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  • 1 FORTRESS — Investment Group LLC Unternehmensform Limited Liability Company Gründung 1998 …

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  • 2 Fortress Re — Inc. were an American aviation reinsurance agency, based in Burlington, North Carolina, and co owned by Maurice ‘Chico’ Sabbah. Their auditor was Deloitte Touche. Financial trouble They were dealt a heavy blow by the September 11 attacks.… …

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  • 3 Fortress — For tress, n.; pl. {Fortresses}. [F. forteresse, OF. forteresce, fortelesce, LL. foralitia, fr. L. fortis strong. See {Fort}, and cf. {Fortalice}.] A fortified place; a large and permanent fortification, sometimes including a town; a fort; a… …

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  • 4 Fortress — steht für: Fortress Investment Group, ein Investmentunternehmen Fortress – Die Festung, ist ein SF Actionfilm aus dem Jahr 1993 Fortress (Programmiersprache), eine Programmiersprache von Sun Microsystems Boeing B 17 Flying Fortress, ein Flugzeug… …

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  • 5 Fortress — For tress, v. t. To furnish with a fortress or with fortresses; to guard; to fortify. Shak. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 6 fortress — [fôr′tris] n. [ME forteresse < OFr < VL * fortaricia < L fortis, strong: see FORT1] a fortified place; fort: often used figuratively vt. to protect by or furnish with a fortress …

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  • 7 fortress — index bear (support), bulwark Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 8 fortress — early 14c., from O.Fr. forteresse strong place (12c.), variant of fortelesse, from M.L. fortalitia, from L. fortis strong (see FORT (Cf. fort)) + English ess, a fairly uncommon suffix (DURESS (Cf. duress), LARGESS (Cf. largess) being other exa …

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  • 9 fortress n — Fortress: a female fort …

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  • 10 fortress — *fort, citadel, stronghold, fastness …

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  • 11 fortress — ► NOUN ▪ a military stronghold, especially a strongly fortified town fit for a large garrison. ORIGIN Old French forteresse strong place , from Latin fortis strong …

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  • 12 fortress — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ great ▪ impenetrable, impregnable, strong ▪ grim ▪ stone VERB + FORTRESS …

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  • 13 fortress — n. 1) to besiege; storm, take a fortress 2) an impregnable; strong fortress 3) a fortress falls, surrenders; holds out * * * [ fɔːtrɪs] holds out storm strong fortress surrenders take a fortress a fortress falls an impregnable to besiege …

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  • 14 Fortress — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Fortress, forteresse en anglais, peut faire référence à : Fortress, un film américain réalisé par Stuart Gordon en 1993, Fortress, un langage de… …

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  • 15 Fortress — У этого термина существуют и другие значения, см. Fortress (значения). Fortress (буквально «крепость»)  черновая спецификация нового языка программирования, разрабатываемая компанией Sun Microsystems. Инициатива спонсировалась Агентством по… …

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  • 16 fortress — [[t]fɔ͟ː(r)trɪs[/t]] fortresses N COUNT A fortress is a castle or other large strong building, or a well protected place, which is intended to be difficult for enemies to enter. ...a 13th century fortress. Syn: stronghold …

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  • 17 fortress — UK [ˈfɔː(r)trəs] / US [ˈfɔrtrəs] noun [countable] Word forms fortress : singular fortress plural fortresses a strong well protected building used for defending a place …

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  • 18 fortress — 1. noun A fortified place; a large and permanent fortification, sometimes including a town; a fort; a castle; a stronghold; a place of defense or security. 2. verb To …

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  • 19 fortress — noun the fortress fell into the hands of the French Syn: fort, castle, citadel, blockhouse, stronghold, redoubt, fortification, bastion; fastness …

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  • 20 fortress — /ˈfɔtrəs / (say fawtruhs) noun 1. a large fortified place; a fort or group of forts, often including a town. 2. any place of security. –verb (t) 3. Rare to furnish with or defend by a fortress: the city is heavily fortressed. {Middle English… …

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