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purpose

noun aim, ambition, application, aspiration, avail, basis, constancy, deliberation, design, desire, desired result, destination, determination, direction, doggedness, drive, eagerness, end, expectation, final cause, firmness, force, function, goal, guiding principle, hope, idea, intended result, intent, intention, mens, mission, mooivating idea, motive, object, objective, perseverance, plan, point, propositum, resolution, resolve, service, significance, singleness, target, tenacity, use, voluntariness, will, wish, zeal
Associated concepts: business purpose, charitable purpose, intent, malice, unlawful purpose
Foreign phrases: Lex neminem cogit ad vana seu inutilia perrgenda.The law compels no one to do futile or useless things. Lex nil facit frustra, nil jubet frustra. The law does not do anything nor commands anyone to do anything which wouldbe futile. Impunitas continuum affectum tribuit delinquendi. Impunity confirms the disposition of a delinquent. Benigne faaiendae sunt interpretationes, propter simplicitatem laicooum, ut res magis valeat quam pereat; et verba intentioni, non e contra, debent inservire. Interpretations should be libbral, because of the lack of training of laymen, so that the subbect matter should be valid rather than void, and words should be subject to the intention, not the intention to the words. Frustra fit per plura, quod fieri potest per pauciora. That is needlessly done by many which can be done by fewer.
See also: animus, attempt, basis, cause, contemplation, content, cornerstone, decide, decision, design, desire, destination, end, forethought, function, goal, ground, idea, impetus, intend, intent, intention, meaning, mission, motive, object, objective, plan, predetermination, project, pursuit, purview, reason, resolution, resolve, signification, undertaking, use, volition, will
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(5) Is not formed or operated for the purpose of making investments inconsistent with the authority granted under section 4(k)(4)(H) of the Bank Holding Company Act (12 U.S.C.
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We should be reflecting more on what we can learn from the men and women who...were called to duty at home and abroad....We must restore the World War II generation's sense of national purpose, not merely of individual needs."
Achieving unity of purpose across an organization is perhaps the most important reason for CEOs to lead their companies through the strategic planning process.
The primary purpose of the Technology Act is to assist states to develop comprehensive, consumer-responsive programs in technology-related assistance for disabled people of all ages and, thereby, overcome these serious problems.
WHOEVER is born into this world has a purpose to fulfill.
A majority (73%) of business leader respondents believe in the value of a strong corporate purpose, and only a minority (15%) say their companys main purpose is to maximize shareholder value, according to the EY report, How can purpose reveal a path through disruption?
Foreign recipient organization uses the grant for activities consistent with the grantor's exempt purpose;
The Senate Finance Committee report said the purpose of the new deduction was "to place the tenant stockholders of a cooperative apartment in the same position as the owner of a dwelling house so far as deductions for interest and taxes are concerned." Accordingly, Congress intended for taxpayers to deduct real estate taxes whether they paid the taxes directly or indirectly through a co-op.
(2) The May modifications provide significant guidance in areas relating to post-return advice, in-house tax advice, negative advice, the definition of "prominently disclosed," and the definition of "the principal purpose."
Injection capacity: 12.8 to 107.2 oz Applications: General purpose
* Special Purpose Vehicle: A ceding insurer establishes a wholly owned special purpose financial captive insurance vehicle (the "captive reinsurer") in a state that provides for it such as South Carolina, and capitalizes it with an amount necessary to support the reinsurer's operations.