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anent (uh-NENT) preposition
Regarding, concerning, about.
[From Middle English, from Old English on efen (on even).]
"Our experience with Mr. Estrada validates the analysis on the
flaw in the Constitution anent the term of office of the Chief
Executive - six years is just too short for a good president
(like Fidel V. Ramos) - and too long! for a bad one like
"In the case of Citibank, the subsidiary of Citicorp, which is
itself to be cocooned in Citigroup, the money trail has actually
been excavated to a certain degree, anent the escapades of Raúl
Salinas, a k a Mr. Ten Percent, brother of Carlos Salinas, former
president of Mexico."
This week's theme: words derived from Old English.
When two elephants fight it is the grass that gets trampled. -African proverb