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wit

1. the talent or quality of using unexpected associations between contrasting or disparate words or ideas to make a clever humorous effect
2. speech or writing showing this quality
3. a person possessing, showing, or noted for such an ability, esp in repartee
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55, Jalan Raja Chulan, Bukit Ceylon in the Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur, did engage in money laundering, to wit, by receiving proceeds of unlawful activity totalling RM188,001,963.02 from account number 8550299001 belonging to Tanore Finance Corporation in Falcon Private Bank, Singapore, into AmIslamic Bank Berhad account number 2112022009694 belonging to you, thereby you have committed an offence under paragraph 4(1)(a)of the Anti-Money Laundering and Anti-Terrorism Financing Act 2001 [Act 613], punishable under subsection 4(1) of the same Act.
55, Jalan Raja Chulan, Bukit Ceylon in the Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur, did engage in money laundering, to wit, by receiving proceeds of unlawful activity totalling RM231,150,000.00 from account number 8550299001 belonging to Tanore Finance Corporation in Falcon Private Bank, Singapore, into AmIslamic Bank Berhad account number 2112022009694 belonging to you, thereby you have committed an offence under paragraph 4(1)(a)of the Anti-Money Laundering and Anti-Terrorism Financing Act 2001 [Act 613], punishable under subsection 4(1) of the same Act.
Verizon confirmed it will, as a communications provider to the federal government, working with Capital-area agencies as they prepare to move to WITS 3 and Networx and advance their operations.
The book also serves to highlight contradictions in the way that the broad anti-apartheid movement has related to Wits as an institution.