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RETAKING. The taking one's goods, wife, child, &c., from another, who without right has taken possession thereof. Vide Recaption; Rescue.

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At the moment you can go through the increasingly demoralising experience of retaking the modules that make up A Level as many times as you want - though it is obvious from a university application form that this is happening.
However, Jha has been adamant on not retaking the oath, stating that he would rather resign from the post.
Christopher Cox (R-CA) to succeed William Donaldson at the Securities and Exchange Commission represented the business community retaking control over the SEC from a relative moderate like Donaldson, but Cox is showing himself to be an activist in many respects, imposing new disclosure requirements on C-suite compensation and continuing a number of other initiatives begun under Donaldson, in particular the agency's push to improve the quality of disclosure by companies and mutual funds.
Democrats consider the Michigan seat a must-win if they are to have any chance of retaking the majority in the Senate.
In a rent-stabilized apartment situation, the owner must, once again, remember that the death of the tenant does not terminate the lease agreement between that owner and the tenant; therefore, any retaking of possession of that apartment without resort to legal proceeding can expose the owner to a wrongful eviction suit.
On the technical front, NVLS has managed to display a modicum of strength recently, retaking its 10-day and 20-day moving averages.
If we are talking of the entire completion of the task in fully retaking and recovering that portion of Butig that they have occupied, we are now at 80 percent,' Armed Forces public affairs chief Col.
The coalition intends to train Arab fighters to encircle Raqqah from the south as the isolation of the Syrian city from the north continues ahead of retaking the city, spokesman US Air Force Col.
BAGHDAD / NINA / The specialist in economic affairs Dergham Mohammed Ali said the retaking Najma and Qayyarah fields from Daesh will contribute relatively to the improvement of oil prices.
Allowing students an additional opportunity to show what they know by retaking the ACT can expand the possibilities for our students futures, Education Commissioner Candice McQueen said.
Carter's speech emphasized advances by Iraqi forces -- including retaking control of the city of Ramadi -- and by U.
It has succeeded in retaking towns leading to Tikrit and also in surrounding several hundred jihadis in the city.