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  1. Burrowing

    of Burrow

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  1. Burrowing

    Burrowing is a slang term used in the United States to describe the practice in which political appointees are given civil service protection. Except for judges, political appointees are subject to losing their jobs when a new administration takes power. On the other hand, career government officials are protected from losing their jobs when a new administration takes over. Burrowing is therefore the practice of re-assigning people who do not have civil service protection into jobs that have civil service protection.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of burrowing in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of burrowing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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  1. Xavier Jenkins:

    Skybalonyx goes to show that prehistoric ecosystems, such as those at Petrified Forest National Park, were much more similar to the modern than previously thought, with animals climbing, burrowing, swimming and flying just like today.

  2. Chris Christie:

    It’s called burrowing, you take them from the political appointee side into the civil service side, in order to try to set up ... roadblocks for your successor, kind of like when all the Clinton people took all the Ws off the keyboard when George Bush was coming into the White House.

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