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MODUS, civil law. Manlier; means; way.

MODUS, eccl. law. Where there is by custom a particular manner of tithing allowed, different from the general law of taking tithes in kind, as a pecuniary compensation, or the performance of labor, or when any means are adopted by which the general law of tithing is altered, and a new method of taking them is introduced, it is called a modus decimandi, or special manner of taking tithes. 2 Bl. Com. 29.

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Modi was obviously keen to offset China's growing influence.
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I urge you all to share your questions on the Narendra Modi Mobile App.
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Modi built an engineering team to research and define future speech applications.