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2014-07-25 09:39:14

Northwestern University Linguistic, cultural forces shape children's understanding of the natural world How would a child respond to this question? Would his or her list be full of relatives, animals from movies and books, or perhaps neighborhood pets? Would the poppies blooming on the front steps make the list or the oak tree towering over the backyard? How might the animals children name compare to those named by children raised in a different cultural or language background or in...

2014-07-24 23:02:54

Fun Easy Learn launches "Learn Japanese 6000 Words" android App. This app will help people to learn Japanese in an fun and easy way. Worldwide (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 An innovative android app called "Learn Japanese 6000 Words" has been introduced by Fun Easy Learn. This app not only helps people to learn Japanese in their spare time, but also entertain them with fun games. Nowadays, more and more people would like to have the ability to speak another language. One of...

2014-07-24 12:22:09

RENO, Nev., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AMERCO (Nasdaq: UHAL), the holding company of U-Haul International Inc., Oxford Life Insurance Company, Repwest Insurance Company and Amerco Real Estate Company, plans to report its first quarter fiscal 2015 financial results after the close of market trading on Wednesday, August 6, 2014. The company is scheduled to conduct its first quarter investor conference call and webcast at 8 a.m. Arizona Time (11 a.m. ET) on Thursday, August 7,...

2014-07-23 23:22:51

Local Dentist and staff from Dental 2000 gathered with other leading colleagues for the semi-annual MGE Benefit Dinner where funds were raised to provide hundreds of thousands of books to youth in a frontal assault on one of the major sources of economic destruction in America. Totowa, NJ (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 Dr. Larry Kaplan and concerned leading dentists from across the nation gathered at the MGE Management Experts Benefit Dinner May 30, in St. Petersburg, FL. Government officials and...

2014-07-23 23:20:20

CyraCom has been ranked as North America’s 6th largest language services provider (LSP) in the translation and interpreting industry. (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 CyraCom has been ranked as North America’s 6th largest language services provider (LSP) in the translation and interpreting industry. Released June 2014 by the market research firm Common Sense Advisory, the report titled "The Language Services Market: 2014," also ranked CyraCom as the 18th largest LSP in the world,...

2014-07-23 23:19:20

WordWriter, BoomWriter's new technology-based vocabulary tool, lets students apply, share, and assess their knowledge of vocabulary. Milton, Massachusetts (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 Award-winning educational technology website BoomWriter Media announced today the launch of its newest feature to its collaborative writing interface: an interactive vocabulary resource aptly named WordWriter. WordWriter delivers a technology-based vocabulary learning experience that is certain to develop...

2014-07-23 08:39:02

Germany might have defeated Argentina to win the World Cup, but translations to Spanish are the most popular among consumers NEW YORK, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Data from One Hour Translation [http://www.onehourtranslation.com ], the world's fastest human translation agency, reveals that during H1 2014, translations into Spanish (Spain and Latin-America) are the most popular, accounting for approximately 21% of all translations worldwide, followed by French and then German...

2014-07-17 23:09:16

At the Transition Conference in New York, Transfluent today announced the launch of Transfluent Premium, an enterprise language translation service that meets the needs of today’s connected business world. Transfluent Premium facilitates near real-time translations in over 100 languages through an interface that is available on the desktop of every employee in the organization, as well as being integrated directly into business communication tools ranging from customer support to social...

2014-07-16 12:24:14

IRVING, Texas, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In a move to strengthen its position in the transcription industry, Global Transcripts has added Radiology, Legal and Hospital transcription to its list of specialized services. This expansion has been done to cater to the requirements of varied industries and organizations. Over the last 14 years, Global Transcripts has carved a name for itself in the field of medical transcription. It has been providing high-quality...

2014-07-15 23:08:44

Independent market research firm, Common Sense Advisory, recognizes EQHO Communications as a top player in $37 billion dollar industry. Bangkok, Thailand (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 EQHO Communications announced today its official ranking as one of the largest language services providers (LSPs) in the translation and interpreting industry. Issued by independent market research firm, Common Sense Advisory, the report titled "The Language Services Market: 2014" ranked EQHO...


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2012-06-14 07:45:00

Symbol: VINA2 Group: Dicot Family: Violaceae Duration: Annual Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Distribution: Viola×napaeHouse [nephrophylla × sororia] distribution:USA(IN, MO, TN, VT, WI) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants...

2012-06-14 07:45:02

Symbol: VIMO4 Group: Dicot Family: Violaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Distribution: Viola×molliculaHouse [macloskeyi × ×primulifolia] distribution:USA(NJ, NY) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants...

2012-06-14 07:46:05

Symbol: VIEA Group: Dicot Family: Violaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Distribution: Viola×eamesiiHouse [brittoniana × ×palmata] distribution:USA(CT, NJ) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class...

2012-06-14 07:46:10

Symbol: VIDA2 Group: Dicot Family: Violaceae Duration: Annual Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Distribution: Viola×davisiiHouse [affinis × brittoniana] distribution:USA(NY) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class  ...

2012-06-14 07:59:13

Symbol: VECR5 Group: Dicot Family: Verbenaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Distribution: Verbena×crookshanksiiMoldenke [bracteata × hastata] distribution:USA(CO, NE) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class...

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barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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