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trouble

a. political unrest or public disturbances
b. the Troubles political violence in Ireland during the 1920s or in Northern Ireland since the late 1960s
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In Stockton, there were 356 successes from 455 "troubled" families and in Redcar and Cleveland, all 405 families identified as troubled were turned around.
The questionnaire includes 25 questions designed to identify troubled teenagers, including questions regarding defiance, disturbing behaviors, school work, and drug/alcohol use.
In Leeds, 879 troubled families were identified and 135 were turned around by January, 2013.
In some cases, NCUA and the state authority wrote very prescriptive letters of understanding and agreement, holding troubled credit unions accountable to reduce their risks by specific deadlines.
Within Kirklees 1,115 families were identified as troubled, compared to 475 in Calderdale and 930 within Wakefield.
Investors, regulators and practitioners asked the board to clarify what types of loan modifications should be considered troubled debt restructurings for accounting and disclosure purposes," FASB's Acting Chairman Leslie F.
children from poor or troubled families (as advocated by the C.
The troubled journey: A portrait of 6th-12th grade youth.
Their new estimate for the annual recreational landings for all species, not just the troubled ones, comes to 4 percent.
Thus, when a troubled obligation is held as a capital asset, a capital loss could arise if the corporate holder were to accept less than full value in retirement of the obligation.
Consider it this way, the most common characteristic of children and youth who are at risk or who have special needs in America today is that they have troubled connections with troubled systems (e.
But there have been plenty of troubled white athletes who didn't become working-class heroes like Daly.