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People inadvertently experiment with retrogressive metamorphosis when they strictly adhere to raw food diets.
"It's considerably disappointing to see various developments in Japan, and more recently, retrogressive words and deeds are pouring cold water on our government's will to improve friendly ties with Japan," he added.
The failure in slopes with minor fine particle contents as less 10% (Figures 8(a) and 8(b)) starts with cracks at crest and takes the form of retrogressive toe sliding failure.
It's only information that I am hearing from here that public procurement probably in that bill will be centralised and I am saying should that be the case I think it will not be progressive but rather retrogressive," he said.
Thus the context being conducive for pan-Islamists and religious bigots, it was only a foregone conclusion that they would succeed in forcing the Objectives Resolution to be passed by parliament, prefix "Islamic" to everything Pakistani, pressure successive rulers into passing retrogressive laws and, ultimately, convince the state to pursue cross-border agendas based on the ideology of Islam.
The state's Catholic bishops and Los Angeles Cardinal Roger Mahony condemned what Mahony called "the country's most retrogressive, mean-spirited, and useless anti-immigrant law." Bishop Gerald Kicanas of Tucson urged the U.S.
Jan Brewer to veto legislation that the cardinal called "the country's most retrogressive, mean-spirited and useless anti-immigrant law."
the south and retrogressive economic conditions, hoping the New Year will be a
Such a retrogressive step in Bahrain will help ensure that tourists flock to neighbouring Qatar or the UAE, and Western businessmen will opt for transit through Doha, Dubai or Abu Dhabi en route to Saudi Arabia or the Far East.
It's retrogressive. But you are not likely to come across retrogressive as a party name or political label.
Our senses should perk up when we hear or read Walras describing a "retrogressive" economy characterized by falling incomes and capitalists liquidating assets (thus a declining capital stock).
A frequent feature of numerical partial and ordinary differential equations, numerical solutions of convolution-type integral equations, stationary retrogressive time series in statistics, minimal realization problems in control theory, system identification problems in signal process, and image restoration problems, Toplitz systems are important to mathematics, computing and engineering.