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The committee will decide how best to implement the plan.
  to put a plan or tool into effect
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  • The committee will decide how best to implement the plan.
  • We agree on the goal, but differ on how to implement it.
  • The practical implementation of the guidelines will require...
  • The subjects will be allowed one full night’s sleep before Stage 2 implementation.
    James Dashner  --  The Maze Runner

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  • In mid-1944, in response to the dismal results of Pacific rescue searches, the AAF implemented a vastly enhanced rescue system.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Unbroken
  • It’s Max, who appointed Eric to Dauntless leadership at Jeanine’s demand, who implemented policies of cruelty and brutality in Dauntless initiation.
    Veronica Roth  --  Insurgent
  • Those guidelines had been implemented in 1966, in the aftermath of the Southam trial, and then expanded to include a detailed definition of informed consent in 1971.
    Rebecca Skloot  --  The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
  • If Demoxie worked, they said, then laughed—when Demoxie is implemented, of course it will work, they said—and when it does, you’ll finally have a fully engaged populace, and when you do, the country and the world will hear from the youth, and their inherent idealism and progressivism will upend the planet.
    Dave Eggers  --  The Circle
  • Wary of potential violence, several states implemented reforms to eliminate the most abusive practices.
    Bryan Stevenson  --  Just Mercy
  • There is work to be done, modifications to be made, an Institute to be run, plans to be implemented!
    Trenton Lee Stewart  --  The Mysterious Benedict Society

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  • Herman Blake, a black professor at the college who had been born on a sea island further up the coast, was the mercurial, driving force behind the program; he devised it, implemented it, and was the strong shaft that supported the experiment in the early days and nurtured it past the stormy and vehement disapproval of the island troll, Ted Stone.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Water is Wide
  • Before Alan could protest, Mujaddid had explained the various advantages of having a second home — he used the phrase pieda-terre — here at KAEC, especially for a man like himself, who was likely to be spending some time here implementing the IT plan.
    Dave Eggers  --  A Hologram for the King
  • By pure mistake, his implementation is sometimes more pure than his intentions.
    Barbara Kingsolver  --  The Poisonwood Bible
  • That’s when company officials implemented another outreach program: to lure Hmong refugees who had been resettled in Minnesota and Wisconsin to move to Stillmore.
    Warren St. John  --  Outcasts United
  • I’ve entrusted him with carrying Alice into the future as the research scientist designing and implementing my professional legacy.
    Randy Pausch  --  The Last Lecture
  • For now, they decided to keep this plan a secret even from their advisers, hoping necessity wouldn’t demand its implementation.
    Frank Beddor  --  The Looking Glass Wars
  • If the plan were to succeed, though, it would have to be implemented before the new troops reached Carvahall, which left only a few days-if that-to arrange the departure of some three hundred people.
    Christopher Paolini  --  Eldest
  • Again, we had the duality of viewpoint regarding who was actually implementing these patterns of tension, rumor and explosion.
    John Howard Griffin  --  Black Like Me
  • Admission to the ARPL was a mark of considerable status, and it ensured future funds for implementation and development.
    Michael Crichton  --  The Andromeda Strain
  • But it was new, only implemented since the night before, when, en route to a cocktail party, it became apparent that no one had packed the glasses.
    Sarah Dessen  --  The Truth About Forever
  • For the secret Lowell Lee, the one concealed inside the shy church going biology student, fancied himself an ice-hearted master criminal: he wanted to wear gangsterish silk shirts and drive scarlet sports cars; he wanted to be recognized as no mere bespectacled, bookish, overweight, virginal schoolboy; and while he did not dislike any member of his family, at least not consciously, murdering them seemed the swiftest, most sensible way of implementing the fantasies that possessed him.
    Truman Capote  --  In Cold Blood
  • It was a fairaccord, and I suspect that if it had been implemented it would indeed have helped to staunch the bloodletting.
    Nelson Mandela  --  Long Walk to Freedom
  • I have instructions for him and they are to be implemented immediately, while the fires in Kowloon still light up the sky.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Supremacy
  • And whenever he came to Zurich, certain precautions were implemented to protect him from unexpected, or unwanted, visitors.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Identity
  • During his second term in office, Comrade E. M. S. went about implementing the Peaceful Transition more soberly.
