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arra

in Roman law, a payment that could be forfeit to escape from a contract before it was concluded in writing or that, on another view of the law, could be paid to escape from any sale. Arra was often more than half the value of the property in question. The modern Anglo-American equivalent is payment of a non-returnable deposit. See also EARNEST.
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At his words I released Zat Arras and, turning my back upon him, walked toward the ship's rail.
Zat Arras stood white and trembling amidst his officers.
Kantos Kan was sombre in contemplation of the further calamity that might fall upon Helium should Zat Arras attempt to follow the age-old precedent that allotted a terrible death to fugitives from the Valley Dor.
When we reached Helium there must be an accounting, and if Tardos Mors had not returned I feared that the enmity of Zat Arras might weigh heavily against us, for he represented the government of Helium.
I knew that Zat Arras dared not trust the people near to us, for he feared that their love for Carthoris and myself might break into a demonstration which would wipe out their superstitious horror of the crime we were to be charged with.
Late in the afternoon a messenger arrived from Zat Arras to inform us that we would be tried by an impartial body of nobles in the great hall of the temple at the 1st zode* on the following day, or about 8:40 A.M.
Vocal about his admiration for the actress, he said in Filipino: "Arra is so beautiful and I'm not shy to admit I have a crush on her."
The Office of Science received $1.6B in ARRA funding in FY 2010.
The report entitled "ARRA Report Card: Two Years Later" published by market research firm SBI Energy finds that ARRA investments are funding research projects to develop next generation renewable energy technologies, such as solar thin films and new wind turbine designs that will create a cost competitive alternative to electricity currently generated from coal or natural gas power plants while simultaneously creating long-term economic market growth.
Through this agreement, Ajman Bank will offer up to 60 per cent finance-to-value for select projects registered with ARRA. Ajman Bank is offering home finance to end users purchasing residential properties in ARRA-approved projects in Ajman.
* Local Workforce Investment Boards are using ARRA funds to provide more training.