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a term used in animal husbandry to mean close to, usually close to parturition, e.g. forward ewes are those close to lambing.
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Alun Davies, Minister for Natural Resources and Food, said: "I have now agreed to seek authorisation from the European Commission to bring forward 2013 Common Agricultural Policy Single Farm Payments for those affected to mid-October - the earliest possible point at which we can make those payments.
Buchan, chief executive of Scottish Engineering, wants Alex Salmond to bring forward his independence report from November.
After further reviewing our forthcoming A380 deliveries and expected demand, we have decided to bring forward its deployment to Munich by more than a month, which is excellent news for one of our most important markets.
THE Home Office should have acted sooner to bring forward emergency legislation to reverse a controversial legal ruling which overturns 25 years of police practice, Labour said yesterday.
Elsewhere in this publication, we ex-x plain how we will also bring forward a network of sustainable urban neighbourhoods (SUNs) to ensure that communities outside the city core remain economically strong.
In order to bring forward the start of roll-out and help deliver early benefits, we are proposing a staged approach to implementation under which suppliers will start to install smart meters that meet the minimum requirements defined in common technical specifications ahead of a central data and communications entity being established.
Summary: BBC chiefs are to bring forward the timing of Strictly Come Dancing next month, to allow coverage of a Remembrance Day event.
One aim of the scheme is to help bring forward important housing development sites in the area.
These two factors, plus the skills and versatility of our workforce, have enabled us to bring forward assembly of the first customer Pro-cee'd cars by six weeks.
As the decision was approved by the board of directors of AMR and American, the airline has notified Boeing of its intent to bring forward the delivery of 47 Boeing 737-800s under a previously existing purchase commitment.
Mr Kay is calling for the wrong party to bring forward legislation to establish an abortion law in Canada.
The European Parliament's Environment Committee has urged the European Commission to rapidly bring forward legislative proposals announced in its Communication on a strategy for mercury.