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adj. regular, customary and continuing, and not unusual or extraordinary, as in ordinary expense, ordinary handling, ordinary risks, or ordinary skill.

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ORDINARY, civil and eccl. law. An officer who has original jurisdiction in his own right and not by deputation.
     2. In England the ordinary is an officer who has immediate jurisdiction in ecclesiastical causes. Co. Litt. 344.
     3. In the United States, the ordinary possesses, in those states where such officer exists, powers vested in him by the constitution and acts of the legislature, In South Carolina, the ordinary is a judicial officer. 1 Rep. Const. Ct. 26; 2 Rep. Const. Ct. 384.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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This exercise of options increases Andrew Hockey's holding in the Company from 100,000 Ordinary Shares, 0.03% of the current number of shares in issue to 588,767 Ordinary Shares, 0.17% of the enlarged share capital of the Company and increase Mark Hughes' holding in the Company from 306,105 Ordinary Shares, 0.09% of the current number of shares in issue to 468,298 Ordinary Shares 0.14% of the enlarged share capital of the Company.
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Training costs must be capitalized only in the unusual circumstances where the training is intended primarily to obtain future benefits significantly beyond those traditionally associated with the training provided in the ordinary course of a taxpayer's trade or business.
In fact the question of whether we can enjoy the world we see without the experience of images or the world we hear without the experience of music seems to me pretty much a no-brainer - so much so that I cannot imagine a reason for categorizing any part of our involuntary, ordinary experience as "unesthetic," or for imagining that this quotidian esthetic experience occludes any "real" or "natural" relationship between ourselves and the world that surrounds us.
Can you think of ordinary things around you that have their own special beauty?
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CH Bailey will buy back 15m of its ordinary shares and 1,495,000 of its 'B' ordinary Shares - pounds 600,000 will be paid for the ordinary shares, equating to 4p for each ordinary Share, and pounds 365,000 will be paid for the 'B' ordinary shares, equating to 24.4p for each 'B' Ordinary Share.