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hoist

noun burglary, felonious taking, fraudulent taking, larceny, misappropriation, pilferage, pilfering, robbery, stealing, swindling, theft, thievery, wrongful taking
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According to public opinion, there has been a 15% increase in the proportion of people who participated in hoisting flag at home, a 18% increase in the proportion who hoisted flag on cycle, motor cycle/car, a 9% increase in the proportion of people who participated in a rally and a 14% increase in the proportion of people who watched special programs on the television.
A police band entertained the attendees with some of the most famous music, then students from various nations hoisted flags of 140 States participating in the Expo Milano event -- including the Kuwaiti Flag.
Ban, along with the Premier of Greenland Aleqa Hammond and the Prime Minister of Denmark Helle Thorning-Schmidt, hoisted flags and observed a prayer ceremony in a local church.
The activists hoisted flags at government buildings.
Besides, he lambasted those who hoisted flags of the "Syrian Revolution" during the funeral on Sunday.
The report said that despite being dissolved as a political party, the NLD has illegally kept open its party headquarters and regional branches, erected signboards and hoisted flags at its offices, issued statements, published periodicals and videos, and held meetings and ceremonies.
Sources said the group captured the Ali Mohammad Mohalla and hoisted flags of the Peace Committee at the Zikri House.