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n.1.(Civil Law) A cross demand; an action brought by the defendant against the plaintiff before the same judge.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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(New York time) on April 29, 2019 (or otherwise in advance of the shareholder meetings set for May 8, 2019), to procure an adjournment, postponement or reconvention of such meetings to ensure that shareholders and ADS holders are given sufficient time to assess such information before voting.
For his part, the president also addressed the audience, hailing the Saudi role, in Yemen, and considered the reconvention of the parliament as a token of the demise of Houthi militias' enterprise.
Williams reportedly received less than $1,000 for her work on the hurried reconvention of production on Ridley Scott's film, which was reshot with Christopher Plummer taking over the lead role following allegations of sexual misconduct against Kevin Spacey, its original lead.
Such covered areas are from infrastructure to agriculture, from environment to offering professional reconvention for retaining the unemployed.
Beside this, the latest situation in the fight against terrorism, reconvention of Kurdish congress and cooperation and solidarity among Kurdish forces also were discussed at the meeting.
(82) In the event of a recess appointment that the Senate found objectionable, "the Senate could convene, immediately terminate its session, and then reconvene instantly." (83) These actions would effectively terminate all prior intersession recess appointments and another quick termination and reconvention would terminate all prior intrasession recess appointments.