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  • n. Plural form of shift.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of shift.


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  • At the core lay an election code that marks representative democracy with a \'modified approach\ 'that has led to such things as described and other more subtle appplications -- such as post apportionement precinct shifts "to account for population shifts\'.

    Election Challenge Continued: Part II

  • The two sides disagree on the total dollar figure the cuts represent, because Democrats include in their definition shifts of money from certain funds - like transportation weight fees or mental health services - to the general fund, while Republicans count just permanent spending cuts.

    Jerry Brown Signs Budget Cuts

  • For a moment, her short, sandy curls catch sparks of sun reflecting off a truck traversing the dirt road in front of her New Mexico home, and her expression shifts from that of an incredulous patient to steely physician.

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  • If you use the arrow key frame by frame feature, you can see that the title shifts to CLeVERFIELD!

    Cloverfield Trailer 2 Screenshots

  • Thus the term shifts from a rhetorical category to an element in a mystical view of nature.

    Dictionary of the History of Ideas

  • Her expression shifts to friendly confusion, and she bounds off through another door.

    The Guardian World News

  • Moving on from the dual-story issues that comprised the initial arc of "American Vampire," the title shifts locations, the writer shifts characters, and the artist shifts his style.

    Comic Book Resources

  • He takes on a showy, feminine feel here, and it slowly gets more Eastern influenced as the title shifts location.

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  • (women); the title shifts as one obituary leads to another and another.

    Houston Press | Complete Issue

  • Their best hope may be to encourage the EC to look beyond immediate competition concerns to longer-term shifts in Europe's financial-markets.

    Deutsche Börse's Last Throw of the Merger Dice


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