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Stern

(stern),
Heinrich, U.S. physician, 1868-1918. See: Stern posture.
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'The FDA is sternly reminding all retailers to refrain from the promotion and selling of all alcoholic beverages, especially alcopops, to minors,' the FDA statement said on Friday (Aug.
"The government will sternly deal with the matter in line with international and domestic laws," Park told South Korean News Agency (Yonhap) reporters.
Lahore -- Special Assistant to the Prime Minister Awn Chaudhry said that the government would sternly deal with those sugar mills owners who do not timely make payments to the farmers.
The top judge sternly remarked, 'Call the ministers, tell them to work here [instead of] observing a holiday on Quaid-i-Azam Day'.
The Sandiganbayan Sixth Division has "sternly warned" the lawyers of former Commission on Elections (Comelec) chairperson Benjamin Abalos not to delay the proceedings of his case anymore as it denied his second motion for reconsideration asking permission to file a demurrer to evidence.
The government needs to act now and act sternly. Such irresponsible acts do not behove leaders of parties that say they are religious.
Summary: New Delhi [India], Sept 4 (ANI): Army Chief General Bipin Rawat on Tuesday said that any case of moral turpitude and corruption against Major Leetul Gogoi will be dealt with sternly.
A link to the nation's number three citizen had sternly denied.
Law enforcement agencies had sternly warned anyone from going to the monument.
By: MENA BEIRUT - 25 November 2017: Lebanese President Michel Aoun on Friday sent a cable to Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El Sisi to sternly deplore the heinous terrorist attack on Al Rawda mosque in North Sinai that left scores dead and wounded, the Lebanese news agency reported.
NNA - France sternly condemns the attack that targeted the Lebanese Armed Forces in the refugee camps in east the country, and that claimed the life of one girl and wounded many others, a statement by the French Foreign Ministry said on Friday.
He went up to them and sternly asked the boys not to harass the girl.