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proscription

The acquisition of title to real property by one who openly and continuously is in adverse possession of it for a period sufficiently long that the statute of limitations bars the previous owner from reclaiming it (usually 20 years).
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The former is entirely open-ended, allowing us to never be able to fulfill its proscription, and the latter depends on our complete knowledge of others and the situation we are in.
In addressing the contemporary issue of homosexual activity, for example, he does not, at least in this reviewer's opinion, adequately demonstrate how the proscriptions of the Old Testament and the Pauline writings can be rather summarily disregarded.
I believe that proscriptions against financial conflicts have not gone far enough.
Ohtani consciously rejects the clutter of the world; as he puts it 'Lack of things can create a rich lifestyle', and his admirable if somewhat rigorous personal proscriptions include not owning a car, television, microwave, curtain, fax and 'a large refrigerator'.
But IMF proscriptions for jumpstarting the sluggish South African economy have proven to be ineffective.
is often preempted in class by someone paraphrasing (or even reciting exactly) the biblical proscriptions against male-male sexual behavior (Leviticus 18:22; 20:13; Romans 1:18-32; 1 Corinthians 6:9-10; 1 Timothy 1:9-11).
The ban on live relay of foreign media programmes by Nigeria's local media was one of two such proscriptions made the same day in late March by the Nigerian Broadcasting Commission (NBC), a Federal Government agency responsible for the regulation of broadcasting in the country.
Wall argues that some letters indicate how the proscriptions of preachers and didactic texts are received by women themselves, something about which we certainly need to know more.
The report concludes that an adequate account of religion during adolescence requires attention to intergenerational social bonds, changing family structures, valued practices and groups, community norms and proscriptions, and transactional relationships between parents, children, and peers.
The author's "voice" is ever present with anecdotes, word histories, gentle suggestions, and only rarely with overt proscriptions and never with the imperiousness of some of our contemporary language pundits.
Among the proscriptions specified by Elvis Presley Enterprises: Don't promote the furniture collection with food.
In Eban and Charley, that connection is so immediate it echoes many a past romantic melodrama: Two lovers buck the odds and ignore social proscriptions.