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Unmixed; not aggravated or compounded.

A simple assault, for example, is one that is not accompanied by any circumstances of aggravation, such as assault with a deadly weapon.

Simple interest is a fixed amount paid in exchange for a sum of money lent. The interest generated on the amount borrowed does not itself earn interest, unlike interest earned where parties agree to compound interest.

West's Encyclopedia of American Law, edition 2. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

SIMPLE. Not compounded, alone; as, simple interest, which is interest on the principal sum lent only and not interest on the interest; simple contract, &c.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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The Simply Good Foods Company (NASDAQ: SMPL) announced it will acquire Quest Nutrition, LLC, for $1 billion in cash, or approximately $870 million net of tax benefits, on a cash-free and debt-free basis.
The Simply Good Foods Company and Quest Nutrition announced that the companies have entered into a definitive agreement under which Simply Good Foods will acquire Quest for $1.0B in cash, or approximately $870M net of tax benefits, on a cash-free and debt-free basis.
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Celebrating their brand's success and providing an opportunity to movie-goers to view the most sought after movie of the year; Simply Sufi hosted an exclusive movie screening on 28th April 2019 with an event organized by Elysium.
is adding more vibrant products to its new 'Simply' portfolio with the launch of Simply Bake; a chefinspired, hand-wrapped, deliciously healthy fish dish ready to cook straight from the freezer.
M2 EQUITYBITES-January 10, 2018-Hanson McClain Financial Advisors to Merge with Simply Money Advisors
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"Simply Baked launched a crowdfunding campaign to help buy equipment, create jobs, and help grow several small businesses," says founder, Christine Welch, Simply Baked Gluten Free, LLC.
has acquired a majority stake in California, US-based conference business Simply Stylist to expand its custom portfolio and engage with consumers at a deeper level, the company said
Simply Jaguar takes place on May 8 and is a new event to honour the Midland brand's saloons and sports cars with both owners and enthusiasts invited to attend.