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v. 1) to create something. 2) to sign a check, promissory note, bill of exchange or some other note which guarantees, promises or orders payment of money. (See: maker, check, promissory note, bill of exchange)

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TO MAKE. English law. To perform or execute; as to make his law, is to perform that law which a man had bound himself to do; that is, to clear himself of an action commenced against him, by his oath, and the oaths of his neighbors. Old Nat. Br. 161. To make default, is to fail to appear in proper time. To make oath, is to swear according to the form prescribed by law.

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Other fabrics are born in laboratories, where scientists create molecules called polymers and make synthetic (human-made) materials.
The unifying theme of the Consumer Driven Theory of Empowerment is that individuals with disabilities have the primary authority to make choices regardless of the extent of their disability (Kosciulek, 2004).
Likewise, individual teachers who have the ear of those at the top of the hierarchy could have a great deal of influence in a district that relies on upper echelon leadership to make decisions alone.
Now if we could only get the government to require a percentage on all foods that make whole-grain claims, consumers would know what they're getting.
But for those who make things, especially in mass production, objects that are made no longer involve creativity, which is why work in a modern factory and most other places has become so boring.
Requiring desktop end users to make records management decisions lowers worker productivity because making the decisions takes time and attention away from the worker's primary job.
Failure for inadequate cognitive executive decision-making skills can be attributed to: (a) schools that fail to teach these skills; (b) inadequate student exposure to decision making experiences: and (c) failure to provide students with disabilities opportunities to make decisions.
Daimler-Chrysler, which patented the combination of abaca and PP, and Manila Cordage in the Philippines, which makes the abaca fiber roving, were co-winners of the JEC award.
Then we make it easier for kids and staff by using timed light switches (twist the knob) and motion-sensor switches wherever possible.
Warner says, "The thymines seek each other out and hold each other in place to make the photoreaction incredibly sensitive."