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to make a plea or a contract void.
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Researchers found that avoider birds, for the most part, failed to reproduce successfully for at least one year after forced relocation.
The upper threshold bias [f.sup.+.sub.F] is the smallest non-negative integer such that Avoider wins the (1 : b) game F for every b > [f.sup.+.sub.F].
The upper threshold bias [MATHEMATICAL EXPRESSION NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] is the smallest non-negative integer such that Avoider wins the (1 : b) game F for every b > [MATHEMATICAL EXPRESSION NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII].
As your boss, the Avoider makes you vulnerable by not taking on any new or high-profile projects through which you could distinguish yourself.
Risk avoiders are safe players who resist making decisions without first exploring every nook and cranny for bugs.
| ||EYES DOWN: One licence avoider said they were too busy playing bingo to pay up
As well as the Know-it-all and the Punisher, there is the Teacher, the Competitor, the Philosopher, the Avoider and the Escapee.
Activist Benjamin Neem said yesterday: "Green is a multi-billionaire tax avoider and yet he is regarded as an appropriate man to advise the government on austerity.
The 10 things a promoter won't always tell you: Most schemes don't work; It could cost you more than you bargained for; You may have significant legal fees to pay; You could face criminal conviction; You could face publicity as a tax avoider; Your scheme is never HMRC approved; You could be marked out as a highrisk taxpayer; HMRC is likely to beat your scheme in court; The risk is normally all your own; You'll have to pay the tax up front anyway.
You can find your perfect match and transform your relationship by identifying whether you are an 'avoider', 'anxious' or 'secure'.
The Entrepreneurial, Play Safer and Risk Avoider categories are derived from mathematical games theory as a way of defining decision making.