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devise

Law
1. 
a. a disposition of property by will
b. the property so transmitted
2. a will or clause in a will disposing of real property
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It said the 225-issue Nikkei index will be computed with 224 components with the devisor adjusted between March 6 and March 12 to preserve continuity in the index.
These embrace: inadequate and inflexible staff resources for undertaking new programmes leading to the inappropriate or even illegal employment of contractors and consultants (not subject to Community discipline) in core activities; delays in audit (using that word both precisely and more generally), control and discipline procedures; failure to recognise that the European Union has become a policy implementer and is no longer simply a policy devisor (for implementation by member states); the existence of an information gap between Commissioners concerned with policy and directors-general concerned with implementation; and finally famously and fatally the difficulty at Commission level of finding `anyone who has even the slightest sense of responsibility'.
Unless the devisor of literary fiction found himself with this arcane desire he would not set about his labours and that literature would simply expire.
Such thinking led the Committee to recommend the adoption of a permanently fixed devisor to cap future growth of the House of Commons.
It prefigures the advances of Copernicus, Descartes, Newton, and Leibniz, and it illuminates lesser-known figures like Nastulus, the inventor of astrolabes, and al-Zahrawi, devisor of medical instruments.
Let G be a group and p be the prime devisor of |G|.
Cormac Callinan, chairperson of the Internet Service Providers' Association of Ireland and devisor of the self-regulatory Internet Hotline service, advocates adult supervision and encourages parents to sit with their children - at least some of the time.
See Geoffrey Webb, "The Office of Devisor," in Fritz Saxl, 1890-1948: A Volume of Memorial Essays from his Friends in England, ed.
Devisor - Strengthened Delivery Capacity to Finnish Telecom Industry