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BILL, SINGLE, contracts. A writing by which one person or more, promises to another or others, to pay him or them a sum of money at a time therein specified, without any condition. It is usually under seal; and when so, it is sometimes, if not commonly, called a bill obligatory. (q. v.) 2 S. & R. 115.
     2. It differs from a promissory note in this, that the latter is always payable to order; and from a bond, because that instrument has always a condition attached to it, on the performance of which it is satisfied. 5 Com. Dig. 194; 7 Com. 357.

SINGLE. By itself, unconnected.
     2. A single bill is one without any condition, and does not depend upon any future event to give it validity. Single is also applied to an unmarried person; as, A B, single woman. Vide Simplex.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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A recent survey by currency exchange firm FAIRFX revealed many single parents are paying more for holidays than if they were travelling as a couple, with costs for a package deal as much as PS500 higher.
Gavin Newlands MP has joined a cross-party group that aims to improve support for single parents.
However, if children of single parents still find it hard to cope, Dr Rasmi recommends reaching out for support from a professional or find people who have been through the same situation.
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SMEs in the UAE need to see the value, loyalty, and hard work a single parent can bring to their organisation, and, as with any employee, work with them to build a corporate culture that allows them to care for their children as well as bring the strength of character, determination and drive they exhibit in their personal lives to benefit the company.
They spent 22 percent of the years between ages 14 and 16 living with a single parent, with 26 percent spending any of those years living with a single parent.
A THIRD of single parents turned down by the Child Support Agency for help in gaining child maintenance could now be eligible for financial support from ex-partners.
--[TANFyn.sub.i] s a binary independent variable that takes the value 1 if single parent i received any amount of TANF cash benefits and 0 otherwise;
Champlain invests more $500,000 a year to cover counseling staff, scholarships, an emergency fund, and holiday sponsorships, including providing gifts to single parent families who can't afford them, said spokesman Stephen Mease.
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