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nix

(nɪks)
1. interj. no. The man said nix, and he means nix.
2. exclam. No!; Stop it!; I disagree! (Usually Nix!) “Nix,” said Paul. “I can’t permit that.”
3. n. nothing. I got nix for a tip. And after I was so helpful!
4. tv. to put a stop to something; to say no to something; to ban something; to turn something down. I wanted to say a certain word in my speech, but the management nixed it.
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Its calling card, Nix explains, is the synthesis of behav- ioural and data science -- the ability to identify and target, understand moti- vations and trigger action, whether that is to vote or to purchase.
From looking at Nix as point of light with the Hubble Space Telescope and with New Horizons on approach, we knew that Nix's brightness regularly changed over time, and therefore it was probably elongated.
The project Nix Construction worked on was related to the area's growth, bringing sewer service to new construction.
Nix still thinks of himself as the bullied fat boy, and he struggles to find his voice.
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According to Nix, the study reveals that "discipline is lacking in the sales process, more specifically in the tracking and pursuit of customer prospects.
Ushers were Richard Ryan Nix, brother of the bride, and Alex Bourland and J.
It's like a big party all weekend," says Nix, who works as an estate agent in Huddersfield, but is also a qualified embalmer - a suitably gothic profession.
Gulf Petrochem Group, a leading player in the regional oil industry, said it has appointed Captain Paul EW Nix as the head of the company's upcoming oil terminal in Fujairah.
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KYLE NIX, one of nine summer signings, believes Gateshead have the quality to make a real impact in this season's Blue Square Bet Premier.
The brainchild of popular fantasy author Garth Nix and Science Fiction writer Sean Williams, it tells the story of twins with undiscovered special gifts working together as a team to defeat evil.
Randy Nix (R-LaGrange), relating disposal of yard wastes, operation of inert waste landfills and fees for solid waste operations includes a provision to renew the tire fee for three years, through June 30, 2014.
Investigators determined that Nix was driving west when his car drifted off the roadway for an unknown reason and struck a tree, officials said.