    Arundhati Roy  --  The God of Small Things
  • Comrade Admiral, we find that your secret provisions to safeguard the security of the submarine Red October were successfully implemented—unless, that is, Captain Ramius was blameless and scuttled the ship himself along with his officers and the Americans who were doubtless trying to steal it.
    Tom Clancy  --  The Hunt for Red October
  • But still, Mr. Madison implemented Plan B. I had designated 1 p.
    Luis J. Rodriguez  --  Always Running
  • We have begun implementing the By-Half Plan!
    James Patterson  --  Saving the World and Other Extreme Sports
  • Overcoming strong opposition, compromising when she had to, Solis worked with political and business leaders to secure passage of pioneering legislation requiring that all communi-ties be treated fairly with respect to the development, implementation, and enforcement of environmental laws.
    John F. Kennedy  --  Profiles in Courage
  • The practical implementation of the Novgorod process was simple in structure.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Ultimatum
  • This is a failure of implementation on a scale which shames us all.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
  • They say no plan survives first contact with implementation.
    Andy Weir  --  The Martian
  • When they get to the part about the implementation of Matching, Xander turns to look at me.
    Ally Condie  --  Matched
  • Duck Commander was always in the back of my mind, its implementation only awaiting a trigger.
    Phil Robertson  --  Happy, Happy, Happy: My Life and Legacy as the Duck Commander
  • What’s the status of this fashion and beauty line you claim the deceased was implementing?
    J.D. Robb  --  Immortal in Death
  • It was the way it had always worked with them; Vic was the raw idea man, Roger the shaper and implementer.
    Stephen King  --  Cujo
  • Other countries have enacted much tougher food safety laws and implemented much more thorough food inspection systems.
    Eric Schlosser  --  Fast Food Nation
  • Even though we agree about that, my mother and I disagree about the implementation of our commitment to moral awareness.
    Jay Allison, et al.  --  This I Believe II
  • Since the implementation of Phase XVII of the Austerity Program, employees have been allowed to bring their own bathroom tissue from home.
    Neal Stephenson  --  Snow Crash
  • Imagine for a moment if the NCAA implemented one of the many calls for including major college football in a playoff system or compensating players.
    Tim Tebow  --  Through My Eyes
  • Checking the backgrounds of Swedish citizens was one thing, but the crucial question was how security control within SIS itself would be implemented.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest
  • 14 Therefore, if the alliance’s resolutions can only be enforced by each member state, they probably won’t be implemented at all.
    Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, & John Jay  --  The Federalist Papers — Modern English Edition 2
  • Free people of Berlin: Today, as in the past, the United States stands for the strict observance and full implementation of all parts of the Four Power Agreement of 1971.
    Ronald Reagan  --  Tear Down This Wall Speech
  • After a few generations, when your city didn’t tear itself apart and the others did, the Bureau implemented the faction components in the newer cities—Saint Louis, Detroit, and Minneapolis—using the relatively new Indianapolis experiment as a control group.
    Veronica Roth  --  Allegiant
  • And though the implementation will inevitably be approximate and debatable, and though totalitarianism or technocratic government can obtain some swift successes, in the end, only a democracy can enlist a people’s energies on a sustained and renewable basis.
    Jay Allison, et al.  --  This I Believe
  • In these circumstances it appears to the Governments of the United Kingdom and France that by their action the German Government have created conditions, namely, an aggressive act of force against Poland threatening the independence of Poland, which call for the implementation by the Government of the United Kingdom and France of the undertaking to Poland to come to her assistance.
    Neville Chamberlain  --  Nazi Invasion of Poland Speech
  • For one thing because he would have to move to France full-time to see them implemented, and he isn’t interested in giving up his job at Lazard Frères.
    Meg Cabot  --  Queen of Babble
  • Implementing U.S. trade policies that give a strong preference to goods from immigrant-sending countries would help spur growth in certain industries, such as textiles, that employ women in Honduras.
    Sonia Nazario  --  Enrique’s Journey
  • He said, remember, that the company is the basic unit of military organization because, in a group under 150, "orders can be implemented and unruly behavior controlled on the basis of personal loyalties and direct man-to-man contacts."
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  The Tipping Point
  • I implemented a lifestyle change. nutritionwise . a couple of years ago.
    Nora Roberts  --  Blood Brothers
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