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prep. short for "doing business as," when a person or entity uses a business name instead of his/her/its own. All states have requirements for filing a certificate of "doing business under a fictitious name" either with the county clerk, the state Secretary of State or some other official to inform the public as to the real person or entity behind a business name. It is not necessary if the business includes the name of the true owner and is not to be confused with the use of a corporation name, since that is registered with the state.

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Mr Wardag said in the past the DBA office-bearers had held meetings with education minister and other lawmakers of the ruling party on the issue, but to no avail.
When an organization is small and cannot afford to have multiple DBAs, or the database accounts for only the supportive functions of the core business, it is more likely to hire a DBA with a generalized skill set.
He said paper work was being completed rapidly to launch development projects including most modern canteen for lawyers, construction of toilets, record room, DBA Office, fixation of tuff tiles, lady's bar room, session court's bar room, expansion of existing bar room, provision of new furniture and construction of overhead bridge between Zila Katchery and Session Courts' premises, he added.
The 1991 blasts, considered the world's second worst eruptions in the 20th century, ended 40 years of DBA presence in Bacolor.
The lawyers community also observed complete strike and boycotted the courts here on Tuesday as protest against the attack on DBA President Malik Ayub Sialvi by Vice President DBA Malik Safeera Khan Waseer and his accomplices.
Later, the role of D and SJ for resolving the confrontation was appreciated in the meeting of Executive Council of DBA.
With the addition of these companies, DBA will strengthen its capabilities to offer the best benefits services and meet the increasing needs of both employees and employers in the complex healthcare market, said DBA executive VP and chief marketing officer Mike Sullivan.
3 had decreed that the national body can't expel DBA till the next hearing in the case on Jan.
The DBA research is intended to apply state of the art knowledge to a specific management issue to directly improve the quality of the decision making.
Last winter, Matthew raised money to send two families battling DBA to Camp Sunshine by leading Team Lemonade for DBA in a Polar Bear Plunge at Wachusett Mountain.
The combination of Triton's expert Remote DBA service and DBI's industry leading software means our customers will benefit from a truly proactive database monitoring and management solution," said Julian Stuhler, Principal Consultant, Triton Consulting and IBM Gold Consultant.