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(computer science)
The computer operation of determining if a certain relationship exists between words in storage or registers, and taking alternative courses of action; this is effected by conditional jumps or equivalent techniques.



in law, an enactment of a soviet of people’s deputies or its executive committee, within the rights vested in it. A decision is adopted at a session of a soviet or at a session of its executive committee by a majority vote. The so-called mandatory decisions, which entail administrative responsibility if they are violated, constitute a special group.

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She was wet and uncomfortable, it is true; but, after sighing that one sigh I told you of, she managed to recall some of her customary cheerfulness and decided to patiently await whatever her fate might be.
Seeing this, and being quite exhausted by the excitement of the past few hours, the little girl decided that sleep would be the best thing to restore her strength and the easiest way in which she could pass the time.
KHANEWAL -- Eight session courts of the district have decided 1698 different cases during the month of October while decision on 4217 cases were still pending.
ISLAMABAD -- Islamabad police, Sunday, decided to use social media as communication tool for disseminating information to the public and getting recommendations from them to improve policing affairs.
ANKARA, Apr 8, 2011 (TUR) -- Trade unions decided to celebrate this year's May Day at Taksim Square, Istanbul.
The committee had resolved that all pre and post-arrest bail applications should be decided within seven days.
I'll blar on for a bit now as I've not yet decided what to say here.
Why the guy behind the agreeably gritty cop thriller ``Narc'' decided he's the second coming of Quentin ranks as the movie's second most puzzling question.
Hospital A has decided to purchase an operating room documentation system to improve scheduling of operative cases and increase productivity.
When Lisa and I decided to stop fighting over the paints and decided to work together, we decided to design a cloth that stands for the spirit of Kwanzaa," Kenny said proudly.
Madison, the 1803 case in which Chief Justice John Marshall declared that "it is emphatically the province and duty of the judicial department to say what the law is," judges have decided which laws are consistent with the Constitution, and which are not.
Meanwhile, 150 miles away, facing an unplanned pregnancy, Cate Grant and her husband, Lawrence (not their real names), decided to find a GLBT couple to raise their baby.