Background Notes


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Background Notes

A publication by the U.S. Department of State detailing the land, economy, government, history and other information of independent countries and some other political units worldwide. It is available on the State Department's website.
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residents now live in an area with fluoridated water, compared with 38% of Canadians and 3% of Europeans, the researchers said in background notes.
Background notes on several of the musical selections are included for context.
Pale violet shaded sidebars give detailed background notes to the life history of George Washington Carver.
He further informed that the institute is providing informed policy inputs such as in-depth background notes, assessing bills, research papers, briefs, legislative summaries, consultations and other services to parliamentary committees as well as members of National Assembly, Senate and all Provincial Assemblies.
Overtures for a five-year bilateral dialogue were already "positively received" by Mennonite leaders before it was presented for action, according to background notes included in the resolution.
The MPs who attended the Parliamentary consultative meeting were given background notes for each country in the neighbourhood.
Likely reasons for this increase include expansion of the scheme (detailed in the background notes) and greater awareness of the scheme.
The lesson based on the series is tailored for experienced learners, at Uwch/Advanced level, and the class features a video clip, quiz, discussion and exercises, as well as background notes for tutors.
Five appendices cover background notes on significant persons, places, and terms; a historical timeline; common figures of speech; rhythm and meter in poetry; and a master list of neologisms, which are also pulled out on the facing pages so that they do not confuse students who have been trained in classical Latin.
The background notes show their negotiators first mentioned a deal termination fee provision in July 2015.
The screenings include background notes and occasional speakers, all presented cabaret style in the Crossley Gallery.
The document - described as "background notes" for their draft election manifesto - begins by noting that it is a "near certainty" the SNP will win another majority in the vote.