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noun as in military troop

verb as in assign specific task


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Novavax, similarly, hasn’t begun any trials in children, and a company spokeswoman said it couldn’t share any details at this time.

Investigators think the suspect might have been in the vehicle, but did not have a description or other details about the possible suspect.

He said he could not share details on the contracts or consultants the Housing Commission selected.

While the exact details for the EU’s new regulation are still unknown, it’s unreasonable to expect Google to pay to link to publishers on the main search results page, as Australia is trying to strong-arm it into doing.

Neither the team nor police have offered details about Reid’s actions leading up to the crash, which injured two young children seated in the back seat of one of the cars.

It is the steady accretion of detail that may yet be the most damaging factor in the battle for British hearts and minds.

He goes into some detail into what it took to persuade voters to pass marriage equality at the ballot box in four states in 2012.

Former Texas governor Ann Richards was a big fan of the Texas Rangers, a contingent of which was her protective detail.

Every detail was not only perfect but itself a piece of art.

His detail seeking in our meetings is compulsive and a little nuts.

For every detail is so marvellously symmetrical that no one is dwarfed, no one challenges special attention.

In dramatic interpretation the voice is a much more significant feature relatively than is the detail of gesture in pantomime.

Impersonation absolutely requires the finest detail of mannerism to be represented in the action.

And I have given this tedious detail to urge and embolden others to remonstrate against it.

He simply devoured books, studying every detail of construction, and learning a great deal as to style and effect.

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