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DOTE, Span. law. The property which the wife gives to the husband on account of marriage.
     2. It is divided into adventitia and profectitia; the former is the dote which the father or grandfather, or other of the ascendants in the direct paternal line, give of their own property to the husband; the latter (adventitia) is that property which the wife gives to the husband, or that which is given to him for her by her mother, or her collateral relations, or a stranger. Aso & Man. Inst. B. 1, t. 7, c . 1, Sec. i.

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When Aclan refused, Dote shot him twice, wounding him in the face and shoulder.
Although it is a basic knowledge to drivers, Dote said they should be attentive at all times taking a quick look at the car's rearview/side mirrors.
Las aspirantes llegaban a sumar hasta 600 en cada ocasion, aunque solo alrededor de 27 eran agraciadas con una dote de 300 pesos (suficiente para que un matrimonio viviera un ano; cantidad similar ganaba el administrador de la hermandad y, en comparacion, un medico ganaba 260 pesos anuales); tambien habia algunos premios de 3,000 pesos, destinados a las jovenes que demostraban profunda vocacion para la vida religiosa, cantidad que entregaban a la orden que las acogia.
THERE'S BEEN MUCH SAID ABOUT the Millennial Generation--they've had parents dote on them, praise them, and demand perfection in return.
According to the ruling, Yoshimaru conspired with his wife Hatsumi, 47, to kill Masahiro Dote, 35, to obtain 140 million yen in insurance money.
The photography of sculpture is full of such moves; in life, lovers take a part for the whole, parents dote on a child's ringlets, children investigate things by pulling, banging, and poking--"Man," said Schiller, "only plays when, in the full meaning of the word, he is a man, and he is only completely a man when he plays"; even cats toy with their kill.
Le premier programme, dote de 17 millions d'euros, porte sur un appui a la diversification industrielle et economique.
La Polyclinique s'appuie sur un plateau technique performant compose de 11 salles d'operation et 4 salles d'accouchement, une unite de soins intensifs pediatrique et neonatale, une unite de soins intensifs adultes, une unite d'exploration endoscopique, un centre de medecine fœtale, un centre d'aide medicale a la procreation (FIV), et un centre des urgences medico-chirurgicales ouvert 24h/24h et 7j/7j, un centre d'Imagerie Medicale dote d'IRM, scanner, mammographie numerique, echographie, radiologie conventionnelle, etc.