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forward

a. an attacking player in any of various sports, such as soccer, hockey, or basketball
b. (in American football) a lineman
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forward

[′fȯr·wərd]
(navigation)
In a direction nearer dead ahead than dead astern.
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forward

(messaging)
(verb) To send (a copy of) an electronic mail message that you have received on to one or more other addressees. Most e-mail systems can be configured to do this automatically to all or certain messages, e.g. Unix sendmail looks for a ".forward" file in the recipient's home directory.

A mailing list server (or "mail exploder") is designed to forward messages automatically to lists of people.

Unix manual page: aliases(5).
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One method of managing the exposure to the exchange risk of an asset or liability denominated in a foreign currency is to enter into a foreign exchange forward contract to lock in the dollar amount of the transaction at maturity.
3 December 2018 - UK-based closed-ended real estate investment trust PRS REIT (LSE: PRSR) has signed contracts on four new development sites, acquiring two immediately, and entering into forward contracts for the other two sites, the company said.
1259(d)(1) defines a forward contract as a contract to deliver a substantially fixed amount of property (including cash) for a substantially fixed price.
On the same day, both sides will sell a forward contract to other currency back to the dollar or other exchanged foreign currency at a forward rate.
Implemented by ACDI/VOCA, the project improved the capacity of smallholder producers' associations to provide a large, consistent quantity of process tomatoes (tomatoes grown for processing) to Heinz International and 13 domestic processors who became buyers and signatories to forward contracts with tomato growers.
Bankruptcy Code Section 546(e) protects a forward contract merchant from preference risk, when the transfer at issue is determined to be a settlement payment.
An entity can receive carbon credits granted to it under the scheme as part of its initial allocation by the government or it may purchase them in the secondary market (under a spot or forward contract as described above).
The likelihood that the forward contract would need to be rolled over in the midst of volatility clusters is thus very high.
The bonds and forward contract sales appear to many to represent a desperate effort to raise capital now that Iran is largely cut off from international markets.
The Forward Contract: The simplest form of derivatives is the forward contract.
Generally speaking, a future is an executory contract (i.e., a contract which requires performance in the future) to purchase or sell a particular commodity for delivery in the future; a future may be either a "futures contract" or a "forward contract."
TAC engaged in a prepaid variable forward contract with Donaldson, Lufkin and Jenrette (DLJ), an investment bank.

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