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


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  • What Schiller undertakes is the authorization of the aesthetic Kant invokes in the place of such authorization.

    Aesthetic Violence and the Legitimacy of Reading Romanticism

  • Bernstein undertakes the task of showing, through argument and the compelling use of examples, that antidiscrimination laws, if they are not limited in scope, or if overzealously enforced, are a source of much greater social harm than the discrimination they are intended to prevent.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » You Can’t Say That! Blurbs:

  • Prudence gains men respect and success: He that handles a matter wisely (that is master of his trade and makes it to appear he understands what he undertakes, that is considerate in his affairs, and, when he speaks or writes on any subject, does it pertinently) shall find good, shall come into good repute, and perhaps may make a good hand of it.

    Commentary on the Whole Bible Volume III (Job to Song of Solomon)

  • Some examples of bloat from the first sentence alone: "accepts his latest job to" could be "undertakes"

    HH Com 87

  • In London, British Foreign Secretary William Hague told the House of Commons that the international community would have to consider sanctions against Assad if he undertakes "ever more violent repression, which can only bring short-term security for the authorities there."

    Hundreds detained after Syrian crackdown

  • The notice comes as China undertakes broader efforts to take greater control of Internet content.

    Beijing Censors Take Aim at Music

  • NASA is inviting the public to make its voice heard as a panel of experts undertakes an independent review of planned U.S. human space flight activities.

    Augustine Commission Website Now Online - NASA Watch

  • While Mr. Tepper may be correct in assuming that the major averages could rally in nominal terms if the Fed undertakes another round of quantitative easing, investors would still need to own the right assets to gain a real return on their portfolios.

    Michael Pento: Why David Tepper Is Only Half Right

  • So any country that undertakes similar binding cuts in aviation emissions through their domestic law would be able to have their flights excluded.

    Jake Schmidt: Congress Should Not Try to Stop the Europeans From Controlling Aviation's Carbon Pollution

  • "For reasons of public policy, our law provides the prosecutor with official immunity — perhaps not immunity from being fired, impeached, or hounded from public life, but immunity nonetheless — from lawsuits for money damages based on the acts he undertakes on behalf of the public," wrote Judge Bea, also a George W. Bush appointee.

    Justices to Hear Ashcroft Appeal


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