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sacred

(jargon)
Reserved for exclusive use by something. The term might mean only writable by whatever it is sacred to.

For example, "Register 7 is sacred to the interrupt handler" would mean that if any other code changed the contents of register 7, dire consequences would ensue.
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What does it mean when you dream about a sacred place?

A church, temple, synagogue, or any place considered sacred may indicate a renewing of what the dreamer considers to be important or venerable.

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(26) E conclui: "if the United States mean to obtain or deserve the full praise due to wise and just governments, they will equally respect the rights of property, and the property in rights: they will rival the government that most sacredly guards the former; and by repelling its example in violating the latter, will make themselves a pattern to that and all other governments." (MADISON, James.
Profoundly penetrated with this idea, I shall carry it with me to my grave, as a strong incitement to unceasing vows that heaven may continue to you the choicest tokens of its beneficence; that your union and brotherly affection may be perpetual; that the free Constitution, which is the work of your hands, may be sacredly maintained; that its administration in every department may be stamped with wisdom and virtue; that, in fine, the happiness of the people of these States, under the auspices of liberty, may be made complete by so careful a preservation and so prudent a use of this blessing as will acquire to them the glory of recommending it to the applause, the affection, and adoption of every nation which is yet a stranger to it.
While we have been able to address discriminatory hiring practices through the EEOC, we have not been fully able to re move them from the sacredly protected peer validation of tenure.
'Confidentiality is the act of sacredly protecting your client.'
This question of 'how' led to me questioning one of my most sacredly held psychoanalytic concepts, that of 'the frame'.
Sacredly respecting the social, moral, religious norms rooted in a rich and long tradition, the Romanian peasant found it hard to accept the idea and the gesture of suicide as a private issue.
The court cites with profound disapproval a suggestion made in Wharton's Criminal Evidence (46) that federal law, and federal courts, stand alone in rejecting the notion that evidence unconstitutionally obtained can be constitutionally received: "Whatever other state courts may do, the Supreme Court of Florida will guard and protect the constitutional rights, privileges, and immunities of the people, as sacredly as the federal courts." (47)
Jeff DeGraff, professor of management and organizations at the Ross School of Business University of Michigan, addressed a packed house at the day two keynote of Legaltech 2015, advising the audience: "Destroy all your most sacredly held notions of what innovation is."
Everything has multiple sides and facets, even that which we most sacredly believe in.
Pseudo-Dionysius later referred to the Sacred Chrism as "divine ointment four times and once as the "most divine ointment." (63) In his work he expounded on "the way the divine ointment is sacredly handled." (64) The mystic held the chrism in the same regard as the eucharist; "in dignity and effectiveness it is on a level with the sacred rite of the synaxis." (65) Nicholas Cabasilas followed suit, employing the phrase "the most divine Chrism" several times.
but, on the contrary, that the state of war is precisely that for which they are provided, and during which they are to be as sacredly observed as the most acknowledged articles in the law of nature or nations.
According to Smith, Hanskaska is the Lakota word describing a society of head men who had earned the privilege to wear a sacredly ornamented shirt.