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1. Christianity a distinctive form of liturgical or ritual observance, esp one that is traditional in a Church or group of Churches
2. the enjoyment of property, land, etc., by occupation or by deriving revenue or other benefit from it
3. Law the beneficial enjoyment of property the legal title to which is held by another person as trustee
4. Law an archaic word for trust
5. Philosophy logic linguistics the occurrence of an expression in such a context that it performs its own linguistic function rather than being itself referred to. In "Fido" refers to Fido, the name Fido is used only on the second occurrence, first being mentioned
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(pol’zovanie), in law, one of the basic legal rights of a property owner. The right of use consists in the right to the productive or personal use of an object for the satisfaction of one’s needs and interests, depending on the nature of the object, for example, use of property or receipt of income from an object. Limits to use are set by law, contract, or other legal document, such as a will. Use is forbidden if it is detrimental to other individuals (abuse of the right). Legal use may be protected from infringement by various legal means, in particular, by bringing a suit for the elimination of impediments to use.

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An early system on the IBM 1130.

[Listed in CACM 2(5):16, May 1959].
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Archivists and film scholars routinely estimate that at least eighty per cent of films produced worldwide during the silent era have been lost (Cherchi Usai 2000: 10).
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A certificate of insurance was issued showing Hargob as an additional insured on USAI's policy, nevertheless USA Interior's insurer declined to cover Hargob as an additional insured and the court agreed that Hargob was not an additional insured on the policy.
At last year's Middle East Film Festival, Paolo Cherchi Usai, director of the Netherlands-based Haghefilm Foundation, suggested creating a pan-Arab film archive.
* USAI products are designed to get the maximum performance out of fluorescent products by directing the light to where it's needed and reducing the aperture by more than half.
"This has been a very nice experience for all of usaI would like to thank Huda Al Khamis Kanoo [the founder and Artistic Director of the Abu Dhabi Festival] because she works very hard to bring the best of the classical music world to the region," Franco Moretti, General Manager, Puccini Festival, said.
Film expert Paolo Cherchi Usai will concentrate on the more general issue of the good and bad of digital technology used in preserving film heritage in the Arab world (October 14)
For example, some researchers suggest that young adolescents struggle with self-esteem, competence, and self-concept across the transition to middle school, particularly immediately after the transition (Anderman & Midgley, 1997; Mizelle, 1995; Seidman et al., 1994; Wells, 1996; Zanobini & Usai, 2002).
While many students make smooth transitions into middle schools, those young adolescents who have difficulty may experience academic (Barber & Olsen, 2004; Chung, Elias, & Schneider, 1998; Wampler, Munsch, & Adams, 2002), motivational (Anderman & Midgley, 1997; Zanobini & Usai, 2002), and emotional (Barber & Olsen, 2004; Chung et al., 1998) declines.