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The act of entering data into the computer. After a line of text is typed, pressing the Enter key, also called the "Return key," causes the computer to input the data. See Enter key.
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Millions of Christians are entering upon Lent: How many of us will be changed by it?
Mr Mears wrote: "If I were asked for advice by a man or woman considering entering upon a civil partnership, I would ask who was bringing the larger share of assets to the relationship.
One of the letters states: "The execution will take place at 9am on Thursday: and you can think of me at that time as entering upon a triumph and of your friend as carrying this friendship to the other Bank.
How much would it be worth to a young man entering upon the practice of law, to be regarded as a white man rather than a colored one?
There is the difficulty of entering upon business themselves after working as an assistant, as, like all other businesses, the trade is drifting into big concerns and the small man had not very much chance of cultivating a business for himself.
If the relationship between the groups is really positive, as Bishop Tonnos says it is, then Catholics should accept moderator Phipps' claim that he is entering upon a theological debate, and respond to it.
His first task, after entering upon his duties, was to distribute the second volume of the "Smithsonian Contributions to Knowledge.
Just when the urbanization of the western world was entering upon its state of rapid development, and when the most delicate, anxious consideration of the aesthetic qualities of the new material environment was requisite, the doctrine of the irrelevance of those ideas was at its height.