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  • v. Present participle of purchase.

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  • n. the act of buying


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  • But unfortunately the term purchasing power in connection with the theory sometimes implies the reciprocal of the general price level in a country.


  • If the term purchasing power refers to the power of purchasing commodities, which are not only similar in technological composition, but also in the same geographical situation, the theory becomes the classical doctrine of comparative values of moneys in different countries and is a sound doctrine.


  • The SEC pins the swindle as scalping - which it defines as purchasing a security for oneself, recommending that same stock to another (typically posing as a "market specialist"), then immediately selling the stock when the market price goes up following the recommendation.

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  • The ministers each claimed for their share of the legal costs involved in purchasing the property and then later for the fees to buy the freehold.

    For Foulkes Sake - step forward The Red Baron

  • Unless you are purchasing from a La Casa del Habano (LCDH) store, beware.

    Is it legal to ship cigars from US to Baja.

  • Moral of story: regardless of what the Mexican constitution might say, one's experience in purchasing land or building homes is dictated by whatever local authority one is dealing with.

    Visa Requirements for Building in Mexico?

  • Would recommend that you do your homework if you are interested in purchasing HP laptops!

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  • The money he receives 100% goes in purchasing gear for the youngsters.

    hey del why is everyone sending you money? i'm just wondering i have seen all these messages about money?

  • You have repeatedly implied that all I want is to “rob” you of your “part-ownership” of Federal lands, which you claim to have shared in purchasing through moneys collected by the Federal government in taxes.

    Bush Administration v. Environmental Groups

  • If you liked this review and are interested in purchasing this book, click here.

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