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grant

1. a sum of money provided by a government, local authority, or public fund to finance educational study, overseas aid, building repairs, etc.
2. a transfer of property by deed or other written instrument; conveyance
3. US a territorial unit in Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont, originally granted to an individual or organization

Grant

1. Cary, real name Alexander Archibald Leach. 1904--86, US film actor, born in England. His many films include Bringing up Baby (1938), The Philadelphia Story (1940), Arsenic and Old Lace (1944), and Mr Blandings Builds his Dream House (1948)
2. Duncan (James Corrowr). 1885--1978, British painter and designer
3. Ulysses S(impson), real name Hiram Ulysses Grant. 1822--85, 18th president of the US (1869--77); commander in chief of Union forces in the American Civil War (1864--65)
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Pervez Musharraf's granters including Nazeer Ahmed and Mumtaz Hussain were appeared before the court.
Based on management's viewpoint at different levels in an enterprise, since some issues like acquisition of sustainable and low cost financial sources are prioritized for them and at the same time attitude of investors and credit- granters typically indicates stability as well as rate of corporative risk, so subject of capital cost is significant.
He said: "Mortgage granters are so conservative and the volume house builders are so smug and unadventurous, that really we get nowhere in terms of trying to get something which is a modern house.
Decent enough, but like any new technology that requires an openness of mind and a willingness to take risk, finding the public granters or private investors who can take the project to the next level has proved to be a major hurdle, at least for now.
Government payers, funders and granters must stop spending taxpayer dollars developing systems that require providers to perform duplicate data entry.
It was also the first time the company partnered with multiple theatres--six in the case of Meet Me at Metro--and that yielded successful results in audience participation and excitement among granters.
The funders, the granters, the state, the government
Volunteers serve as wish granters, fundraisers, special events assistants and in numerous other capacities.
One of only nine planning grants made nationally by the IMLS, Pitt's project was identified by the granters as "one that will have an impact on library and information services and serve as models to libraries across the nation.
This is a "red flag" on your credit report which will identify you as a potential fraud victim to would-be granters of credit.
The Make-A-Wish Foundation aims to grant the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions and utilises a network of over 25,000 volunteers to serve as wish granters, and fundraisers.