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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.

West's Encyclopedia of American Law, edition 2. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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His run down the side of Belgacom tower, shattered the previous record by 19 seconds.
He would have run down with his gun if he thought someone had broken in."
The plan seems to be to let them get really run down and then demolish them.
"It looks at this stage as if he was run down by something," he added.
Although the superb original interiors of the buses were gutted and replaced by unkind tat from 1992, and the fleet badly run down ever since, what survived of the Routemasters was much appreciated by most Londoners.
When your opponent is ahead near the end of the game, they will seek to run time off the clock--allow the play clock to run down 20 or more seconds before snapping the ball.
It's off on a 30 minute dive to Wilson Airport on the other side of town, a run down colonial offering with aircraft all over the place, some old, some tatty (very tatty) and some extremely modern.
We run down the new developments to be displayed in blow molding machinery and provide quick peeks at some of the other new things that will be on view.
In each case, Steir allowed diluted oil paint to run down the canvas, counting on the effects of chance while relying on skill to direct the outcome.
So why was she run down in the street and left for dead?
What the expanding 90s economy did was to send a vibrant generation of new residents into neighborhoods that had previously been both run down and isolated.
In a neighborhood called Alphabet City that's becoming more sanitized and expensive everyday, there's a run down apartment building-turned-squat that my man Seth has had since 1989.