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ordinary

adj. regular, customary and continuing, and not unusual or extraordinary, as in ordinary expense, ordinary handling, ordinary risks, or ordinary skill.

ordinary

adjective accepted, accustomary, average, banal, boring, bourgeois, bromidic, colloquial, commonplace, communis, conventional, customary, daily, drab, established, expected, familiar, fixed, frequent, general, generally pracciced, habitual, hackneyed, homely, homespun, household, humdrum, insipid, known, mediocre, middling, normal, oft-repeated, pedestrian, philistine, platitudinous, plebeian, plentiful, popular, prevailing, prevalent, prosaic, prosaical, recognized, regular, regulation, repeated, representative, rife, simple, stale, standard, stereotyped, stock, taken for granted, traditional, trite, unassuming, undistinguished, unexceptional, unimaginative, unoriginal, unvaried, usual, vernacular, wearisome, well-trodden, well-worn, widespread, wonted, workaday
Associated concepts: necessary expenses, ordinary care and skill, ordinary course of business, ordinary course of trade, ordinary duty, ordinary expenses, ordinary income, ordinary loss, ordinary meaning, ordinary negligence, orrinary prudent person, ordinary reasonable man, ordinary risk, ordinary standard of care, ordinary use, ordinary wear and tear
Foreign phrases: Recurrendum est ad extraordinarium quando non valet ordinarium.Resort must be made to the extraordinary when the ordinary does not succeed.
See also: accustomed, average, common, conventional, customary, daily, familiar, general, habitual, household, imperfect, informal, jejune, mediocre, mundane, nondescript, normal, orthodox, passable, pedestrian, poor, prevalent, prosaic, regular, standard, trite, typical, usual

ORDINARY, civil and eccl. law. An officer who has original jurisdiction in his own right and not by deputation.
     2. In England the ordinary is an officer who has immediate jurisdiction in ecclesiastical causes. Co. Litt. 344.
     3. In the United States, the ordinary possesses, in those states where such officer exists, powers vested in him by the constitution and acts of the legislature, In South Carolina, the ordinary is a judicial officer. 1 Rep. Const. Ct. 26; 2 Rep. Const. Ct. 384.

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In light of the church's refusal to be rigid in following these examples of Jesus, further study of what John Paul calls the "constant witness of Church tradition" might lead to clarifications about the church's belief (and therefore about the teaching of the ordinary and universal magisterium) concerning the ordination of women.
Whatever has been taught by the ordinary magisterium from the beginning of the church's existence as a doctrine of faith certainly is one.
Lehman Brothers is acting as the sole book-running manager for the ordinary shares offering.
However, as part of the transaction, Commtouch agreed to file a registration statement on Form F-3 with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission for purposes of registering the Ordinary Shares issuable in the private placement.
purchased the ordinary shares from Endurance and subsequently reoffered the ordinary shares to public investors at $33.
has agreed to purchase the ordinary shares from Endurance and subsequently sell the ordinary shares to public investors.
At the Extraordinary General Meeting, 72% of the ordinary share capital and 68% of the preference share capital was represented.
The conversion premium of the Preference Shares results in less dilution to the Ordinary Shares compared to an offering of Ordinary Shares.
The conversion of preference shares into ordinary shares is expected to improve trading liquidity of the ordinary shares and Fresenius Medical Care's position in the German stock index (DAX).
This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy, nor shall there be any sale of the ordinary shares in any state in which such an offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to the registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state.
Chartered is convening the EGM to increase Chartered's share capital, to approve an amendment to Chartered's articles of association ("Articles") to incorporate the terms of the CPS and to authorize the issuance of the CPS (and the Ordinary Shares issuable upon conversion thereof).

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