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Word: waive

Definition: give up temporarily; yield; N. waiver: waiving a right or claim; document that waives a right or claim

Sentences Containing 'waive'

(1) Subject to subsection (2) of this section, a person qualifies for naturalisation if— (2) The President, in other special circumstances as he thinks fit and upon the approval of the President, may modify, vary or waive any one of the qualifications for naturalisation set out in this section except the qualification specified in subsection 1 (b) and 1 (e) of this section.
An additional eight states have minimum service requirements but allow consumers to waive those extra services, preserving choice.
As in federal court, the plaintiff may seek a waiver of service by mailing the defendant two copies a request to waive service of process along with a form provided by the court, and a prepaid envelope for return delivery.
But while they freely waive a ceremonial like this, they do by no means renounce their claim to more solid tribute.
Chris Evans, who had become a hugely popular national figure as breakfast DJ, was the figurehead of this boom, but eventually things went sour; in January 1997 Evans resigned after Bannister refused to allow him to waive his Friday show, in order to concentrate on his TV show "TFI Friday".
He comes to Jessica (convinced that she sent Harvey to intimidate him into leaving) requesting her to waive the non-compete clause of his partner's agreement so he can join Bratton Gould; Jessica does as he asks, but reveals that Harvey's actions were not under her direction whatsoever and requests that he stay at Pearson Hardman.
However, this is a rare event - tradition in New York City is that a copy of the charges be provided at arraignment to the defense lawyer, who is expected to waive the formal public reading.
If my esteemed neighbor, the State's ambassador, who will devote his days to the settlement of the question of human rights in the Council Chamber, instead of being threatened with the prisons of Carolina, were to sit down the prisoner of Massachusetts, that State which is so anxious to foist the sin of slavery upon her sister--though at present she can discover only an act of inhospitality to be the ground of a quarrel with her--the Legislature would not wholly waive the subject of the following winter.
If the defendant refuses to waive service, the plaintiff then uses the regular means to waive service of process and the court may require the defendant to pay the costs of service.
Meanwhile in the cities of Arica, Iquique and Antofagasta, how far the signal of Channel 13 through a programming agreement Television Network Catholic University Northern News Hour was broadcast, with characteristics similar to Telecinco. On April 30, 2002 Jorge Diaz, who in addition to reading Teletrece served as general editor of the Press and was acting director, waive Channel 13.
Nash stated that if Columbus felt it would make the franchise better than he would be willing to waive his no-trade clause.
On occasion, however, Specter will waive his right to collect legal fees for less wealthy clients; in these cases, he insists that this be kept secret for the sake of his reputation.
The seigneur also agreed that adultery would be punished - although he had the exclusive right to waive any punishment!
Upon reaching the semifinals, the South Korean government announced that it would waive for the players on the team the mandatory two-year military service required of all young South Korean men.
We have purchased permission to waive the usual delay; and at half past twoo'clock the mayor of Marseilles will be waiting for us at the city hall.
We may waive just so much care of ourselves as we honestly bestow elsewhere.
While Chester City and Crewe Alexandra both offer the use of their respective Deva Stadium and Gresty Road grounds, the League refuse to waive their rule that new clubs must own their own ground (introduced to avoid a repeat of the situation which led to the demise of Maidstone United three years prior).

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