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‘a crime syndicate’‘In larger transactions, a syndicate of venture capital houses or private equity firms might combine to provide the equity finance.’‘The new venture will deliver commercial property investment opportunities in Ireland and abroad to Irish individual, syndicates, intermediaries and advisers.’‘Bonds can be issued through individuals or syndicates.’‘Servicing the debts will obviously involve a net transfer from the company to the syndicate of lenders, not the shareholders.’‘It is a lucrative business for the syndicate involved.’‘So far as the individual syndicate was concerned, the effect of the spiral was to magnify many times the impact of a particular loss.’‘The furthering of agricultural settlements financed by joint-stock companies, syndicates, and individuals symbolized the beginning of a conceptual triumph over the long-standing tradition of piracy.’‘Most land is private property and owned by large business syndicates and individuals.’‘We have not explored the way in which estimates were made by individual syndicates or individual auditors.’‘Individual private investors tend to buy either on their own, or in syndicates organised by intermediaries with up to 20 investors in any one deal.’‘The 270 members of the Chamber of Counselors are selected by local councils, professional organizations, and labor syndicates for nine-year terms.’‘Some of these syndicates provide a tax advantage, allowing individuals to invest through their pension contributions.’‘The move came after three syndicates revealed a combined total burden of £135m for claims.’‘Accountability was also non-existent and officials became easy targets for organised crime syndicates.’‘The police say there are 238 criminal syndicates operating in the country and across its borders.’‘He said the suspect was a member of an international drug syndicate.’‘Most of the action is initiated by injuries, assorted rumors, and betting syndicates.’‘By contrast, the syndicates of private investors have become more ambitious.’‘But there are cheaper ways of ownership, such as joining a syndicate.’
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1.1An association or agency supplying material simultaneously to a number of newspapers or periodicals.
‘In the world of newspapers, a syndicate distributes information to subscribers, allowing each publication to tailor the content of information it receives.’
‘At any rate, its campaign against me included flash-floods of e-mail intended to shut down servers at my newspaper and my syndicate, as well as viruses aimed at my home computer.’‘At any rate, I was a bit worried all day that I was going to lose my hall pass, and kept asking my friends who have real jobs with newspapers and syndicates and such if they had an extra holder, to no avail.’‘The mushrooming of political parties, syndicates, and newspapers signals a nascent political pluralism upon which democracy can be built.’‘There"s a common perception in the West that the only way to become a financially successful cartoonist is to get the newspaper syndicates to pick you up.’‘Are these stories generated locally or do they come from other sources such as syndicates, wire services or other newspapers?’‘No newspaper or syndicate in their right mind should be letting this hateful attempt at humor grace their pages.’‘Ironically, online news sites become even more dependent on news agency wholesalers and features syndicates to fill the expanded news hole.’‘Always the editor is responsible for touching the ethical line with the writer, members say, whether that is an editor of a single newspaper"s editorial page or of a syndicate.’‘In the meanwhile, newspapers are in trouble and are all too happy to pick up criticism from their affiliated syndicates.’‘He promptly sent ‘The Boondocks’ off to make the rounds of the news syndicates, and Universal picked him up.’‘Indeed, Stromberg cites Aaron McGruder"s ‘The Boondocks’ as a major challenge to the old world order of cartoon syndicates.’‘His syndicate declined to publish the second of the two columns.’‘The editor at your syndicate said that of the 6,500 submissions they get every year, they take only two or three.’

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