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pol

slang A shortening of "politician." The pols are up on the television making lofty speeches about the state of the welfare system, when not a single one of them has ever had to survive off of the meager amounts we're allotted each week. I want my constituents to see me as a neighbor and a friend, not some soulless pol who doesn't have their interests at heart.

pol

(pɑl)
n. a politician. The pols are spending my taxes like mad again.
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McCoy's tyro skills are a snug fit for Pol's awkward indecisiveness, but the lovely and luminous Elisse just lets her sensitivity see her through Laya's most difficult moments.
The caretaker government should realise that the economy was already in a poor shape as all economic indicators were showing a gloomy picture, he said, maintaining that the recent increase in POL prices would multiply the cost of doing business and cripple export oriented industries.
He urged the government to withdraw huge hike in POL prices to avert huge economic losses and to win the trust of trade, industry and masses otherwise anti-government sentiments would rise.
Pol Pot's movement to drive people out of the cities to fulfil the dream of an agrarian utopia, which ultimately amounted to forced labour and mass murder, had ultimately boiled down to 'a bloated corpse in the tropical heat'.
It was fast so I didn't need to do so much," said a visibly pleased-looking van de Pol, adding: "I had never ridden him before.
Out of the total, 17 were injured in Sar Pol Zahab and four others were wounded in the rural areas, the report said.
"We all know what Pol Pot was like and where he ended up at the end of the day."
In the POL arena, the company offers specifically designed products to cover the entire network signal path from the OLT (optical line terminal) all the way to the ONT (optical network terminal) next to individual users' workstations or desktops.
JESMOND Dene House has just introduced Pol Roger as its house Champagne in the restaurant.
Kirklees councillors admitted the Provisional Open Land (POL) designation of the Field Head site left them with no option but to approve the bid.
We found that Pol [alpha], [beta], and [epsilon] each incorporated only guanine opposite Oz; in contrast, Klenow Fragment [exo.sup.-] (KF [exo.sup.-]), Pol [gamma], and Pol IV each incorporated either guanine or adenine; Pol [eta] incorporated guanine, adenine, or cytosine.
Dufffing-Van der Pol oscillator has a wide usage in many fields.
POL POT, the Khmer Rouge leader who turned Cambodia into a vast slave labour camp in which two million lost their lives, has died in a jungle hut where he was held prisoner by his own men.
IN THE END Pol Pol did not turn out as smart as we thought he was.
Polygonatum odoratum lectin (POL), a novel mannose-binding lectin with anti-viral and apoptosis inducing activities, was isolated from rhizomes of Polygonatum odoratum (Mill.) Dnice.