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to pass a course or test; to gain credit for a class; to qualify academically.

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  • as to the first assertion, the value of material provided does not absolve a spy of guilt. secondly, the “highly classified nonsense” is not specified. and third, weisband did not tell the soviets to stop deciphering cables nor was he a counterintelligence officer. and, not surprisingly, none of toohey’s assertions are sourced. cia.gov

  • don't try to get a relapsed addict to feel guilty. if they don’t feel guilty already, this won’t be helpful. “saying to an addict, ‘look what you’ve done to me’ is not going to motivate them to seek treatment,” says goodwin. you want to neutralize emotions — not make your loved one feel guilty or absolve them of guilt. everydayhealth.com

  • mr. mcdaniel expressed the va’s concern in the number of devices and the fairly short time to assess level of risk.  he added that once a determination is made, they cannot simply choose to accept that risk for every legacy device.  they must decide how to mitigate it, which may mean that the device becomes difficult to use.  “just because the security rule asks you to assess, it does not absolve you of the requirement to do something about high risks,” he observed. hhs.gov

  • the right of the people of a single state to absolve themselves at will and without the consent of the other states from their most solemn obligations, and hazard the liberties and happiness of the millions composing this union, can not be acknowledged. such authority is believed to be utterly repugnant both to the principles upon which the general government is constituted and to the objects which it is expressly formed to attain. infoplease.com

  • liability issues also arise with respect to the collection process. in contracts with parents, private blood banks usually try to absolve themselves from any responsibility if, for instance, the cord blood isn't collected during their baby's delivery, or if the blood sample isn't viable when needed. such contracts often leave binding arbitration as the only recourse for parents. medicinenet.com

  • taking effect july 1, the law would absolve healthcare professionals licensed in the state of civil or criminal liability if a terminally ill patient self-administers a lethal dose of a drug meant to treat their condition. the physician is required to have examined the patient, who must be expected to live no more than 6 months. medpagetoday.com