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A unit of length equivalent to four inches. It is used in the sale and use of horses.
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If implemented, Ronin's plan would preclude you from rejecting offers selected by Ronin's hand-picked liquidator.
Bosses usually can be counted on to back their own hire blindly, regardless of the quality of his or her work, firm in the belief that every hand-picked employee is reflecting on themselves.
23, Assembly Speaker Antonio Villaraigosa, D-Los Angeles, announced that he will resign the leadership position in April to run for mayor of Los Angeles and that Hertzberg was his hand-picked replacement.
Conference attendees may choose from 11 pre-conference workshops, including "live" photo shoots, and more than 75 class sessions taught by 36 hand-picked industry experts in 11 training tracks as well as an all-new wedding photography track.
When the CRA learned of the PAC's growing disenchantment and resistance, it recommended to freshman Councilman Alex Padilla that the elected PAC be disbanded and replaced with a hand-picked panel of appointees ``that better reflects other views.
Through an exhaustive selection process, each author was hand-picked by the Inside the Minds editorial board to author a chapter for this book.
CSUN president Blenda Wilson hand-picked the 64-year-old former University of Miami and Washington State athletic director to steer an oft-troubled program toward stability.
In addition to partner demonstrations at its booth, TANDBERG will conduct tours of InteropNet, a world-class network of hand-picked vendors providing a host of networked solutions for the Interop conference.
Furthermore, Windhover's picks of top oncology programs are shared by 10 companies hand-picked to discuss their targets.
We've hand-picked a great group of innovative thinkers who are writing about all aspects of innovation.