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ta sit lee

  • r  in a tacit manner; by unexpressed agreement
    they are tacitly expected to work 10 hours a day

  • With equal vehemence, Israel insisted that the presence of the missiles was an unacceptable violation of the tacitly accepted status quo in Lebanon's complex political equation .
  • Thus disfranchised, the mass of Chinese in Malaya have little patriotic interest in the country's future, and most of them tacitly support the guerrillas (almost all Chinese) whom .
  • The Bush Administration was indifferent to the slaughter in Chechnya, and after 911 it even tacitly accepted Putin's claim that in crushing the Chechens, he was serving as a .
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  • Iranians Go To Polls In Vote To Replace Ahmadinejad
    Millions of Iranians cast ballots Friday in elections to replace incumbent President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, a race that is being characterized as a potential challenge to the country's ruling Islamic clerics. A slate of conservatives tacitly backed by Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei are facing off against the lone moderate, Hasan Rowhan, a former nuclear negotiator. Other candidates include ...
    June 14, 2013 - KERA North Texas
Quotes

  • Samuel Alito in International Herald Tribune
    The FTC "created this problem by tacitly approving the placement of these figures in the advertisements," Justice Samuel Alito said.
  • Cardinal Roger Mahony in CNSNews.com
    To continue to delay action will increase tension in states and localities, further alienate immigrant communities, and tacitly affirm the acceptance of a hidden and permanent underclass in our society,said Cardinal Mahony. "So I call upon...
  • Garth Ennis in Terre Haute Tribune Star
    The fact is that over time in any of these conflicts, individuals at some point have had to end up sitting across the table from those who at best tacitly were aware of what was going on against their adversary and perhaps aided and abetted... David Petraeus http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/David_Petraeus&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNFjHEm6jiWNJZUKMDq-DzdIyN3nNw The Australian http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.theaustralian.news.com.au/story/0,20867,21923397-1702,00.html&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNENAbnQhXyZ4WX2r7ub49NP3gOh8Q Jun 17, 2007 97734 129604 taciturn They're closer to the hard-bitten, taciturn figures I grew up with in westerns and war stories," said Ennis, who hails from Northern Ireland. "Likewise, the British comics I read as a kid were generally populated with loners and outcasts,...

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