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a given

Something that can be assumed or relied upon. My vote isn't a given, you know—you still need to prove to me that you can handle this job.
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given

1. Designated. If you're not here at the given time tomorrow, the bus is going to leave without you!
2. Considering. Given the rainy weather, we had to cancel the picnic.
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Given 5 stars on May 11 Morgans Bakery, Parliament Road, central middlesbrough.
It was also the second consecutive start Weaver had given up three runs after not allowing more than two in his seven victories.
A person can only do so if he or she has an understanding of what is being given and what is demanded as a response.
Of the four good studies, only one found a benefit--lower levels of fasting blood glucose, insulin, and glycated hemoglobin--in people who were given 1,000 micrograms a day of chromium (from chromium picolinate) for four months.
1971) (a ruling is "entitled to be given weight as expressing the studied view of the agency whose duty it is to carry out the statute").
In northern Taiwan, 3,046 women had given up a majority of their 6,201 daughters for adoption by age 1 and as many as 80 to 90 percent by age 15.
Using prepaid subscriptions, even small donations can easily be given throughout the world.
And again, in March 2003, when Oklahoma City University honored me with its Preservation of Our Heritage-American Dance Award, I felt that it was given to me as a participant in our country's dance media community.
Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ruled that once the suspect had given consent to the undercover agents to enter his home, he lost any expectation of privacy in the area to which he invited them.
A gift by a peasant, for example, might be given to establish protection or increase the chances of advancement.
Microsoft officers note that part of the money given to schools could be used to purchase any type of software, not only Microsoft products.
I have purchased over forty copies of Diet for a New America and given them to various people, and I have given other vegetarian and animal rights books and cook-books out to libraries, friends, and relatives (telling them I am not trying to convert them, but that they might find the literature interesting).
And they look at the time the medication is given in relationship to the designated schedule or meals.
One of the jobs of FDA is to make sure that all medicines given to children are safe and effective
REBNY form office Lease [paragraph] 28 provides: "Except as otherwise in this lease provided, a bill, statement, notice or communication which Owner may desire or be required to give to Tenant, shall be deemed sufficiently given or rendered if, in writing, delivered to Tenant personally or sent by registered or certified mail addressed to Tenant at the building of which the demised premises form a part or at the last known residence address or business address of Tenant or left at any of the aforesaid premises addressed to Tenant, and the time of the rendition of such bill or statement and of the giving of such notice or communication shall be deemed to be the time when the same is delivered to Tenant, mailed, or left at the premises as herein provided.