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a specified delay, required by law, between officially stating an intention and acting on it, as between securing a marriage license and getting married.
the required delay between the date of inception of a claim and the date on which the indemnity becomes payable, as in workmen's compensation insurance or unemployment insurance.
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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State commitments are on the list of matched categories during the instant check or, more likely, the
And the drugs can take several weeks to start having a marked effect, a
that can be especially perilous.
There is no legal
to obtain a marriage license and no witnesses are required.
My new employer has a
before any new hire can enroll in the group health plan.
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