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  • an assumption that is taken for granted
  • acknowledged as a supposition; "given the engine''s condition, it is a wonder that it started"
  • having possession delivered or transferred without compensation

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  • an assumption that is taken for granted

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  • Given: Given may refer to: Given, Iran , a village in West Azerbaijan Province. Given, West Virginia , United States. Shay Given (born 1976), Irish ...
  • Given name: A given name (also known as a personal name, first name, forename, or Christian name), is a part of a person's full nomenclature . ...
  • Shay Given: Shay John James Given (born 20 April 1976) is an Irish professional footballer who plays as a goalkeeper for Aston Villa . ...
  • Given, West Virginia: Given is an unincorporated community in southwestern Jackson County , West Virginia , United States . (210┬ám Although Given is ...
  • Robin Givens: Robin Simone Givens (born November 27, 1964) is an American stage, television, and film actress. Givens began her acting career after ...
  • List of Korean given names: This is a list of Korean given names by type. Most Korean given names consist of two Sino-Korean morphemes each written with one hanja . ...

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* No matter what you've done for yourself or for humanity, if you can't look back on having given love and attention to your own family, what have you really accomplished - Lee Iacocca

* One, a robot may not injure a human being, or through inaction, allow a human being to come to harm Two, a robot must obey the orders given it by human beings except where such orders would conflict with the First Law Three, a robot must protect its own existence as long as such protection does not conflict with the First or Second Laws. - Isaac Asimov

* The censure of those who are opposed to us, is the highest commendation that can be given us. - Antoine De Saint-Exupery


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