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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.


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.


To relinquish possession of a security for transfer to another party.
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Michael Reimer Mortensen, vice president, head of global sales in Maersk Drilling, said, It is a great privilege to be able to once again serve Total E&P Malaysia and offer an efficient and safe drilling operation using our highly advanced deepwater semi-sub Maersk Deliverer.
Maersk Deliverer is a state-of-the-art new build rig delivered from the Keppel Fels yard in Singapore last month.
One final point: What do you think would happen if the promise makers and the promise deliverers took promise management more seriously?
At least that's how DHL Worldwide Express, the world's largest international express deliverer, sees it.
But the rootedness of this moral loss and, particularly, the Nedeed women's prolonged lamentations, inscribed in their memorabilia and in Willa's "long, thin wail," her "plea for lost time" (Linden 60), raise another theological problematic of when and how this deliverer will come to save "His" people from Lutheran despotism.
He explained further that the anonymous person who appeared on 60 Minutes and whom the experts debriefed was merely their designated deliverer.
She is more marketable because if--God forbid--she should ever need to find a job, she has the credentials to find one as either a developer or a deliverer.
Nowhere is the range of perspective more evident than in the collection of essays in The Coming Deliverer.
are serially exemplified in each situation that forms the main crisis in the deliverer accounts' (p.
A religion, he says, has three chief components: a diagnosis of the human predicament, based on how it falls short of some ultimate goal such as perfection, Nirvana or completion with the One; a quest to overcome this flaw; and a deliverer, who will lead one out of the morass.
Lewalski's care befits the deliverer of the 1991 Josephine Waters Bennett Lecture, "Writing Women and Reading the Renaissance," who stated that "[i]f there is anything that scholars in the Renaissance and scholars of the Renaissance (of whatever ideological persuasion) might be expected to share, it is delight in the recovery of texts worthy of attention as aesthetic objects and/or as significant documents for interpreting the period.
Lohengrin appears at the close of Wolfram von Eschenbach's Parzival (c1210) and in other German romances, where he is the deliverer of Elsa, a princess of Brabant, who has been dispossessed by Telramund and Ortrud.