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doek

(dʊk)
n
(Clothing & Fashion) informal South African a square of cloth worn mainly by African women to cover the head, esp to indicate married status
[C18: from Afrikaans: cloth]
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The inspiration behind the crown is how a noble woman is identified in Botswana, where the norm is for a woman to wear a doek during social gatherings to give the event a cultural identity as well as a sign of respect and submission to the community, he said.
He said the villagers gathered at the Preah Sang Doek Dai Khmeng roundabout on National Road 4, about 2km from the Prey Nop District Hall, before marching to the hall to deliver their petition.
However, an earlier study by Doek (1995) who studied membership registration procedures in four public libraries in Netherlands outline the challenges often facing the students in library registration.
Doek, "The CRC and the Elimination of Economic Exploitation of Children," paper presented at the conference Stopping the Economic Exploitation of Children: New Approaches to Fighting Poverty as a Means of Implementing Human Rights?
'Tantri-illustraties op een Balische doek', Cultureel Indie 1:129-85.
In "kleurveldskilderkuns" word die doek as eindelose visuele veld beskou en 'n byna fisiese appel word deur middel van formaat en kleurgebruik op die kyker gemaak.
They must also be taught how to resolve conflicts between best interests so that all benefit in some way from the experience (Doek, 2006).
Doek (2002) presenta una interesante discusion acerca de los alcances de la Convencion sobre los Derechos del Nino respecto a la explotacion economica.
Jaap Doek et al (The Hague: Kluwer Law International, 1996).
Cambodia countered a Thai engineering team had encroached into Cambodia, but despite the differences in perception Srey Doek said after the meeting that the sides agreed a Thai engineering team would stop trying to improve a road leading to Preah Vihear temple, a specialized border commission should work on demarcating the border near the temple and both sides will refrain from further troop movements in the area to avoid more clashes.
And every time I asked them: "Is anybody here missing a woman and a baby?" Sometimes they would ask: "What did she look like?" And I would tell them: "She was a young woman with a red doek on her head, and an old gray blanket that was holding a baby on her back." I know that description off by heart because that is what I saw.