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So far state banks have minor role in financing multi billion dollar oil and gas projects in the country, he added.
The authors conclude that their study supports the notion that hypoalbuminaemia is infrequently associated with oedema and plays a minor role in its formation.
Montgomery already faces sentencing next month in a New York-based cheque-fraud case that has already seen his former partner Marion Jones, the mother of his son Tim Jr, imprisoned for two months for a minor role in the scheme.
In studies involving more than 35,000 people and a survey across the entire human genome, an international team supported in part by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has found evidence that common genetic variants recently linked to osteoarthritis may also play a minor role in human height.
For whatever reason, I was portrayed as the villain although I actually played a very minor role in the whole incident.
The military plays a minor role as he discusses such topics as barbed wire disease, the hangman, the Trojan women, the devil's advocate, and the last man to get away.
If John Walker Lindh earned punishment for his very minor role as a member of the Taliban forces, why wasn't Jane Fonda prosecuted?
None of the arguments currently advanced in support of drug laws played more than a minor role in initiating prohibition.
The one adult with a minor role is annoying: Cooking over a fire, he warns the children (in English), "Be careful
It concluded that the deal would not harm competition because Altadis tobacco sales at duty-free shops were limited and the shops played only a minor role in the entire Spanish tobacco retail market.
Her sister Mary, playing a minor role in this scene, acts more prophetically in a later chapter when she is identified as the one who perfumes the feet of Jesus in symbolic anticipation of his burial.
messages" from the involved musculature to the CNS) plays a minor role in the execution of the skill.
The veteran writer and director hands over the spotlight to Biggs and plays a more minor role in the comedy.
Elliott was quite content to play a minor role this morning as he prepared himself for a big score.
Probably the most surprising finding is that true inside information--the kind that tends to get insiders into trouble with the SEC--plays at most a minor role in the insider trading decisions of top executives.