Definition of 'core'
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This week she will say more about our core objectives for the negotiation. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Only works by a core group of its leading exponents will go on show. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Cut out the cores and remove the skin. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The core business is also doing well. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Quarter lengthways and remove the tough central core. The Sun (2016)The core of the problem is those countries are interfering. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The master suite is on one side of the house, mixing the exposed concrete that forms the core of the building with wooden floors. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Quarter, core, peel and slice the apple into the lemon. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We had it, they had it, they are good core values. Times, Sunday Times (2016)At the heart of the matter is exactly how core tier one capital should be defined. Times, Sunday Times (2015)What you have just mapped out is a hierarchy of your core values. Training with N.L.P. (1994)The announcement represents a significant return to its core business of wealth management. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Stage two would be six months of core service close to home. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The drilling produced cores of sediment recording the complete history of the opening process. EXTINCTION: Evolution and the End of Man (2002)This approach now forms the core of all modern tactics. Times, Sunday Times (2013)This helped them to understand the technologies which were basically the core of their company. Times, Sunday Times (2007)In fresh onions there will be no sign of sprouting in the central core. Food Watch (1994)Use a knife to remove the core in a small cone shape. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Bring to the boil while you peel and core the apples. Times, Sunday Times (2008)World champion teams have a core of certainties. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The lyrics strike to the core of the problem. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The turnover of the oceanic crust also means that much of the earth above the core is recycled. THE EARTH: An Intimate History (2004)Quarter and core the eating apple. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The fact of the consultation implies that there is doubt about the validity of one of the core official measures of inflation. Times, Sunday Times (2012) Peel and core the pears, taking care to leave the stalks in place. Times, Sunday Times (2012)They have identified 12 core body shapes. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The company intends to reinvest the 151 million profit on the sale into its core iron ore business. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It has expanded dramatically in the past five years to include new houses and flats above its ancient Moorish core. Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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