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cid

slang An informal shortening of "acid," a common slang term for the hallucinogenic drug LSD (lysergic acid diethylamide). Sometimes spelled with an apostrophe to highlight the abbreviation. There were a few people passing around tabs of cid at the concert. A: "What the heck is wrong with Tom?" B: "Oh, just tripping on 'cid. He'll be fine."
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(123.) Jonice Gray Tucker & Amanda Raines, CFPB Investigations in Focus: Navigating CIDs, Law 360 (July 11, 2013, 12:16 PM), https://www.law360.com/articles/455982/cfpbinvestigations-in-focus-navigating- cids.
[section] 5562(c)(2) (2015)) ("These CIDs must 'state the nature of the conduct constituting the alleged violation which is under investigation and the provision of law applicable to such violations.'").
No company wants to receive a CID. But if it receives one, a company can be proactive in responding to it and lessen the risks and costs of responding.
As earlier stated, the purpose of this study is to examine the benefits, costs, and risks associated with community improvement districts (CIDs).
Selection of the participants was determined by their involvement with and knowledge of CIDs (all the 13 CIDs are located in the Atlanta metro area, and are listed in Appendix 1).
That said, the CID initiative is seen as the best long-term means of being able to mitigate interference quickly.
The biggest challenge now is to convince equipment manufacturers worldwide to adopt a standard CID technology and format that is embedded in all modems sold in the future.
SECESSION OF THE SUCCESSFUL--How CIDs ATTENUATE THE SOCIAL CONTRACT
(28) In other words, the quality of relationship between the individual and the state that is cultivated by CIDs is one of a private property owner rather than a citizen.
The ambiguous political and legal status of CIDs (what exact mixture of private corporations and quasi-governmental actors are they?) is plain from the difficulties faced by state supreme court judges; the CIDs lobbying power is equally clear from their ability to gamer legislation to override unfavorable court decisions.
He does, trace CIDs back to Ebenezer Howard's Garden Cities, and he draws useful contrasts between Howard's ideals and the reality of most CIDs, as garden city dream meets American property developers, with their eye for the bottom line, for high and quick profit, and for insuring demand through marketing.
"In short," writes McKenzie, "a CID is a prefabricated framework for civil society in search of a population.
If CID living is as onerous as McKenzie claims, it's a wonder anybody actually lives in them.
It is time to ask whether corporate builders should be allowed to continue spreading CIDs across the country, guided only by the calculus of private profit, or whether we should have an open, public discussion of the consequences - before the metropolis becomes a necropolis.
CID housing is profitable because it allows builders to squeeze more people onto less land and makes housing a mass-produced commodity.