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  • 21 abandonment — aban·don·ment n 1: the act of abandoning property or a right: as a: relinquishment by an inventor of the right to enforce a patent see also dedication b: an author s relinquishment to the public domain of his or her copyrighted work c …

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  • 22 Uniform Adoption Act — The Uniform Adoption Act (1994) is a model law proposed by the NationalConference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws. It attempts to be acomprehensive and uniform state adoption code that: (1) is consistent withrelevant federal constitutional …

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  • 23 Abandonment — For the existentialist concept, see Abandonment (existentialism). Abandon redirects here. For other uses, see Abandon (disambiguation). Abandoned houses in Seacroft, Leeds, UK The term abandonment has a multitude of uses, legal and extra legal.… …

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  • 24 waiver — The intentional or voluntary relinquishment of a known right, or such conduct as warrants an inference of the relinquishment of such right, or when one dispenses with the performance of something he is entitled to exact or when one in possession… …

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  • 25 waiver — The intentional relinquishment of a known right, claim, or privilege. Phillips v Lagaly (CAIO Okla) 214 F2d 527, 50 ALR2d 626; Smith v Smith, 235 Minn 412, 51 NW2d 276, 32 ALR2d 1135. A voluntary and intentional relinquishment of a known and… …

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  • 26 California State Route 2 — Infobox road state=CA type=SR route=2 alternate name=Santa Monica Boulevard, Alvarado Street, Glendale Boulevard, Glendale Freeway, Angeles Crest Highway section=302 maint=Caltrans length mi=87.295 length round=3 length ref=California Department… …

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  • 27 waiver — waiv·er / wā vər/ n [Anglo French, from waiver to waive]: the act of intentionally or knowingly relinquishing or abandoning a known right, claim, or privilege; also: the legal instrument evidencing such an act compare estoppel, forfeiture ◇ Acts… …

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  • 28 abdication — I noun abandonment, abdicatio, abjuration, demission, departure, deposition, dethronement, eiuratio, leaving, quitting, relinquishment, renunciation, resignation, surrender, surrender of control, uncrowning, vacating, vacation, withdrawal foreign …

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  • 29 cession — ces·sion / se shən/ n 1: an act of ceding: a yielding (as of property) to another: as a in the civil law of Louisiana: assignment or transfer of property rights by a debtor to a creditor b: transfer of liability by an insurer to a reinsurer c:… …

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  • 30 surrender — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. capitulation, cession; relinquishment, abandonment, submission. v. capitulate, yield, give up; cede, renounce, relinquish. See resignation. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. capitulation, yielding, giving up,… …

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  • 31 waiver — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. quitclaim (see relinquishment). II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. relinquishment, abandonment, forgoing, reservation, refusal, rejection, disclaimer, postponement, tabling. III (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) n.… …

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  • 32 relinquishing — noun 1. a verbal act of renouncing a claim or right or position etc. • Syn: ↑relinquishment • Derivationally related forms: ↑relinquish, ↑relinquish (for: ↑relinquishment) • Hypernyms: ↑ …

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  • 33 Abandonment — A*ban don*ment ( ment), n. [Cf. F. abandonnement.] 1. The act of abandoning, or the state of being abandoned; total desertion; relinquishment. [1913 Webster] The abandonment of the independence of Europe. Burke. [1913 Webster] 2. (Mar. Law) The… …

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  • 34 Nature Conservancy of Canada — The Nature Conservancy of Canada Founded 1962 Location Toronto, Ontario, Canada Area served Canada Method …

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  • 35 Nepal citizenship law — The Constitution of the Kingdom of Nepal regulates provisions for Nepali citizenship in Articles 8, 9 and 10. The Nepal Citizenship Act 1964 was first promulgated on 28 February 1964 and provides for a single citizenship for the entire country.… …

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  • 36 Baby scoop era — The term Baby Scoop Era refers to the period of time starting after the end of World War II and ending in 1972 [ [http://www.babyscoopera.com The Baby Scoop Era Research Initiative] ] , characterized by an increased rate of pre marital… …

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  • 37 Treaty of Paris — ▪ Primary Source       OVERTURES for peace between the United States and Spain were begun July 26, 1898, through Jules Cambon, the French ambassador, resulting, August 12, in the signing of a protocol and the suspension of hostilities.… …

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  • 38 resignation — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Giving up Nouns 1. resignation, demission, retirement, abdication, withdrawal, surrender, quitting; relinquishment. See submission. 2. resignedness, patience, forbearance, long suffering, sufferance,… …

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  • 39 release — I To discharge a claim one has against another, as for example in a tort case the plaintiff may discharge the liability of the defendant in return for a cash settlement. To lease again or grant new lease. See accord and satisfaction II A writing… …

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  • 40 relinquish — transitive verb Etymology: Middle English relinquisshen, from Anglo French relinquiss , stem of relinquir, from Latin relinquere to leave behind, from re + linquere to leave more at loan Date: 15th century 1. to withdraw or retreat from ; leave… …

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