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assertive

MedspeakUK Referring to clear, honest and direct communication, without avoiding issues or resorting to manipulative or aggressive behaviour.
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In the roughly 80% of ASSERT participants with a baseline [CHADS.sub.2] score of at least 2, the incidence of ischemic stroke or systemic embolism was 0.7% annually in those without an AHRE and 2.14% per year in those with an AHRE, for a 2.67-fold increased relative risk.
On the other hand, if the Web site is accepting orders for the product, some courts might view that activity as transacting business, and jurisdiction might be asserted over disputes arising from these transactions.
But this God is completely other than the God asserted by Christianity, which is supernatural rather than nature itself, known through faith, not science.
On appeal, the plaintiff asserted, among other things, that the officer's action in firing at the vehicle violated the department's policy which explicitly prohibited shooting at moving vehicles and using deadly force to apprehend suspected misdemeanants.
Unlike organized religion, painting evolves; it asserts new ways of thinking, looking, and being in the world.
* State the penalty generally will not be asserted by the service against charitable organizations and volunteers.
'This is a challenge to the new leadership: we must assert the Senate's role in foreign relations,' Drilon said.
Originally developed for the UK MOD Air Support Operating Centre, ASSERT is currently helping to improve the efficiency and quality of safety and environmental performance reporting within four key Operating Centres (Air Support, Combat Air, Helicopters and Ships).
If the suspect intends to assert his Miranda right to counsel, that assertion must be clear and unequivocal.
(2) New section 554(c) seeks to remedy this situation by according taxpayers a statutory right not to have the penalty asserted where the reasonable cause and good faith standards are satisfied.
President Rodrigo Duterte's chief legal counsel on Saturday slammed a Washington-based think tank group for telling the chief executive to assert the country's rights over the disputed West Philippine Sea (South China Sea).
86-272 provides that no state can assert income tax nexus on the basis of mere solicitation.