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lie

1. the hiding place or lair of an animal
2. Golf
a. the position of the ball after a shot
b. the angle made by the shaft of the club before the upswing

Lie

Trygve Halvdan . 1896--1968, Norwegian statesman; first secretary-general of the United Nations (1946--52)

LiE

A symbolic mathematics package aimed at Lie groups.

["LiE, a Package for Lie Group Computations", M.A.A. van Leeuwen et al, in Computer Algebra Nederland, 1992 (ISBN 90-741160-02-7)].
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Constatant que les grands symboles de la corruption et de la prevarication ne sont aucunement inquietes par la justice et qu'ils echappent a toute poursuite, nombre de Marocains estiment que l'actuel gouvernement est en effet incapable de mener a son terme le chantier de lutte contre la corruption et que le discours qu'il tient depasse de loin ses actes.
The Prevarication part is true," the boy's father said.
Andy Tuscher, North-east region director at EEF, said: "Political prevarication and policy reversals have left Britain in the slow lane in developing its infrastructure for decades.
There can be no prevarication from any elected official about sectarianism, racism or any violence against people, homes or workplaces.
Clearly the council has something to hide and continues to hope that with the maintenance of prevarication the matter will eventually disappear into the long grass.
Hashem denounced the state of prevarication and procrastination due to the increase in socio-economic crisis.
Chief amongst them are political prevarication, skewed investment priorities and a lack of ambition.
I''ve mentioned the state of the rear entries where I live in letters to the editor before, so I''ll not go over old ground, save to say that it is obvious that the prevarication and delaying tactics displayed by our local council in getting them to "adopt" and repair back entries they bought in the 1970''s has paid off for them.
Un large accord national est realise autour des valeurs de la democratie, de l'egalite, des droits humains ainsi que sur la necessite de valoriser l'Etat de Droit et des institutions, de promouvoir le rayonnement de la liberte et d'intensifier la lutte contre la prevarication et les fraudeurs.
That solitary "no" hinted at prevarication, although the Italian then insisted he would keep faith with any understudy who shone.
The time for prevarication is over and the time for action has come.
I urge the council to end its prevarication and ensure this happens now.