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I am on “annual leave”?

This one has been bothering me the past couple of weeks. On many (most!) people's email auto-responders, when they go on holiday, they set it to something along the lines of: I am currently on ...
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Raising a letter of credit

What does raise mean in the following sentence? The Letter of Credit to be raised as soon as possible after the Contract signature. Does it mean collecting the money? Or something else?
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What's the proper synonym for purchase when used in real-estate context?

How to say Buying Price Purchase Price You name it Note, I need the 'buying' term, as opposed to Sale Price. It's for a form where the user should fill in how much he paid for the apartment and ...
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Meaning of “unbundling”

In New York Times, The first hint of television’s unbundling actually came back in the 1980s, when viewers snapped up videocassette recorders. I found defintions of unbundle in the dictionaries ...