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To illustrate the way this works, let's build up the statement: "American products first" means that in my buying decisions I will consider American products before others. "American products first and last" means that I won't consider any products other than American - the American products come first in my options, and they are also my last options - ...


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It simply means I strongly prefer to buy American products. First, last, and foremost is merely meant to emphasize the extreme lengths the speaker would go to buy American. See, for example, this discussion of US statutes that seek to implement such a policy. [Wikipedia]


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The short answer to your question is that major style guides offer detailed and somewhat varied guidelines for handling the personal names of people from other countries and languages. Because the advice tends to be extensive, I'll limit myself to discussing the handling of Russian names recommended by three prominent U.S. style guides: MLA Style Manual, ...


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Consider switching the syntax to "This word reoccurs." "This word reappears" also seems better for as few as 2 appearances. I read that recur means at regular intervals, whereas reoccur does not require regular intervals (see http://grammarist.com/usage/recur-reoccur/). So, reoccur is better than recur for your purpose here.


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If you want to avoid the problem that "repeatedly" does not cover "twice", you could use "multiply", which is the adverb form of "multiple". It has been in use since 1881, according to Merriam-Webster (definition 2): " in a multiple manner" There is a downside, of course, that it is is spelt the same as the verb "multiply", although it is pronounced ...


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In Patent law, you would say a plurality when meaning more than one. This is used instead of "several", "multiple" and removes ambiguity in the document.


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Since the question asks for a word defining the condition "more than once", perhaps "non-uniquely" would fit the bill. "This word exists in a file non-uniquely."


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Think about where you want to use the expression. If the context is somewhat technical, you can use: There are multiple occurrences of this word in the file. If not, there are several other words/expressions you could use: frequently often regularly a number of times recurrently


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I would go with repeatedly. The word exists in a file repeatedly.


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In context: those in power -- that is, those who abuse their power to brainwash the populace to believe that the ills of society have been eliminated. The use of that is means to further explain a preceding phrase. In this case, those in power. In addition, it seems there's an implied [in order] that is missing, but would make sense in context: A ...


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You need to split it up like this: those who [abuse their power [to brainwash the populace to believe [that the ills of society have been eliminated]]]. In other words this whole relative clause is talking about those who abuse their power what they are abusing their power to do is to brainwash the populace what they are brainwashing the populace to ...


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The infinitive "to believe" is related to the populace being brainwashed. The sentence is saying that those who abuse their power want the populace to believe that the ills of society have been eliminated. If you were to relate it to those who abuse the power, you would have to omit "to", like this: Those who abuse their power to brainwash the populace ...


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When one doctor refers you to another’s practice, it’s called getting a referral from one doctor to the next. Under many American health insurance policies, specialists may be seen only with a documented referral from your general practitioner. I imagine you could therefore get by with calling it a referral visit. However, when one doctor themself confers ...


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Consultatory exists, but I'd probably go for consultative. From the Oxford English Dictionary: Consultatory: pertaining to or serving for consultation (e.g. of an oracle, etc.); having the character of consultation or deliberation, consultative. 1600 Abp. Abbot Exp. Jonah 80 Here the lot is consultatorie+because they could not tell who it was that ...


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Given the orders of magnitude of the numbers, the rate (viz price) is 176, but the other values are all on the order of 4 (100x smaller). In other words, the other values are the bid size and ask (or offer) size (or quantity), possibly qualified with initial, starting, or opening. From Investopedia: Definition of 'Bid Size' The number of shares ...


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The two terms used in US stock exchanges are: Bid (or Offer) Ask See MSFT for an example. "Bid" refers to a price that is being offered by prospective buyers; "ask" to a price that is being asked by stock owners. You'd do well to examine the Wikipedia article (and related articles) on bid-offer spread to get more information.


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I liked it up until "do the same approach." I'd say, "follow the same path" or "walk the same path" or something like that. "approach" makes it sound like a manufacturing process or business strategy, and one doesn't "do" an approach idiomatically. following in another's footsteps, however, is a recognizable metaphor, which is also much more concrete, and ...



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