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  • The International Convention Against the Recruitment, Use, Financing and Training of Mercenaries drafted between 1980 and 1989 goes further, because it imposes criminal liability on mercenaries, accomplices to mercenaries, and anyone who "recruits, uses, finances, or trains" them.

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  • Nevertheless, the OECD said these reforms are essential to balance government fi nances.

    OECD: Global Recovery Is Stabilizing

  • Then, very deliberately, she says, “The nances of the world have many uses, my dear coach.”

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  • MATTHEW CHASE, CNN CORRESPONDENT (voice-over): He's the daring archaeologist who's dodged nances, Arab swordsmen and poisonous snakes.

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  • Excuse, madam, a little innocent raillery I met you both, with a discomposure on your counte-nances.

    Sir Charles Grandison

  • “I could, but I can tell you now, there was no reference to his fi nances.”

    Death of a Dentist

  • Alexandra had time only to bid a hasty farewell to her two nances and kiss her father's cheek before she was whirled off in the countess's luxurious carriage.

    The English Witch

  • In the 1580's Machia - vellism was so much acknowledged as a recognizable, distinct attitude that the term Machiavellist appeared in print (1581 in France in Nicolas Froumenteau's Fi - nances; 1589 in England in a treatise by Thomas Nash).


  • Thus the complex, multivalenced reso - nances that the artists had been able to achieve through correspondence and cross-reference were now lost.

    Dictionary of the History of Ideas

  • So household fi nances remain somewhat constrained.


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