fas fas

Definition(s):

  • (n) a congenital medical condition in which body deformation occurs or facial development or mental ability is impaired because the mother drinks alcohol during pregnancy

Usage(s):

  1. Carter is moving as fas on decontrol as politically possible, says Bradshaw.
  2. Schubert's hushed, haunting melancholy shimmers in this moving performance, illuminated by the powerful NDR Chorus and the rich singing of Soprano Barbara Troxell fas Mary).
  3. Those who remember Soprano Talley fas a cornfed prima donna will scarcely recognize her in Follow Your Heart.

News

  1. How a Car Crash Can Give You A Foreign Accent

    A severe car accident eight years ago left Australian Leanne Rowe with a broken back and jaw — and a French accent. In a recent update from CNN, Rowe says she is still unable to speak in her former Australian accent, which is upsetting for the proud Aussie. Rowe has foreign accent syndrome (FAS), a rare brain condition in which trauma can scramble patients’ speech processes by interfering with ...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Wellness

  2. Freeport Capital Inc.(CNSX: FAS) Hybrid PayTech & Cardtek Group Sign Partnership Agreement for Joint Mobile Enabled ...

    Freeport Capital Inc.(CNSX: FAS) Hybrid PayTech & Cardtek Group Sign Partnership Agreement for Joint Mobile Enabled Payment Solution Leveraging Both Companies Technologies
    on June 21, 2013     Source: CNW Group via Yahoo! Finance

  3. New York State Suspends Deloitte FAS from Bank Consulting for a Year

    New York State has suspended Deloitte Financial Advisory Services from consulting work on financial institutions regulated by the state's Department of Financial Services, and the firm has agreed to make a $10 million payment to the state as a result of problems with Deloitte FAS's consulting work for Standard Chartered bank.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Accounting Today

Quotes

  • "The state FAs must look at themselves in the mirror because the FAM can set the policies but if not carried out or implemented by the states, then they are also to be blamed. Some state FA heads or officials have been holding on to their posts for...
    on Jul 16, 2007 By: Azalina Othman Source: Bernama

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