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To protect or shelter; to make good; to insure. To cover a check means to deposit sufficient funds in a bank account to pay the amount written on a check or checks.

The right of a purchaser to buy goods other than those that were originally contracted for as a remedy in the event of a breach of contract by the seller.

In contract law concerning sales transactions, the Uniform Commercial Code provides that a buyer may use cover for protection in an action for breach of a sales contract. The person may, in Good Faith, purchase substitute goods when a seller violates their contract by failure to deliver goods. The buyer may then recover the difference between the original goods or contract price and the cost of cover.

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Innovation: African Business's cover story explored that 'light-bulb moment'--looking at the outpouring of innovative ideas that are changing the continent.
In this article, MODERN CASTING provides some of the details from the original Hayes Montague cover story that ran in February 2004 while also providing an update on how the plant has advanced further in the last 18 months.
Our November cover story, "Financial Execs Who Do the Right Thing," was picked up by a number of outside Web sites and drew interesting comments from the people who offered their stories.
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DaCapo magazine did a cover story on Japan's neo-nationalist organizations and provided the following list.
One cover story for this issue discuss the 2002 midterm elections.
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Our October cover story looks at the links between low student performance and low-income schools and what can be done to lift these schools to higher achievement levels.
Appearing as the cover story of our April 2000 issue, the article deals with residents' rights to intimacy.
For our cover story, Paul Robeson Jr., the author of a new biography of his father, is interviewed by a "brother biographer" Juan Williams, who has also faced the challenge of writing about a larger than life, yet still very human, black hero--Thurgood Marshall.
The influential trade magazine EE Times once again featured a cover story on RAWCON.
Brady describes a great cover story as one that is planned in advance, relevant, timely and thorough.