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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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posting his palace guards on watch for suppliants who entered into the
Athens, as the imperial city, is posited as a hegemon (absent the tyrannical implication of empire), a position emphasized through its openness to suppliants and its ability and willingness both to defend those suppliants attacked unjustly and to integrate the polluted or hostile into its civic/religious structure.
For Benjamin, anthropological shifts have political and artistic consequences, and one can recall Schmitt's disgust with the way in which "Les Suppliants Paralleles" appears to aestheticize the horror of Bloody Sunday, as Peguy juxtaposes Oedipus with the demonstrators in Saint Petersburg.
Both [the Suppliants and Prometheus Bound] belong to trilogies which, like the Oresteia, present a struggle between opposing rights or principles, and trace its course through successive crises to its solution in a rational compromise.
In 2 Esdras 14, 22 the suppliant likewise prays for the skill which will enable him to convey his encounter with the divine experience.
Chapter 7 ("Staging Suppliant Women') raises similar questions about organizational rationale.
220, in which Achilles orders Patroclus to prepare a meal for the suppliant embassy Patroclus sets a huge chopping block "in the glow of the fire" (en pyros augei, 9.
There is also the same strange interplay of casual dominance and suppliant vulnerability.
On the advice of Princess Nausikaa, he offers himself as suppliant to Queen Arete, throwing himself in the ashes of her fireplace and stating, "my life is pain" (7.
But the very fact that Dryden approached the older man as a suppliant (while enjoying official privileges far beyond anything Milton had secured for himself in his days as bureaucrat to regicides) indicates in itself the progress of Dryden's own political philosophy, and the nature of his posthumous standing.
So suppliant is this Blair that he is seen promising Bush he won't take any more holidays in France.