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dedication

An owner's gift of land,or an interest in land such as a right-of-way,for the public's use, coupled with the public's acceptance of the gift by making use of it.A dedication may be express,as when the owner specifically states an intention of dedicating land for a park.Alternatively,a dedication may be implied because of the owner's conduct and the reasonable conclusions to be drawn from that conduct.When one sees news stories about protestors attempting to block development of a valuable vacant lot previously kept clean and mowed by neighbors and used by children as a park, one is seeing an attempt to have a court declare that the owner made an implied dedication for the public use.

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And almost to a person, the men and women of the World War II generation brought a bittersweet joy Saturday at being able to witness the dedication of America's memorial to their war.
The May 29 dedication will coincide with a four-day extravaganza sponsored by the Smithsonian Institution's Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage.
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This is fair recognition of their hard work and dedication.
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Employees surround hospital CEO Roger Seaver, below, at an appreciation luncheon honoring their dedication to the community hospital.
They offered a dedication that would read: "For [YOUR NAME], kind friend, generous patron, champion of the pikey cause.
Her years of personal caring and dedication to the happiness and well-being of those around her have created a warm, friendly environment where camaraderie and good spirits are the rule.
If you know of members who have volunteered for a position within the local, state and national levels, say THANK YOU to them for all their hard work and dedication to the profession.
The market now shows signs of softening, and some market pricing is flattening, but this does not minimize the importance of education and dedication to sound underwriting.