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v. to schedule, as to "set a case for trial."

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SET, contracts. Foreign bills of exchange are generally drawn in parts; as, "pay this my first bill of exchange, second and third of the same tenor and date not paid;" the whole of these parts, which make but one bill, are called a set. Chit. Bills, 175, 6, (edition of 1836); 2 Pardess. n. 342.

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[USA], Jan 10 ( ANI ): As easy-going as it might seem, your casual one-night stand can set the stage for deepening the emotional connection between the two of you.
Skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni chipped in with an unbeaten 12 runs to set the stage for a great finish.
Noted economist and Washington observer, Jim Wiesemeyer, will set the stage for our look at the Global Forces Shaping Agriculture as he explains the interaction of these global forces and Washington's reaction.
He said weakening house prices would ultimately set the stage for an improvement in both the savings rate and the current account.
Where I really take issue with Root is his assertion that it was the nonactivist judges who set the stage for upholding the constitutionality of Progressive and New Deal era liberalism.
Using a relaxation technique, remembering a past personal best-performance and repeating affirmations are experiences that set the stage for the fourth key step, mental rehearsal.
Dunlap weaves a seamless philosophical trail, from the Enlightenment of the 17th century through Romanticism as interpreted by Emerson, to set the stage for all who were to later shape the modern environmental movement.
Roosevelt, Winston Churchill and Josef Stalin in [February of] 1945 to the Hitler-Stalin pact," said Heilbrunn, that should have caused "outrage here at home." Heilbrunn went on: "The claim that Roosevelt betrayed Eastern Europe and set the stage for 40 years of Soviet domination is an old right-wing canard.
From visiting nations as a teenager with her family, to observing political changes in Italy and France, to her first nursing experience, her travels set the stage for her often brilliant letters that fully reveal her courage, faith, professionalism and ideals.
Johannes Kepler is celebrated at the "father of celestial Mechanics." His three laws of planetary motion set the stage for Isaac Newton's work on gravity and provided proof of the Copernican universe.
Among its many recommendations, the report calls on Toronto's mayor to convene a summit on good jobs to set the stage for a Mayor's Task Force on Good Jobs whose multiple mandate would include possible changes in labour standards to better protect young families.
But then, 1991 brought its "triple whammy" of events that set the stage for both claims and insurance coverage as we know them today.