(adv.) To childbed (in the phrase "brought abed," that is, delivered of a child).
(1) "We have determined that an unprecedented framework has been established, where an organisation that can make decisions at a national level ... will be at the forefront of the investigations," Abe said.
(2) Abe’s longstanding efforts toward those goals, which include the successful passage of a state secrets act and efforts to expand the scope of Japan’s military activities have already damaged relations with China.
(3) Abe Foxman, director of the Anti-Defamation League, a vigorous defender of Israel, called the speech “ill-advised”.
(4) He was greeted in Kyoto by Abe, with the men dispensing with the formal handshake that starts most head of governments' greetings in favour of a full body hug.
(5) Abe’s attempts to build closer ties with Russia since he took office in 2012 registered some success until Tokyo threw its weight behind G7 sanctions following Russia’s annexation of Crimea last year, and increased aid to Ukraine.
(6) The proposed peace deal would give the Houthi rebels who seized the capital, Sana’a, in 2014 – and who eventually forced President Abed-Rabbo Mansour Hadi out of Yemen – a share in the future government.
(7) Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe outlined his long-awaited growth strategy on Tuesday spearheaded by promises of expanded childcare to bring more women into the workforce and an investment boom.
(8) While it is not directly related to the name issue, the plaintiffs were hoping that Abe’s quest to raise the profile of women in the workplace would help their cause.
(9) These results, added to the 1984 Webb and Abe data, further support the test's cross-cultural validity.
(10) The sunflowers are the brainchild of Kouyuu Abe, a Zen monk who owns a temple just outside Fukushima city and is committed to the "fight against radiation".
(11) When Donald Trump takes the Japanese prime minister , Shinzo Abe, to his resort at Mar-a-Lago in Palm Beach, Florida, this weekend, eyebrows will rise – and not just because of the glaring conflict of interest in hosting a state visit at a flagship Trump property.
(12) Transitory neurological deterioration occurred in 38% of patients despite the early administration of trivalent (ABE) equine antitoxin.
(13) Japan's prime minister, Shinzo Abe, wearing a red helmet, during a tour of the Fukushima Daiichi plant.
(14) The production of fatty acids (lysophospholipase activity) exceeded phosphatidylcholine formation (transacylase activity) about thereefold, although the relative extent of phosphatidylcholine formation was considerably greater than previously reported by Abe et al.
(15) Photograph: Guillaume Bression for the Guardian It is testament to the disquiet the protests have caused that Abe appears determined to pass the bills by Friday, ahead of five straight days of public holidays that could bring even bigger crowds out on the streets.
(16) Dressed in a hazardous materials suit, full-face mask and hard hat, Japan's prime minister, Shinzo Abe, left his audience in no doubt: "The future of Japan ," he said, "rests on your shoulders.
(17) Even if North Korea does not meet his expectations this time, it won’t harm Abe’s political foundations, because North Korea will be to blame.
(18) My dear stoic father, honest as the days are long, was looking, for once in his life, thoroughly jangled, and I kept wanting to impart upon him mentally the wise words of Grandpa Abe Simpson : "They say the greatest tragedy is when a father outlives his son.
(19) Historical revisionists – including Abe – have angered South Korea by undermining the widely accepted narrative of the “comfort women”: tens of thousands of mainly Asian women who were forced to work in Japanese military brothels in the 1930s and 40s.
(20) Abe said he would not alter plans to build the new marine base, despite Onaga’s plan to withdraw the landfill permits.
(imp. & p. p.) of Awe
(1) "I wanted it to have a romantic feel," says Wilson, "recalling Donald Campbell and his Bluebird machines and that spirit of awe-inspiring adventure."
(2) I have had the awe-inducing pleasure of standing alone among the giant trees, both sequoias and redwoods, and hearing nothing but the chatter of the squirrels and the high wind in the tallest branches.
(3) Let’s leave that discussion to another day, but imagine a combination of the two – sort of Transformers meets Ex Machina – in which a race of giant sexy robots battles it out with another race of really mean giant sexy robots while paltry human beings look on in awe, and teenage boys (and girls) experience incredibly conflicting and disturbing sensual awakenings in the front row of the Beckenham Odeon.
(4) But as a professional engineer, Alwash admits to having been in awe at what Saddam's men had done.
(5) An activist has discipline, goals and strategy.” Amy K. Nelson (@AmyKNelson) Amazing scene here at QuickTrip: exiled Tibetan monks here & people are in awe, hugging them, wanting photos.
(6) From where he stood, the Real Madrid coach watched in awe as barely metres away Gareth Bale started the sprint that ended with him scoring what he admitted was the "biggest" goal of his career: a 50-metre gallop that won the Copa del Rey for Real Madrid .
(7) The world is in awe of China’s relentless capacity to produce gargantuan cities, each outdoing the most recent superlative that describes its predecessor.
(8) He’s sensitive, intelligent, rather awe-inspiring and slightly frightening, but he is a real person, you can get really involved in him.
(9) One day they hope to recreate a full-size, ocean-going replica Roskilde 6, and send it across the sea to awe rather than to terrorise the coasts of the British Isles.
(10) Are we fighting for a better understanding of what is going on in our sport or are we trying to get power?’” Saddique Shaban (@SaddiqueShaban) No let up in Kenyan athletes siege at Roadha House as besieged officials watch in awe.
(11) But it was awe-inspiring to watch Rivers try: she had the stamina of someone (several someones) a fraction of her age.
(12) Of course a father looking at the ultrasound image of his gestating, 20-week-old daughters is going to feel love and awe and the majesty of life, and deeply feel that those are his babies and that they are people.
(13) Despite pressure from leaders in Europe and across the world – from David Cameron to Barack Obama – the ECB has resisted calls for a "shock and awe" intervention in the bond markets to support countries such as Italy and Spain, which have seen their borrowing costs soar in the past two weeks.
(14) A surgical intervention is dangerous for the old patient awing to the reduced reactiveness and polymorbity.
(15) Malton says she is "in awe" of how he goes about the work.
(16) The right has spent almost every moment of the last six years painting leftists as people gazing in blissful awe at Obama.
(17) When Spielberg asked him to design the mothership for the climax of Close Encounters, the artist drew on a dream from years earlier, in which he had seen an awe-inspiring spacecraft with pipes and stairways jutting out from its underside.
(18) He liked the band, and we gave him $10,000, which was probably a big influence.” Their second (far more unlikely) collaboration with P-Funk main man Clinton was such a success that the mere mention of his name sends the band into a love-glow of awe.
(19) Only a rare few have accomplished this noble journey and can attest to the feeling of awe that accompanies such a moment in one’s life.
(20) Yet in the face of the country’s political and media establishment warning Greeks to vote yes – echoing every major European leader (and quite a few faceless ones) – and the shock-and-awe tactics of the European Central Bank in pulling the plug on Greek banks , the country still delivered a loud no to austerity, troika-style.