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- adjective Currently ruling or holding a position.
- verb Present participle of
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- adjective exercising power or authority
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HMOs have done a decent job in reigning in health care inflation, at least until recently.
Since Sen Mitchell and the GOP do not want govermental intervention in reigning in the "evil doers" in the banking sysytem who do the GOP want to assume the role?
I mean, who knows what calamities await us if we “go too far” in reigning them in.
Christ's spiritual body (Col 1: 24). they ... also -- as well as myself: both God's elect not yet converted and those already so. salvation ... glory -- not only salvation from wrath, but glory in reigning with Him eternally (2Ti 2: 12).
The result of His thus reigning is the durability of the world.
Grace reigning is a reverence of God, and gives honour to him who is infinitely great and high, and to whom all honour is due, than which what is more becoming or should be more pleasing to the rational creature?
That sure won't make King or Vander Plaats happy; they're more in mind of the phrase reigning back "judicial activism."
They also pay lip service to the idea of reigning in spending, but never mention specific cuts.
This Duc de Val*******, although Prince de Mon**, that is to say a reigning prince abroad, had so high an idea of France and its peerage, that he viewed everything through their medium.
The group was founded in 1997 by Piers Adams, who the Washington Post has called the reigning recorder virtuoso of our day.