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supplier

An organisation that contracts with an acquirer to supply systems, software or services under the terms of a contract.
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undertaken at the door of the house, the suppliant sitting on sacred
Tzanetou has demonstrated clearly and elegantly how the suppliant plays are both impacted by and impact the understanding of Athens's imperial ambitions.
Mystere de la Charite continues the strategy begun in earnest with "Les Suppliants Paralleles" as Peguy again attempts to solve through literary creation anthropological riddles he cannot answer by other means.
Instead of invoking powerful forces through their prayer, forces which they themselves then spiritually embody, the 'broken and despondent'83 suppliants cling desperately to the altars and cry to be rescued.
The concept that the suppliant has behaved in ways suitable to a wild beast, rather than a human, is also found in 4 Ezra.
Chapter 6 ("Reading Suppliant Women") sits rather awkwardly with the rest ofthe book.
It is most often used of suppliants before a God or a god-like King.
The Palestine Papers--leaked documents detailing the Palestinian Authority's suppliant efforts to negotiate an independent state with Israel's previous government--had been released only days before, but they were already old news.
Her humble posture (kneeling) and her described state of mind (desconsolada and agraviada) identify her as a suppliant, the doncella menesterosa that she promised the cura she could be.
Her "My lord, a suppliant at your feet" was lovely.
At the time that the Marlowe collaboration was germinating I was directing Charles Mee's play Big Love, a "re-making" of the Aeschylus play The Suppliant Women.
Where chairs are not available, the host spreads a readily-available ground-cover, since sitting directly on the earth or floor is a sign of abject humiliation, appropriate only for a suppliant.