2015年11月9日 星期一

albeit, fitfully, movable orgy, site specific, prostitution ring



DSK Questioned in Prostitution Ring Scandal

Strauss-Kahn's lawyers say the ex-IMF chief attended orgies, but didn't know the women were prostitutes.


Shakespeare Slept Here, Albeit Fitfully

By BEN BRANTLEY
Punchdrunk, a British site-specific theater company, has taken over three abandoned warehouses to enact the sorry sights of the murderous Macbeths' career in a movable orgy titled "Sleep No More."

Meanwhile, life goes on, albeit with trepidation. Bomb threats, previously unheard of, are now almost routine. In late October, the Singapore branch of Maybank, a Malaysian bank, and the headquarters of the Singapore government's Housing & Development Board, were evacuated. And a Singapore Airlines flight to Los Angeles was grounded by a bomb scare.


Commercial real-estate loans are souring at an accelerating pace, threatening to exceed the commercial downturn of the early 1990s.



The merger of Live Nation and Ticketmaster is a rarity these days, according to the Deal Professor: it is a so-called "merger of equals," albeit one whose deal agreement contemplates many challenges to

albeit
ɔːlˈbiːɪt/
conjunction
  1. though.
    "he was making progress, albeit rather slowly"

albeit
conjunction FORMAL
although:
The evening was very pleasant, albeit a little quiet.
He tried, albeit without success.


ableit
conj.
Even though; although; notwithstanding: clear albeit cold weather.
[Middle English al be it : al, even if; see all + be, subjunctive of ben, to be; see be + it, it; see it.]


site specific

Term applied to art that is dependent for its meaning or effect on the particular place in which it is sited. This might be a natural environment, as in the Valley Curtain of Christo and Jeanne-Claude, or a public place in the city, as in Rachel Whiteread's House. If a museum or gallery is the site, as in certain work by Michael Asher or Hans Haacke, part of the intention is usually to draw attention to the architectural or political nature of the space.

fitful
(fĭt'fəl) pronunciation
adj.
Occurring in or characterized by intermittent bursts, as of activity; irregular. See synonyms at periodic.

fitfully fit'ful·ly adv.
fitfulness fit'ful·ness n.

movable
also move·a·ble ('və-bəl) pronunciation
adj.
  1. Possible to move: a movable stove; a movable rock.
  2. Varying in date from year to year: a movable holiday.
  3. Law. Of or relating to personal property that can be moved.
n.
  1. Something, especially a piece of furniture, that can be moved.
  2. Law. Personal property. Often used in the plural.
movability mov'a·bil'i·ty or mov'a·ble·ness n.
movably mov'a·bly adv.

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