Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. 1979, 1986 © Harper Collins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012 Cite This Source "to give" (see date (n.1)). Meaning "to delegate authority, permit to act on behalf of a group" is from 1958; used earlier in the context of the League of Nations, "to authorize a power to control a certain territory for some specified purpose" (1919). Meaning "to delegate authority, permit to act on behalf of a group" is from 1958; used earlier in the context of the League of Nations, "to authorize a power to control a certain territory for some specified purpose" (1919).Political sense of "approval supposedly conferred by voters to the policies or slogans advocated by winners of an election" is from 1796. Related: A command or an expression of a desire, especially by a group of voters for a political program.Companies can anticipate and plan for inevitable challenges and resistance when adopting an English-only policy.
And any company with a global presence or global aspirations would be wise to do the same, says HBS professor Tsedal Neeley, to ensure good communication and collaboration with customers, suppliers, business partners, and other stakeholders.In addition, the United States dissociates from this chapter because it takes exception to Nation State involvement in the management of telecommunications industries and markets, especially including: (1) imposition of excessively restrictive regulations; and, (2) mandating private investment in local manufacturing.Adems, Estados Unidos no se adhiere porque objeta a la intervencin del Estado nacin en la gestin de las industrias y mercados de telecomunicaciones, especialmente en lo tocante a: (1) la imposicin de regulaciones excesivamente restrictivas; y (2) la obligatoriedad de las inversiones privadas en la fabricacin local. 31, President Clinton issued a series of directives mandating that million be allocated for economic development in Vieques and requiring the Navy to resume military practices with non-explosive ammunition.The terms niqab and burqa are often incorrectly used interchangeably; a niqab covers the face (but not the eyes) while a burqa covers the whole body from the top of the head to the ground, with a cloth grille in the hood to allow the wearer to see in front of her.However, although Byzantine art before Islam commonly depicts women with veiled heads or covered hair, it does not depict women with veiled faces.It is also worn in Somalia, Syria, Afghanistan, Pakistan, India, Bangladesh as well as some parts of the Palestinian territories, Southern Iran and other areas with sizeable Muslim populations.Because of the wide variety of hijab worn in the Muslim world, it can be difficult to definitively distinguish between one type of veil and another.Even if applied to everyone consistently, the EEOC's position is that "English Only" rules adversely impact members of protected classes, and that it is up to the employer to prove that the rule is "job related" and "consistent with business necessity." This position has been embraced by some courts and rejected by others.Some general observations: TIP: An employer considering implementation of an "English Only" rule should prepare a written record of communication problems, safety problems, or operations issues that could result or have resulted from the use of languages other than English on the job.Like it or not, English is the global language of business.Today 1.75 billion people speak English at a useful level—that’s one in four of us.