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Stock if the terms of such Capital Stock provide that the Company may not
repurchase or redeem any such Capital Stock pursuant to such provisions unless
such repurchase or redemption complies with the covenant described above under
the caption "-- Certain Covenants -- Restricted Payments."
     "EQUITY INTERESTS" means Capital Stock and all warrants, options or other
rights to acquire Capital Stock (but excluding any debt security that is
convertible into, or exchangeable for, Capital Stock).
     "EQUITY OFFERING" means any private or underwritten public offering of
Qualified Capital Stock of the Company which the gross proceeds to the Company
are at least $25 million.
     "EXISTING INDEBTEDNESS" means Indebtedness of the Company and its
Restricted Subsidiaries in existence on the date of the Indentures, until such
amounts are repaid.
     "FULL ACCRETION DATE" means April 1, 2004, the first date on which the
Accreted Value of the Senior Discount Notes has accreted to an amount equal to
the principal amount at maturity of the Senior Discount Notes.
     "GAAP" means generally accepted accounting principles set forth in the
opinions and pronouncements of the Accounting Principles Board of the American
Institute of Certified Public Accountants and statements and pronouncements of
the Financial Accounting Standards Board or in such other statements by such
other entity as have been approved by a significant segment of the accounting
profession, which are in effect on the Issue Date.
     "GUARANTEE" or "GUARANTEE" means a guarantee other than by endorsement of
negotiable instruments for collection in the ordinary course of business, direct
or indirect, in any manner including, without limitation, by way of a pledge of
assets or through letters of credit or reimbursement agreements in respect
thereof, of all or any part of any Indebtedness, measured as the lesser of the
aggregate outstanding amount of the Indebtedness so guaranteed and the face
amount of the guarantee.
     "HEDGING OBLIGATIONS" means, with respect to any Person, the obligations of
such Person under:
          (1) interest rate swap agreements, interest rate cap agreements and
     interest rate collar agreements;
          (2) interest rate option agreements, foreign currency exchange
     agreements, foreign currency swap agreements; and
          (3) other agreements or arrangements designed to protect such Person
     against fluctuations in interest and currency exchange rates.
     "INDEBTEDNESS" means, with respect to any specified Person, any
indebtedness of such Person, whether or not contingent:
          (1) in respect of borrowed money;
          (2) evidenced by bonds, notes, debentures or similar instruments or
     letters of credit (or reimbursement agreements in respect thereof);
          (3) in respect of banker's acceptances;
          (4) representing Capital Lease Obligations;