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To give or dispose of by will. Willful departure with intent to remain away. Permission or authorization to do something.

Leave of court is permission from the judge to take some action in a lawsuit that requires an absence or delay. An attorney might request a leave of court in order to file an amended Pleading, a formal declaration of a claim, or a defense.



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If 2.5 is to be used, the same result can be obtained by multiplying by 4 and leaving off the last figure to the right.
While leaving off only five tracks from that trilogy, the collection includes plenty of extended versions, a couple of B sides, a pair of unreleased dub mixes, and two outtakes, plus the import-only 12-inch mix of 1985's "Slave to the Rhythm" (an unrelated.