motto

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motto

1. a short explanatory phrase inscribed on or attached to something
2. a verse or maxim contained in a paper cracker
3. a quotation prefacing a book or chapter of a book
4. a recurring musical phrase
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Though the Independent High Electoral Commission (IHEC) has banned the use of religious mottoes and places for campaigns, many candidates in Kurdistan Region are using the religious idiom and attire for campaigning, the statement said.
If the Noble Peace Prize is given for the mottoes, Obama deserves the award because his chanted mottoes center on change but should the prize be given for a change in behavior and practice, there has been observed no special change in Obama's measures," member of the parliament's National Security and Foreign Policy Commission Gholamreza Karami told FNA on Monday.
The question of what religious symbols or mottoes belong on public property has long been controversial.