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Instrument

1. See: Security.

2. Any tool that a government may use to influence the economy. Common instruments include setting prevailing interest rates, raising or lowering taxes, and awarding contracts to the private sector to stimulate demand for goods and services.

3. See: Contract.

instrument

A legal document, such as a check, a security, or a will.

instrument

A written legal document.

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For repair requirements the supplier must be a member of the Association of Musical Instrument Repairers (NAMIR) Ltd or equivalent.
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