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reef

 [rēf]
an infolding or tuck of tissue, as a tuck made in plication.
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reef

(rēf)
A fold or tuck, usually taken in redundant tissue.
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"I hope that we can move on to a new period, and what is required of us all, without exception, is to join hands in building and protecting our nation and distancing it from the regional struggles," stressed Reefy, speaking before his well-wishers who continued to pour into his Tripoli residence on Sunday.
Al Reefy, restaurant manager at the Jeddah property, won the Outlet Manager of the Year award for his work in running the hotel's celebrated Asian restaurants Ginza I Chome and Noodles, both of which offer exemplary levels of quality cuisine, service and atmosphere and enjoy expansive views of the Red Sea.
Al Reefy won the award for his work in running the hotel's celebrated Asian restaurants Ginza I Chome and Noodles.
This may be because seabed with many stones is more suitable than reefy bottom as a habitat.
"Death" concludes the story of George's mother, and tells of her near-affair with Doctor Reefy, the frustrations of her repressed girlhood, her passionate desire to have "a real lover," and her effort "in all the babble of words that fell from the lips of the men with whom she adventured ...
Reefy, in Winesburg, Ohio, scribbled down on bits of paper and then stuffed away in his pockets to becoem "little hard round balls." I wouldn't even be surprised if one reason Vonnegut left all the dirty words out of Hocus Pocus was that he felt as playful as Mark Twain felt when he left all the weather out of The American Claimant.
CI Capital offers microfinance lending through its subsidiary Reefy, Egypt's first licensed microfinance institution.
The investment bank, affiliated to the Commercial International Bank (CIB), reached an agreement in October with Gemini Egypt Holding for Financial Investments, an investment company owned by business tycoon NaguibSawiris, to hold amajority stake in Reefy. CI Capital aims to introduce Reefy to its platform of non-banking financial services, which includes financial leasing company Corplease, in which CI Capital holds an 86 percent stake.
Start-Up of the Year: Shaikh Mohammed Al Khalifa & Aysha Al Araifi - Bossy Kitchen, Khalifa Abdulla Al Mannai - Mannai Technological Facilitations and Dr Sara Moemen Al Reefy - London Breast Care Centre;
NNA - Newly appointed Justice Minister, Ashraf Reefy, considered Saturday that efforts should be pinned on freeing the "State" from the tight grasp of 'Statelets." "The strong, powerful, sovereign and independent State is the sole side able to unite all Lebanese together within their rich diversity," added Reefy, speaking before well-wishers who visited him at his Tripoli residence following his appointment.
She was able to get the tumour surgically removed in London and coincidentally, Dr Sara Al Reefy was the surgeon who performed the operation.