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doubt

Philosophy the methodical device, esp in the philosophy of Descartes, of identifying certain knowledge as the residue after rejecting any proposition which might, however improbably, be false
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Furthermore, it is doubtful if the entrepreneur could muster sufficient funds from banking institutions to justify its pursuit.
MARK LANGDON'S VERDICT Punters will be eagerly awaiting team news from Old Trafford and it is the same situation at White Hart Lane where Newcastle will be in trouble if all their doubtful players miss out.
The last official data published by Spanish authorities in March 2011 on the doubtful loan rate was 6.
We hope he can still take part but I repeat, he is doubtful.
Doubtful loans of Spanish banks recorded a slight 0.
2011-46 defines "allowance for doubtful accounts" as "the amount of outstanding accounts receivable the taxpayer anticipates it will not collect.
It excludes charges for bad and doubtful debts, which rose by 9% or pounds 15m compared to a year earlier, but were down 28% on the previous half-year.
Oisin McMenamin and Seamus Sharkey again miss out for the Donegal outfit while Packie Mailey is doubtful.
A corporation may be accumulating excessive allowances if it takes several years to exhaust its allowance for doubtful accounts receivable balance.
Israel Discount Bank (TASE: DSCT) has said that it would not be able to meet guidelines on doubtful debt as directed by the central bank.
1 : undecided in opinion <I'm doubtful we'll make it on time.
New Delhi, Dec 12: Chief Justice of India K G Balakrishnan has recommended retirement from service of any judicial officer who is unfit, ineffective, incompetent or has doubtful integrity.