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  • n. Plural form of purview.


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  • I'm just hopeful that NOAA will get the same budget consideration that NASA does; NOAA does wonderful work helping us to understand the world upon which we live, and I think it's great that NOAA and NASA have been able to work together to help increase awareness and understanding of our planet's processes, and I hope they're able to do so, in addition to undertaking and enhancing their separate research purviews.

    Forget Space, Explore The Oceans - NASA Watch

  • I wandered through the Met on quiet Saturday mornings, pleased to have my favorite seats and purviews.

    Stephanie Sandberg: New Jersey State of Mind

  • As with any social phenomena, an attempt to corral the scope of the issue into a single pen will leave many purviews outside the gates.

    Geri Spieler: Mexican Migration: A South of the Border View

  • Yet, this bicultural understanding of nationalism, although very much needed within today's international relations and diplomatic purviews, has largely remained an unfilled void.

    Radovan Karadzic's website and blog

  • I know Dr. Mutter through my own Katrina oral history work and have followed intently his efforts to go beyond the purviews of state officialdom and create the most complete list possible of Katrina deceased.

    Stacy Parker Aab: Still Counting Katrina's Dead

  • A particuarly fun subplot of the first Bush term is the way NSA adviser Condoleezza Rice and Secretary of State Colin Powell never had any clue what the hell Cheney was doing, as he took complete control over policies supposedly under the purviews of their agencies.

    Changing the Boundaries of Dickistan - Swampland -

  • The law says that it is a crime for government officials to conduct electronic surveillance outside the exclusive purviews of that law or the criminal wiretap statute.

    kemo666 Diary Entry

  • The subject matter falls between traditional purviews of animal scientists and foresters and thus accorded limited attention by either.

    Chapter 20

  • Sultan-Selim, as I judged, with immense purviews into abstract distances and mirage.

    The Purple Cloud

  • We assessed two trends among the newer launches, emerging markets funds with broad asset-class purviews and ones with exceptionally wide geographic universes, in an article in November.


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