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Adviser now not consultant. advisory Aer Lingus The headquarters of this airline is in Dublin, eire. 3/5/05 8:47:26 AM 8 Aeroflot The headquarters of this airline is in Moscow. Aeromexico Headquarters is in Mexico urban. aesthetic impact, influence have an effect on, as a verb, capability to steer: the sport will impact the standings. impact, as a noun, is better refrained from. It sometimes is utilized in psychology to explain an emotion, yet there is not any want for it in daily language. influence, as a verb, ability to reason: he'll impact many adjustments within the corporation. influence, as a noun, ability consequence: The influence was once overwhelming. He miscalculated the influence of his activities. It used to be a legislations of little impression. Afghan (adj. ) Afghani is the Afghan unit of foreign money. AFL-CIO applicable in all references for the yankee Federation of work and Congress of commercial enterprises. A-frame African Of or relating Africa, or any of its peoples or languages. don't use the be aware as a synonym for black or Negro. In a few international locations of Africa, coloured is used to explain these of combined white and black ancestry. In different societies coloured is taken into account a derogatory observe. a result of ambiguity, keep away from the time period in prefer of a word reminiscent of combined racial ancestry. If the observe can't be kept away from, position it in citation marks and supply its that means. See coloured. 011-034_A. indd eight African-American the popular time period is black. Use African-American merely in quotations or the names of organisations or if participants describe themselves so. See black. after- No hyphen after this prefix while it's used to shape a noun: aftereffect afterthought stick to after with a hyphen while it's used to shape compound modifiers: after-dinner drink after-theater snack later on now not afterwards. corporation for foreign improvement relief is appropriate on moment reference. schedule a listing. It takes singular verbs and pronouns: The schedule has run its path. The plural is agendas. agent Lowercase until it's a formal name used sooner than a reputation. within the FBI, the formal name is unique agent. Use exact Agent William Smith if acceptable in a unique context. differently, make it agent William Smith or FBI agent William Smith. See titles. a long time continually use figures for individuals and animals (but no longer for inanimates): the lady is 15 years previous; the legislations is 8 years previous. while the context doesn't require years or years outdated, the determine is presumed to be years. Use hyphens for a while expressed as adjectives ahead of a noun or as substitutes for a noun. Examples: A 5-year-old boy, however the boy is five years previous. The boy, 7, has a sister, 10. The 3/5/05 8:47:26 AM 9 lady, 26, has a daughter 2 months outdated. The race is for 3-yearolds. the lady is in her 30s (no apostrophe). See additionally boy; lady; toddler; and early life. See comma in punctuation directions. a long time of heritage See the ancient classes and occasions access. agnostic, atheist An agnostic is an individual who believes it's very unlikely to grasp no matter if there's a God. An atheist is an individual who believes there's no God. reduction, aide relief is counsel.