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1. Mountaineering any of various devices such as piton or nut when used as a direct help in the ascent
2. (in medieval Europe; in England after 1066) a feudal payment made to the king or any lord by his vassals, usually on certain occasions such as the marriage of a daughter or the knighting of an eldest son

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of Manchester) cite some case studies and ponder the implications of a novel idea about helping poor people: giving them money instead of maintaining a huge aid industry.
The 128-year-old firm has appointed Graham Roberts who has worked in the hearing aid industry for a number of years to conduct tests and advise clients at the Ranelagh Street shop.
In both the February and March issues of African Business you have provided details of the negative impact of the Aid industry on Africa's economies as well as its physical and ideological infrastructure.
Day arrives at a crucial time for the financial aid industry and plans to further the initiatives that Martin took to improve the integrity of financial aid professionals.
THE Government yesterday faced demands to further aid industry expansion plans as 60 new research jobs were confirmed.
In a Cato Institute policy briefing last fall, Dichter, the author of Despite Good Intentions: Why Development Assistance to the Third World Has Failed, also noted: "Whereas a large corporation cannot lose money forever without facing some consequences, the aid industry has gone on for 60 years with hardly anything to show for the two trillion dollars it has spent (something it does not really bother to deny), and yet it is still very much in business.
Marketing under the label Fototec, Dreve Otoplastik will manufacture and distribute its hearing-aid resins along with 3D Systems-developed styles to customers using 3D's systems for instant manufacturing in the hearing aid industry.
Primarily to aid industry and enhance its competitiveness, Congress mandated in 1993 that the Department of Defense (DoD) establish an office of technology transition.
The leading lights of the development aid industry, he reports, don't know much about economic growth.