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A-one

Also, A-1; A-number-one. First-class, of the best quality, as in This is an A-one steak. The term comes from Lloyd's, the British insurance company, which in its 1775 shipping register designated the condition of a ship's hull by a letter grade (A, B, etc.) and of its cables, anchor, and other equipment by a number grade (1, 2, etc.). By the early 1800s A-1, the best possible grade, was being transferred to anything of superior quality.
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He has offered overall support while we build this connection and has consistently been on hand to provide advice and guidance to A-one throughout every stage.
amp; TOKYO -- 3M has completed its acquisition of a majority stake in the A-One branded consumer and office label business and related operations.
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Karachi, July 02, 2011 (Balochistan Times): JCR-VIS Credit Rating Company Limited (JCR-VIS) has reaffirmed the entity ratings of National Bank of Pakistan (NBP) at AAA/A-1+ (Triple A / A-One Plus) with Stable Outlook.
The localities from where water shortage related complaints were receiving include Sabzal Road, Golimar, Sariab, Nawan Killi, Barori, A-One City and others.
In yet another incident armed men riding a motorcycle opened fire on Haji Abdul Kareem in A-One City area along Brewery road here today.