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Deadline

The time at which a project or other assignment is due. For example, a supervisor may give an employee a Thursday deadline to prepare a presentation for the supervisor to deliver on Friday. In business, keeping deadlines may indicate efficiency.
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I don't want to set deadlines anymore because we have failed thrice to meet these deadlines.
The winding road to peace in Northern Ireland was paved with so many missed deadlines that I heard one veteran observer recently note:"I've been right (down) to the wire more times than an electrician.
the IRS pushed the federal filing deadline back to April 17.
Monday is the deadline for enrolling in the Medicare Part D program without penalty.
Any estate or mast whose tax records needed to meet a postponed tax deadline are maintained in a covered disaster area; see, e.
March 15 is the deadline for applying to the Global Village, "the only Conference space open to Conference delegates, non-governmental organisations, AIDS service organisations, the media, activists and the general public.
Marti Bailey points out, "There is plenty of evidence indicating that meeting deadlines is among the top-cited causes of workplace stress.
The EBSA does not provide a waiver provision and very few, if any, of the twenty-seven participating VWP countries will be able to meet this legislatively mandated deadline.
Montana: Application deadline for spring black bear, April 14; moose, sheep and goat, May 1.
Given the shortened deadline for filing Form 4s, many insiders will grant limited powers of attorney to enable individuals, such as members of the legal department or stock administrative staff, to sign Form 4s on their behalf if they are unavailable.
The commission also warned Germany about its inadequate legislation to help meet the directive's deadlines.
Under the new approach approved by the Board, the Reserve Banks will negotiate with the PSOs regarding new deposit deadlines and fees for interoperator transactions between Reserve Banks and the PSOs.