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Synonyms for cattie

any of various units of weight used in southeastern Asia (especially a Chinese measure equal to 500 grams)

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Cattie have joined as Enterprise Sales Practice Directors.
Batley, West Yorkshire, based Catties said it had withdrawn its application to the Financial Services Authority until "such a time as there is greater clarity on both these matters".
Customs officers found unit prices of goods displayed for sale in three stalls were calculated by weight in taels, but the stall operators repeatedly avoided providing the goods' prices to consumers, with the intention of misleading them into believing that the goods' unit prices were calculated in catties.
so we've weighed in and our weights are even--I'm, say, five catties and you're five catties too--you follow?
The business survey, carried out by Catties Invoice Finance, questioned more than 300 outfits across the country to establish how badly late payment affected their cash flow and revealed a national average of pounds 4,713 of unpaid invoices in 12 months.
Whenever my groom-servant [CHINESE CHARACTERS NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] Lu Shenting [CHINESE CHARACTERS NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] engages in tests of strength in the army (camps) he is able to chew dozens of pieces of gravel, can lift a stone step [99] and a basket [100] full of six-hundred catties of stone.
SUB-PRME lender Catties is to cut 1,000 jobs across the UK as it grapples with funding issues.
Specialist consumer lender Catties said careful management of credit quality had paid off with a 28 per cent hike in half-year profits to pounds 60.
Martin said that while the two big contract wins are exciting, he is also keen to guard against overtrading by securing a healthy cash flow, which led to the funding deal with Catties Invoice Finance.
There is, for example, the story of a man who traveled with his older brother on business, and was murdered by his brother over a dispute concerning forty-odd catties of silver.
So she has tapped into an invoice facility put in place by Manchester-based Catties Invoice Finance to free up cash flow in her business.
SPECIALIST lender Catties appeared to brush aside concerns over the sub-prime sector yesterday as it revealed performance was beating expectations.
Martine Catton, regional sales manager of business finance provider Catties Invoice Finance, said the option has had "little" impact on the problem of late payments which cause so many headaches for small companies.
As special gifts, I bestow upon you three pieces of blue brocade with interwoven characters, five pieces of tapestry with delicate floral designs, fifty lengths of white silk, eight taels of gold, two swords five feet long, one hundred bronze mirrors, and fifty catties each of jade and of red beads.
EX-WIGAN Rugby League player and managing director of Liverpool-based Speke Coatings, Martin Sivori, has won two high-profile contracts after securing a funding line from Catties Invoice Finance.