international unit


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international unit

[¦in·tər¦nash·ən·əl ′yü·nət]
(biology)
A quantity of a vitamin, hormone, antibiotic, or other biological that produces a specific internationally accepted biological effect.
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He also will help establish a U.S.-based international unit responsible for providing support to these offices.
As well as the double glazing on his house in Brompton Road, he introduced the concept of a standard candle, the international unit for measuring illumination until this century.
Longer term, Saleh sees "stronger international unit growth after the closing of the Telepizza master franchise deal "which should drive unit growth closer to 4.0%", along with benefits coming from all of Yum's segments' partnership with GrubHub (GRUB).
It has already bought the latters StarTrack International unit in a deal worth AUD62.4m ($47.8m).
In addition, Donald Watros has been appointed president of HBC's newly formed International unit. In this role he will focus on identifying, launching and operating international expansion opportunities.
When McMillon was named to follow Duke as head of Walmart's international unit in 2009, that business consisted of 3,121 stores in 15 countries that combined to record $98.84 billion in sales.
Earlier today, sources told the news agency that Sberbank could be eyeing Austrian Volksbanken's (WBAG:VBPS) international unit.
Pernod Ricard SA's Havana Club International unit is to open a new distillery in Cuba to expand sales of its dark-aged rums, reports Bloomberg News (Jan.
Boyce has come from Unilever, where he was most recently president and chief executive of its Unilever Cosmetics International unit. Boyce has extensive experience in Canada, as well as his senior executive positions in the United States, Italy and the U.K., all with Unilever.
Avon had in excess of 600,000 square feet at 9 West 57th Street, a/k/a the Solow Building, when it embarked on a corporate restructuring designed to save both space and dollars by moving a quarter million square-foot unit, (specifically the North American Business Unit) into the base of 1251 Avenue of the Americas, and the International Unit into mid-rise floors at 1345 Avenue of the Americas.
same-store sales growth, a pick-up in international unit growth, and a Q3 EBITDA/EPS beat.
Kokila Konasinghe , Director of the International Unit of University of Colombo and Mr.

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