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grant

1. a sum of money provided by a government, local authority, or public fund to finance educational study, overseas aid, building repairs, etc.
2. a transfer of property by deed or other written instrument; conveyance
3. US a territorial unit in Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont, originally granted to an individual or organization

Grant

1. Cary, real name Alexander Archibald Leach. 1904--86, US film actor, born in England. His many films include Bringing up Baby (1938), The Philadelphia Story (1940), Arsenic and Old Lace (1944), and Mr Blandings Builds his Dream House (1948)
2. Duncan (James Corrowr). 1885--1978, British painter and designer
3. Ulysses S(impson), real name Hiram Ulysses Grant. 1822--85, 18th president of the US (1869--77); commander in chief of Union forces in the American Civil War (1864--65)
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Duncan Granter. Still, parishioners felt compelled to do something.
O Allah, grant us refuge from the Hellfire, O Granter of refuge, O Granter of refuge, O Granter of refuge.
Illegal exercise of the game "lotto" and the other games controlled by the State or granter societies; Illegal exercises of the games controlled by CONI and/or UNIRE; Illegal exercises of other examples of betting in relation to human beings and/or animals.
(2) Stuart Taberner, 'Private Failings and Public Virtues: Granter Grass' Beim Hduten der Zwiebel and the Exemplary Use of Authorial Autobiography' NLR, 103 (2008), 143-54 (P.
Robert Granter, international speaker and teacher in the myotherapy program at Victoria's RMIT University, spoke on both days.
A consumable publication that does not lend itself to community library collections but is ideal for individual use, "These Are My Final Wishes" covers the choice of burial or cremation; the details of the kind of funeral service and showing desired; insurance and financial matters; the obituary; personal wishes and thoughts; presenting the final wishes to the 'wish granter'; and even a 'Final Wishes Party'.
(b) More university programs will mean more faculty positions and granter number of research grants are researchers argue things like "well thousands of clinicians are using stimulus control techniques in work with their clients but the process of stimulus control is not well researched.
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For instance, in Du'al-iftitah God is addressed in the following way: "the open-handed Granter of good Whose bounties and treasures are not diminished and Whose abundance of giving increases Him in nothing but goodness and generosity." (1)
Thomas's Hospital, London, UK), Granter (pathology, Harvard Medical School) present a two-volume medical textbook that describes the scope of dermatologic pathologies, providing for each one description of clinical features, information on pathogenesis and histological features, and (often) the clinical differential diagnosis.
Emi Nishimura, Scott Granter and David Fisher, from the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Children's Hospital in Boston, determined that hair colouration is ultimately determined by the presence of melanocyte stem cells in the hair follicle.
Sue Spear, the charity's wish granter, said she was disappointed to discover that Rebecca would not be able to go backstage at Chitty Chitty Bang Bang to see the car, so she was determined to arrange a suitable alternative.