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state of being gratified or satisfied

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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Thursday, re-arraigned embattled Joseph Nwobike, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria(SAN), on an amended charge of offering gratification to judges.
LAHORE -- National Accountability Bureau (NAB), Lahore arrested two accused - Ghulam Bashir Bughio and Shamim Ahmed Bughio - over allegation of illegal gratifications from former Vice-Chancellor Federal Urdu University of Arts Science and Technology (FUUAST), Dr Zafar Iqbal.
Nombembe paid gratifications amounting to R1 327 649 to 6 employees of the municipality and Thembaleth Ntuthu, an ANC politician.
According to uses and gratifications theory (U&G), individuals actively seek media to satisfy their needs, such as developing relationships and obtaining information (Katz, Haas, & Gurevitch, 1973).
With this in mind, the primary aim of this study is to investigate participants on celebrity gossip blogs by seeking out their attitudes toward celebrities (McCutcheon, Lange, & Houran, 2002) and their gratifications (Leung, 2001) through surveying several of the most popular gossip blogs from 2014.
We employed uses and gratifications theory (U & G) as the theoretical basis to examine the underlying motivations of Happy Farm players.
Inspired by the model proposed by Abrams, Eveland and Giles (2003), and Reid, Giles and Abrams (2004), the study integrated ethnolinguistic identity theory (Giles and Johnson, 1981, 1987), uses and gratifications approach (Katz, Blumler and Gurevitch, 1974; Katz, Gurevitch and Haas, 1973) and cultivation theory (Gerbner and Gross, 1976).
The present report addresses these issues by scaling electronic mail gratifications and assessing whether gender poses any significant influence.
Though the Uses and Gratifications theory has been researched in some form or another since the 1940's, with Herzog and Cantril, looking at radio serials, the credit for its model is given to Katz and Blumler in the 1970's (Lowery & DeFleur, 1995; Ruggiero, 2000).
2 : something that pleases or satisfies <His life offers few gratifications.
The assumption that students will always find some gratifications from any use of electronic media, can lead educators to adopt a complacently uncritical stance towards the constraints and affordances that come with e-learning media (Chandler, 1994).
What they haven't done is provide more-healthful, better-labeled, or fresher prepared foods, or the kinds of service contacts and sensory gratifications that create a positive experience and tip the choice toward stopping at the supermarket.
Closed to life, and to the future, we have focused on the gratifications of the present.
Placed in a position of unmatched power with so many possibilities for doing good in a world with so much need for good to be done, the President expended his energy, and eventually that of the entire country, on the narrowest, most short-sighted of gratifications.
These new works offer the viewer a psychological hide-and-seek test site: unveil the object, and then perhaps, at the very least, the viewer will experience visual gratifications that they imagine are being denied them.