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


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  • By appealing to the role of conventions, it is thought, we can distinguish linguistic signs, the meaningful use of words, from mere natural ˜signs™.

    The Normativity of Meaning and Content

  • Passion of sudden death! that once in youth I read and interpreted by the shadows of thy averted signs [Footnote: "_Averted signs_": -- I read the course and changes of the lady's agony in the succession of her involuntary gestures; but it must be remembered that I read all this from the rear, never once catching the lady's full face, and even her profile imperfectly.]!

    The English Mail-Coach and Joan of Arc

  • Proglem is google initially replaces all your blank spaces with + signs, the +signs with a \% 2B code and so on.

    AutoHotkey Community

  • Morgan Chase & Co.'s report last week showing that fourth-quarter profit jumped 47% amid what it called signs of strength among U.S. consumers and businesses.

    Write-Downs Drive BofA to Loss

  • And trying to read the signs is amusing, because a lot of thm just say "Thank you."

    everyone still loves George Take~i!

  • Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates said on a visit to Afghanistan last week that he was heartened by what he called signs of progress.

    Dozens of suspected Afghan insurgents killed in rare wintertime fighting

  • Democrats and liberal groups have been alarmed by what they describe as signs of possible retreat by the White House on especially important issues, and they argue that jettisoning a public plan would amount to a betrayal of those who supported Obama's historic candidacy last year.

    Health Care, Obama and the USA May Fail; but the Dream Lives

  • President Obama strongly defending his ambitious economic agenda today, declaring his policies are generating signs what he called signs of economic progress.

    CNN Transcript Apr 14, 2009

  • He said the FNL was wary of negotiating with the government delegation given the alleged truce violations which he termed signs of Bujumbura's insincerity and lack of commitment to peace.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • John XXIII explicitly defined that task by identifying, in his 1963 encyclical "Pacem in Terris," what he called the signs of the times — three reasons for tremendous hope.

    Philocrites: Waiting for Pope John XXIV.


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