fall-back position

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fall-back position

nRückfallposition f
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Once elected, the anti-settlement instincts reappear and there is always the fall-back position of Turkish intransigence, as the excuse for not keeping the election promise.
But despite the fall-back position of nine properties, a preapplication inquiry resulted in Northumberland County Council saying that the proposals were "unlikely to be looked upon favourably" because of the "demolition and rebuild in the open countryside".
Brussels has insisted that there can be no further talks on free trade or on the relationship of the UK with the EU unless London agrees to a "backstop" clause -- a fall-back position that ensures no hard border between it and the Republic of Ireland.
A backstop is a fall-back position that you hope you never have to use.
So the fall-back position is "listening" to the pay review bodies that still have to recommend increases for other groups.
As a fall-back position he is also in talks with colleagues in the House of Lords to see if key parts of the Bill could be >added to the Neighbourhood Planning Bill currently going through Parliament.
Duterte has hinted ever so subtly he has already in mind a fall-back position, a way out for him should the clamor against the Libingan burial become so intense.
Boro chairman Colin Henderson had prepared a fall-back position of applying to join the Conference - but that would have been pointless had the hastily patched up consortium not agreed to every condition to prevent liquidation.
In Moody's view, in the event of a Brexit, the immediate fall-back position in a bank resolution situation would be for UK covered bonds to be treated as other secured debt and structured finance arrangements, where they would remain exempted from bail-in (assuming bail-in rules are retained), but would be less likely to be considered a funding source that should be protected in resolution.
Although president Kiir did not name the states in the conflict regions which selected women for the governorship positions, it was clear that some of the men who were appointed in the new states of greater Upper Nile region were not the first choices of the people, but served as a fall-back position selected by the president.
At our meeting, you indicated that the use of the existing fire station at Upton would be your fall-back position if planning permission was not granted and went on to suggest your case for very special circumstances would be based on the need to rationalise facilities due to financial pressure whilst maintaining response times to emergency call-outs, the inadequacy of existing facilities and the lack of feasible alternative sites.
Health and safety is always there as a fall-back position.