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downer

Slang
1. a barbiturate, tranquillizer, or narcotic
2. a state of depression
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Downer has been making threats against Iraq which have caused Iraq to threaten to cancel wheat shipments from Australia to the value of many millions of dollars.
Downer told a news conference before ending his two-day visit to Thailand, "My view is that once a new government is in place in Jakarta, giving them some time to settle down and for East Timor to work through a U.
Downer used Australia's newly announced approval of China's WTO membership to take a swipe at the U.
House Clerk Alfred "Butch" Speer says Downer "believes that all the responsibility - everything from paper clips to employee oversight - falls on him.
To assist this transition, Spotless and Downer have entered into a protocol in respect of the nomination of directors by Downer to the Spotless Board commensurate with its controlling interest in Spotless, and in relation to the governance arrangements between Spotless.
Student Kandyce Downer - Shi-Anne's guardian - was given a minimum of 18 years behind bars for the "barbaric abuse" in May.
three brothers, Alden Downer and his wife, Betsy of West Boylston, Douglas Downer of California and Orton Downer and his wife, Patsy of Florida; a sister, Velma Grassler of Florida; eight grandchildren, Scott, Sarah, Sandra, Stacey, Crystal, Steven, Matthew and Lynette; 10 great-grandchildren; nephews and nieces.
Downer met Turkish Cypriot leader Dervis Eroglu in the morning after crossing north and then met President Nicos Anastasiades at the presidential palace at noon.
Downer has advised as a result of the contract productivity is expected to increase substantially at both mines.
Downer said Australia welcomed a report by an Eminent Persons Group which says Bainimarama should resign as interim prime minister and hand over rule to a civilian.
A spokesman for Downer said: "Downer EDI see this investment as an additional move in their strategy for growth and will be building on the existing Sillars team, operating from offices on Teesside, Tyneside and Wearside, as part of their Works Infrastructure business, a division of Downer EDI".
Mother-of-two Naomi Dennis fled to her neighbour's home but was pursued and stabbed by Simon Downer in their hallway.