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invocation,

n a prayer requesting and inviting the presence of God.
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Ancient Sufi Invocations and Forgotten Songs from Aleppo features sacred chanting from the Sufi, Armenian, Syriac, and Assyrian traditions and was recorded in the courtyard of a 500-year-old house in the 8,000-year-old city of Aleppo.
The town argued persons of any faith were welcome to give the invocation.
Once this information is established in subsection A, subsections B and C address the Court's recent holdings regarding waivers and invocations, respectively.
Java's Remote Method Invocation (JRMI) mechanism [1] is an example of Standardized communications protocol that provides a limited set of optimizations.
Unlike many American legislative bodies that begin proceedings with nonsectarian prayers, Lancaster's city council and planning commission arrange for invocations to be led by religious leaders and allow them to refer to specific faiths and deities as long as they don't blatantly proselytize.
In response, candidate Kwadjo Campbell invited me to give the invocation to the City Council on March 25, 2003.
It is important to note that while invocations of the right to counsel under both the Fifth and Sixth Amendments limit government-initiated interrogations, the Supreme Court has held that the protections of both amendments can be waived.
Creole), I posit that measured invocations of dialect demonstrate skill and agency related to the improvisational style that is the hallmark of the traditions and contributions of African-descent peoples in the cultural context of America.
Now, like the Latin Mass before it, the phrase is being pensioned off in favour of invocations in the local language.
In object-oriented languages, programmers make extensive use of pointers, type hierarchies, and virtual method invocations to improve code reuse and correctness.
Likewise, the high school also allows the graduating senior class to choose student volunteers to deliver invocations and benedictions for the purpose of solemnizing their graduation ceremony.