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Square

A unit of area equivalent to 100 square feet. It has historically been used to measure real estate in Australia.
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AN NAHAR said that the outcome of Mikati's consultations with the March 8 parties indicated that the Cabinet formation efforts were back to square one as Aoun upheld his tough demands, including the demand for the Interior Ministry portfolio, for participation in the government.
Anyway, when everyone buys $150,000 worth of pantsuits, then no one has a leg up, as it were, and we're back to square one.
One day after missing out on slugging infielder Shea Hillenbrand, whom Toronto traded to National League West rival San Francisco, Dodgers general manager Ned Colletti essentially said the club is back to square one in its effort to improve itself before the July 31 non-waiver trading deadline.
It must show some real economic advantages, otherwise we're back to square one and petrodiesel will prevail.
The bottom line is that it's a major disaster to our whole field because the expectations were so high and now we are back to square one," said Joseph Itskovitz, a stem-cell researcher and director of the department of obstetrics and gynecology at Israel's Rambam Medical Center, in an interview with the Associated Press.
If you take that away, you go back to square one in terms of the economics.
corporations to go back to square one and review the intricacies of their financial reporting and control practices, and ensure they're preparing financial statements and recording transactions in an accurate, fair, and ethical manner.
I've now asked every department head to go back to square one and budget their costs objectively from 'a zero base'".
This board-dependent method of production also meant that short of going back to square one and recreating a page from scratch, prior to printing, those completed paste-up boards were irreplaceable.
But that brings us back to square one in the gay marriage debate: Recognizing the legality of a marriage implies its endorsement by society.
If this hateful measure were to pass, we would be not just back to square one but completely off the board--permanent second-class citizens.
All three branches of the government have been involved, and like many things that pass through this triumvirate, we're back to square one.