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- verb Present participle of
- noun A
courting; the process by which somebody is wooed.
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- noun a man's courting of a woman; seeking the affections of a woman (usually with the hope of marriage)
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Stevens has succeeded in wooing swing-vote Justice Anthony Kennedy to the left in some cases, such as those against Bush detention policies.
Now, the Participant model is being imitated by an industry intensely interested in wooing dedicated audiences.
Environmentalists 'efforts in wooing Reichert are NOT successful when he only votes their way when his vote doesn't matter, when the issue is already decided.
Whitman had actually been far more active in wooing Latinos than her opponent, but the details of the scandal, and the fact that Whitman had been campaigning on pursuing harsher punishments for employers who knowingly hired unauthorized immigrants, put her in a difficult position.
One of the reasons the Democratic Party has had suburban success the last several cycles is they were able to recruit well-known municipal officeholders to run for legislative seats (Larry Springer, Judy Clibborn, Deb Eddy, etc.), yet the Republicans have not had similar success in wooing these officeholders to run on their ticket.
The essence of the gamble has been the belief that, in wooing the support of Lib Dems, would-be greenies, Guardian readers and the supposed "soft centre", they could take their supposed "core" supporters for granted.
Gen. Abdul Qassab, who is apparently the object of intense wooing from the U.S.
While exercising your facetiousness, it seems to me that you especially level your irony at certain other worries necessarily occasioned by the position of Kondjé-Gul and what you call the wooing of the "fierce
Palmer quickly learned the importance of strong product design in wooing new customers, as he began manufacturing prototypes of everything from shoes to clothing to equipment all embedded with d3o’s trademark fluorescent orange logo.
But, the idea of wooing white males suggests that the ideals and aspiration of blacks are not good enough for white Americans, or somehow, separate and polarizing.