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directive

[də′rek·tiv]
(computer science)
An instruction in a source program that guides the compiler in making the translation to machine language, and is usually not translated into instructions in the object program.
(invertebrate zoology)
Any of the dorsal and ventral paired mesenteries of certain anthozoan cnidarians.
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For further information on the new directive and all other consumer rights, contact your local CAB.
Over 300 parents with children with chronic diseases seen at outpatient clinics were asked about their knowledge of advance directives, their preferences on discussing them, and their child's past and current health status.
The current action concerns cases where the Member States have already adopted considerable new legislation pursuant to the third internal energy market package and have thus already transposed part of the requirements of the two Directives into national law.
Duke research team members provided a short training session on structured facilitation, a process that emphasizes the use of reflective listening and non-directive discussion and questions to help the individual to clarify and articulate his or her values and preferences in regard to the treatment choices provided in the advance directive.
While producers will recognize the importance of the Eco-directive as part of the environmental legislation, they may find it challenging to ensure that each of their products meets, prior to launch, the range of specific requirements detailed by the directive.
Directive 2007/47/EC does not discuss a period of transition.
The legislative intent of this directive is that when producers are responsible for their products at the end of their useful life, they will make more environmentally conscious decisions.
The directive will introduce a single reinsurance protocol across the European Union.
The European Union has approved a new directive that would require telecommunications companies in member states to retain data generated by electronic communications--though the content of the communications may not be collected--to aid law enforcement in combating serious crimes.
Not surprisingly, the Pentagon directive tracks the recommendations found in the book In the Wake of War: Improving U.
The Pastoral Directive, promulgated by Bishop Albert LeGatt, attempts to put into practice the call from the Second Vatican Council to strive towards reconciliation and unity among Christians.

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