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  • 1Rugby league.
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    • The long-standing York RL Supporters' Club, meanwhile, will remain independent, as it always has been, but will continue to play its part in raising money for the rugby club.
    • With two other RL bodies also due to meet in the next couple of weeks the Wasps future is likely to be a major issue.
    • He later told investigators he had been at the RL Cup Final, adding: " I had lost it by then.
  • 1.1Lebanon (international vehicle registration).
    [from Republic of Lebanon]
  • 1.2(In computer games, online contexts, etc.) real life; social interaction in the physical world: to my RL friends who read this: please don’t take it personally
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    • When asked if they had ever met anybody they have chatted with on the Net in real life (RL), nearly one-third of the women who chat said they have.
    • A fundamental question the Grey Tuesday protest lays bare is: "Can the Internet be used for protest, or does it simply support RL protests?"
    • In RL, we own our identity; we live it; it is who we are, not some articulated presentation of self maintained by a third party.

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