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MODUS, civil law. Manlier; means; way.

MODUS, eccl. law. Where there is by custom a particular manner of tithing allowed, different from the general law of taking tithes in kind, as a pecuniary compensation, or the performance of labor, or when any means are adopted by which the general law of tithing is altered, and a new method of taking them is introduced, it is called a modus decimandi, or special manner of taking tithes. 2 Bl. Com. 29.

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In fact Modus is the first small car to achieve five star NCAP status and gives Renault an enviable seven models with the highest possible safety standards.
Modus is also on the steering group of the North-east's renewables group Energi Coast, which promotes the capabilities of the region's integrated supply chain.
Larger and more versatile than the Clio on which it is based, the Modus is aimed at buyers who want greater flexibility.
An affiliate of Cafritz Interests, Modus Hotels has successfully owned and operated hotels and lodging facilities since 1976.
It's great to have Bob on board the Modus team," said Abtin Buergari, Modus' CEO.
Modus, which provides subsea trenching and construction support services, is also a member of Energi Coast and NOF Energy, and Mr Tompkins believes that the strength brought by such groups is key to the success of the industry.
UK company Modus Seabed Intervention and Saab Dynamics of Sweden have entered into a collaboration agreement to further develop the operational use and applications of the Saab Sabertooth hovering hybrid AUV/ROV for the oil and gas and offshore renewables markets.
Modus Operandi has launched its MOVIA Big Data analytics platform to the commercial sector.
March 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Modus Operandi, which for 30 years has provided contextual pattern recognition for government customers, today introduced its MOVIA(TM) Big Data analytics platform to the commercial sector.
THE PARENT company of Darlington's Modus Seabed Intervention is part of a duo launching a new subsea venture on Teesside.
uk SUBSEA technology specialists Modus Subsea Intervention suffered a PS1.