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intent

(ĭn-tĕnt′)
A state of mind that reflects one's aims, goals, or objectives. Intent is the key element of and basis for lawsuits brought against plaintiffs in a court of law.
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Yusuf Akbar, 33, of |Wynn Street, Edgbaston, Birmingham: Found guilty of false imprisonment, blackmail and GBH with intent.
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It noted that the trust had to be construed according to the testator's intent; if such intent is "unambiguous from the face of the instrument," then the trust's plain language will govern its interpretation.
The basis of the inferred intent doctrine in Pennsylvania is important in understanding the Greenfield case.
In reality, they should just be getting started; the real work comes when proving intent.
The scheme involved volumes of thick contracts, letters of intent, secrecy clauses, and a host of other financial terms that the investor really never understood and could not explain to the detective.
With its RTL-in and results-out model, the automatic Verix Implied Intent mode is the industry's easiest to use formal verification, giving users the confidence provided by the exhaustive analysis of formal verification.
The New York Stock Exchange and the city's Economic Development Corporation have signed a letter of intent to build a new 10-story trading complex and office tower.
Real Intent's technology revolutionizes functional verification by eliminating classes of design errors (or intent violations) without testbenches.
When intent is the critical issue, physicians must--and will--worry that law enforcement officers will see a criminal intent even when none existed.
If properly used, a letter of intent can be a valuable time and cost-saving tool to real estate professionals in negotiating and documenting a real estate transaction.