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SWIFT

Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunications

A cooperative society that provides highly secure message communications between banks. It does not transfer money or any other financial materials, but simply provides information. It also standardizes forms between members so as to reduce costs and operational risk. Founded in 1973 and headquartered in Belgium, SWIFT has thousands of members in more than 200 countries worldwide.
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Cut, parry, and thrust followed so swiftly upon each other that the eye could not follow them, until at last coming thigh to thigh, they cast their arms around each other and rolled off their saddles to the ground.
One young knight on a gray jennet leaped over his fallen comrades and galloped swiftly up the hill, shrieking loudly upon Saint James, ere he fell within a spear-length of the English line, with the feathers of arrows thrusting out from every crevice and joint of his armor.
He watched her slim, graceful figure as she passed swiftly along the vestibule and joined her friends.
Looking over her shoulder as she ran, the girl now saw a great procession of Wheelers emerging from the forest--dozens and dozens of them--all clad in splendid, tight-fitting garments and all rolling swiftly toward her and uttering their wild, strange cries.
The EU stands ready to react swiftly and appropriately in case our exports are affected by any restrictive trade measures from the US," Margaritis Schinas, European Commission Chief Spokesperson, told a news conference.
Senators Dean Heller (R-NV) and Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV) recently urged Senate leaders to swiftly advance a renewal of federal funding for the Childrens Health Insurance Program (CHIP), which provides medical coverage and care to vulnerable children in Nevada and across the country who otherwise may not get care.
Download Kataeb calls for swiftly addressing Syrian refugee dossier NNA - Kataeb Party on Monday urged the government to swiftly address the Syrian refugee dossier, and to draw on the recent proposal forwarded by Party chief, MP Sami Gemayel, on the return of Syrian refugees to their homeland.
NEW YORK -- The Committee to Protect Journalists, an independent watchdog body, has called on Pakistani authorities to swiftly investigate and bring to justice perpetrators of attacks against a journalist and news organizations in the country this week.
Also, they will be able to swiftly verify vehicle registration documents by dropping a message to the department concerned.
According to Dubai's Civil Defence, the minor fire was swiftly put under control.
He also urged PNP Chief Director General Ronald 'Bato' de la Rosa to swiftly act and prosecute his men allegedly involved in illegal activities, such as the recent abduction and murder of a Korean businessman, who was reportedly strangled to death inside the PNP headquarters.
In addition to accurate real-time transit information, Swiftly users can access multi-modal trip planning, live maps with vehicle locations, and can report transit-related issues for other riders to see.