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MIS. A syllable which prefixed to some word signifies some fault or defect; as, misadventure, misprision, mistrial, and the like.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Eudoxy ain't comin'; now for massy's sake, Rebecca, do git ahead of Mis' Deacon Milliken and pitch real low."
Robinson leaned over and whispered significantly, "The missionaries always used to be entertained at the brick house; your grand- father never would let 'em sleep anywheres else when he was alive." She meant this for a stab at Miss Miranda's parsimony, remembering the four spare chambers, closed from January to December; but Rebecca thought it was intended as a suggestion.
The Miss Webbs all play, and their father has not so good an income as yours.
Collins sat down to quadrille; and as Miss de Bourgh chose to play at cassino, the two girls had the honour of assisting Mrs.
"Nancy," she said a few minutes later, at the kitchen door, "I found a fly up-stairs in Miss Pollyanna's room.
Miss Polly evidently read the pause aright, for she frowned and said crisply:
It was sometimes said in the town that if Old Tom was Miss Polly's right-hand man, Timothy was her left.
"No, Miss. Your aunt don't like ice-cream, I guess; leastways I never saw it on her table."
Treating rodents with MIS during the first week after birth interfered with uterine development and led to infertility later in life.
During the visit which lasted an hour, Sultan Abdullah was given a briefing by MIS president Datuk Misnu Taha, and presented the instruments of appointment to MIS president, State Mufti and MIS councillors.
We use the Theory of Planned Behavior to complete an elicitation study identifying salient behavioral, normative, and control beliefs of college students concerning majoring in MIS. We begin by reviewing extant literature, followed by a discussion of the research model and hypotheses, research methodology, results, and implications.
The figures show how many people lived in households below the MIS level in 2016/17 (the latest income data) compared to 2008/09.