Sentence Examples

  • There was more movement in the back of the room as Fred O'Connor entered, followed by a contingent of his followers.
  • This last part contains some contingent of personal observation.
  • Their only obligation to the Turkish government is to furnish a contingent in time of war; the only law they recognize is either traditional custom(adet) or the unwritten Kanun-i Leks Dukajinit, a civil and criminal code, so called from its author, Leka Dukajini, who is supposed to have lived in the 13th or 14th century.
  • The Mirdites consequently refused to contribute their customary contingent to the Turkish army, and eventually Prenk was restored.
  • It assigns its quota of taxes (contingent) to each arrondissement, authorizes the sale, purchase or exchange of departmental property, superintends the management thereof, authorizes the construction of new roads, railways or canals, and advises on matters of local interest.

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