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(əmp)
n. an umpire. The ump was gonna get killed if he didn’t open his eyes.
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If the UMP goes on to secure the majority of the local councils across France, that will be a much-needed boost to Sarkozy's political come-back bid, which so far has failed to fully convince right-leaning voters.
Since being booted out of power the UMP has been beset by scandal, notably when its president Jean-FrancoisCope was charged with "abuse of finance" as part of a police probe into allegations that e1/410million worth of invoices from Sarkozy's 2012 campaign were passed off as UMP party expenses.
No one is fooled in France: Sarkozy plans to use the UMP presidency as a stepping-stone to bid for the Elysee Palace in 2017.
Clere's remarks were swiftly seized upon by Cope: the UMP has seen its electoral base eroded by a surge in support for FN.
And a new centrist party, UDI, says it has already reaped benefits, winning new members over the past week amid increasing disillusion with the UMP.
Still reeling from its loss of the presidency and parliament this year, the UMP is facing the spectre of an unprecedented split on the right, with rival camps showing no sign of backing down in an increasingly angry dispute.
At the same time, the opposition of a Cope-led UMP to President Hollande and the Socialists might be tougher and more hard-line.
Fillon, who is seen as favourite to be the conservative UMP party's next presidential candidate, distanced himself from this position, warning that the military solution would not work in Syria.
Recognised the left's victory, UMP party chief Jean-FranE*ois Cope told a news conference that his party would lead a "responsible but vigilant opposition" in the National Assembly, and warned party members against "personal quarrels".
The effect of UMP on the rotor of electric rotating machines may has, under certain conditions, an important influence on the dynamic behaviour of the rotor, as shown for example in (Guo et al.
Nicola Sarkozy will name a new prime minister and cabinet on Sunday following their resignation, government officials and the governing UMP party said.
Ao The UMP has no second-round allies and is counting on some of the 53.
Barnier, a candidate of the UMP in recent European Parliament (EP) elections, represented France in the European Commission for a long time.
Introduced in 1998 when the opposition Socialists were in power, the 35-hour work week has been blamed by the ruling centre-right UMP and business for inflation, competitiveness problems, sluggish growth, and a host of other ills.
French elections a blow for Sarkozy's Conservative Party as Socialists beat the ruling UMP in key cities.