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Underpin

To provide a new foundation for a wall or column in an existing building without removing the superstructure.
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SWFs can be classed into two main categories, each of which underpins sovereign support in different ways.
ALP said the title was launched in response to a "conspicuous absence of a high-quality legal magazine in Asia." It is written to carry coverage of the region's legislative developments, news and opinions on the legal markets and analysis of the legal structures and strategies that underpin Asia's business transactions.
The aim of this book is to present the scientific and technical principles that underpin the industry and which are used increasingly by industrialists and academics working with flavours.
"We are pleased that Newark Electronics, a leading distributor of electronic components, has selected Alterian to underpin its critical customer intelligence solutions," said David Eldridge, CEO of Alterian, Inc.
Companies and their tax advisers should be aware that Congress has raised the bar on the documentation and professional advice that should underpin any entity, investment, plan or arrangement that is structured with an eye on tax planning.
Epstein's Radical Expression provides British historians with a much needed study of the ideas and symbols that underpin nineteenth-century radicalism and help explain its development.
Despite a cyclical slowdown in economic activity and a decrease in prices of key commodity exports, diversification of tax revenues has helped underpin fiscal health.
THE UK's shared defence forces provide the "security and peace of mind" which underpin almost every area of the debate on Scottish independence, Defence Secretary Philip Hammond has said.
The bank said higher oil prices "will support fiscal conditions in Abu Dhabi and underpin the non-oil project spending pipeline."
Go Penguins, commissioned by Liverpool city council, is part of A Winter's Trail which will see several major cultural organisations staging their own penguin related events to underpin Liverpool's Christmas celebrations.
The additional A330s "will underpin Lufthansa's plans for growth in the long-haul sector," it said, noting that the planes will allow for route expansion that it previously hoped to achieve in 2007 and 2008 with A380s.
Subsequent chapters introduce the weird and amazing concepts that underpin this field, from Schrodinger's cat and Heisenberg's uncertainty principle to superposition and entanglement.