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1. Christianity a distinctive form of liturgical or ritual observance, esp one that is traditional in a Church or group of Churches
2. the enjoyment of property, land, etc., by occupation or by deriving revenue or other benefit from it
3. Law the beneficial enjoyment of property the legal title to which is held by another person as trustee
4. Law an archaic word for trust
5. Philosophy logic linguistics the occurrence of an expression in such a context that it performs its own linguistic function rather than being itself referred to. In "Fido" refers to Fido, the name Fido is used only on the second occurrence, first being mentioned
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(pol’zovanie), in law, one of the basic legal rights of a property owner. The right of use consists in the right to the productive or personal use of an object for the satisfaction of one’s needs and interests, depending on the nature of the object, for example, use of property or receipt of income from an object. Limits to use are set by law, contract, or other legal document, such as a will. Use is forbidden if it is detrimental to other individuals (abuse of the right). Legal use may be protected from infringement by various legal means, in particular, by bringing a suit for the elimination of impediments to use.

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An early system on the IBM 1130.

[Listed in CACM 2(5):16, May 1959].
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In a second commentary, Harvey and Kitson (7) usefully explore three general themes in the RBV debate: (i) how do we define 'competitive advantage' in healthcare?; (ii) the contribution of macro level theory to understanding of KM; and (iii) the need to align theory across different analytic levels.
Not sure about the baths bit - my mum believed a bath could always be usefully had before the Monday return to school - but Douglas Adams had a point about my childhood when he wrote those words in Life, the Universe and Everything.
I would, however, suggest that the SLA could usefully employ an outsider to be responsible for the daily management of the union: such person - CEO or mere EO - to act on the instructions of the committee in accordance with the wishes of the members, as expressed through their representatives and union general meetings, again like any other union.
The complementarity between the two modern editions, the one for the specialist and the one for the non-specialist, is usefully pointed up by Beaulieu in his introduction, where he directs us to the Buzon edition for more ample notes and discussion of the text.
Hagley Homes decided they had the expertise to contribute usefully to the community effort for general improvements.
The ballroom has a capacity for up to 250 people and usefully the hotel has its own 30 underground parking spaces.
The 12 Moon Signs In Love: A Lover's Guide To Understanding Your Partner by seasoned astrologist Vera Kaikohad is an inherently engaging and usefully informative compendium of expert commentary on every aspect of "romantic astrology".
Providing its readers with an invaluable approach to the proper application of system testing and developer-led testing, understanding the software's user, reduction of system-test costs, and increase of productivity by methodical technique and tool utilization, management of the "end game" of software developmental effectiveness, and institution of comprehensive measurement programming, System Testing With An Attitude is a superbly presented, "user-friendly" collection of accessibly helpful, usefully practical, readily applicable information.
With preoccupations borne from her 1994 Cardiff Bay Opera House proposals, Phaeno serves as a critique of the Modern Movement's use of the ground plane, which in Hadid's view failed to usefully regenerate land liberated by pilotis.
He also usefully touches upon Johnson's interest in the martial arts, a matter he returns to in his analysis of The Sorcerer's Apprentice, wherein he claims that "karate represents for Johnson a form of art through which, in creating an alternative world, the artist does not work but 'plays' at the creation of his or her own body" (113).
For example, Weedon could have usefully addressed very current research where orbital versus radiometric time-scale estimations are dramatically at odds and remain unresolved.
Noting the implications for infant health, the investigators conclude, "Public health efforts to reduce the incidence of low birth weight might usefully target women experiencing such underemployment events for special preventive interventions."