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noun as in immovability

noun as in resolution, resolve

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Wilson said he has called on the CEOs of a number of other firms to do similar deals.

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Storied firms including Accel, Iconiq, and Sequoia are among the names that have courted the company, sources tell Fortune.

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The report also come as Facebook tries to prove it has a better handle on elections following the 2016 Cambridge Analytica scandal, in which Facebook allowed a data analytics firm to harvest user information in an attempt to influence the election.

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Specifically, the number of firms owned by women of color grew 43% from 2014 to 2019, according to American Express.

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Following DoorDash’s filing, buzzy fintech Affirm also filed to go public on the Nasdaq under the ticker symbol AFRM in a deal reportedly valuing the firm at as much as $10 billion.

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Experimentation eventually led to the right taste and amount of frozen firmness.

But Obama sought to project a sense of firmness and resolve, again vowing to bring the perpetrators to justice.

In 2007, Sarkozy took a lot of votes from the National Front by promising just a certain firmness on the subject.

“The government shows its firmness against radical Islam,” headlined the left-leaning daily Le Monde last night.

It broke out in part because of a lack of vigilance and firmness in Washington.

But beneath this smooth and gentle exterior resided great firmness.

The imperial army had to be disbanded—a most unpopular and thankless task, requiring both tact and firmness.

"I am the young person from Forder's, in Piccadilly," Jessie said, with a firmness that surprised herself.

The impression which, throughout these transactions, the firmness and good faith of William made on Tallard is remarkable.

Their firmness explained, perhaps, why she was executive head of a school instead of merely a teacher.

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On this page you'll find 123 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to firmness, such as: durability, hardness, inflexibility, toughness, compactness, and density.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.