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bris

 (brĭs)
n. pl. bris·es Judaism
The rite or ceremony of male circumcision, usually performed on the eighth day of life.

[Ashkenazi Hebrew brīs, from Hebrew bərît (mīlâ), covenant (of circumcision).]

bris

(ˈbrɪs) or

brith

n
(Judaism) Judaism ritual circumcision of male babies, usually at eight days old, regarded as the formal entry of the child to the Jewish community
[from Hebrew, literally: covenant]

brith

(brɪs, brɪt)

also bris



n.
the Jewish rite of circumcising a male child as a sign of his becoming a Jew.
[< Hebrew bərīth literally, covenant]
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circumcision - the act of circumcising performed on males eight days after birth as a Jewish and Muslim religious rite
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"A strong institutional framework provides the stability for business to invest and innovate, ensuring a higher quality of life for citizens," Bris added.
Emily Blake, the mohel who performed Mark's son's bris, about why this biblical practice has remained so central to the Jewish experience, even among the nonobservant.
"The UAE's ranking (26th globally) reflects the positive impact of the UAE's development strategy to build a robust national economy, fuelled by education and a robust business landscape, in order to contribute to enhancing the UAE's performance on a regional and international level, as well as increase its competitiveness, " said Professor Bris.
It has affirmed the National Ratings on BRI, Mandiri, BNI, PT Bank Tabungan Negara (Persero) Tbk (BTN), BRIS and the ratings of two of Mandiri's subsidiaries - PT Bank Mandiri Taspen (Bank Mantap) and PT Mandiri Tunas Finance (MTF).
"Of paramount importance in the digital ranking are issues related to how adaptive and agile economies are when faced with technological change," Bris said.
Bris said the indicators that stood out among the most improved countries are related to government and business efficiency as well as productivity.
Professor Bris said: "One important fact that the ranking makes clear year after year is that current economic growth is by no means a guarantee of future competitiveness.
Professor Bris said, "One important fact that the ranking makes clear year after year is that current economic growth is by no means a guarantee of future competitiveness.
Petitioners should not assume a particular BRI will control and should consider whether to assert that the prior art covers other plausible interpretations of the claim language.
TUNIS, (TAP) - A North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) Parliamentary Assembly delegation led by Gilbert Le Bris met, Wednesday in Tunis, Minister of Development, Investment and International Co-operation Yassine Brahim.
The script of "Springtime for Hitler", described as a love-letter to the Fuhrer, is turned into a ludicrously camp affair in the hands of the worst director the pair could find, Roger De Bris. The best scene of the night is undoubtedly the premiere of "Springtime for Hitler"and the musical number that goes with it.