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Run

To have legal validity in a prescribed territory; as in, the writ (a court order) runs throughout the county. To have applicability or legal effect during a prescribed period of time; as in, the Statute of Limitations has run against the claim. To follow or accompany; to be attached to another thing in pursuing a prescribed course or direction; as in, the Covenant (a written promise or restriction) runs with the land.

run

(Contend), verb announce a candidacy, aspire to political office, be a candidate, be designated a candidate, become an office seeker, campaign, campaign for office, campaign for public office, canvass, challenge an incumment, compete, run for office, seek election, seek re-eleccion, seek to become a public official, solicit votes, stand for election, strive, vie

run

(Flee), verb abscond, break away, dash, decamp, depart, disengage, escape, fly, hasten, hurry, leave, move swiftly, quit, race, retreat, rush, scamper, take flight

run

(Flow), verb advance, continue, drain out, elapse, extend, flood, go on, pass, proceed, pour, team, surge, trickle
Associated concepts: conditions and deeds running with the land, covenants running with the land, running at large, running of the statute of limitations

run

(Manage), verb carry on, conduct, direct, drive, function, govern, guide, handle, influence, maintain, oversee, perform, regulate, steer, superintend, work
See also: abscond, chain, conduct, demand, exude, flee, function, govern, hierarchy, manage, manipulate, market, moderate, officiate, operate, race, rule
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In addition, a practice as seemingly innocuous as accepting employee or client trip cost reimbursements can cause a company to run afoul of FAA laws.
* WHILE CREATING A SUBSIDIARY will clearly help to achieve corporate aims, companies and their advisers must structure the deal so it does not run afoul of federal tax, employment and benefit regulations.
desist from expanding this investigation into other areas which may well, eventually, run afoul of our operations.' That is exactly the coverup Richard Nixon ordered.
Corporation for National and Community Service that the program did run afoul of the First Amendment.
Despite rhetoric from Porcupines about how their move is easy compared to the difficulties that early migrants to America faced crossing the oceans in search of liberty, most Americans, even most libertarians--assuming they manage not to run afoul of drug laws, eminent domain, or IRS prosecutions-just don't feel so tyrannized on a day-to-day basis that they feel an urgent need to uproot themselves.
Taxpayers easily can run afoul of these provisions, with unexpected (and sometimes disastrous) tax results.
Rather than listen to Falwell--who has run afoul of the law and had to pay for that--clergy should get the facts about church politicking from the source that knows the law the best: The IRS.
Three college students run afoul of a Utah town's dance hall ordinance.
If the entity is switched often between branch and partnership solely to change the source of income, the constant recharacterization may run afoul of the anti-abuse rule in Regs.
Such flexibility presents some problems, however, because an incorrectly structured plan can run afoul of IRS requirements.
Bush's re-election team to obtain church directories could cause the houses of worship to run afoul of federal tax law, officials with the Internal Revenue Service say.
As long as a law does not single out a particular religion for unfavorable treatment, he said, it does not run afoul of the First Amendment's Free Exercise Clause.