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Sham

A business transaction, such as a limited partnership, that is entered into for the sake of avoiding tax.
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He fled with the company's money to Italy, and actually got himself captured by sham brigands in his own pay, so as to explain both the disappearance of the money and the disappearance of himself.
You gave me my first glimpse of a real life, and at the same moment you asked me to go on with a sham one.
He says he's worn sham whiskers, and a canary waistcoat, the whole blessed time he's been loitering down there, and it's all of no use.
Considered one of the "hotspots" in Cairo, Ain Shams will be represented in the parliament by three seats.
The system has been installed at AEC since November 2013 as a demonstration test facility, which has been specifically built to prove the high efficiency of the Shams inverters.
At a press conference held in Manama, Bin Shams pointed out that Arab governments are embarking on a new phase of policy and decision making, founded on needs, facts and scientific research, and highlighted that the importance of public administration research in advancing government performance, attaining excellence, catering to public needs and efficiently providing high quality services, cannot be overlooked.
Shams, who died in Santa Barbara, California, in 1996 at the age of 79, never lived on this particular Beverly Hills property.
The Cairo Criminal Court sent Alaa Mohammed Ali - AKA Shams - behind bars for kidnapping an orphan named Ghada Adel from the orphanage she was residing in.
Mohammad Al Mubarak, chief executive officer at Aldar said: "Meera offers buyers the chance to own a home in one of Abu Dhabi's most desired destinations, Shams Abu Dhabi.
Jabal Shams is located at the centre of a number of governorates of the Sultanate.
Population of Shams Colony has been increased but still no railway crossing has been installed and there is no fencing in the surroundings of railway line, there is no arrangement of lights as well.