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straw man

One who purchases real property in his or her own name and then holds it for sale to the person who supplied the money for the sale,the intended ultimate purchaser.The technique is often used when a well-known developer,or even a large local property owner such as a hospital or university,wishes to conceal its identity so sellers do not raise their prices.

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After the publication of the Task Force's Strawman Report (Marble et al.
In particular, results from this experiment suggest that failure of an estimated version of a particular theoretical model to outperform a strawman random walk model in forecasting should not be taken as evidence that the theoretical model is not useful.
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The resulting definition of maneuver warfare does not set up a strawman argument tailor-made for historical examples of air power.
A mid-meeting deluge changed conditions dramatically and Sir Toby was an extremely game winner of the handicap chase as he was a sitting duck in the last half-mile but outbattled Strawman, who closed him down going to the last but was outjumped there to seal his fate.
When a strawman slides beyond her grip, Dickerson just makes a generalization and states it as an unassailable truth.
In an epistolary response, Wiegman addresses Halley directly, questioning "hir" strawman construction of both "a highly disciplined and disciplining" (34) normative feminism whose urgent refusal thus creates the space of Ian's usurpation and the counterfiction of a wider, epistemically freer queer epistemology, ethically unimpeachable.
In academic curricula these days, the most common encounter a student will have with the word "structuralism" is its serving as a convenient strawman such as it does in Foucault.
While a report on these hidden costs was initially prepared as ah internal document for company officials, it has been abstracted here as a strawman exercise to help metalcasters as they educate their customers on the costs of foreign sourcing, Depending on each customer's overall strategy, some purchasers may find that the promise of price reduction is not worth the additional worry, time and company overhead required.
In the end, Hammond's explanation is a strawman, not supported by the internal evidence.
While the thrust of Newman's study is that traditional interpretations of Lohenstein have been too narrow -- this is to a certain extent a strawman, and she seldom refers to specific secondary literature on Lohenstein -- she herself occasionally falls prey to this vice: she accepts the notion (disputed by P.