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matai

(ˈmɑːtaɪ)
n, pl -tais
(Plants) a coniferous evergreen tree of New Zealand, Podocarpus spicatus, having a bluish bark and small linear leaves arranged in two rows: timber used for flooring and weatherboards. Also called: black pine
[Māori]
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Noun1.matai - conifer of Australia and New Zealand
genus Prumnopitys, Prumnopitys - mostly dioecious evergreen conifers; leaves are softer than in Podocarpus
conifer, coniferous tree - any gymnospermous tree or shrub bearing cones
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Meanwhile, five-goal Matais Vial Parez guided Master Paints Blacks to an emphatic 10-2 win over BBJ Pipes.
We received evidence, testimony and submissions from varied stakeholders including NGOs, Government ministries, development partners, the media, survivors, perpetrators, service providers, Government officials, matais, academics, lawyers, international agencies and other interested parties.
The traditional Samoan way, fa'a Samoa, is a central part of Samoan life and politics, with the Legislative Assembly consisting of 54 matais (chiefly titleholders) elected by the public.
?Como los teneis tan opresos y fatigados, sin dalles de comer ni curallos en sus enfermedades que, de los excesivos trabajos que les dais, incurren y se os mueren y por mejor decir, los matais, por sacar y adquirir oro cada dia?
Los muertos que vos matais gozan de buena salud en Musica e investigacion, no 12-13, Buenos Aires, pp.
Basra, Iraq (NINA) - The head of the oil and gas committee in the Basra provincial council, Ali Shaddad Al-Fares discussed with the Dutch Ambassador, Matais Lester development of the agricultural sector in the province.
Musical), es muy escaso para llevar a cabo programas tan amplios y en los que los objetivos a trabajar son muy diversos (Robinson, 1999; Sharp & Le Matais, 2000), maxime cuando las horas lectivas estan compartidas entre Plastica y Visual con la Educacion Musical, asignaturas con lenguajes propios y distintos.
A few days later, Aecio declared to the press that he had been defeated by a "criminal organization." Also in 2014, the party requested that the Supreme Court investigate the alleged use of resources originating from corruption, which, they argued, made Rousseff's election illegitimate (Matais, Rosa and Bulla 2014).
Ghiretti, Hector (2004), "Los muertos que vos matais: sobre la vigencia de la izquierda como identidad politica", Cuadernos de pensamiento politico, vol.
Samoan life is ruled by a hierarchy of matais, known in English as high-ranking chiefs, high chiefs and paramount chiefs in ascending order.