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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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Marketing Clout offers a range of content marketing programmes with monthly retainers including: a marketing audit; content strategy, set-up, writing and delivery; and reporting and analysis.
He also credits President and CEO Colleen Sayther Cunningham--herself a former corporate chief accountant with a deep interest in accounting and reporting issues--with using her knowledge and clout to help FEI make its voice heard.
Clout has several more meanings: 'a clout on the head (a blow),' linked again to club (something to hit with).
Cardiff don't have that kind of clout, but they are one of the few clubs in the division who have spent money.
From left: Garry Hobson, managing director, Interleasing; Nick Brownrigg, CEO European Full Service Leasing at GMAC; Richard Clout, president, GMAC International Operations.
Tesco Express poses the greatest danger to the independent sector due to its strong brand, financial clout and the fact that it has the best convenience offering of the major multiples.
And the proposal of Panama as a more promising site than Miami for FTAA headquarters is a clear indication of how wary Latin nations are of American clout with the proposed secretariat.
FRIENDS star Jennifer Aniston appears to have lost her clout with studio chiefs as the series comes to an end.
This selection is one of those classy themed exhibitions that involve top-brass curatorial skills (Joseph Rishel and John Zarobell of the Philadelphia Museum of Art; Douglas Druick and Gloria Groom of the Art Institute of Chicago; and Manet expert Juliet Wilson-Bareau) and that combine popular appeal and scholarly clout.
Personal contributions from AICPA members (versus contributions paid by company checks) are very important to the profession's clout on Capitol Hill.
The FRC's clout in Washington--and its partisan bent--are reflected in the luminaries who showed up on its briefing dais.
The most important consequence of the rise of dowries and women's increased economic clout, however, was women's capacity to weld horizontal ties across the patrilineal family structure of Venice's ruling elite.
Group efforts may carry more clout, but the results don't differ much as the Rubber Manufacturers Association is finding out in their attempts to comply with the TREAD act.
The business model originally promised by the industry had been heralded as a vehicle endowing physicians with the financial capital they would need to harvest the synergism of larger groups, to build sophisticated clinical information systems that would help to manage care more efficiently and to develop as a countervailing power against the growing market clout of the managed care industry.
Wenski of Miami told Catholic News Service that the bishops were "window dressing" and lent Catholic credibility to the organization "without letting us have the clout behind that responsibility.