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stop the flow of a liquid

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Despite a stanch opponent of IMF policies, I still believe that Pakistan should accept the lender of last resort as a savior, the reasons being tough conditions, regular reviews and constant fear of delay in the release of next tranche in case the targets are not met.
Army units, in a separate attack, launched stanch strikes against hideouts and gatherings of terrorist organizations in Daraa al-Mahatta and in Daraa al-Balad district, inflicting heavy casualties on them.
and agencies, including stanch ally France, as part of the co-operation with the
But colleges with more prestige, and higher median LSAT scores, instead relied on increased proportions of White and Asian students to stanch enrollment declines.
India imposed three duty hikes on bullion in a bid to stanch domestic consumption as well as the dollar outflow to fund the purchases.
Inside, the president and officers seem to cling ever more tenuously to the idea that the community can outflank the profound social and political changes being wrought by Venezuela's dictatorial president; that they can hunker down and eventually rebuild, or somehow stanch the flow of younger Venezuelan Jews leaving to find more promising economic and social conditions.
seem to say, "You too may stanch Dripping sap or knit broken limbs
Vidic, forced to look on from the sidelines as he recovered from a cruciate ligament injury, is now ready to lead a more stanch United back into battle this campaign.
One option to stanch the flow from Spanish bank coffers, of course, is to provide some kind of credible deposit insurance to account-holders.
Anti-Assad Alawite activist, Muhammad Saleh, a 54-year-old trying to stanch the growing sectarian tension, on Dec.
JERUSALEM: The Israeli Cabinet voted unanimously Sunday to finance a $160 million program to stanch the flow of illegal African migrants by stepping up construction of a border fence and expanding a detention center to hold thousands of new arrivals.
Syrian troops are tightening their grip on villages near the Turkish border, setting up checkpoints and arresting dozens in an attempt to stanch the flow of residents fleeing into Turkey.
The no confidence motion has no chance of being passed as the ruling party GERB has 117 MPs out of 240, and enjoys the stanch support of the nationalist party Ataka with its 21 MPs.