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persuader

[pər′swād·ər]
(electronics)
Element of storage tube which directs secondary emission to electron multiplier dynodes.
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Before Bond he was Simon Templar in The Saint, a series which ran through most of the 1960s, and also, for a couple of years in the 1970s, toff Lord Brett Sinclair in The Persuaders! playing opposite Tony Curtis as Bronx-raised rough diamond Danny Wilde.
Department of Justice, the Labor Department's response to the lawsuit said the application of the rule on disclosure to advisers as well as direct persuaders had long been recognized--even by federal courts--as ambiguous.
The letter criticized DOL's plan to issue its final persuader rule ahead of a separate rulemaking, set for later this year, to make significant changes to Form LM-21.
Taking a narrower perspective, the citizens are the persuaders and Antony is the persuadee here.
Richard Jobson's inept perversion of David Fincher's The Game, made with the panache of an old episode of The Persuaders. (Cert 15, 2009) **
The Labor Management Reporting and Disclosure Act (LMRDA), passed in 1959, requires disclosure of fees paid to and services provided by "persuaders," consultants hired to influence employees not to unionize.
FORGOTTEN records from 70s TV action series The Persuaders have been found in Warwickshire.
To mark the 40th anniversary of The Persuaders - an HD restoration of all 24 episodes for a BluRay edition is available to buy now.
(2006) argue that the second characteristic required is to be a persuader. Persuaders are highly influential because they are skilled at argument.
The "Eating Show" reviewed changes in advertising high sugar cereals to children, the HFCS controversy; changes at the FDA; changes in the way that restaurants are displaying the number of calories and trans fats in the sandwiches, sides, and dressings; and new research about the 21st version of Hidden Persuaders, the packaging and practices that food marketers use to sell unhealthy foods.
They have had their first taste of real pressure this past week, with the persuaders at the British Olympic Committee declaring that the four home nations combining wouldn't affect their individual futures because Sepp Blatter has given his word.