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or Waf  (wăf)
A member of the Women in the Air Force, organized after World War II, but now no longer a separate branch.

[From W(omen in the) A(ir) F(orce).]


Women in the Air Force
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a member of the Women in the Air Force, an auxiliary of the U.S. Air Force after World War II.
[1948; W(omen in the)A(ir)F(orce)]
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Commenting on the success of this year's event, Paul Finch, WAF program director, said, "This year has been a huge success, with increases in awards entries, attendees--with more than 2,000 for the first time--and countries represented.
Grace a cette victoire, les hommes de Fouad Sahabi se hissent, provisoirement, a la deuxieme place, aux cotes du Kawkab Marrakech, avec 10 points engranges en deux victoires et quatre nuls, tandis que le WAF stagne toujours dans les trefonds du classement (2 points
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"The cooperation protocol between the Ministry and Waf le Masr reflects the keenness with which both sides seek to improve the level of service provided in public hospitals, and restructure the advanced medical services system made available to citizens," said Samir.
For the first time since its inception in 2008, the World Architecture Festival (WAF), which has previously only been held in Barcelona, was held emerging design hub Singapore.
More than 2,000 architects from 60 countries showcase their creativity at WAF, with nine entries hailing from the Middle East, two of which are from the UAE.
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The new joint line, WAF, will be Evergreen Line's first shipping line in West Africa.
Wales-born international businessman Bill Parfitt said: "To become the first patron of the WAF is a great honour and I am looking forward to this new challenge.
Both were genuinely surprising projects from less well known architects and their success at WAF made an interesting counterpoint to the more usual superstar awards.
WAF promotes important architectural arts in the world and brings the architects of these arts together.