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  • v  support by placing against something solid or rigid
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  • Where Has the Talk of Currency Wars Gone?
    India, Brazil, Indonesia and Turkey have intervened in the markets this week to shore up their currencies - a sign of just how things have changed from a few months ago when countries were doing everything to keep their currencies weak.
    June 13, 2013 - CNBC
  • Second chance for stone building at Bridgewater Iron Works
    The Bridgewater Town Council unanimously approved the use of Community Preservation money to shore up the stone building at the Bridgewater Iron Works after receiving assurance the project would have no impact on the town’s ability to fund the Academy restoration. “The $37,200 will provide engineering and design guidance and support the structure. It will not be used to add to the structure but ...
    June 11, 2013 - Bridgewater Independent
  • Mayoral rivals Christine Quinn and Bill de Blasio shore up celebrity support
    Mayoral rivals Christine Quinn and Bill de Blasio have been working hard to shore up celebrity support with the help of Cynthia Nixon and Cheyenne...
    June 10, 2013 - New York Post

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