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The instrument of voluntary association executed on board the "Mayflower" testifies that the parties to it had anticipated the improvement of their nation.
By their voluntary association they recognized their allegiance to the government of Britain, and in process of time received whatever powers and authorities could be conferred upon them by a charter from their sovereign.
The State is to be a voluntary association that will organise labour, and be the manufacturer and distributor of necessary commodities.
It is only in voluntary associations that man is fine.
The Japan Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Association (JPMA) is a voluntary association comprising 72 research-oriented pharmaceutical companies (as of January, 2017).
The Commonwealth is a voluntary association of 53 independent and equal sovereign states and it is home to 2.4 billion people and includes both advanced economies and developing countries.
Describing the United Kingdom as a "voluntary association" between its four constituent nations, the Welsh First Minister insisted: "In the end it is the socalled unionists who pose the greatest threat to the union of the United Kingdom.
Women Entrepreneurs Bangladesh (WEBD) organising the fair for fourth time at Women's Voluntary Association (WVA) Auditorium at Dhanmandi in the city.
Al-Awadhi speech at the conclusion of CAN campaign under the slogan (you deserve our attention), organized in cooperation with the Board of Directors of Kuwait Women's Voluntary Association for community service and development.
Looking at leisure as a form of voluntary association in Britain between 1880 and 1939, Snape explores how and why leisure became associated with the common good--as opposed to commercial enterprise--valued for its potential capacity to realize the good society, and adopted as a field for experimentation in the advocacy of social, cultural, and political values.
The event, which kicked off at 8:00 am, was organized by Basma (smile) voluntary association, an NGO that aims, since its establishment in 2006, at providing psychological and and material support to children with cancer and their families in parallel with medical treatment , in addition to spreading social

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