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Quorum

The minimum number of people who must be present or must provide a proxy to vote at a meeting in order to make a valid decision.

Quorum

The minimum number of shareholders or board members that must be present at a meeting in order to make binding decisions for a company. Especially in the case of shareholders, the quorum may not be a number of persons, but a percentage of equity in the company represented by the owners who are present. The quorum is defined in the corporate charter. See also: Annual shareholders meeting.
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He urged the government to ensure quorum as it was their prime responsibility to maintain it.
Quorum events manager Jen Taylor said: "Promoting health and fitness is a big part of our vision here at Quorum and the Games provided tenants with a chance to have fun while competing with co-workers in a relaxed environment.
Quorum has been an invaluable partner during the process of turning this concept to reality.
Kelley said, "I would like to see a more workable number - a quorum of 60 or 70 - so we can conduct business.
Quorum sensing and the cell-cell communication dependent regulation of gene expression in pathogenic and non-pathogenic bacteria.
The issue was did Quorum have the right or power to control or direct the manner in which Nurse Farrag provided treatment to patients in the ER?
The council is expected to have a quorum for today's session, which is to deal with the Sunshine Canyon Landfill issue in Granada Hills.
A former employee of a hospital that Quorum had managed set the court action in motion, and Rappuhn says that this person, referred to in court papers as the "relator," would receive a share of any recovery made by the Justice Department.
The discovery of quorum sensing tuned biologists in to the world of bacterial communication.
This new hosted version of QPTM has been deployed by a first Quorum Client who put the system into production service November 1, 2012.
It is the third engineering firm to locate its premises on Quorum Business Park, following Balfour Beatty and Macaw Engineering.
She pointed out that Sturbridge requires a quorum to start a town meeting, "but once they start the meeting, the quorum requirement goes away.