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  • n. Plural form of overhaul.
  • n. An overall.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of overhaul.


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  • Progressives say now isn't the time for fiscal restraint, given the economy's fragile state and the need for long-term overhauls in health care and energy.

    White House to Hunt for New Tax Revenues

  • What the markets want to hear, though, is not only prescriptions for long-term overhauls but assurances that the E.C.B. will do whatever it takes to prevent a near-term panic.

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  • "We must get this economy going again - and the way to do that is to reduce the tax burdens on business, stop the proposed stream of massive 'overhauls' and new laws that are scaring away new business investment, and allow American ingenuity to do what it does best," he said. - Local News

  • By relegating most of the proposed changes, such as overhauls of the dining system and physical education requirement, to over a dozen departments and project teams, the Task Force risks losing valuable student input regarding policy implementation.

    The Tech - MIT's Student Newspaper

  • May 14, 2008 at 05:30 AM the cameron diaz looks good and safe but i think you would totally rock something a little braver. go shorter, go on! i've had mannishly short and rapunzel long and everything in between and i still LOVE the feeling of a really good shortish style - kind of overhauls your look like nothing else! oh and i've been meaning to suggest jamie t for running. kinda rude, lots of swearing, funny london mockney accent. he got me through the 3 mile wall this morning and i thought of you - how weird is that?

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  • According to "Roll Call", "After rewriting rules for lobbyists, increasing the federal minimum wage and moving on other election-year promises, senior Democratic Members in both chambers said Friday that within weeks they will begin scrutinizing electronic voting equipment and, for now, shelve other election-related proposals such as overhauls of 527s and electronic financial disclosure in the Senate.

    'Daily Voting News' For January 16, 2007

  • "overhauls" it? posted on 01/20/2010 3: 37: 52 AM PST

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  • (Chalmers, Starkweather, and Hubbard gaze at each other dumbfoundedly.) (The two Maids come out from behind screen and stand near door to right rear.) (Starkweather is loath to believe, and steps to Margaret's garments and overhauls them.)


  • The mayor said the steady growth in the graduation rate—from about 50% when the mayor first took control of the schools in 2002—helps validate overhauls such as closing failing schools and opening new ones in their place, often with a different administration and a new crop of teachers.

    Graduation Rates in City Set Record

  • Now, with 20 months left in office and the nation's lawmakers increasingly focused on 2012 elections, time is running short for Mr. Lee to tackle the economic overhauls he discussed in his 2007 campaign, including reducing the government's role in the financial sector.

    Lee Is Dealt Bank Setback


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