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General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT)

A treaty adopted by the United Nations aimed at elimination of international trade barriers between member countries.

General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade

An international treaty, originally written in 1947, intending to establish a framework for international trade, with the goal of the reduction and elimination of tariffs. Its provisions were amended a number of times since its promulgation, but its goals remained the same until 1995, when it was replaced by the World Trade Organization. See also: Doha round.


General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT).

A General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade was signed in 1947 to provide an international forum to encourage free trade, reduce tariffs, and provide a mechanism for resolving trade disputes.

The Uruguay Round Agreements Act was ratified by Congress in 1994 to foster trade by cutting international tariffs, standardizing copyright and patent protection, and liberalizing trade legislation.




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Although the TP may be easier to use with younger patients than the GAT and NCT, the results of our study show that measuring with the TP may yield IOP values which are artificially low.
A study conducted by Ahmad et al12 found that APT consistently overestimated IOP as compared with GAT and the overall accuracy was of APT was 49.
In the present study, the GAT had the strongest correlation with the self-report disability questionnaires.
GAT was calibrated assuming that the width of the fluorescent mires was 0.
The mean [+ or -] standard deviation of the IOP values obtained by the GAT, TXL, and ORA (IOPcc and IOPg) and the mean difference in IOP measured by the TXL and ORA compared to the GAT in both groups are displayed in table 2.
It was in this nurturing environment that Gat presented his first solo work, Four Dances, in 1994, only a year after he started performing professionally.
Gat also details the decline in major wars since the nineteenth century, pointing out that affluence and broadly spread wealth has simply blunted the evolutionary drive of human beings for resources.
Our proprietary Optimum GAT trait combined with the Roundup Ready trait in elite Pioneer soybean genetics would be superior to any other product on the market--better yields and broader, more flexible weed control options," Borel added.
Gat may offend some historians' sensibilities by adopting the typical cultural evolutionary trope of lifting New World civilized societies (i.
After writing books on military thought and the development of military strategy, Gat turns his eye toward the origins and fundamental nature of war itself.
Whereas elephant driver was probably a full time job at some time in the past, Gat was a full time farmer, and a part time elephant driver.
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