Sumption


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Sump´tion


n.1.A taking.
2.(Logic) The major premise of a syllogism.
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Lords Mance, Hughes and Sumption will all reach retirement age, and their positions will be filled by judges from lower down the ranks.
Madeleine Sumption, director of the Migration Observatory at the University of Oxford, said: "The data doesn't tell us this for certain, but the referendum has certainly created a set of circumstances - such as a fall in the value of the pound, and increased uncertainty about future status - that could make the UK less attractive.
Oxford University's Migration Observatory director Madeleine Sumption insisted the exodus was not solely down to the referendum.
The work of the University of Oxford's Migration Observatory in providing the first completely impartial source of information on migration for journalists, policymakers and civil society, has won Ms Madeleine Sumption and Associate Professor Carlos Vargas-Silva a 10,000 award for Outstanding Impact in Society in the 2017 Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) Celebrating Impact Prize.
Kevin Sumption, the director of the Australian National Maritime Museum, said: "It is with profound regret we advise that our joint maritime archaeologist diving team has discovered sections of the Perth missing.
sumption of healthy food has increased to 17 per cent from 10 per cent.
In June 2016, household and government con- sumption expenditure fell 21.
This is particularly true in the con- sumption driven markets of the region that have traditionally benefitted from being viewed as low tax rate jurisdictions, albeit with a corresponding high cost of living.
The Supreme Court justices - Lord Mance, Lord Clarke, Lord Sumption, Lord Toulson and Lord Hodge - ruled that UK 2003 regulations which give effect to EU Council directives mean a victim's entitlement to damages must be measured by reference to the law of the state in which the accident has occurred.
With the improved economy, Ricafranca said she expected higher income because people would have extra money to buy their products either for personal con- sumption or as gifts to relatives living in
According to The Guardian, Kevin Sumption, director of the Australian National Maritime Museum, said it would now be "inappropriate and indeed very problematic" for either the British or Australian governments to put in a latent claim of ownership for any of the vessels.
Madeleine Sumption, director of the Migration Observatory at the University of Oxford, said it was unclear what impact a vote to leave would have on migration.