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having the capability or effect of damaging irreparably

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causing destruction or much damage

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To address the rampant destructive community protests occurring in some parts of the Province, Eastern Cape Legislature Speaker Ms Helen Sauls-August invites aggrieved community members to utilise available parliamentary channels to seek intervention from the Legislature instead of destroying public property during community protests.
The Provincial Legislature said while the right to protest is enshrined in the Constitution, numerous destructive service delivery protests have occurred across the province recently, where public property has been destroyed and public roads barricaded by the protesting communities.
Clifton served as general manager of the company and president of industry associations, was a participant in the Selden patent controversy, and negotiated the cross-licensing agreement among auto companies that helped end destructive patent fights within the industry.,Sherman, editor of the magazine of the Pierce-Arrow Society, offers a biography of Charles Clifton (1853-1928) that traces his role in the US auto industry and the growth of the Pierce-Arrow auto manufacturing company.
The force carried by a typhoon can be destructive, and can't be controlled, slowed down or prevented.
ASTM F3039, the test method employing dye penetration, has much improved sensitivity, but the test is destructive. Another common test used to assess seal integrity is F2096 Standard Test Method for Detecting Gross Leaks in Packaging by Internal Pressurization (known as bubble-leak testing), which detects gross leaks and does not have the sensitivity of F3039 dye penetration or AuraSeal.
Development and stability in Azerbaijan also upset other forces along with Armenia, and these destructive forces are trying to disrupt stable situation in the country, the Spokesperson of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Azerbaijan Hikmet Hajiyev said at a press conference July 11, condemning the murder of two police officers while being in the line of duty, the day before during the action held in Ganja.
Environmental groups are urging the Duterte administration to enforce the ban on the destructive Danish Seines and Modified Danish Seines fishing methods as mandated by two Department of Agriculture-Fisheries Administrative Orders (DA-FAO) to protect the country's remaining healthy coral cover.
Ben Stokes will slot in at No.6, giving Buttler free rein at No.7 to change a game in the destructive way he knows how.
The opposition leader said as per Nawaz Sharif, 'aliens' will hold the next general elections, adding that ragging in the elections would be destructive for the country's institutions.
The age of destructive human-driven geologic change has been called the Anthropocene era; if we work together for enlightened change perhaps we can ensure the Age of Thanatos does not become the more accurate term.
When a population of 100 million is driven by a "what's in it for me" mentality, the result is a frankly destructive, polarized society.
There is an increasing amount of intensive research being conducted on leadership, resulting in more academic attention to the features of destructive leadership (Gao & Wang, 2014).
In the pages of "Overcoming Destructive Anger: Strategies That Work", Bernard Golden (the founder of Anger Management Education, and a practicing psychologist for almost forty years) offers concrete tools for turning destructive anger into healthy anger.
DON'T BURY YOUR HEAD IN THE SAND RATHER than trying to ignore criticism altogether, it's important to work out whether criticism is constructive or destructive. When criticism is constructive it raises reasonable points with the aim of helping you in some way.
DON'T BURY YOUR HEAD IN THE SAND RAT A HER than trying to ignore criticism altogether, it's important to work out whether criticism is constructive or destructive. When criticism is constructive it raises reasonable points with the aim of helping you in some way.