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delay. In Scots law it is argued that delay, even a delay short of any prescriptive or limitation period, might bar a right.
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MORA, In civil law. This term, in mora, is used to denote that a party to a contract, who is obliged to do anything, has neglected to perform it, and is in default. Story on Bailm. Sec. 123, 259; Jones on Bailm. 70; Poth. Pret a Usage, c. 2, Sec. 2, art. 2, n. 60; Encyclopedie, mot Demeure; Broderode, mot Mora.

MORA, estates. A moor, barren or unprofitable ground; marsh; a heath. 1 Inst. 5; Fleta, lib. 2, c. 71.

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"With Moro, we envisioned a data hub that meets the unique and dynamic business needs for firms in the present and the future.
Based in Dubai, Moro is a semi-government entity that is backed by Dubai Water and Electricity Authority (DEWA).
Tan said he hoped that a federal type of government would end the 'generations after generations' of dispute in Mindanao, citing the struggle waged by the Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF).
Inicialmente se aplico una encuesta piloto a cinco agricultores de El Moro y a cuatro de Yautan, lo que permitio reformular y aplicar la encuesta definitiva.
"The training was successful despite the differences between the participants," he was quoted as saying in a report published in the Moro's Luwaran website.
While speaking to M AIL T ODAY , Moro, who will be one of the speakers at this year's Jaipur Literature Festival where he is looking forward to helping readers know the ' Gandhi bahu' as they have never known before, said, " Banning books is an exercise that Indian politicians are very good at and love to do.
Malgre un soleil qui s'invite en narguant le printemps, la rue Tanger n'arrive pas, depuis jeudi dernier, a cacher son [beaucoup moins que] masque [beaucoup plus grand que] face au vide laisse par son personnage, El Moro (pour les intimes) et Aami Ali, le [beaucoup moins que] roi de la loubia [beaucoup plus grand que], pour tous ceux qui [beaucoup moins que] freinent [beaucoup plus grand que] devant la gargote devenue [beaucoup moins que] palace [beaucoup plus grand que] de la chorba loubia et de la sardine frit.
Chapters 2 and 3 reference the patron-client relationships manifest in widespread slavery and debt servitude across Moro societies, and outline the diligent efforts of the Americans to undercut this deeply entrenched upper-class tyranny by establishing the Moro exchanges to open up the local economy.
Manila, Jumada I 26, 1435, Mar 27, 2014, SPA -- At the invitation of the Government of the Republic of the Philippines, Prince Abdulaziz bin Abdullah bin Abdulaziz, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia attended the signing ceremony of the Comprehensive Peace Agreement between the Government of the Philippines and Islamic Moro Front at the presidential palace in Manila today under the auspices of the President of the Republic of the Philippines Benigno Aquino III; the Prime Minister of Malaysia Najib Abdul Razak, and President of Islamic Moro Front Murad Ibrahim.