slow march


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slow march

n
(Military) military a march in slow time
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No, you must remember to loaf out at slow march, Bunny, whether you like it or not."
To trained eyes like Levitsky and Ziblatt, however, this imperceptible process or slow march to authoritarianism follows a pattern.
After all the red- and yellow-alerts raised the past weeks, this is supply we needed yesterday but will be available a few years down the road depending on the vagaries of the slow march of the approvals process.
To combat a slow march into irrelevance (how many more blades can a razor have?), Gillette released an ad in January that took radical action to shift the conversation to being about who men want to be.
Over twenty-five selected schools from basic and second cycle institutions in the municipality which thrilled the audiences to quick and slow march pasts, and became the attraction of the day, including civil society groups, marked the anniversary celebration in the Ketu South Municipality.
The state's population continues a slow march toward 4 million, said Evans, economics professor at Oklahoma City University.
class="MsoNormalQUICK MARCH class="MsoNormalThey entered the arena playing the Great Little Army' before breaking into a quick march to the tune of San Lorenzo', and then a slow march to Saffroni's Imperial Echoes'.
Afterwards, the commander of the parade column approached the Royal Box requesting permission from His Majesty, the Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, to start the military parade, which began with the joint military musical parade band that represents the corps of the SAF, RGO, ROP and RCA, which passed in slow march before the Royal Box.
"Pride was writ large on their faces as they crossed the symbolic "Antim Pagh" in slow march to the lilting Auld Lang Syne tune of the military band.
Credit and debit cards remain the most popular payment method both in-store and online, while cash continues its slow march to irrelevance.
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