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Direct

Informal for a debt security issued by the United States government, as opposed to one of its agencies. Perhaps the most prominent example of a direct security is a U.S. Treasury security. Direct securities are considered risk-free because they are guaranteed by the full faith and credit of the United States government.

direct (federal) government obligation

A debt that is backed by the full taxing power of the U.S. government. Direct obligations include Treasury bills, Treasury bonds, and U.S. savings bonds. These investments are generally considered to be of the very highest quality. See also federal agency security.
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Returning back to the worksheet example, the solution is to replace the hard-coded lookup table argument with an INDIRECT function.
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ISLAMABAD -- Government should maintain an appropriate balance between direct and indirect taxes as ever-increasing burden of indirect taxes have adversely affected common man and businesses as well.
ISLAMABAD -- President Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry(ICCI) Yassar Sakhi Butt has said that government should maintain an appropriate balance between direct and indirect taxes as ever-increasing burden of indirect taxes have adversely affected common man and businesses as well.
East Midlands and South East Midlands: 1730 direct jobs, 3140 indirect jobs.
Nonprofits are key partners in delivering federal services yet reportedly often struggle to cover their indirect costs (costs not readily identifiable with particular programs or projects).
Palestinian Authority Denies Accepting Indirect Talks with Israel Under Mitchell The Palestinian Authority (PA) of President Mahmoud Abbas and his secular Fatah denied having accepted to hold indirect peace talks with the Israelis under the sponsorship of US special envoy George Mitchell, the Beirut daily AN NAHAR reported Tuesday.
Indirect technology is said to be the ideal solution for applications that require precise, consistent temperature control and/or where the factory water pressure is inconsistent or not sufficiently filtered of contaminants that may damage production tools.

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