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LIE

GOST 7.67 Latin three-letter geocode for Liechtenstein. The code is used for transactions to and from Liechtensteiner bank accounts and for international shipping to Liechtenstein. As with all GOST 7.67 codes, it is used primarily in Cyrillic alphabets.
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Tries from Will Greenwood, Mike Tindall and Ben Cohen gave the lie to England's reputation Down Under as a onedimensional outfit.
In a chapter that recounts the obstacles to women getting the right to vote and then exercising it, she says that the divergence of men's and women's votes in 1952, the year she came of age politically, gave the lie to the "miserable pre-war stereotype of women following their husbands or fathers, sheep-like, into the polling booth"
If an individual with whom we had to deal on a daily basis was guilty of saying one thing while behaving in a way that gave the lie to the rhetoric in this way, that person would be dismissed as irrelevant.