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  • noun a state of critical urgency


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  • A couple years ago, I suggested that stressing this and the consequent cruciality of quotes in the HTML help above the comments form would be a simple prevention; I still think so.

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  • Now El Gordo and his feeble Home Secretary, Jacqui Smith, return to the refrain of essentiality and cruciality, squawking about how 42 days is utterly vital to the War On…yawwwn… etc.

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  • The gameplan, which suffered a setback because of the elimination of one of the ring leaders Shaid Bilal in a gang war in Karachi and arrests and killing of the IM jihadis, has been revived in a big way as Pakistan seeks to leverage its cruciality for Americans in Afghanistan to grab concessions from India.

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  • Equipment cruciality • Effects of a task or work accomplished • Limitations Equipment cruciality and effects of a task are first determined and there are nine levels of importance.

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  • A combination of equipment cruciality and effects of work can be cross - referenced into a matrix to provide a relative weight of each task in comparison with all other types of tasks.

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