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  • n  a commonly repeated word or phrase
    she repeated `So pleased with how its going' at intervals like a mantra
  • n  (Sanskrit) literally a `sacred utterance' in Vedism; one of a collection of orally transmitted poetic hymns

  • It was the Buddhist monks who first sang this mantra.
  • PLACE YOUR BETS When making investment decisions, remember Meeker's mantra: with Internet stocks, there will be only a few huge winners and hundreds of losers.
  • But Bezos' mantra has remained constant: Try to give your customers the biggest selection at the best prices, delivered cheaply and easily.
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  • Jeff Sessions in
    I don't believe that Judge Sotomayor has the deep-rooted convictions necessary to resist the siren call of judicial activism,Sessions wrote in an opinion piece in USA Today. "She has evoked its mantra too often. As someone who cares deeply...
  • Ben Bernanke in International Herald Tribune
    The Realtor's mantra is 'location, location, location' ...... local variation in housing and mortgage markets is considerable,Bernanke said.
  • Malcolm Speed in
    ICC CEO Malcolm Speed said, "Percy's mantra was that the game should be inclusive not exclusive; he relished modern cricket's diversity," and added, "He was never afraid to speak his mind but his great skill, especially in meetings where...

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