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stanch

(stŏnch) [O.Fr. estanche, firm]
To stop the flow of blood from a wound.
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BEIRUT: Speaker Nabih Berri has raised doubts about the implementation of the recently launched security plan to stanch violence in Beirut and other parts of the country.
and agencies, including stanch ally France, as part of the co-operation with the
Only government intervention can create the massive housing capacity needed to stanch the spike in Dubai's rental levels.
But colleges with more prestige, and higher median LSAT scores, instead relied on increased proportions of White and Asian students to stanch enrollment declines.
In the same tone he further said: "The present generation has been paying for the past generations neglect and facing the worst and stanch enemy of corruption.
Several said they worried it could cut the school off from the community and stanch debate on hot-button topics.
Critics say that without serious consequences, there is little to stanch the flow of illicit cellphones - and the cash that goes with them - into Texas prisons.
Hadjimitsis said that the three day conference is being dedicated to the memory of the late minister of defence, Tasos Mitsopoulos, who died in March, and was a stanch supporter of the Cyprus Remote Sensing Society.
Penney, which operates about 1,100 mid-market department stores in the United States, is trying to stanch enormous losses and win back shoppers after a 25 per cent drop in sales in fiscal 2012 during a failed attempt to go upmarket.
They combed electronic medical records looking for patients who had undergone a left gastric embolisation procedure to stanch gastric haemorrhage, and for a comparison group of patients who had undergone another embolisation procedure of a different artery for the same complaint.
The 22-year-old's performances could do little to save the doomed R's from relegation, but Redknapp remains a stanch advocate of the winger's burgeoning talent.
The Prime Minister-designate also confirmed his stanch believe in the need to beef-up the capacities and potentials of the Army institution "to become a safety umbrella for all the Lebanese.