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2008-07-03 09:00:43

The UAE Ministry of Economy (MoE) and the Dubai Department of Economic Development have signed today (Thursday, July 3, 2008) a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) requiring their cooperation in trade protection and the planning, development, and unification of procedures related to trade control. The MoU is intended to enhance commercial market regulation and create a competitive environment that both protects society and develops the national economy.The Memorandum was signed at the...


Word of the Day
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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