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TO ENLARGE. To extend; as, to enlarge a rule to plead, is to extend the time during which a defendant may plead. To enlarge, means also to set at liberty; as, the prisoner was enlarged on giving bail.

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The motto for this year's enlargement strategy is "rule of law and good governance," an EU senior official explained ahead of adoption of the package by the College of Commissioners, on 10 October.
On intraoral examination showed pale pink gingiva with enlargement of interdental and marginal gingiva mainly in lower anteriors firm and resilient in consistency with loss of stippling (Fig 3).
Superficial layers of epithelium may occasionally show features of inflammation (edema).3,8,14,15,16,17 The degree of gingival enlargement in hereditary gingival fibromatosis can be graded as shown in the table above (Table 3).8
Before Eastern enlargement, the effects of the accession of the then candidate states were widely discussed (cf.
In order to do that, I will attempt in the first part to show how the absorption capacity is defined by the EU institutions, both in 1993 and today, by researchers and by national politics in relation to general debates on enlargement, such as widening vs.
Research for the book commenced in the pre-accession period but the publication was completed only after the enlargement of the European Union (EU) in 2004, when a number of new EU member states started to consider accession to the European Monetary Union (EMU).
The chest radiography is widely available and frequently performed as a screening test for cardiac chamber enlargement. One of the methods used to quantify the heart size on chest radiography is the cardiothoracic ratio (1).
The enlargement of the EU to the Western Balkan countries remains one of the priority topics for Bulgaria and should continue to occupy an important place on the European agenda.
He explained they will discuss important internal and foreign issues on the EU path at the conference and what the EU enlargement means, is it still desirable or not and what needs to be done in that area.
But if there is a bigger state interest, like the reform laws and the name issue, I think that the enlargement of the parliamentary majority will be of use" said Neziri.
Osmani also pointed out the position of European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, who said in his annual address to the Union that in order to keep the EU safe the credibility of the process of enlargement with the Western Balkan countries had to be maintained.