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1. Latin Defensor Fidei (Defender of the Faith)
2. direction finder


abbreviation for
(Heraldry) Defender of the Faith


or DF,

1. direction finder.
2. direction finding.


Doctor of Forestry.
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This study undertakes the task of linking returns filed by large private pension plans and DFEs in 2008.
It does not come as a surprise that EF1 is the leading provider of DFEs for the printing industry, considering its product portfolio and its many partnerships," comments Kaspar Roos, associate director for Info Trends' Production Workflow & Customized Communications Solutions Services.
He said the DfES bankrolled Cleveland Police's investigation into the college.
The new DFEs deliver increased security, routing and policy scalability for backbone roles in the core and distribution layers of enterprise networks.
The DFES is not ordering or advising headteachers to ban the veil, but is confirming that they have the ability to do so if they wish, so long as they carry out proper consultation, said the spokesman.
Separately, the DfES has launched a consultation on a new system that would automatically cream off 5% of every school's reserves, bringing in an estimated pounds 75m.
Civil servants have replied to the two organisations to distance the DfES from Truth In Science's material.
THE DFES insists cash given to LEAs is not reaching schools.
The anti-squeal friction pads have superseded DFEs former brake pads and are now installed on DFE's new brakes.
They then enter the account number on to a DfES website and debit the price of the training or course.
The primary function is connected with education and training, but the DFES has agreed to include on the cards a picture of the holder and date of birth, enabling it to be used for proof of age.
136)) DC plans make less use of DFEs than DB plans do, and the linking failure rate for DC plans is somewhat lower.