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PRELIMINARY. Something which precedes, as preliminaries of peace, which are the first sketch of a treaty, and contain the principal articles on which both parties are desirous of concluding, and which are to serve as the basis of the treaty.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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In addition, preliminary GAAP revenues are expected to be USD95m to USD96m for the fourth quarter of 2013, up by approximately 93% year-over-year.
The proposed unsecured bridge facility to be borrowed by Grifols, in turn, received a B preliminary issue rating and a preliminary recovery rating of 6.
The office also revised upward the September CI of lagging indicators, measuring economic performance in the recent past, from a preliminary estimate of 84.5 to 84.6.
The ICC has started preliminary examination on the first complaint in February last year.
"In its Motion for Partial Summary Judgment, ASG asks this court to declare (1) that the Planning Board's June 22, 2015 vote rejecting and refusing to process ASG's preliminary plan had the legal effect of, and constituted, a disapproval of the preliminary plan submitted by ASG on May 11, 2015, and (2) that a G.L.c.
After passing two and a half year of Ambreen murder case, the preliminary hearing in to the case has been completed.
No notice will be issued to Asif Ali Zardari during preliminary hearing.
Contractors and suppliers of any tier who desire to claim a construction lien or payment bond claim on a construction project must demonstrate they timely filed a Preliminary Notice on the SCR.
Shepshed Dynamo's new look team under Damien Beckford-Quailey will travel to Worksop Town on August 11 in the FA Cup extra preliminary round and in the FA Vase second qualifying round on September 15 they will face an away trip to Abbey Hulton United or Whitchurch Alport.
With that in mind, the Ulster Council has opted to change the format so that teams drawn in the preliminary round in 2019 will be exempt from that stage of the competition for 2020 and 2021.
"Kung sa loob ng isang taon, at mayroon pong one year withdrawal process, ay mag-proceed sa preliminary investigation ang prosecutor, pupuwede pong matuloy [If within one year, and there is a one-year withdrawal process, the preliminary investigation of the process will proceed, that can continue]," Roque said during a Palace press briefing, when asked about the impact of the country's ICC pullout on the preliminary examination launched by the ICC.