In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Meanwhile, if the latest Labour Court initiative fails, the government will take pre-emptive and decisive action against the strikers.
- Some local residents advocate pre-emptive privatization of degraded communal lands to protect these areas from municipal encroachment.
- They essentially amounted to a crude pre-emptive strike designed to forestall any leadership challenge and the natural targets were those with whom he has crossed swords in the past.
- His speech was a pre-emptive strike designed to prevent opponents from exploiting the war issue.
- Nevertheless, credit card companies have been taking pre-emptive action for some time, which should go some way towards addressing the problem.
- ‘We see it as a non-violent, pre-emptive strike to protect the constitution,’ he said when we spoke last week.
- Luckily, I've anticipated and manage a pre-emptive strike while he's still taking in the last statement.
- Evidence is accumulating that questions the value of pre-emptive interventions in other fields of medicine, such as breast cancer.
- If the senior executive wishes to leave the organisation in the future, it is usual for the remaining shareholders to have a pre-emptive right to reacquire the shares of the outgoing executive.
- However, the report which recommended that the council waive its pre-emptive right on the land was only submitted to Mkani's standing committee on January 20, 1999.
- They took the opportunity of their own settlement to obtain that pre-emptive right, and I have no problem with that - indeed, I congratulate them.
- The auction of Odeon was sparked in June after one property investor failed to get other shareholders to accept his pre-emptive offer of 360 million pounds.
- Nonetheless, revenues from pre-emptive purchases of Maori land were the mainstay of the Crown government's budget.
- ‘He likes to make pre-emptive offers’ said one longtime agent used to doing business with Lacroix.
- Companies incorporated under this legislation have the option of including pre-emptive rights in their articles if they so choose.
- The Council has a pre-emptive right to purchase the building back at its sale price and value of improvements, should the Legislature wish to sell.
- One partner already has pre-emptive rights to buy the company's stake.
- The channel is owned equally by four companies and each has pre-emptive rights over the shares, which give them priority in the event of a sale.
- Walt Disney, one of the four equal shareholders with pre-emptive rights alongside Carlton and Granada, may well pick up the holding.
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