Belonger


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Be·long·er

 (bĭ-lông′ər, -lŏng′-)
n. Caribbean
A native-born island resident or a person who has been granted the status of a native-born resident: "Resentment for what many Belongers consider Britain's parsimonious attitude has rekindled a 13-year-old debate" (Maclean's).

belonger

(bɪˈlɒŋə)
n
(Peoples) a native-born Caribbean person
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Persons seeking to acquire residence status, become a belonger, have their entry and landing permits renewed or issued, and process all other immigration services will be asked to schedule their appointments from Monday through Thursday.
32 billion along with bei the belonger of the  Turks and Caicos Islands.
Belonger perceptions of tourism and its impacts in the Turks and Caicos Islands.
The former chief justice found that Hanchell knew that the land was worth significantly more than he was paying for it, even taking into account a Belonger discount, because he had commissioned private third party valuations to value the land;
As a consequence, there were allegations of wide-spread corruption and improper practise in several areas of government responsibility, including in planning and development, with inadequate controls and conflicts of interest; immigration, with the abuse of Belonger status; land deals, particularly the improper use and disposal of Crown Land (which was investigated in a separate Commission of Inquiry headed by Blom-Cooper in 1987 [Report of the Commissioner 1987]); and the rental of property by government to its employees (Report of the Commissioner 1986, 83-88).
Each family, tribe and so on distinguishes friend from foe, belonger or non-belonger, by what he says and how he says it.
Finally, in the eighth chapter, Campbell identifies the trends and consequences of these progressions in the use and adaptation of new media by religious groups, not the least of which is how people view the idea of religious authority as it has been traditionally defined offline, and how traditional religions will cope with the behaviors based on new conceptions of belonger groups and loyalty, as changed by online communities.
Belonger Christopher J & Anita M to Morrison Danielle M; 1339 Roundup Dr, Eugene, 97401; $204,000.
Participant and observer, belonger and outsider, Kaufman is always conscious of her own positioning: in the family as mother, grandmother, wife; in political struggles in Israel where she lives; in relation to historical/ Biblical texts.
Belonger, WDNR, Marinette]) were regressed against 1983-85 estimates of [B.
It is not known how and to what extent the individuals under scrutiny may have participated in the land deal but it seems to have been the practice in several recent questionable dealings in Crown land for local people to be used as facilitators to provide a belonger discounted price for land flips or as belonger corporate stockholders;