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shirk

Islam
a. the fundamental sin of regarding anything as equal to Allah
b. any belief that is considered to be in opposition to Allah and Islam
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Under the subjective test of "shirking", either way can lead a court into imputing income which that person is charged with earning, whether he or she is actually earning it.
Joshua Harris, director of campaigns for Brake, said: "It is hugely disappointing to see a role model like David Beckham shirking his responsibility and getting off a speeding prosecution on a mere technicality."
She added: 'SHIRKING': "Unless Labour change their line to wholeheartedly oppose the Government's Brexit, the votes lent to Labour are likely to fall away."
On the other hand, the hearing chaired by Senator Lacson was adjourned not because the Senate was shirking its responsibility, but because no one objected when a motion to adjourn the hearing was made.
Professional sports has long provided a setting in which to examine the principal-agent problem, which arises in the employment relationship between a principal (the employer) and its agent (the employee) when the labor contract is incomplete or when the principal is unable to distinguish reduced effort ("shirking") from below-average realizations of a stochastic production function.
The mother of injured Formula One Driver Jules Bianchi has spoken up and said that people are "shirking responsibility" in relation to her son's accident.
Specifically, we analyze the two most common efficiency wage models: the Solow (1979) model, in some literature called the "generic" efficiency wage model, and the Shapiro-Stiglitz (1984) "shirking" model.
(5) A Soldier who missed the preparatory train-up for a deployment was shirking important service, even if he intended to return to his unit in time for the actual deployment.
Shirking refers to when a player's performance declines substantially after signing a new contract due to the lack of incentive to perform at a high level.
They expressed concern that in Bulgaria, there was a decline in moral values, crime was on the rise and the family was shirking its duties.
The vehicles of Solid Waste Management are using diesel worth of Rs 4.6 million monthly but still shirking from duty.
Luis Nunez's approximately four-year scheme was only revealed when the real landlords noticed that he was shirking his duties and they decided to review his work, according to the DA's office.