clout


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Synonyms for clout

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the power to produce an effect by indirect means

effective means of influencing, compelling, or punishing

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a target used in archery

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special advantage or influence

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a short nail with a flat head

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strike hard, especially with the fist

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Clout Fantasy is currently available in 10 languages in 56 countries worldwide.
But it was the clout question that much of the study focused on.
El Condor Pasa's appearance in the Ascot showpiece would have added to the international dimension of the King George as the opening leg of the new Emirates World Series, but Clout said connections are wary about him tackling 12 furlongs at that stage of the season.
But only a handful of producer-executives have achieved enough clout to demand such an equitable split of the profits.
A 24-year veteran of GMAC, Clout was formerly group vice president of international operations and has held numerous positions in the field and central office in Australia and the U.
Because the NEA's clout in selecting the Democratic nominee is legendary.
A A CLOUT was a vest and May wasn't the month, but the flower.
A central argument of Mayor James Hahn, and others fighting the secession movements, is that Los Angeles would lose much of its clout in Washington, D.
Even though the religious right is waging no battles that are currently attracting attention at the national level, its leaders are laying the groundwork for future fights," Gallagher wrote, especially through clout in the Republican Party.
Clout was among the 40 guests who celebrated the victory at Deauville's Normandy hotel on Sunday night.
Still, the organization will not be a conscience without clout.
CISD representatives will market Sprint's small to mid-sized business products, Business Clout and Sprint Clarity, to Asian businesses in America that spend between $100 to $30,000 a month on telecommunications.
Within any administration, there's always a certain number of 'must-hires,' sponsored by political clout," explains Pendleton James, one of Reagan's personnel chiefs.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Supreme Leader's representative at the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Ali Saeedi underlined Iran's regional influence, and said that the country's clout has now gone way beyond the nation's geographical borders.
Los Angeles' lack of clout in obtaining federal funds and the Valley's disproportionately small share of what it gets raise an important question in the debate on secession: Would the Valley get more money for housing, youth programs, job training and numerous other programs if it were an independent city?