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Core valuesWas loirthed in 1970due to criticism that was levelled against the view of economic development.
nosocomialeUne infection nosocomiale est une infection contractée dans un établissement de santé. Le terme « nosocomial » vient du grec nosos, maladie et de komein soigner, qui forment le mot nosokomeion, hôpital. Une infection est dite nosocomiale ou hospitalière, si elle est absente lors de l'admission du patient à l'hôpital et qu'elle se développe 48 heures au moins après l'admission. Ce délai permet de distinguer une infection d'acquisition communautaire d'une infection nosocomiale.
anthropogeneticsThe study of the origins and development of human beings based on their genetic heritage.
corrective actionsCorrective Action is an action taken to preclude occurrences of an identified hazard or to prevent recurrence of a problem. A Corrective Action may also address a weakness identified in a safety management system.
WhatsamacallitWhatsamacallit is used when you can't remember thingo's name. Noun;"whats a ma call it" Used in place of someone's or something's name that can't come to mind.
ShivaIn Farsi: Meaningful and beautiful- in reference to poetry
castrophonyOriginally penned in a 2005 Gorillaz song "Fire Coming Out of the Monkey's Head," this word has never been officially defined; though intuition and context clues indicate that it is a hybridization of "catastrophe" (an event causing great and often sudden damage or suffering; a disaster) and "cacophony" (a harsh, discordant mixture of sounds).
Haidingera person who gives refuge.
rebuteTo start a machine
disrespectfulSomeone who is disrespectful to another. A person who does not listen to what another solution may be. Is a type of disrespect whereby they feel that there solution to a problem is better then yours so consequently they don't want to listen to your side of things at all.
Proper Jobthis is a colloquial familiar in Cornwall and Devon in the UK. 'Proper job' means 'excellent' or 'well done'
horse power, actualThe ratio of torque into rpm
JeraboA term used in Zambia to describe illegal miners.
Covina'A small cove of trees in a quaint, secluded nook off a waterway usually accessible only by means of small watercraft.
Seed changeDerived from the agricultural practice of crop rotation: to completely change the view or perception of a field of knowledge or practice.
COURAGEabsence of showing pain or fear. Doing something in spite of the fear, terror, pain, unknowing.
Mirror ViewThe reciprocal views of one another held by parties in communication.
predicatora verb phrase considered as a constituent of clause structure, along with subject, object, and adjunct.
battymon* This term is mostly said in Jamaica. * It means gay. * In other word a guy that likes other men.
mediatizingcommunize the understanding between two sectors on a subject deal amicably
OutfitThe term outfit could also be used in referring to a particular company or organization. It doesn't only refer to clothes meant for outing (dressing)
deplatformingCanceling or disinviting someone to speak at an event - usually do to some form of offense committed by the speaker that would damage the reputation of the event sponsor or event theme.
MpatapoMpatapo is a symbol image from the Adinkra (a system of symbols from Ghana in West Africa). It is meant to represent the "knot of pacification/reconciliation," and as such it is the symbol for reconciliation, peacemaking and pacification. "Mpatapo represents the bond or knot that binds the separate parties in a dispute to a peaceful, harmonious reconciliation. It is a symbol of peacemaking after strife." The Historical Age of Adinkra Dates Back more than two full centuries and it's origin is African Wisdom Symbolism Communications [ non-literacy meanings ] which are basic root communication structures that even breaks or overrides both written and spoken language barriers between peoples. Mpatapo is very important and is one of very few symbols in the Adinkra set of over 100 considered a Solomon's Knot symbol of importance.
Non-sequiturEssentially, this compound word, derived from Latin, means "it does not follow". Meaning that a particular thought is not related to a given premise.
TraightIt's a persons roots whats learned in life. Skills
MalamalamaHAWAIIAN: "The light of knowledge" clarity clear perception, enlightenment
Sluffed it offGive thought to and decided it was not important enough to be concerned about.
Black hole SunA song by US rock band Soundgarden
dreidelA 4-sided toy marked with Hebrew letters and spun like a top in a game of chance, and traditional children's toy at Chanukah celebrations.
Crossing the lineGoing overboard. Also known as habitual line stepping.
QuantumMulti-dimensional, or having to do with time-space. The smallest amount of many forms of energy
Testsuccessful or unsuccessful results, the test is always successful in that it produces an outcome on which one can act on to repair.
equitasJustice, fairness, equity
trajecitoonesy. ( for an infant ) 0ne-piece. ( bathing suit for a female )
PlagiarismEtymologically, "plagiarism" means stealing something from someone sitting "next" (Greek "plagios") to you.
SapienThe word Sapien derives (or comes) from an old latin word meaning 'Wise'. The word 'Sapien' is most commonly recognized when used in conjunction with the word 'Homo' (an anient greek word meaning 'same, or man'). Used together and written as 'Homo sapien', it describes a species of man or human being. Same wise, or in modern terms 'likewise'.
baryphonicHaving difficulty speaking
phizAbbreviated version of phizog, used in Nottingham, England, meaning face. Colloquial term, considered informal and somewhat low, but not crude or insulting. Used in the 1950's and 1960's, seldom at present.
harbingerA "harbinger" is a carrier. Also, one that initiates a major change : a person or thing that originates or helps open up a new activity, method, or technology.
quesadillaquesadilla is a mexican toasted cheese or any other filling sandwich made with tortillas instead of bread grilled or pan fried to melt the filling
gansGaNs an abbreviation for [elemental] Ga -Nano - State , Gases as a liquid in the state of plasma
degenerative joint diseaseDegenerative joint disease: Also known as osteoarthritis, this type of arthritis is caused by inflammation, breakdown and eventual loss of the cartilage of the joints. Among the over 100 different types of arthritis conditions, osteoarthritis is the most common, affecting usually the hands, feet, spine, and large weight-bearing joints, such as the hips and knees. Also called degenerative arthritis.
Hitchhiker's Guide To The GalaxyA comedy science fiction series created by Douglas Adams. Originally a radio comedy broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1978, it was later adapted to other formats, including stage shows, novels, comic books, a 1981 TV series, a 1984 computer game, and 2005 feature film. A prominent series in British popular culture, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy has become an international multi-media phenomenon; the novels are the most widely distributed, having been translated into more than 30 languages by 2005.
VesteMeaning fortress or stronghold.
CattaGay
ConverbaliceStruggle, disappoint, transmit
refluxboiling of the reaction in presence of condenser is called reflex
ConstraintsSet of inequalities in optimization
SensuismSensuism is and artistic style used by modern artist Ann Marie Vancas. It is similar to abstract surrealism. Art that is created soley to Petray human emotion. And things such as love and the human condition. Primarily shapes and colors are used to create an emotion while looking at the Artistic piece. This word can also be used to describe poetry and short stories. Focusing on the raw emotion and not so much in all the details of the human being. And of the psyche.
degeneracyin chemistry degeneracy is being on same energy level

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