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the first of two or the first mentioned of two

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referring to the first of two things or persons mentioned (or the earlier one or ones of several)

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belonging to some prior time

(used especially of persons) of the immediate past

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belonging to the distant past

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In 2004, the former chairman of Global Crossing, Gary Winnick, contributed $30 million toward a settlement of a class action shareholders suit.
A is the surviving entity and a subsidiary of E The former A shareholders receive F stock in exchange for their A stock, and A continues to hold some F stock.
Another component of the program funded through this cooperative agreement will be the activities previously conducted by the DOE's Former Beryllium Worker Medical Surveillance Program, which offers medical testing for beryllium sensitivity and chronic beryllium disease (CBD) to former employees who were potentially exposed to beryllium as a result of their work at various DOE sites not initially covered by the Former Worker Medical Screening Program.
includes a combination of EAF facilities once operated by the Brazilian firm Gerdau and Canada's Co-Steel as well as the former AmeriSteel, formerly a Tampa-based EAF steelmaker.
Former CIA agents may contact their old adversaries in the former KGB, GRU or Soviet military intelligence.
Shuman met his future wife, the former Krista Fritz, when they were both counselors at the Washington Conference Program (now Washington Leadership Conference or WLC).
But the court found that the former detainees asserted a constitutional violation of equal protection by alleging that their own race was a motivating factor for selecting them for confinement from a pool of eligible defendants, insofar as their race related to the race of their victims.
Nasche(5) ruled that a release form signed by an applicant for government employment afforded an absolute privilege against a defamation action, even if statements of the former employer were made maliciously.
1) This is because the "consistency requirement" of section 530(a)(3) demands that the business has treated all individuals holding a position substantially similar to that of the former employee as independent contractors.
The former POWs had responded to a congressionally mandated invitation from the Veterans Administration to receive a free medical checkup.
In the great majority of cases, the image of the former mental patient as a homicidal maniac in need of restraint is far from the truth.
Other participants during the three-day, closed-door program include: Supreme Court Associate Justice Stephen Breyer; Strobe Talbott, the President of the Brookings Institution and a former Deputy Secretary of State; Yuli Tamir, Israeli Minister of Education; David Satterfield, the Secretary of State's Senior Adviser on Iraq; George Tenet, former Director of Central Intelligence; James Wolfensohn, the former Special Envoy for Gaza Disengagement and former President of the World Bank; Ami Ayalon, Member of Knesset and a former Director of the Shin Bet (Israel Security Agency); former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak; former Israeli National Security Adviser Giora Eiland; Amos Yadlin, the Director of Israeli Military Intelligence; and journalists Tom Friedman, Nahum Barnea and Ted Koppel.
The former president planned many of the details himself before his death, including the selection of Irish tenor Ronan Tynan to sing ``Amazing Grace,'' inviting the elder Bush and Thatcher to speak, and asking Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor to do a reading.
John Ella, an attorney with the law firm Mansfield, Tanick & Cohen, is experienced in dealing with noncompete litigation, and represented one of the former Thrivent agents.
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