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Synonyms for shire
ˈʃi reɪshire

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. shirenoun

    a former administrative district of England; equivalent to a county

    Synonyms:
    shire horse

  2. shire, shire horsenoun

    British breed of large heavy draft horse

    Synonyms:
    shire horse

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "shire":

    county, comté, oxfordshire, sher

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#15628oxfordshire
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  1. Mark Enyedy:

    We are extremely pleased that Federal Circuit affirmed the District Court's ruling that the patents are valid, which further confirms that Shire has strong patents protecting Vyvanse.

  2. Terry Torrison:

    The Shire deal is likely to mean that there will be no fresh bid speculation coming through on Shire itself, although the ongoing consolidation within the industry means the sector will remain of interest to investors.

  3. Shire Chief Executive Flemming Ornskov:

    We believe the proposed combination of Shire and Baxalta would be strategically and financially attractive for both of our companies, accelerating our respective growth ambitions and creating the leading global biotech company in rare diseases, it is our strong preference to immediately enter into a negotiated transaction to explore the full potential of the proposed combination and finalize the terms of an agreement.

  4. Mark Enyedy:

    We are extremely pleased that the Federal Circuit affirmed the District Court's ruling that the patents are valid, which further confirms that Shire has strong patents protecting Vyvanse.

  5. Credit Suisse analysts:

    With Shire being an Irish tax domiciled company, we are not clear to what extent these rules may be important. But we do not see the possible loss of this level of tax as likely to derail management's strong desire to complete the transaction.

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