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Nautical a seat lying across a boat and occupied by an oarsman
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Unit 8200 soldiers were also responsible for thwarting a recent Iranian hacking attack against private and public organizations in Israel.
BEIRUT: Finance Minister Ali Hasan Khalil announced Thursday that rubber stamps and official forms carrying forged signatures of officials in the ministry's tax collection department had been seized, thwarting schemes to embezzle public funds.
In line with this reasoning, Bartholomew and colleagues recently developed the Psychological Need Thwarting Scale in order to explore how a more direct assessment of need thwarting could contribute to the prediction of psychological ill-being.
Aside from ensuring the accuracy of daily time records and thwarting attempts of time theft, the new timekeeping system also promotes fast and efficient payroll calculations," Binay said.
The most intense of these trajectories --disillusionment--is further examined using a typology constructed around two contextual factors involved in most changes of an academic major: the perceived source or nature of the thwarting of expectations, and the perceived availability of salient alternative courses of action.
We will not compromise in that area and I will put whatever resources are necessary into thwarting the dissidents.
That's tremendous progress in thwarting those who seek to destroy our global community.
Landau, however, contends that CEM15's natural role probably has nothing to do with thwarting viruses.
Instead, he contended, the task of thwarting hijackers should be left to federal air marshals.
Metnor Group, the Geordie galvaniser which wants to buy Black Country engineer Ash & Lacy, has hit out at the board of the Midland company for thwarting its bid and depriving shareholders of the possibility of a better deal.
Perhaps this thwarting of meaning most recalls the precision and deadpan, psychotic conceptualism of Charles Ray, one of Sietsema's teachers at UCLA, where the artist is in his final year of the MFA program (although he had shown in galleries before entering graduate school).