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Supplier

A company that provides goods or services to another company. These goods or services may be used to make a different good or service (which is then sold to customers). Alternately, the supplier may provide retail goods or services that a company simply re-sells.

supplier

a producer or distributor of a GOOD or SERVICE. See also INTERNAL SUPPLIER.

supplier

see FIRM.
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posting his palace guards on watch for suppliants who entered into the
Athens, as the imperial city, is posited as a hegemon (absent the tyrannical implication of empire), a position emphasized through its openness to suppliants and its ability and willingness both to defend those suppliants attacked unjustly and to integrate the polluted or hostile into its civic/religious structure.
For Benjamin, anthropological shifts have political and artistic consequences, and one can recall Schmitt's disgust with the way in which "Les Suppliants Paralleles" appears to aestheticize the horror of Bloody Sunday, as Peguy juxtaposes Oedipus with the demonstrators in Saint Petersburg.
Both [the Suppliants and Prometheus Bound] belong to trilogies which, like the Oresteia, present a struggle between opposing rights or principles, and trace its course through successive crises to its solution in a rational compromise.
In 2 Esdras 14, 22 the suppliant likewise prays for the skill which will enable him to convey his encounter with the divine experience.
Chapter 7 ("Staging Suppliant Women') raises similar questions about organizational rationale.
220, in which Achilles orders Patroclus to prepare a meal for the suppliant embassy Patroclus sets a huge chopping block "in the glow of the fire" (en pyros augei, 9.
Aeschylus, volume 1, Suppliant Maidens, Persians, Prometheus, Seven against Thebes (Loeb Classical Library).
Que faire de toutes ces situations oo le parent non hebergeant utilise l'enfant pour << faire revenir >> l'autre en le faisant porteur de messages tantot suppliant tantot menacant ?
Golub's series of paintings Mercenaries, White Squad, and Vietnam feature over-sized soldiers, singly or in small groups, taunting each other or torturing victims who are helpless and in suppliant positions.
On the advice of Princess Nausikaa, he offers himself as suppliant to Queen Arete, throwing himself in the ashes of her fireplace and stating, "my life is pain" (7.