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CONTRACTION. An abbreviation; a mode of writing or printing by which some of the letters of a word are omitted. See Abbreviations.

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Without admitting or denying the SEC's findings, AOC and Gonzalez agreed to pay penalties of $250,000 and $40,000, respectively.
Without admitting or denying the SEC’s findings, AOC and Gonzalez agreed to pay penalties of $250,000 and $40,000, respectively.
The real problem is that AOC, "the Squad" and the voters who vaulted her into a surprise defeat of incumbent Joe Crowley in the 2018 Democratic primary all too often sound like they think they are better than everyone else, and their insistence on ideological purity only exacerbates that perception.
The met office has also forecast 44 AoC temperature in Lahore, 41 AoC in Peshawar and 40 AoC in Islamabad.
The new AOC monitors supports the widest range of video cameras and are also compatible with the latest video surveillance and security applications.
Thematically, the movie is a perfect fit for AOC Agon: AOC's line of premium gaming monitors designed for the highest level of gaming competition.
Prior to each IR experiment, compressed sample placed in the IR cell was first subjected to evacuation treatment at 400 AoC for 3 h, followed by saturated adsorption of pyridine at room temperature for 1 h and subsequent removal of physiosorbed pyridine under vacuum at 150 AoC overnight.
goal of establishing AOC as the leader in the maming market in the Middle East.
Rizwan Noor, product manager at Prime Technology said: "We are proud to partner with AOC and with their comprehensive product portfolio of gaming monitors we are confident that network of committed channel partners, we will play a key role in increasing the presence of AOC brand in the region."
produced in more than 45 countries,' according to Silvija Davidson, one of the people behind the AoC awards.
Unparalleled 2016 Rose Cuvee (Coteaux Varois en Provence AOC; $20)
Past doctrinal distinctions between Air Force forces (AFFOR) and the AOC placed the air component at a disadvantage, or worst-case exclusion, when addressing COCOM and cross-component operational issues.