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a.1.Customary; ordinary; - applied to the usual English spelling, in distinction from strictly phonetic methods.
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Such are Dithyrambic and Nomic poetry, and also Tragedy and Comedy; but between them the difference is, that in the first two cases these means are all employed in combination, in the latter, now one means is employed, now another.
rupee could well appreciate 10 per cent against the Japanese yen, where Abe- nomics necessitates central bank money printing and a lower currency.
Some lucky few play with boundaries as "infinite" players; reading the book made me realize that I am an infinite player and that I would commit my life to making games like Nomic.
It is based on David Lewis' best-system approach to nomic possibility and has been expounded fairly recently by Nick Huggett ('The Regularity Account of Relational Spacetime', Mind 115 [2006]: 41-73).
The state's major drag continues to be unemployment, and Pakko, chief econo-Michael mist and eco nomic forecaster for the Institute for Economic Advancement at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, said the residual effect of the plant closing would entail about 1,500 lost jobs.
The study highlights the eco nomic benefits of investment in water and wastewater on local communities and was widely distributed on Capitol Hill.
BUSINESSES, employers a trade union reps acro Tyneside are being urged support staff to quit smoki as part of a new drive to he them cut costs in tough ec nomic times.
Ian Cook, chairman, president and chief executive officer, commented,"We are pleased to have achieved another year of double-digit earnings per share growth in 2010, despite aggressive competitive activity and difficult eco- nomic conditions around the world.
Global equity investors found more confidence yesterday as a series of eco- nomic updates in Asia and the US showed that the recovery remains intact.
True political entities cultivate a "total" bond, as Schmitt puts it, between their members, a telluric bond to a particular space, and a nomic bond to other entities.
Baretaud explained: "After a tough eco- nomic year in 2009, this summit comes at a time when we are experiencing a renewed appetite from investors and de- velopers for hotel expansion and develop- ment.
If the eco nomic city does suffer a power-price disadvantage in comparison to other siting alternatives, it will need to focus its sales efforts on small industrial, commercial, and residential customers, for which modest incre ments in utility bills will seem far less important than for energy-intensive indus tries.