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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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ensures that given the current unemployment rate and the parameters of the model, costs of shirking outweigh its benefits.
2002) found no evidence of shirking on a player's subsequent durability.
Fry's engaging, discursive book charts the first 20 years of his life, and, really, he was a hateful child--constantly disappointing his family, shirking schoolwork, stealing money from his classmates, and lying about it all with an ease that astonished even him.
Here, in the case of perfect verifiability, the offer is accepted even when the production value is low because shirking is detected with probability one and can be proven in court.
If Americans are shirking their responsibilities toward jury service, they aren't doing it by not showing up.
When we don't vote, we're not only shirking our civic responsibility, we're also dooming our very democracy.
In the absence of unemployment, a worker caught shirking and subsequently fired could obtain a new job at the market wage without difficulty.
To maintain simplicity, it is assumed that, at any particular time, a worker either works or shirks and that a shirking worker produces nothing.
Before that law, states had been shirking their responsibilities so that about a million disabled kids were receiving no education at all, let alone a segregated, inferior one.
With the global economy shirking, the availability of numerous and unique investment pools have become easier to tap - if you know where to look, says Adams.