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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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If there was shirking of 'responsibility' as the editorial painted it, was it not by the one who should have objected to the motion but was nowhere to be found when senators were deciding on the motion to adjourn?
We do not believe that players deliberately turn in indifferent performances because they know they will be paid in any case; even if a player wished to reduce effort, shirking within the game may be difficult.
The model assumes that there are only two effort levels: working and shirking.
When he intentionally failed to return on time, he was shirking it.
As per details, TMA staff of Jund to hide their shirking and inability, they filled the road ditches with sand for the time being, therefore the authorities could not assess the depleted condition of the road.
Plesner, who heads a special committee that encourages Jewish youth to draft in the army, is part of team of current and former officials who are studying the phenomenon of shirking military service for religious schooling.
LABOUR have accused the SNP of shirking their duty to order a public inquiry into a deadly superbug outbreak.
Jensen and Meckling defined these costs as the sum of the monitoring and bonding costs, plus any residual loss, incurred to prevent shirking by agents.
Fine Gael and Labour said the state was shirking its duty after St Vincent de Paul revealed it was forced to fund the assessments at a cost of 330 per child.
Rather than fight litigants who claimed the LAUSD was shirking federal special-education laws -- or, better yet, get into compliance with those laws -- the district settled for the easy way out, the consent decree.
The history, philosophy, and justification of goofing off, supplemented with careful research and statistics, makes for engaging reading whether for expert sociologists researching the cultural phenomenon's of shirking or lay readers making the most of their own relaxation time.
94 hours of shirking is actually factored into employee compensation formulas even though most personnel managers "privately" suspect average workers actually slough off 1.