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devise

A transfer of real property by virtue of the provisions in a will. Contrast with descent, which is a transfer by virtue of statutory provisions controlling ownership of real estate when one dies without a will.
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Telelogic AB (Stockholm Stock Exchange:TLOG), the leading supplier of design, development and testing tools for real-time communications applications, today announced the acquisition of the Finnish consultant company, Devisor, with 11 employees.
The 20-th problem from [10] is the following (see also Problem 25 from [16]): Smarandache devisor products:
The devisor of The Diet Cure, nutritionalist Julia Ross, believes that some simple supplements - available in most health food shops - can kick your body's biochemistry back into balance and stop, often within hours, food obsessions, mood swings, cravings and binges.
26) The authors begin from the stated principles of holistic defense in the words of its devisors and go on to develop a "program theory" describing hypothetical links between the observable features of holistic programs--such as their focus on the collateral consequences of conviction--and case and client outcomes.
While chapter 2 employs underutilized financial records to determine the companies' values in choosing competing devisors, chapter 3 adds eyewitness accounts and drawings to recover with profit the potent effects on audiences of music, fireworks, water shows, and lavish clothing.