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a former French coin of low denomination



an old French coin, originally made of gold and later of silver and copper. One sou was equal to 1/20 of a livre or to 12 deniers. When France adopted the decimal system in 1799, the sou was replaced by a 5-centime coin equal to 1/20 of a livre or of a franc. The new coin was commonly called a sou until 1947, when it was withdrawn from circulation in connection with the devaluation of the French franc.

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Despite SOU agreeing to pay, the settlement "releases SOU and other parties from future wage claims stemming from the project while admitting no wrongdoing or liability on the disputed wages," a BOLI statement said.
Sou, who had aspirations of becoming a professional footballer until a career-ending injury, left his victim in distress and did not return to the party.
Nonetheless, SOU junior Emery Way says he would prefer SOU to be more inclusive of students rather than more exclusive.
SOU can be used as a supplement to both physical findings and other imaging studies.
In 1976, at the age of eight, Sou and his family fled their native Laos after a Vietnam-backed uprising.
SOU President Mary Cullinan said she supports the idea but declined further comment.
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The sous chef will delegate tasks, plan and direct food preparation, create new menus, ensure staff work in a safe, hygienic environment, and possibly take responsibility for training apprentices.
Elles recevront un code sous forme de lettre pour savoir quels sont leurs chiffres et comment ils evoluent[beaucoup plus grand que].
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Shortlisted in the category were Ajeesh Alphonse, junior sous chef, The MED, Media One, Dubai, Cinu Chandran, sous chef, West 14th, Dubai and Novy Roxas, sous chef, The Address, Dubai Marina.
Boil in the bag ready meals will be the next big thing at the premium end of the category, Waitrose executive chef Neil Nugent has claimed, as the retailer extends its range of sous vide ready meals.