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  • adj. important or well publicized


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  • "I left because of the way they rolled out the HST," said Mr. Lekstrom, referring to his high-profile bolting of the Liberal caucus last year over the government's handling of the controversial levy.

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  • If you cold-call a high-profile agent, and when the assistant says, "Who may I say is calling?" it's much easier to get through if you say, "It's Pat Gallagher calling from NBC," than to say, "It's Pat Gallagher calling from my living room."

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  • Included in the stable of so-called high-profile candidates is CHCH TV's Donna Skelly, who was another one to be anointed at the expense of a long-time Conservative party member in Ancaster-Dundas-Flamborough-Westdale. - Home Page

  • We asked a number of people at this high-profile church, widely identified as quintessentially evangelical, how they described their religious affiliation.

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  • “We ought to go down there to Pier Six and show them!” he shouted to his congregation from the pulpit, his fury ultimately giving rise to a high-profile Easter Sunday event at Pier Six that same year.

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  • The city has a wide range of high-profile crisis managers well-versed in scandal—from the crew Mr. Weiner was able to rally in short order to firms such as Sunshine Sachs & Associates, which mainly works with celebrity clients.

    Weiner Hunts for Crisis Advice

  • The latest rally still has room to run in the near term, said Steven Major , global head of fixed-income research at HSBC in London and a high-profile Treasury bond bull over the past few years.

    Bearish Forecasters Yield to Reality

  • It has settled or lost several high-profile lawsuits, leading critics to accuse it of not being aggressive enough, and others to contend the crisis wasn't necessarily prompted by criminal activity.

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  • Paris haute couturier Christian Lacroix is remaking himself as a furniture designer after his label's high-profile bankruptcy.

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  • NEW DELHI -- An Indian court Wednesday rejected the bail pleas of lawmaker Kanimozhi Karunanidhi and corporate executive Sharad Kumar in a high-profile case related to an allegedly rigged sale of mobile telecommunication licenses and airwaves in 2008.

    Lawmaker Kanimozhi's Bail Plea Rejected


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