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hoist

noun burglary, felonious taking, fraudulent taking, larceny, misappropriation, pilferage, pilfering, robbery, stealing, swindling, theft, thievery, wrongful taking
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President Pambavasan Nair hoisted the flag in the presence of 100 community members, followed by the national anthem.
We went upstairs and checked the condition; we called up a senior official and then hoisted the flag," he said.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei said the Iranian nation is proud to have hoisted the flag of Islamic and Quranic rule in this materialistic world.
hoisted the flag on one of three flagpoles on the town common.
Summary: Addis Ababa, July 26, 2010, SPA -- United Arab Emirates (UAE) Ambassador to Ethiopia Dr Yousef Eisa Hassan Al Sabri, hoisted the flag at the new chancery of UAE mission in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa, WAM said.
The school hoisted the flag and served up a special breakfast," said Mohammed Yasin, who helped to organise the celebrations.
Health chiefs thought they were doing the right thing when they hoisted the flag on an NHS- owned building opposite Huddersfield Royal Infirmary.
CREW from HMS Cardiff have hoisted the flag on a new fundraising project by handing over a cash gift.
Town-hall staff in Glynneath hoisted the flag from the official flagpole when the Queen's Mother's death was announced but on the eve of her funeral the mayor, Lindis Pritchard, ordered, "Take it down.
As Marines hoisted the flag at a ceremony, America's new envoy to Afghanistan, James Dobbins, said: "I declare this mission open for business.