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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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High Commissioner for Refugees, said the agency was providing medical assistance to Syrian refugees but also complained that funds were running short.
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Three of the winners, Free To Speak, Creux Noir and Triple Try, were for his boss Dermot Weld who promptly suggested that he could be running short of material for his stable jockey.

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