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  1. G

    In the Law French orthography, this letter is often substituted for the English W,particularly as an initial. Thus, "gage" for "wage," "garranty" for "warranty," "gast" for"waste."
  2. G-8 Finance Ministers

    Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Russia, the United Kingdom, and the United States G8 summit representatives in the annual meeting.
  3. G. E. Multi Factoral Analysis

    G.E. multi factoral analysis is a technique used in brand marketing and product management to help a company decide what product(s) to add to its product portfolio and which opportunities in the market they should continue to invest in. It is conceptually similar to B.C.G. analysis, but somewhat more complicated. Like in BCG Analysis, a two-dimensional portfolio matrix is created. However, with the GE model the dimensions are multi factoral. One dimension comprises nine industry attractiveness [...]
  4. G.I. Bill

    The Servicemen's Readjustment Act of 1944, also known as the G.I. Bill, a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans (commonly referred to as G.I.s). It was passed in 1944 by a conservative coalition in Congress that want to reward practically all wartime veterans, as opposed to the Roosevelt administration that wanted a much smaller and more elitist program. The American Legion mobilized its members across the country and secured passage in June 1944. Benefits [...]
  5. G20 Developing Nations

    The G20 developing nations (and, occasionally, the G21, G23 or G20+) was a bloc of developing nations established on 20 August 2003. Distinct and separate from the G20 major economies, the group emerged at the 5th Ministerial WTO conference, held in Cancún, Mexico, from 10 September to 14 September 2003. The group accounted for 60% of the world's population, 70% of its farmers and 26% of world’s agricultural exports.
  6. G33

    The G33 is a group of developing countries that coordinate on trade and economic issues. It was created in order to help a group of countries that were all facing similar problems. The G33 has proposed special rules for developing countries at WTO negotiations, like allowing them to continue to restrict access to their agricultural markets.
  7. GAAP

    Generally Accepted Accounting Principles. Accounting rules on the preparation, presentation, and reporting of financial statements. Although GAAP rules originate from private organizations, legislators and courts often require conformance to GAAP, especially on matters relating to publicly traded company stock. The Financial Accounting Standard Boards (FASB) develops the most influential set of GAAP rules in the U.S.
  8. Gabel

    Same as Gavel.
    An excise; a tax on movables; a rent, custom or service. Co. Litt. 213.
    A tax, imposition, or duty. This word is said to have the same signification that gabelle formerly had in France. Cunn. Dict. h. t. But this seems to be an error for gabelle signified in that country, previously to its revolution, a duty upon salt. Merl. Rep. h. t. Lord Coke says, that gabel or gavel, gablum, gabellum, gabelletum, galbelletum, and gavillettum signify a rent, duty, or service, yielded or done to the king or any other lord. Co. Litt. 142, a.
  9. Gabella

    Same as Gabel.
    The Law Latin form of "gabel," (g. v.)
  10. Gablatores

    Persons who paid gabel, rent or tribute. Domesday; Cowell.
  11. Gablum

    Same as Gavel.
    A rent; a tax. Domesday; Du Cange, The gable-end of a house. Cowell.
  12. Gabriella Miller Kids First Research Act

    The Gabriella Miller Kids First Research Act (H.R. 2019; Pub.L. 113–94) is a law that ended taxpayer contributions to the Presidential Election Campaign Fund and authorized a pediatric research initiative through the National Institutes of Health. The total funding for research would come to $126 million over 10 years. At the time of its passage, national conventions drew about 23% of their funding from the Presidential Election Campaign Fund. It became law during the 113th United States [...]
  13. Gabulus Denariorum

    Rent money.
    Rent paid in money. Seld. Tit. Hon. 321.
  14. Gaclcazgos

    Lands held in entail by the caciques in Indian villages in Spanish America.—Bouvier Law Dictionary.
  15. Gadfly

    Rabble-rouser; derogatory name for an intentional problem-causing investor at a stockholder meeting.
  16. Gaffoldgild

    The payment of custom or tribute. Scott.
  17. Gaffoldland

    Property subject to the gaffoldglld or liable to be taxed. Scott.
  18. Gafol

    Same as Gavel.
    Tbe same word as "gabel" or "gavel." Rent; tax; interest of money.
  19. Gafol-land

    Land liable to gafol-gild.
  20. Gafolglld

    The payment of tribute.

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