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Fall

An obsolete Scottish unit of length equivalent to 222 inches.
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At low values of the steadystate nominal interest rate, this latter property dominates the stimulative properties that accompany continued loosening in policy when inflation and output fall short of their objectives because the ELB limits accommodation and the period after an ELB episode is followed by a pronounced tightening in the monetary stance.
"However, it is unfortunate that despite this recognition in the report, the recommendations fall short of providing such adequate protection." (ANiC was formed in 2005 and includes Canadian Anglicans "in a state of serious theological dispute and impaired or broken communion" with the national church or their diocesan bishop.)
The proposals came after the BOJ decided at the previous May 19-20 meeting to maintain the current account balance at the long-standing 30 trillion to 35 trillion yen range but noted it may allow the balance to fall short of the range if liquidity demand is exceptionally weak.
An antiretroviral medication under development may work in HIV-infected patients for whom existing drugs fall short.
Furthermore, until larger issues such as international fish export agreements are addressed, local efforts to prevent wildlife extinction will fall short.
As economists Levy and Murnane explain, computers excel at tasks that can be reduced to the application of a set of rules (if X, then do Y), but fall short when it comes to more complex tasks involving the recognition of patterns (this reminds me of the time ...).
Failures range from the worst-case scenario of projects that are not completed, to projects that are over budget or that fall short of expected goals and objectives.
We support regulatory changes that will strengthen states' ability to shut down bad operators, improve care in facilities that fall short, and commend and celebrate those many assisted living homes that exceed expectations."
"When they fall short of them we have to take appropriate action."
The reason is that qualified Texas students who fall short of the 10 percent cut believe they won't be able to get into the state's top schools.
Markham notes one possible remedy to the situation is to adopt a program that promotes greater workforce participation at all ages The report indicates that Canada's activity rates fall short of rates of the top five OECD countries for every age and gender group, but most noticeably among older workers age groups of 55 years or more.

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