentially 1950s Socialist construct, this behemoth hates anyone who tries to cut themselves some slack so the nasty and dangerous phrase 'tax harmonisation' is beint breathed once more.

    Saved by the Irish, begorrah!

  • FURTHER RANDOM THOUGHT: If harmonisation is the reason for this move, then shouldn; t we all switch to driving on the right?

    Scrap the Mile Says Kinnock

  • A Commonwealth capacity for harmonisation is a matter of consequence to the whole international community.

    Empires of the Mind: Canada and the Commonwealth

  • "We are in the final phase, before resolutions are set down and a commitment is made by the armed groups," Malu Malu, a Catholic priest, told AFP, saying that talks were under way for the "harmonisation" of stances before a plenary session.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Then, of course, a few years down the line, "harmonisation" of the law, so it applies to everyone.

    The Oxford Phlegm to Prayer?

  • Gone is the word "harmonisation" – a red rag to many bulls – and in comes "simplification", justified in part by the need to reduce "compliance costs" imposed on businesses.

    Trying it on… again

  • This is all part of what is known as "mutual recognition" of standards, which is actually the antithesis of "harmonisation".

    More EU Madness

  • This process has been expedited by a series of ill-judged regulatory initiatives, including under the banner of "harmonisation".


  • Yet another player from a dwarf country, she is supposed to stand up to the might of Germany which is the player pushing hardest for tax "harmonisation" – this being code for the accession countries putting up their corporation taxes to stop them being too competitive with er… Germany.

    A sense of humour

  • The meeting of the IPEG, which is chaired by Japan, will work on strengthening cooperation between regional governments on a range of intellectual property issues, such as harmonisation of application and registration procedures, enforcement of intellectual property rights, raising public awareness and new policy issues, such as the intellectual property aspects of biotechnology and e-commerce.

    Australia Hosts Meeting of Asia-Pacific Intellectual Property Group - Media gateway - Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade


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