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conclusion

1. the last main division of a speech, lecture, essay, etc.
2. Logic
a. a statement that purports to follow from another or others (the premises) by means of an argument
b. a statement that does validly follow from given premises
3. Law
a. an admission or statement binding on the party making it; estoppel
b. the close of a pleading or of a conveyance
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68-238, the 1969 ruling focuses on the employees' being called for active military service and concludes that the employment relationship had in fact "terminated" during the period of active duty service.
For example, using the same schematic, if the auditor of Company A is not the auditor for Company B, the Parent Company or the consolidated entity, it might be possible for the auditor of Company A to conclude that provision of prohibited services to the Parent Company would not impair his/her independence related to Company A.
The EPA concludes, "Some bottled water is treated more than tap water, while some is treated less or not at all.
Berg concludes that contemporary appreciation of novelty fueled an industry of imitations of ancient and exotic designs and materials rendering semi-luxury goods available for broader middling consumption.
Holleman concludes there is "little doubt" about library relevancy and technical aspects, but quality and cost are "controversial" and difficult to apply.
Theirs is a critique of First World society that concludes with demands for "thoroughgoing reforms in economic and political systems" (63).
A parent will also be deemed to have a PE in a State in respect of any activities that its subsidiary undertakes for it if that subsidiary has--and habitually exercises--an authority to conclude contracts in the name of the parent, unless these activities are limited to certain specified actions or "the subsidiary acts in the ordinary course of business as an independent agent to which paragraph 6 of the Article applies.
By our meeting this June, the appraisal of all the foregoing issues led the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) to conclude that, while some signs of slower growth were evident and justified standing pat at least for the time being, they were not sufficiently compelling to alter our view that the risks remained more on the side of higher inflation.
Although various analyses disagree on the extent of future costs, they justify taking action "beyond no regrets" strategies, concludes the IPCC.
And studies that were conducted but not published, which the team concludes has been a likely occurrence, skew the data base by reducing its size and altering the weight given to certain findings.
The TAM concludes that, unlike the costs at issue in Plainfield-Union, the costs incurred by the taxpayer in removing the asbestos "increased the value, use and capacity of the taxpayer's property as compared to the status of its property in its original asbestos-containing condition.