Patron


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PATRON, eccl. law. He who has the disposition and gift of an ecclesiastical benefice. In the Roman law it signified the former master of a freedman. Dig. 2, 4, 8, 1.

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Hugh truckled before the hidden meaning of these words as much as such a being could, and crept out of the door so submissively and subserviently--with an air, in short, so different from that with which he had entered--that his patron on being left alone, smiled more than ever.
The patron earlier had the power to dissolve the PCB, with this once igniting an embarrassing crisis for the board when former patron Nawaz Shariff dismissed the then-chairman Zaka Ashraf and dissolved the board of governors.
The composition of the BoG will eventually be as follows: Three members being Presidents of the Cricket Associations (on rotation basis as per applicable regulations to be shared in due course); Two members nominated by the Patron; Four independent members, including at least one female member; Chief Executive of the PCB and Federal Secretary of the Ministry of IPC as ex-officio (non-voting) member, he added.
We then convert the tapes in the manner the patron selected.
But with Wise, libraries can use patron behavior data to target their communications and deliver highly relevant messages to their most interested patrons.
The Patron scheme was unveiled at last month's county Eisteddfod just weeks after Eryri YFC celebrated its 75th anniversary.
According to the patron, he found the book while he was cleaning house.
Patron acquired the building for EU71.5 million from the open-ended real estate fund Deka-Immobilien Europa with the support of Cleaveland, Patron's asset management partner.
Patron acquired the building from the open-ended real estate fund Deka-Immobilien Europa with the support of Cleaveland, Patron's asset management partner.
There is even a book, ST JOSEPH, MY REAL ESTATE AGENT--Why the Patron Saint of Home Life Is the Patron Saint of Home-Selling by Stephen J.
Thomas Matthews, mixologist at The Edgbaston, is the guest bartender at the Brum stop of the Patron the Summer airstream UK tour.
Baron explores Classic Maya patron deity cults and how they were used in power relationship within and between communities.