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Background

Anything used in an advertisement that is not the primary goal of that advertisement. Examples of background information include actors, music and colors. For example, the background in an ad for a vacation package may be an image of a family on the beach. Background is used in marketing to produce a desired response.
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'So we request and suggest to the people who have such CNICs to apply for a new CNIC having photographs with white background if they want their passport applications to be processed.
RTN background risks can serve as a benchmark because the actual background risk can be compared to a member of the RTN class in such a way as to predict qualitative changes in risk-taking behavior toward the primary risk.
Fred is a founding member of the National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS), where he currently serves on the Background Screening Credentialing Council and the Government Relations Committee.
Background tabs that are playing music or have a real-time connection to remote servers using WebRTC or WebSockets will not be throttled down.
Background model is built by the first [N.sub.1] frames and sampling m times in 3 x 3 neighborhood region randomly.
* Does the firm engage the services of a company versed in conducting background checks, or does the firm use internal resources?
The marker could be used: i) to control the target gene (foreground selection), ii) to control the genetic background (background selection) (Hospital 2003), restoring the recipient's genetic background quickly, and eliminating unfavorable gene linked to target gene effectively.
An analysis of FBI data indicates that states with expanded background check laws have seen fewer women shot to death by an intimate partner, fewer suicides and fewer law enforcement officers killed by handguns.
These new requirements provide states with much more flexibility in how they determine whether or not an applicant has a background that would call into question the public trust.
The 'target-like' regions represent regions which are similar to target and vary from local background. As the amount of 'target-like' regions climbs, finding the location of target becomes more and more difficult even causing detection disabled.
What is the real value of a background check and are you really going to get the information you hope to get?
Five Democrats voted against background checks and four Republicans supported the bill.