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swire

(swaɪə)
n
(Physical Geography) Scot and Northern English a neck, or depression, between two hills
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Swire owned 40%, with profits and losses shared in similar proportions.
Swire Pacific is rated one notch below Swire Properties, due to its structural subordination to external parties in accessing the stable operating cash flows of Swire Properties.
Whether it was an academy scholar or a first-team superstar, Swire's attitude was always the same when he rushed onto the field with his trademark medical bag in tow - this is a footballer who needs my help.
Oldman, who won an Oscar for best actor this month for his portrayal of Winston Churchill in Darkest Hour, is top of Sheridan's list of actors to play Swire, whose daughter Flora, 23, was killed in the bombing.
An architectural firm working with Swire filed documents and blueprints with the city of Eugene proposing a building addition of an undisclosed size, plus improvements to the existing interior.
The visit is Swire's third official visit to the island nation and the latest in a series of high level engagements between the governments of the United Kingdom and Sri Lanka over the last year.
It is a highly diversified global company, with many of its core businesses within the Asia Pacific region, where traditionally Swire's operations have centred on Hong Kong and Mainland China.
But Mary Kay Stratis, widow of US victim Elia Stratis, wrote to the body, saying: "Justice was done in the Scottish judgment and the appeal - it is past time for Dr Swire and the Megrahi supporters to end their disgraceful and expensive campaign."
Writing as chair of the Victims of Pan Am Flight 103 group, she said: "We do not support this petition nor do we support the position of the UK family member, Dr Jim Swire, and those with whom he stands on this matter.
In a press release issued in London, the Foreign Office said the visit, the second for Swire in 13 months, indicates the commitment of the United Kingdom to improve the situation of human rights in Myanmar, support the racial peace process and coerce for making progress in the State of Rakin.
But Dr Swire said: "Our governments, British and American, keep on trying to get us to believe something that's clearly not true.