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INITIATE. A right which is incomplete. By the birth of a child, the husband becomes tenant by the curtesy initiate, but his estate is not consummate until the death of the wife. 2 Bouv. Inst. n. 1725.

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Figure 3 shows the photo-DSC profiles of the photopolymerization of HEA initiated by different initiating systems containing the above amino acid and pentapeptides, respectively.
The President, on a summary initiated by the Parliamentary Affairs Division, also approved the Prime Minister's advice and summoned the budget session of the National Assembly on June 3 (Friday) at 4:30 p.m.
Analysts at BMO Capital initiated initiated coverage on TransCanada Corporation (USA) (NYSE:TRP) with a Outperform rating.
Before the publication of new guidelines for drug-resistant TB in August 2011, MDR-TB patients could only be initiated on treatment after being admitted to a TB hospital, but a lack of beds in these facilities contributed to long MDR-TB treatment waiting lists, Ndjeka said.
In response to this need, a university-school intervention-based research collaborative venture was initiated. This paradigm of integrated intervention and evaluation serves as a means of combining social action, community collaboration, and accountability.
Tradition notwithstanding, Olden initiated the Environmental Justice Grants Program and the Community-Based Prevention/Intervention Research Program.
Gender remained the most significant predictor among the demographic variables; men's odds of having initiated sex were more than twice those of women (2.5).
It also requires that bylaw changes initiated by petition cannot pass without approximately 2,800 votes, instead of just a majority of the voting membership.
When the paramedics arrived, they were surprised to find that cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) had not been initiated. The resident was pronounced dead upon arrival at the hospital minutes later.
Bioterrorism also initiated a discussion on the need to improve preparedness through reinforcing existing public health structures that are in charge of monitoring and controlling diseases.
(10,13,35) A multiple-drug (approximately 8 drugs) salvage regimen, referred to as GIGHAART, initiated after an 8-week STI demonstrated a significant virologic and immunologic benefit up to 48 weeks.
"The list of prominent members of Skull and Bones is staggering, particularly given that, with only fifteen new members initiated each year, there are approximately eight hundred living members at any one time," Robbins points out.