Definitions

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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of smoothen.

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  • adjective made smooth by ironing

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Examples

  • LRC cited that such is the case in Siocon town in Zamboanga del Sur where the NCIP office allegedly "smoothened" the FPIC process by "acquiring the consent with pseudo representatives from the Subanen tribe" despite the opposition of legitimate timuays led by Timuay Jose Anoy, owner of the Certificate of Ancestral Domain Title.

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  • LRC cited that such is the case in Siocon town in Zamboanga del Sur where the NCIP office allegedly "smoothened" the FPIC process by "acquiring the consent with pseudo representatives from the Subanen tribe" despite the opposition of legitimate timuays led by Timuay Jose Anoy, owner of the Certificate of Ancestral Domain Title.

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  • Mr. Kothari said the decision to retire was taken earlier, but he waited for the merger between Merrill Lynch and Bank of America to be smoothened out before making a public announcement.

    DSP Merrill Chairman Sells His Stake to Bank Of America

  • Jugs have most often thin walls and their exterior surface is either simply smoothened or applied with an off-white slip (Figure 2).

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  • So far it is my favorite temple in India, perhaps not for sacred reasons, but for the pleasure of walking barefoot along the long 800 year old corridors, the cement smoothened by thousands of pilgrim footsteps, to stop at each of 22 wells, to receive a blessing of a pail of water, dumped on my head.

    Karin Badt: Clips from India: Rameswaram (i)

  • Starring Emma Thompson, the clip delivers his message in a powerful and not smoothened by hypocritical euphemism.

    No Fat Clips!!! : Torture by any Other Name

  • That, for instance, there should be smoothened surfaces for the use of traffic, and that these roads should come from the country and, meeting the city, should turn into streets.

    At Swim, Two Boys

  • That, for instance, there should be smoothened surfaces for the use of traffic, and that these roads should come from the country and, meeting the city, should turn into streets.

    At Swim, Two Boys

  • The wood to be scribed is smoothened, planed to width and thickness, marked with angle signs and drawn together.

    3. Measuring and Scribing

  • (Asia, Africa) made of compacted stone or earth and smoothened with a mixture of soil and cow dung, or only cow dung (for resistance to abraison, cracks and insects).

    Chapter 4

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