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  • adjective Of or relating to a third party
  • adjective video games Of a video game, developed and published by an independent video game publisher or its internal development teams, as opposed to first-party.
  • adjective video games Originating from such a video game.


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  • Gathering margins were up $6.1 million or 13% in the quarter, driven by an increase in revenues associated with a short-term third-party gathering and processing agreement related to the volumes that will be ultimately be processed in the Blacks Fork II facility.

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  • Now that -- the important note to be made there is we're comparing the cost of Pioneer pumping the well versus an outside party is related to longer-term third-party contract rates.

    unknown title 2011

  • In other action, the board agreed to do away with the single-year APR scores and will only use the four-year rolling average to determine postseason eligibility; agreed to continue providing funding for low-resource schools to help the academic performance of athletes and look at new ways to help those schools; decided to take another look at improving the standards for incoming freshmen and junior college transfers in October; and will consider including family members among the definition of third-party influences, a definition that also includes agents.

    The Seattle Times 2011

  • They call it third-party ownership, and to its proponents, it's no more harmful than owning a share in a thoroughbred or any other company.

    The Stud Fees of Soccer Gabriele Marcotti 2012

  • M-Edge describes itself as one of those vendors, sometimes called third-party merchants.

    Merchant Says Amazon Sabotaged Its Business Stu Woo 2011

  • It has arranged for outside investors to guarantee Mr. Cohen an undisclosed price for the painting unless another bidder offers even more during the auction—an arrangement called a third-party guarantee.

    Liz Taylor Portrait to Go on Block for $20 Million Kelly Crow 2011

  • Rimini is a pioneer in so-called third-party maintenance for software applications like Oracle's PeopleSoft, Siebel and JD Edwards.

    Is Maintenance a Software Target at Oracle? Rolfe Winkler 2011

  • If you find unauthorized charges on your telephone or cellphone bills, the phone company should remove them, but you may also have to call the third-party that billed them.

    Have You Been Hit by 'Cramming' Charges? Karen Blumenthal 2011

  • A few have discovered start-up Rimini Street, which sells so-called third-party support at a fraction of Oracle's price.

    Oracle Leads, But Software Pack Tightens Rolfe Winkler 2011

  • Fox New York, 18592 began the career of the so-called third-party beneficiary contract.

    A History of American Law Lawrence M. Friedman 1985


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