• It said the government must buy two million dollars' worth of silver each month for that purpose.

    VOA: special.2010.06.17

  • They believed the South wanted to win Mexican territory for the purpose of spreading and strengthening slavery.

    VOA: special.2009.02.26

  • This is money from wealthy individuals or investment companies for the purpose of building new businesses.

    VOA: special.2009.06.26

  • Forty years earlier, a group of leading Americans had formed an organization for that purpose.

    VOA: special.2009.04.16

  • Mister Veblen argued that people gathered wealth for the purpose of "conspicuous consumption."

    VOA: special.2011.05.01

  • "where persons were not brought to the United States at all, but were dumped in third countries for the purpose of torture."

    VOA: standard.2009.03.21

  • For some,the scrutiny and publicizing of past intelligence operations serves no purpose but to aid America's enemies.

    VOA: standard.2009.08.24

  • In 2008,the Supreme Court ruled that the Second Amendment protects the right to keep and bear arms for the purpose of self-defense, striking down a Washington,D.C.law that banned the possession of handguns in the home.

    VOA: standard.2010.06.29

  • Clinton said a North Korean missile launch, for any purpose, would be a provocative act and a violation of U.N.Security Council resolution 1718 - approved after its 2006 nuclear test- demanding an end to Pyonyang's nuclear weapon and missile programs.

    VOA: standard.2009.03.25

  • Michelle Obama said the purpose of the gathering was not only to pay tribute to luminaries in the struggle for equality, but also to what she called the"quiet heroes" who,in the process of shaping America, achieved extraordinary things.

    VOA: standard.2010.03.08

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