piet


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piet

(ˈpaɪət)
n
1. (Animals) a magpie
2. a gossip or talkative person
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For her part, Piet renewed her country's stand with the Iraqi people to achieve stability and to promote and build its cities, especially liberated ones, stressing the readiness of its government to invest and contribute to the movement of construction and advancement Iraq is witnessing, especially in the fields of energy, oil, agriculture and industry.
It began in 1924 when Piet's father bought a Model T truck and continued as an adult when he began buying cars, buses and vans from all over the world - including a popcorn van, a police snowmobile and a truck that was fuelled by wood.
In order to survive and save his family, Piet has to maneuver delicately between all elements.
With over 30 years of experience in the food processing industry, Piet has worked for a number of leading equipment manufacturers as well as setting up his own businesses.
Piet van Bakergem commented: "We are confident this union with MECET will reinforce our joint position in the construction machinery and crawler crane market for the UAE territory."
Piet Wit shared the work of the commission on ecosystem management carried out over the last four years.
Dutch painter Piet Mondrian's work which had come up for sale was auctioned off for a record $50.6mn (A[pounds sterling]32.1mn).
"The Terrible Ones" by Piet Nortie is a comprehensive two-volume work covers in detail the unit's 117 documented military operations from 1976 to 1993.
Fer and eight black team-mates in Holland's squad posed for a photo to illustrate their disapproval over an old Dutch tradition, which sees Santa Claus helped by a companion called Zwarte Piet, or Black Pete.
Marjon Bloemkolk of Studio Piet Boon, an architecture and interior design firm at the marcus evans Asian Infrastructure & Property Development Summit 2014, on delivering enthralling designs.
The hub-and-spoke style chandelier was designed and built by .PSLAB, headquartered in Beirut, Lebanon, which was also responsible for the restaurant's general lighting scheme, in collaboration with interior design firm Piet Boon.