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unilateral

1. Law (of contracts, obligations, etc.) made by, affecting, or binding one party only and not involving the other party in reciprocal obligations
2. Botany having or designating parts situated or turned to one side of an axis
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Since oil is an economic product and the activities of OPEC are of economic nature, Iran's least expectation is that the OPEC members would issue a communique in support of Tehran against the unilaterally imposed western sanctions.
Tokyo is apparently hoping that unilaterally lodging a case with the ICJ will generate publicity about its argument for the territorial claim in the international community.
The mackerel war kicked off at the end of last summer, after the Faroes and Iceland unilaterally increased their catching quota.
They withdraw unilaterally They ceasefire unilaterally They invade unilaterally They win unilaterally They destroy unilaterally They massacre unilaterally They bathe in blood unilaterally They spread white phosphorus unilaterally They kill women and children unilaterally They drop bombs unilaterally They live on stolen land unilaterally They support their homicidal leaders unilaterally They love their 'Jewish Only State' unilaterally Their democracy is unilateral They love themselves unilaterally They are the unilateral people.
The DR company had asked for RD$300 million compensation payment because Dell unilaterally withdrew its marketing agreement in violation of Law 173 on International Representations.
And if Hamas continues to refuse to recognize Israel's right to exist, Olmert has promised to pull out of the West Bank unilaterally, and draw his own boundaries in a way that clearly would advantage Israel.
investment and consumption over savings and the excess savings over investment and consumption in China, Japan, and others--is that neither of the two counter-parties of these imbalances ought to dare proceed unilaterally to correct them.
Do not mistake Harry Potter, Narnia, and the Lord of the Rings for a book that unilaterally condemns the franchises of its title, fantasy literature in general, or even non-Christian religious beliefs; for example, the author does not denounce Wicca or neopagan faiths as "evil", but rather warns against the relativisitc morals of these beliefs (which often follow the basic code that doing harm to others is unacceptable, yet leave the nuances of deciding what is or is not harm to others up to the individual--thereby allowing individuals to justify such actions as sexual promiscuity).
The Gaza Strip, unilaterally handed over to the Palestinians, continues to be a source of rockets into Israel with consequent retaliation.
Mexico City -- Solutions to the problems surrounding migration "cannot be given unilaterally by one nation, or with simply restrictive measures or force," says a Mexican bishops' commission.
Talks between SAS and its pilots have ended with the carrier stating that it will unilaterally implement new contracts for its pilots.
So many states make regulations like this unilaterally without industry input, before getting all the facts.