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ZIPPED FILE

File of compressed data that can be expanded when received using an unzipping program.

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ZIPPER CLAUSE

Provision of collective bargaining agreements stating that all parts of the agreement are contained and nothing has ben left out.

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ZOLL-VEREIN

A union of Germanstates for uniformity of customs, established in 1819. It continued until the unificationof the German empire, including Prussia, Saxony, Bavaria, Wurtemberg, Baden, Hesse-Cassel, Brunswick, and Meckienburg-Strelitz, and all intermediate principalities. It hasnow been superseded by the German empire; and the federal council of the empire hastaken the place of that of the ZoR-Verein. Wharton.

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ZOMBIE

A company that is insolvent but continues to operate. This is done before restructuring or a bail out occur.

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ZOMBIE DEBT

Term describing old debts bought to life by actions of collecting it.

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ZONATION

Dividing land into zones according to features or intensity of disasters.

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ZONE OF POSSIBLE AGREEMENT

Acceptable range of outcomes from negotiation between parties.

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ZONING

Legislative process dividing land into zones for different uses such as industrial, open space, residential. See zonation.

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ZONING CODE

Local law saying how each parcel of land will be used. Also known as zoning ordinance.

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ZONING COMMISSION

The people appointed by the town or city government that administer the zoning regulations and laws.

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ZONING EXCEPTION

the special permission for a structure to be built where it contravenes the zoning laws.

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ZONING LAWS

These are the laws, rules, regulations and ordinances that govern the types of structures that can be built in various parts of the town, community or municipality.

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ZONING PERMIT

Document from local government that allows a piece of land to be used for the prescribed purpose.

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ZYGOCEPHALUM

In the civil law. A measure or quantity of land. Nov. 17, c. 8. Asmuch land as a yoke of oxen could plow in a day. Calvin.

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ZYGOSTATES

In the civil law. A weigher; an officer who held or looked to thebalance in weighing money between buyer and seller; an officer appointed to determinecontroversies about the weight of money. Spelman.

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ZYTHUM

Lat. A liquor or beverage made of wheat or barley. Dig. 33, 6, 9, pr.

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ZZZZ BEST

Company created by Barry Minnow in the 1980's that appeared to be successful but most of the profits were from crime , fraud or fabricated. Went public in 1986, bankrupt in 1987. Minnow was jailed for 25 years for misappropriation of more than $23 million of company funds.

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