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International News Archive - August 19, 2009

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Sony Corp launched a new initiative in Britain on Wednesday that would entice customers to trade in their old televisions for new ones.

Word of the Day
cassation
  • The abrogation of a law by a higher authority; annulment.
  • In music, during the eighteenth century, a song or an instrumental piece similar to the serenade, intended for performance in the open air.
The word 'cassation' comes from the French 'cassation', from Latin 'casso' ("destroy, annul").
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