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course

n. in the midst of or actively involved in at that time, as "in the course of business, course of employment, course of trade."

course

noun act, act of pursuing, action, activity, approach, arrangment, attack, campaign, conduct, customary manner of procedure, delivery, design, direction, effectuation, effort, employment, evolution, execution, exercitation, furtherance, handling, implementation, interaction, iter, line of action, line of conduct, management, manner, measures, method, mode, mode of management, mode of procedure, modus operandi, motion, movement, operation, order, particular manner of proceeding, performance, perpetration, plan, policy, positive action, practice, praxis, prescribed system, procedure, process, program, pursuance, pursuit, road, route, scheme, succession of acts, system
Associated concepts: arising out of and in course of employyent, course of business, course of conduct, course of deallngs, course of employment, courses and distances, direct course, general course, water course
Foreign phrases: In dubio, pars mitior est sequenda.In doubt, the safer course is to be followed.
See also: access, act, admission, admittance, array, avenue, behavior, channel, conduit, cycle, discipline, duration, entry, expedient, guide, method, mode, modus operandi, order, perambulate, period, platform, policy, polity, practice, procedure, program, rule, strategy, subject, tenor, term, traverse, undertaking

COURSE. The direction in which a line runs in surveying.
     2. When there are no monuments, (q.v.) the land must be bounded by the courses and distances mentioned in the patent or deed. 4 Wheat. 444; 3 Pet. 96; 3 Murph. 82; 2 Har. & John. 267; 5 Har. & John. 254. When the lines are actually marked, they must be adhered to, though they vary from the course mentioned in the deeds. 2 Overt. 304; 7 Wheat. 7. 1 See 3 Call, 239 7 Mont. 333. Vide Boundary; Line.

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It is Zila's policy to aggressively pursue all appropriate courses of action to protect the interest of Zila and its shareholders.
CSTI has instructed its legal counsel to advise it of the appropriate courses of action against this malicious action.
The Company's Schedule 13D indicates in part that the Company is reviewing whether or not it intends to pursue various alternative courses of action with respect to the management and operations of KSW with a view to increasing shareholder values.
I am confident that these strengths will continue to be cornerstones of our future success under any of the alternative courses of action that the Board will be considering," concluded Mr.
Potts, President, said, "Four weeks ago we stated that the Board continued to evaluate various courses of action to improve shareholder value and to provide liquidity to the Companys stock.