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  • n. Plural form of overture.

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Examples

  • No more unilateral peace overtures from the right.

    “Coarsening.” - Moe_Lane’s blog - RedState

  • -- A 6-foot-4, 190-pounder, he committed to Washington State early and then resisted overtures from the likes of Cal and Arizona State after he had a big senior year.

    Washington State - Team Notes

  • He is not ideologically bent and, as proof of that, he rejected all overtures from the Bush Administration to hire him.

    Matthew Yglesias » Why Ross? Why Iran?

  • A Republican Senate aide said Friday morning that there was little McConnell could offer in terms of high-ranking committee slots, which is why Lieberman is resisting overtures from the Republican side.

    startling? high wire act by lieberman

  • A Republican Senate aide said Friday morning that there was little McConnell could offer in terms of high ranking committee slots, which is why Lieberman is resisting overtures from the Republican side.

    Today in Iran and Iraq - Swampland - TIME.com

  • Many of his major donors had rejected, privately and in some cases formally, overtures from the Clinton campaign, and thus they gravitated naturally toward Obama.

    Teacher and Apprentice

  • And unfortunately for the staunch unionists, I can easily imagine more of the 50% will be won over by the optimistic and inspiring overtures from the SNP than the 35% will from the pessimistic doom-mongering from the unionist parties.

    SNP Marathon Team - Progress Report

  • Will struggles with how to tell his proud father of his predicament while also dealing with both the son of a supervillain his dad put in prison and romantic overtures from the student body president.

    Current Movie Reviews, Independent Movies - Film Threat

  • While Saban heads for the NFL, Iowa fans are glad coach Kirk Ferentz has turned down overtures from the pros.

    USATODAY.com

  • After rumored overtures from the Yankees, Cardinals and Blue Jays, Giles re-upped with the Padres for three seasons despite seeing his power numbers tumble the past two seasons due in large part to spacious Petco Park.

    USATODAY.com - Most at the position bring power to plate

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