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Postby William Hupy » Fri Mar 07, 2014 4:25 pm

Interesting how this word evolved from a specific meaning in Old French meaning "provided" and earlier Latin meaning "make ready" to our modern sense.
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Re: purview

Postby Slava » Sat Jun 28, 2014 3:49 pm

A caterer could say, "It is within my purview to be the purveyor of provisions, providing people plan ahead."
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Re: purview

Postby Perry Lassiter » Sun Jun 29, 2014 2:55 pm

Puissant perception.
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