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2014-01-30 12:26:43

RIGA, Latvia, January 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Referring to the statement by Commissioner Viviane Reding on 29th January 2014 about the disenfranchisement in voting rights of EU citizens living abroad, the Latvian Non-Citizens' Congress welcomes the Commissioner's concerns on political rights of Europeans. Mrs. Reding draws attention to the 'legal limbo' that some citizens find themselves in after leaving their home country for another EU Member State. After leaving, they lose...


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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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