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collation

1. RC Church a light meal permitted on fast days
2. the appointment of a clergyman to a benefice
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The first is devoted to characters; the alphabetical listing contains vocal range, the title and composer of the opera in which it is found, and the date of its premiere.
The primary reason for changing the state's name was that whenever there was a meeting of all the states, West Bengal figured at the bottom of the list which is prepared in alphabetical order.
All companies are listed in alphabetical order in the section in which they appear.
Regarding the learning sequence of reading and writing with children, some authors (9) describe it in three stages: logographic (visual pattern reading, in general, as if it were a drawing, when it appears in an invariable context, thru memorization), alphabetical (reading from word segmentation in its constituents, from the phoneme association corresponding to each grapheme, from the junction of all phonemes to read the whole word, the meaning comes out of derived sound and not from visualization of the whole word) and orthographic (word recognition happens in a global way, from morphemes and analogies, reading is more instantaneous and writing goes with orthographic pattern closer to the language rules and not so dependent of conversion between graphemes and phonemes).
(provided in Alphabetical and Chronological Orders with this request.)
There are a lot that haven't flown at all, so we just hope that Alphabetical is one of the former and not one of the latter.
If the names of the chemical elements are listed in alphabetical order, what are the first and last entries in the list?
Making up the top 20 in alphabetical order are: Air New Zealand, Alaska Airlines, All Nippon Airways, American Airlines, Cathay Pacific Airways, Emirates, Etihad Airways, EVA Air, Finnair, Hawaiian Airlines, Japan Airlines, KLM, Lufthansa, Scandinavian Airline System, Singapore Airlines, Swiss, United Airlines, Virgin Atlantic and Virgin Australia.
In a break with tradition the Argentina squad wore shirts numbered in alphabetical order.
Given that a large amount of scientific research papers order their references alphabetically by first author's surnames (Harvard-style references) (1) and that many academic conferences also order the attendees in the same way, it is thus natural to ask whether and to what extent that papers with first authors whose surname initials are earlier in alphabet are more likely to be cited (i.e., alphabetical order effect/alphabetical bias, afterwards), and whether the order in reference lists contributes to the alphabetical bias.
Presented in table/chart format, the alphabetical entries give info on titles, dates of first publication and translation, and locations where historical books are now housed.
The ballot paper will contain the names in alphabetical order of all the candidates who have not withdrawn, and a person.