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cooperative

noun Vox populi An organization whose members share purchasing clout, resources or other materials. See Health insurance purchasing.
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The initiative aims to alleviate the burden of consumers, and is part of the Sharjah Cooperative Society board's order to launch the month of giving campaign throughout Ramadan.
The cooperative society's management clarified that it has launched an initiative to fix the prices of around 160 items all-year-round at an average value of around Dh18 million ($4.9 million).
This service is available through some branches of the Abu Dhabi Cooperative Society - Sabar Al Shamkha (Makani Mall), Al Mina (premises of Abu Dhabi Cooperative Society), Abu Dhabi Mall, and Al Muroor.
Their advocate Pankaj Champaneri has contended in the petition that the Gujarat government could invoke the Section 80 ( 2) in public interest only if it had a share in the cooperative society's fund and had granted a loan to the society for which it had stood a guarantor.
Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank (ADIB), a top-tier Islamic financial services institution, has granted a AED 450 million Islamic finance facilities to Al Dhafra Cooperative Society to fund working capital and capital expenditure.
Fleming was referring to the recent hand-over of the "Northern II," a former deep sea bottom trawler, by the environmental organization Oceana to the Placencia Producers Cooperative Society, to be used in a seaweed farming venture.
Governor Chandrasri was addressing at the Puloly MPCS, Point Pedro yesterday and said that Puloly Primary Cooperative Society was one of the pioneer cooperative societies in the North and expressed his satisfaction as the society was running profitably.
The ATM services provisioned by ESDS for Samata Cooperative Society were inaugurated by Shri.
The European Parliament wishes to see the Council revise the statute for a European cooperative society (SCE) and to introduce provisions on employee participation.
The stunning performance of the Sharjah Cooperative Society secured them a stylish win and overall top performer of the one-day tournament.
A YOUTH club has been given a pounds 2,000 donation from Midlands Cooperative society to fund equipment and food for evening classes.
The past year has seen a 72 percent rise in the number of people requesting nonreligious humanist services, according to the West Midlands Cooperative Society. According to Funeral Controller Simon Fisher, families are requesting humanist funerals because they are following tire deceased's instructions or because they feel a nonreligious ceremony is more appropriate for the individual involved.

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