Turk.

Turk.

abbr.
1.
a. Turkey
b. Turkish
2. Turkmenistan
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Turk.

abbreviation for
1. (Placename) Turkey
2. (Languages) Turkish
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In addition to Turk's appointment, Corindus has established a Physician Steering Committee dedicated to Neuroendovascular Procedures, which will be led by Turk.
Sovereign weights, which take into account country as well as transferability and convertibility (T&C) risks, are placed on entities that are rated above the sovereign ratings of their countries of domicile, which is the case for Kuveyt Turk. In our assessment, the T&C risk for Turkey is still low.
"They are calling me a black Turk. I am proud of being a black Turk.
While CNN broadcast live coverage of the protests and crackdown on Sunday, (http://www.mobypicture.com/user/mikebutcher/view/15405143) a penguin documentary was reportedly being shown on CNN Turk.
This has expanded the population of Provo and its economic base to ten times the size of Grand Turk. Private industry serving the needs of this greatly increased population has expanded equally by a factor of ten.
When it came to Kurds, 87.1 percent said that they would marry a Turk. At 33.8 percent, one out of every three Turks has a Kurdish relative, while two out of every three Kurds has a Turkish family member, at67 percent.
While putting forth this democratic solution, democratic and cultural rights of the 20 million Kurds living in Turkey should not be ignored," said Turk.
"My marriage was not a secret, but rumors began spreading in the media that it was a secret marriage because I was away from the spotlight for a long time," said Turk. "No one even called me to ask whether the rumors were true or not."
"Each group is motivated by different things, driven by different goals, and performs best in a very specific kind of work environment," said Turk. And beyond that, people are individuals, so even within the different groups, what is important to one member may not be important to another.
In particular, the Armenian insistence on branding as genocide, the widespread killing between 1915 and 1917 of Armenian Turks as a result of a Russian Bolshevik-inspired insurrection, rankles with every modern Turk. Turks do not deny that many lives were lost but point out that the slain also included Turks caught up in the rebellion.
So it is with the Mechanical Turk. If and when Amazon decides to open up its Turk, and services like Nownow, to European residents, we'll all have a chance to find out for ourselves just how clever we are as a species.
"The Three Turks" are first, the Ottoman Empire, representing the very real threat of the Turkish expansion into Europe; second, the "Internal Turk" representing the Christian ruler who abdicates his responsibility and justice to his subjects and works depredations upon his subjects "worse than the Turk." Significantly, this "Internal Turk" can become the infidel and a cause of civil rebellion, even when of the same faith as the rebels.