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an·a·lects

 (ăn′ə-lĕkts′) also an·a·lec·ta (ăn′ə-lĕk′tə)
pl.n.
Selections from or parts of a literary work or group of works. Often used as a title.

[Greek analekta, selected things, from neuter pl. of analektos, gathered together, from analegein, to gather : ana-, ana- + legein, to gather; see leg- in Indo-European roots.]

an′a·lec′tic adj.
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(36.) Reviews can be found in the Analectic Magazine, May 1815, p.
Thus, by considering the results of the hypotheses, we can express that increasing the bargaining power leads to the increase of competition in the market and high competition in the market will lead to the improvement of the particular flow of information between the companies and the stockholders, because one of the most important methods which is used by the users to evaluate the managers' performance is analectic tests.
It was a portrait of the country's first chief justice, Oliver Ellsworth (1745-1807), after the artwork of John Trumbull and was used to illustrate an article entitled "Memoir of Oliver Ellsworth Abridged from an Article in the Analectic Magazine." Obviously, Edwin's original engraving plate of the former chief justice was purchased from its Philadelphia competitor, the Analectic Magazine, and reused.