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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of short-change.


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  • Professor Schmalz states that many Indian Protestant and Catholic denominations "eschew overt conversion efforts," but the reason he cites as to why -- that of "political repercussions" -- short-changes the overriding influence Hinduism's pluralistic worldview has had not only on Christianity, but other religions in India.

    Suhag A. Shukla, Esq.: The Question Of Evangelism In India

  • I agree that the focus on character and relationships on Bones often short-changes the mystery of the week, but I don't see how this development "flips off" the fans — especially because most fans know Emily Deschanel is pregnant herself and would probably gripe all next season if they'd made her hide it.

    Ask Matt: Finale Fever, Cougar Town, The Killing, Cancellation Fallout and More!

  • But to blame the media or not to insist on clearer answers short-changes the need for truth.

    Kent Annan: Three Cups Of Truth

  • It short-changes the audience, the subject, and indeed everybody--except Sorkin, whose scripting fees will doubtless keep him in luxury vehicles of whose mechanical workings he can afford to be blissfully unaware.

    Archive 2010-09-01

  • Her argument aims to defend Habermasian discourse ethics against the criticism that it short-changes the embedded, situated, and affiliated aspects of identity — the places, in short, where people actually live out their daily lives.


  • The word and the idea "religion" short-changes Jews.

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

  • The candy, they say, short-changes our bodies, providing energy only for a short time.

    Energizing Facts about Carbohydrates

  • Numbers often have to be localized commas changed to decimal points and vice versa, so if you have a document with a lot of numeric information with decimals or tables of pure numbers, Trados short-changes you.

    Word count issues – Part I « Musings from an overworked translator

  • My problem with making contemporary parallels is that it short-changes the historical, by reading it in light of modern events.

    Ferule & Fescue

  • By contrast, a sale of stock to outsiders at even a small discount short-changes the existing owners.

    Demystifying Rights Issues


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