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accelerate

To demand the full amount due under a contract even though the original agreement allowed payments over time. Almost all promissory notes and leases have acceleration clauses in the event of default.If it were not for such clauses,the lender or landowner could be required to file separate lawsuits when each payment was missed, or wait until the end of the term and sue for all at once.

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Evaluating the effectiveness of the Accelerative Integrated Method for teaching French as a second language.
For example, the use of accelerative and enrichment strategies appropriate to gifted learners depended largely on the expectations teachers held for students.
A third possibility, not incompatible with the first two, is that accelerative technological growth is pulling humanity to a new level of mental functioning.
This engine, although small in capacity, is an astonishing performer, being accelerative and muscular enough to handle heavy loads.
Passengering in half a million pounds worth of hand-built Focus that's as accelerative as a Formula 1 Ferrari is as terrifying as it gets.
Consequently, the SCXI chassis are subject to similar accelerative forces as the model.
The tensile and cryogenically fractured composite specimens were analyzed for surface morphology using Philips Electroscan microscope (ESEM) with an accelerative voltage of 15-20 kV.
There fore, while a pitcher must apply force to a baseball to achieve maximum release velocity, he also must constantly overcome the downward accelerative force of gravity (9.
The students included in the study either, (a) successfully completed their series of Reading Recovery lessons and discontinued their need for this intervention or (b) were recommended for further literacy support following 20 weeks of Reading Recovery Lessons because they had not demonstrated accelerative progress.
An explanatory understanding of the historical sequence of goods of order, moreover, may itself in turn have an added accelerative effect upon the progressive realization of the social good.
That reduces the accelerative forces on the wearer by 82 percent during walking and by 86 percent during running.
We can see in Rushdie's thematization of his own mimicry in The Satanic Verses a particularly sophisticated example of what Greg Urban calls "metaculture"--that is, "culture that is about culture" (3), including forms like film reviews and literary criticism, which impart "an accelerative force to culture" and assist "culture in its motion through space and time" (4).

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