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  2. Abenobashi Terminal Building - Wikipedia

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    Abenobashi Terminal Building (阿部野橋ターミナルビル) is a multi-purpose commercial facility in Abenosuji Itchome, Abeno-ku, Osaka, Japan.It consists of the New Annex (新館) (main tenants: Osaka Abenobashi Station, Kintetsu Department Store Main Store Abeno Harukas Wing Building), Eastern Annex (東館) (Miyako City Osaka Tennoji), and a 300 m (984 ft) tall skyscraper Abeno ...

  3. Legatum - Wikipedia

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    History and business activities. Legatum (meaning "legacy" or "gift") is a private investment firm based in Dubai using only capital provided by members of the firm. Legatum was founded in December 2006 in the United Arab Emirates by Christopher Chandler, who made his fortune in markets undergoing political transitions.

  4. Backflush accounting - Wikipedia

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    Meaning of backflushing. From a financial accounting perspective, backflushing is a technique of the perpetual inventory system. Small businesses which have a low variety of items in their inventory still use periodic inventory management. A periodic inventory system does not require day-to-day tracking of physical inventory.

  5. Reappropriation - Wikipedia

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    Characteristics. A reclaimed or reappropriated word is a word that was at one time pejorative but has been brought back into acceptable usage, usually starting within its original target, i.e. the communities that were pejoratively described by that word, and later spreading to the general populace as well.

  6. Georgetown Hoyas - Wikipedia

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    The Georgetown Hoyas are the intercollegiate athletics teams that officially represent Georgetown University, located in Washington, D.C. Georgetown's athletics department fields 23 men's and women's varsity level teams and competes at the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I level as a member of the Big East Conference, with the exception of the Division I FCS Patriot ...

  7. History of environmental pollution - Wikipedia

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    The history of environmental pollution traces human-dominated ecological systems from the earliest civilizations to the present day. This history is characterized by the increased regional success of a particular society, followed by crises that were either resolved, producing sustainability, or not, leading to decline.

  8. Semiotics - Wikipedia

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    Semiotics (also called semiotic studies) is the systematic study of sign processes and meaning making.Semiosis is any activity, conduct, or process that involves signs, where a sign is defined as anything that communicates something, usually called a meaning, to the sign's interpreter.

  9. Airbag - Wikipedia

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    An airbag is a vehicle occupant-restraint system using a bag designed to inflate extremely quickly, then quickly deflate during a collision.It consists of the airbag cushion, a flexible fabric bag, an inflation module, and an impact sensor.