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(im'pe-tŭs), The plural of this word is impetus, not impeti.
In psychoanalysis, the motor element of an instinct; the amount of force of the person's energy that the instinctive impulse demands.
[L. an onset, fr. im-peto, to attack]
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These consultations, which are part of the royal vision to diversify our partners, have given a new impetus to bilateral cooperation between Rabat and Wellington, added the Moroccan official, who is on a working visit to New Zealand, the first of its kind since 2009
The Impetus plant was built on land adjoining the now defunct Air Products development site and had the capability of handling 640,000 tonnes of waste a year.
He said Indian brutalities will give impetus to the freedom struggle.
We believe that working with Impetus Consulting is a great opportunity to provide our services for people in the UAE and the broader region in the Middle East and Africa, and outspread our network of professionals.
DUP Junior Minister Alastair Ross said it shows "what we need to improve and gives us renewed impetus to work together to deliver these commitments and create a better Northern Ireland for all our citizens".
One North East company, Impetus Waste Management, was crucial to Air Products' plans after agreeing to source and supply Refuse Derived Fuel (RDF) to the TV1 and TV2 plants at Billingham Reach.
The Prime Ministers Make In India' campaign and the Government's Vision to drive the textile sector served as the impetus for this event.
The forthcoming holding of the French-Algerian Joint Economic Committee and High-level Inter-governmental Committee, chaired by our two Prime ministers, will be privileged opportunities to give further impetus to our cooperation in all sectors," said Hollande in a message sent to President of the Republic Abdelaziz Bouteflika, on the occasion of the 60th anniversary of the outbreak of the Revolution of 1 November 1954.
Our goal is to use this measure of fiscal impetus to examine how fiscal policy has behaved during business cycles in the past, how it responded to the most recent recession, and how it is likely to evolve over the next several years.
Springing up from #88 position in 2013, Impetus has been ranked #63 in Top 100 India's Best Companies to Work for in 2014.
Creation of the Eurasian Economic Union will give a powerful impetus to economic interaction of the participating countries, said president of JSC "Economic Research Institute" Maksat Mukhanov, the Primeminister.
26, ( ANI ): Veteran actor Kamal Hsan, who will be conferred with the Padma Bhushan award, on Sunday said he felt honoured and considered this award as an impetus for what he has to do in future.