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  • noun Plural form of undertaking.


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  • The danger in such protracted undertakings is that an interpretive sameness can set in -- anathema to Beethoven, whose manifestation of both the human condition and the divine is an extreme ride at anyone's theme park.

    Music review: Yuliya Gorenman plays Beethoven sonatas at the Katzen Center Post 2010

  • Trying out prototypes in the UK, for later roll out to the entire EU, on data holding, encryption and the applications of data bases to government and planning undertakings is essentially big state.

    20th Century Brown Newmania 2007

  • Mr. Rasulo says the parks are long-term undertakings and the company always anticipates having to invest in changes.

    Disney's $1 Billion Adventure 2007

  • And it provides for legally enforceable undertakings from the proponents, with severe sanctions if those undertakings aren't honoured.

    Change, Challenge, Opportunity 1998

  • We have secured undertakings from the U.S. not to intensify quota restrictions affecting Canadian exports of sugar-containing products and not to introduce any restrictions on grains.

    Canada's Future Under Free Trade 1987

  • One of the first undertakings is the simple vase of red clay filled with eggs of white clay; then comes the modelling of the vase with one or more spouts, of the narrow-mouthed vase, of the vase with

    The Montessori Method Anne E. Montessori George 1912

  • Each woman had discovered opportunities in her own experience for this same tender understanding, and under its succeeding president, Mrs. Pelham, in its determination to be of use to the needy and distressed, the club developed many philanthropic undertakings from the humble beginnings of a linen chest kept constantly filled with clothing for the sick and poor.

    Twenty Years at Hull-House, With Autobiographical Notes 1910

  • Perhaps the most successful of Glasgow's municipal undertakings is its tramway system.

    Britain's Experience of Public Ownership 1906

  • The advantages of these projects are that they are long-term undertakings and that their profitability can be fairly reliably calculated while the potential risks can be assessed as well.

    Slovak Spectator 2009

  • Despite undertakings from the UCKG’s press office that they would respond to the allegations on Friday, they failed to return questions sent to them.

    Brazilians accused of racism and discrimination in SA church 2009


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