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Most observers have acknowledged that the change to a single-winner system was a key factor, however, in stifling the growth of smaller political parties, such as the Northern ireland Labour Party and Independent Unionists.

It met with keen opposition from the convinced
up the other wicket with his occasional spin, and really stifled the batsmen - his 16 overs cost just 16 runs.

The system has stifled the development of the country and kept its citizens divided.

One lecturer remarked that he "nearly stifled as the steamer came up the harbor this morning." kentucky drove down to the 2 yard line, before a delay of game penalty and two incompletions stifled their scoring effort.

Many feminist critics thus see her as an author whose natural talent for satire was stifled by the social pressures exerted on female authors of the age.

1965 presidential campaign Towards the end of his term, Macapagal decided to seek re-election to continue seeking reforms which he claimed were stifled by a "dominant and uncooperative opposition" in Congress.

But over time, Lucy felt stifled by her mother and after the death of her brother, she rebelled against her mother and dropped out of boarding school to live in Oakdale with her father.

The whole country loses when legal property rights are not readily available because investment is stifled.

Religious sentiments in hymns were choked by a classical formalism which stifled all vitality.

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