key point


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key point

A concentrated site or installation, the destruction or capture of which would seriously affect the war effort or the success of operations.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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John McLaren of Fiscal Affairs Scotland said some key points about future finances were not made clear in the Scottish Growth Commission report published last month.
Key point: Majewski is a Championships specialist and usually doesn't find his ideal form as early as May.
Support each key point with no more than three subpoints (arguments, explanations, or examples).
The key point here is the need to view career guidance services within each country as a coherent system.
On health care--a key point of contention between the union and the school--NYU has agreed to pay half the cost of individual health care plans for adjuncts who teach at least 84 hours a year (excluding summer).
Sounds like Jonathan Ranch ("Dire Straights," April) misses a key point on cohabitation.
The key point is to understand the true historical situation and seek historical evidence, instead of making unfounded guesses.
These include the use of tidbits, key point lists, self learning, literature searches utilizing the library, internet and a departmental nutritional supplement resource center with thousands of publications, an emphasis on clinical data, paper preparations and presentations, and daily discussions.
* Key point. When you use your control to respond to inquiries, always add these five key words, "INFORMATION YOU REQUESTED IS ENCLOSED." I once had some spiffy blue-on-silver pressure sensitive seals made for this purpose.
"Microsoft ISA Server fits into a key point in the network infrastructure, that of the firewall and caching server," said Henry Hon, Vice President of Business Development at Authenex.
Michael Steiner, head of the UN civilian police (CivPol) contingent in the Serbian province, signed a decree "allowing the use of phone tapping, covert photography, global positioning devices and forms of electronic surveillance that until now have been forbidden by local laws." While UN authorities insist that the new police guidelines "match those of most Western states," the key point here is that they were imposed, in defiance of local laws, by UN occupation authorities.