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pirn

(pɜːn; Scottish pɪrn)
n
1. a reel or bobbin
2. (Textiles) (in weaving) the spool of a shuttle
3. (Angling) a fishing reel
[C15: of uncertain origin]
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Intended Voting Behavior of Respondents with One Closest Party On the Left-Right Policy Spect rum, the Voter Is Closest to: Intended Vote: GroenLinks Labour Party Democrats 66 CDA GroenLinks 37 9 10 3 Labour Party 12 57 15 3 Democrats 66 2 8 14 4 Christian Democratic Appeal 1 4 15 75 (CDA) People's Party for Freedom and -- 3 4 17 Democracy (WD) Lijst Pirn Fortuyn 1 4 5 8 Votes Cast 53 85 63 110 Votes Cast for 37 57 14 75 "Own" Party (69.
In considering the penalty, the tribunal said aggravating features of the offending were the lengthy period of misconduct and the fact Pirn borrowed money on 24 separate occasions.
Julia Pimsleur, CEO and founder of the award-winning children's language arts company Little Pirn, smashed into a few brick walls while trying to raise capital for her fledgling enterprise.
The Lijst Pirn Fortuyn party won 26 out of a total of 150 parliamentary seats in the national elections in May 2002.
We are delighted at our success, which is the result of the hard work and dedication of everyone within the business," commented RPC Chief Executive, Pirn Vervaat.
The idea that multiculturalism has 'failed' has acquired potency in the aftermath of events such as the Norway massacre in 2011 (Bachmann et al, 2012; Eide, 2012), the political assassinations of Pirn Fortuyn and Theo van Gogh in the Netherlands (Van der Veer, 2006), and the publication of the Muhammad cartoons by the Danish Jyllands-Posten"') (Todorov, 2010)--all of which have been variously presented as cases for thinking through interpretations of (in)tolerance.
This is not the proper forum for a detailed review of the evidence, and so 1 will only include a quote from cardiologist and NDE researcher Pirn van Lommel, mentioned in my book, and taken from an article in the medical journal Lancet.