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Now the debate, like the country, has become partitioned into those who would ascribe to "art" an essentialism that they would deny to "Irishness" and those who refuse to ascribe essentialism to either.
The following factors, among others, could cause actual results to differ materially from those described in these forward-looking statements: the risk that the use of our products may fail to improve the financial performance of our customers, and the risk that our current and potential customers may fail to perceive the value that we ascribe to our product offerings, or difficulties and other factors detailed in the Company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission including its most recent filings on Form 10-K.
In analyzing the first 2 years' worth of data from their continuing search, the researchers found seven lensing events that they ascribe to assemblages of dark matter known as Massive Compact Halo Objects (MACHOs).
I believe it to be a reflection of our work and the importance we ascribe to this customer and this program.
Tubal ligation was first adopted by our mothers' generation for permanent contraception, and its popularity underscores the importance that women ascribe to taking control of their reproductive capability.
Among the reasons for the increased propensity of women to buy are two well-established trends: their increasing role in household financial decision making, and the relative importance women ascribe to insurance in their financial planning activities.