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conference

1. a formal meeting of two or more states, political groups, etc., esp to discuss differences or formulate common policy
2. an assembly of the clergy or of clergy and laity of any of certain Protestant Christian Churches acting as representatives of their denomination
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"We're in Europe, Australia, Brazil, Russia, Asia, all over the world with all different types of equipment," says Confer, founder and president of Northern Air Systems Inc., a Gates-based manufacturer of specialized HVAC systems.
The thief or thieves made off with an undetermined number of clothes, including hooded sweatshirts, shoes, socks and an "ungodly number of white T-shirts," Confer said.
The opportunity to confer and therefore the risk of collusion was increased by a number of events.
The [approximately equal to] 100-kbp SXT element confers resistance to sulfamethoxazole, trimethoprim, chloramphenicol, and streptomycin (1).
Smoking and eating a high-fat diet also appear to confer greater risk, and studies have linked the disease to exposure to pesticides and other farm chemicals.
It is all about things and the mystique they can confer on their owners, often a mystique conferred by the identity of the previous owner, as in the case of the aspirin tins, though the provenance of genuine heirlooms has, from the beginning, added to the willingness of a buyer to pay more.
The company may need to report the incident to its insurance carrier and confer with legal counsel.
They can instead maintain that it is enough that one qualified person confer arthood upon an item for the item to be a work of art.
While the CEO of a Fortune 100 firm has a staff of expert professional managers or can afford to hire the best consultants on global strategy, CEOs of growing companies have neither the time nor the money to confer with consultants.
It was found that the animal thus immunized could then be used as a source of antitoxin that could confer at least temporary immunity on still another animal, or in a human being.
Confer, 70, of Mexico, NY, died Tuesday at her home.
1.1361-1(1)(1), a corporation has more than a single class of stock (SCOS) if all outstanding shares do not confer identical distribution and liquidation rights.

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