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(Placename) the former name of Beyoğlu
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(ˈbeɪ əˌlu, ˌbeɪ əˈlu)

a modern section of Istanbul, Turkey, N of the Golden Horn. Formerly, Pera.
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Galata and Pera are on one side of the Bosporus, and the Golden Horn; Stamboul
The truly gifted flourish only in the by-ways of Pera and Stamboul.
With this addition, PERA was responsible not only for its original 401 (k) plan, but now a 457 plan and an additional mandatory defined contribution plan.
Pera Technology has been helping Birmingham businesses secure funding, develop new products and improve processes for four years as part of the European Commission's Framework Programme 7, which came to an end in December 2013.
For over 60 years, Pera Training has been a leading provider of high quality, outcome focussed workplace training; specialising in apprenticeships and learning programmes that deliver workforce transformation.
Pera, now known as Beyoglu, became the Ottoman Empire's window to the West, the lens through which most Turks first saw European culture.
Pera experienced some trouble in negotiations with current ownership.
Pera, program leader for Stem Cells Australia and Chair of Stem Cell Sciences at the University of Melbourne, said the antibody was able to detect progenitor cells in disease states such as cirrhosis of the liver, and in cancers such as pancreatic adenocarcinoma and esophageal carcinoma.
This month Senator Pera's book will finally be released in English translation by Encounter books, bringing this well-written and illuminating book to a wider audience.
Dubai Holding unit Jum-eirah Group will assume management of the luxury museum hotel from May 1, 2012 and the property will be known as Pera Palace Hotel, Jumeirah, the group said in a statement yesterday.