closed book


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something that baffles understanding and cannot be explained

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5 May 2017 - UK-based insurance management services company Charles Taylor plc (LSE: CTR) of a closed book of life assurance business from Zurich International Life Ltd.
Caption: Deep read Letters on pages 7 through 9 of a closed book are decoded using terahertz radiation.
Sapiens International Corporation (NASDAQ: SPNS) (TASE: SPNS) said it has begun the migration of Wesleyan Assurance Society's legacy portfolios to Sapiens' Closed Book solution platform.
The sale of the closed book of business, underwritten for the most part before 2004, is comprised of 560,000 whole life, term life, variable universal life and universal life policies.
He is a closed book for us workers and we know nothing of his management style," he added.
WILLIAM Shakespeare is the world's most-performed playwright, but his private life can seem like a closed book.
The past is a closed book to them, and so are the mistakes of the past.
The brain decides there's no such thing as a closed book.
For years things have been published in the US which have been a closed book to us here in Britain.
The damage done to international security by Dr Khan and his associates is not a closed book," he wrote, noting that the US and others were still dealing with the Khan network's sale of technology to Iran and North Korea "and possible other states".
This unfortunate chapter in Birmingham's architectural history will soon be part of an increasingly closed book.
Despite all their protestations about the council's "scrutiny process" this is going to be a closed book.
A CLOSED BOOK (15, 88 mins) SIR Paul (Tom Conti) is a well-respected author whose entire world is shattered when he is involved in an accident that robs him of his eyesight.
Alan Carr: Chatty Man Channel 4, Thursday, 10pm The camp comic's guests are US actress Daryl Hannah, who talks about her new movie A Closed Book, and actor Nicholas Hoult who stars in Oscar-tipped film A Single Man.
Welsh law and Welsh constitutional practice are a closed book to most of our population.