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Synonyms for placeholder

a person authorized to act for another

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a symbol in a logical or mathematical expression that can be replaced by the name of any member of specified set

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The placeholder will be represented with the symbol A and can be replaced with any letter or an integer number.
To address this type of situation, IM "will allow firms to input Cy0' figures for the new questions within the Form, if they also update the Miscellaneous section of Schedule D to describe that the Cy0' values are only being submitted as placeholders until the firm's next required annual updating amendment," Frontline said.
Select the <<date2>> placeholder and replace it with the Date() function.
While it is a placeholder till a full budget is presented in February next year (2015), the budget establishes the intent of the government to kickstart the economy, and lays down the foundation for its economic agenda.
com and other online retailers is just a placeholder, needed to make sure the book is listed.
Each placeholder labeled a friend, set up where discussion would begin.
Users can easily apply the same formatting across slides by right clicking on the placeholder and selecting "Update in theme.
It shows stock photos of Bette Davis, John Lennon and Carolyn "Morticia Addams" Jones (also labeled as Bette Davis) along with the traditional "Lorem Ipsum" Latin placeholder text.
The son of Llywelyn the First and uncle of Llywelyn the Second, Dafydd is treated as a placeholder in the royal lineage of Gwynedd when mentioned at all.
SuperUser also utilized a custom placeholder site while their new website was in development.
Rampant speculation had Quade as mere placeholder until season's end when Hall of Famer Ryne Sandberg would be coronated as manager of the team for which he played sixteen seasons.
Nokia's flagship smartphone, the N8, has been spotted on T-Mobile UK with a placeholder page and a registration form for those looking to get an early start.
Each duplicate is replaced by a simple placeholder pointing to the original.
But conservatives can rejoice at least a little in the North Carolina results, as establishment placeholder Sen.
All is enclosed in a durable, water-resistant cover with placeholder flaps.