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Simon Mueller

Studying in Zurich

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Consideration

Consideration is a legal concept which means anything of value given to induce someone into entering a contract. Typically, consideration is the money exchanged by the parties, but it may be other consideration of value, such as other property in exchange, personal services, or even love and affection.

Consent

Consent is agreement to do something or giving permission for something to happen, approval, or assent.
Doctors explained procedure to the patient and obtained written informed consent for surgery.

Courtesy

Courtesy is a service that is provided free of charge by an organization, especially of transportation.
They have a courtesy shuttle operates between the beach and the hotel.

Judgment

It is the final decision of a court of law.
The defendant is now waiting for the judgment.

Judgment

Judgment is the act or instance of judging. It is your opinion about something that you have or express after you thought about it.


British spelling: "judgement"

Judgement

It is the final decision of a court of law.
The defendant is now waiting for the judgement.

Joint

1. (Noun) A connection point at which parts of more than one items are joined.
2. (Adjective) Shared by two or more people. For example, a joint bank account.

Injunction

Injunction is a court order prohibiting some act or compelling an act to be done.

furry

The term "furry" is used to describe people who like to dress up in animal costumes. Furries pretend to be anthropomorphic animals with human characteristics, more likely as a cartoon version of animals rather than a real animal. This enthusiasm and the community is referred to as "furry fandom". Around quarter of a million people in the US identify themselves as “furries”.


Sexual attraction?


The community holds different views about sexual attraction to furry characters.
In one survey with 4300 furry respondents, 37% answered that sexual attraction is important in their furry activities, 38% were ambivalent, and 24% answered that it has little or nothing to do with their furry activities. --Wikipedia
furry
Eurofurence furries gathering in Berlin in August 2016.


:: More Info ::
Furry fandom - Wikipedia
One of the most popular furry social networking site - Furaffinity.net


fraud

The term "Fraud" refers to an intentional false representation including concealment of material fact, which is used to induce another person to act, which act causes a loss of money or legal rights.


Also, a person who pretends to be someone who is not, is called fraud. For instance, someone who is pretending to be a doctor.

Equity

The quality of being fair and impartial; equal treatment; fairness.
Equity of treatment is an obligation here.

Encroachment

In American football, encroachment is a penalty in which a defensive player is positioned in the neutral zone at the start of a play. (whether contact is made or not in High School)


In the NFL, when, prior to the snap of the football, a defensive player makes contact with an offensive player or has a direct path to the quarterback it is encroachment. The result of this penalty is 5 yards in the NFL and CFL against the defensive team.
Encroachment


abatement

A decrease or reduction in the amount of rent. An abatement of rent might be offered to a tenant when leased space cannot be occupied due to fire or flood damage.

agency

Agency arises out of a contract, either expressed or implied, written or oral. Agency involving real property should be in writing, such as listings, trusts, power of attorney.

principal

In American English, principal is the head of a school.


In British English, also head of a college or university is called a "principal" while it is called a "chancellor" in the US.
(a chancellor is the honorary head of a university in the UK)

Bachelor's degree

The first degree that you get when you finish a 3-4 (usually 4) year course at a college or university. It may also be referred to as a baccalaureate.


There are two most common types of bachelor's degrees: Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science. Some accredited universities offer specialized degrees, such as the Bachelor of Engineering.


He earned a bachelor's degree in technology and a master's degree of science.


:: Types of different degree levels ::

Degree Level

Average Completion

Associate degree

2 years

Bachelor's degree

4 years

Master's degree

1-2 years

Doctoral degree

2+ years


brand name

A name that is given by a company to its product or service.
These products are sold under different brand names throughout the world.
Coca-Cola is one of the most valuable brand names in the world.

budget deficit

The amount by which actual expenses are greater than planned expenses in a particular period of time.


He is facing a budget deficit and this project is going to be suspended.
The president has been working hard to try to balance out the budget deficit.

ethnic minority

A group of people living in a country or area in which most people have a different culture and different traditions.


The people who live in Chinatown are an ethnic minority in New York City.
Discrimination against ethnic minorities is prohibited by law in most countries.
The populations of ethnic minorities have increased significantly over the period of 5 years.

flash flood

A sudden and severe flood, usually caused by heavy rain.
We must hurry up or we'll get caught in a flash flood. -Oh, too late.
flash flood
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