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HALF. One equal part of a thing divided into two parts, either in fact or in contemplation. A moiety. This word is used in composition; as, half cent, half dime, &c.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Units not in SWA should submit a Quality Deficiency Report (QDR) to receive credit for the bad bolt.
Thus, taxpayers may accelerate the deduction for some portion of the bad-debt reserve if entries to the allowance account are accompanied by contemporaneous documentation indicating that the allowance is intended to reflect the partial worthlessness of specifically identifiable business bad debts occurring within the tax year.
One important question is whether the bad news should be clearly mentioned when inviting the parents to the meeting.
The bad news is apparently she really believes the crap in her new book and there's plenty more where that came from.
So there you have the case of bad bucho number one: "N.G." We'll be coming down a lot harder on, among others, "Sekuhara Sam," "The Dictator," "The Prince" and a few others.
Despite good internal controls and training, most of America's largest insurance companies eventually face bad faith allegations.
A recent round of Japanese official explanations of the task was framed in a three-year, seven-year plan, with half the currently assessed bad debts resolved in the first three years, and the rest later.
In LaFrance's experiment, the dependent variable was a change in attitude--whether the person felt less smart, less sociable, and embarrassed as a result of his or her own perception of having bad hair.
Two conditions must be met to deduct nonbusiness bad debts.
"Bad Girls" promises titillation; correspondingly, its curated delivery of PG-rated eroticism also implies that female sexuality is coy and nonthreatening, and even cute.
"The right of the principal to terminate [a broker's] authority is absolute and unrestricted, except only that he may not do it in bad faith, and as a mere device to escape the payment of the broker's commissions.