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  • adv. Used as a mild apology for following remark, which could otherwise be taken as disrespectful.


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  • Guided by ancient Jewish and Christian tradition they feel constrained to abide by the explicit titles to the same collections, all the more so because the titles in the Book of Proverbs are manifestly discriminating with respect to authorship, and because the title, "These also are Mishle Shelomoh, which the men of Ezechias, King of Juda, copied out" (xxv, 1), in particular, bears the impress of definiteness and accuracy.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss

  • When you have done analysis with respect to yourself, searching for an inherently existent “I,” eventually you experience a nonfinding of “I,” but is this the emptiness of inherent existence or something coarser?

    How to See Yourself As You Really Are

  • Dollar Thrifty said that it is urging shareholders to take no action with respect to the exchange offer given the uncertainty surrounding the length and outcome of the regulatory process as the company works with both Hertz and Avis Budget Group

    Dollar Thrifty Tells Shareholders To Spurn Hertz Offer

  • And so, on January 20, 2003, Bush signed National Security Presidential Directive NSPD 24, creating a postwar planning office within the Defense Department that would undertake detailed planning across the spectrum of issues that the United States Government would face with respect to the postwar administration of Iraq.

    In the Shadow of the Oval Office

  • There they pronounced an attack on one of the colonies an attack on all, entered into a nonimportation agreement with respect to British goods, and urged that arrangements be made, through the Committees of Correspondence, for representatives of each colony to meet in early September 1774 in Philadelphia as a Continental Congress.

    Angel in the Whirlwind

  • Part of his insistence on their being included stemmed from the fact that there were deep suspicions at State about the NSCs intentions with respect to issues like German unification and the need to reach out to Gorbachev.

    In the Shadow of the Oval Office

  • It had given a new order to dismantle the arms which you described as offensive, and to crate and return them to the Soviet Union, and the Soviet premier accepted with respect and trust Kennedys assurances against an invasion of Cuba.

    In the Shadow of the Oval Office

  • However, Rauscher immediately obtained from the emperor the annulment of the sentence and of the consequences which it entailed with respect to civil rights and relations.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss

  • UNCERTAINTY The degree to which a number of alternatives are perceived with respect to the occurrence of an event and the relative probabilities of these alternatives.

    Diffusion of Innovations

  • Delivering the first convocation address of the Bharathidasan University's constituent college for women, Ponnavaikko said that the country remained poor with respect to per capita income though it has good gross domestic product (GDP) growth and purchase power parity.

    The Hindu - Front Page


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