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The sale of a futures or forward contract may require the seller to deliver the commodity during the delivery month, if the short position is not offset prior to that time.
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The transfer of a security or an underlying asset to a buyer. The term is often used in options, forward, and futures contracts, in which payment and delivery are separated by a relatively long period of time. Most of the time, however, delivery does not occur, as most traders offset their positions with opposite contracts.
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To relinquish possession of a security for transfer to another party.
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Sure, it's likely that there are many factors preventing you from shifting from communication deliverables to knowledge management practices.
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The right decisions were made only after careful consideration of the required deliverables to the U of A and the expected system maturity.
* Or worse yet, the content is from the wrong or unrelated contract, or is poorly linked to the required deliverable. This is the most severe to amend and make acceptable.
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Specifically, the deliverable documents to the government system safety process and the approval of those documents were the key to communication, contractor and government understanding of the safety of the system, and risk acceptance by the U.S.