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Definitions for holistic
hoʊˈlɪs tɪkholis·tic

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. holisticadjective

    emphasizing the organic or functional relation between parts and the whole


  1. holisticadjective

    related to holism

    Etymology: See holism.

  2. holisticadjective

    Relating to a study of the whole instead of a separation into parts.

    Etymology: See holism.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of holistic in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of holistic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of holistic in a Sentence

  1. Michelle Johnson:

    What the Air Force is looking at is a task force to look across missions -- not just have a few experts in the room because, frankly, sometimes the threat is somebody using the wrong security card or letting the wrong person in a room … it’s not just hacking, not just the firewalls, so that’s the holistic view approach in the DoD [Department of Defense].

  2. Chunyan Li:

    This approach is subjective, if it is all implemented objectively, than how come all Asians on average have such higher scores? What's the fairness in this? If (Harvard) pushes for (a) holistic approach, then make it fair. If you kept emphasizing race, then there is no way out.

  3. Denis McDonough:

    Through this process, I determined that the evidence provided was sufficient to establish presumptions of service connection for these three respiratory conditions, this is the right decision, and VA will continue to use a holistic approach in determining toxic exposure presumptives moving forward.

  4. The Dalai Lama:

    I don’t know, your article was something complete, holistic sort of presentation, it was very helpful.

  5. Rick Santorum:

    I'm for reallocating every dollar that goes to Planned Parenthood and putting them in women's health centers that actually provide more comprehensive services than Planned Parenthood does, there are much more comprehensive women's health centers. Women are probably going to get a more holistic health screening at those places than Planned Parenthood.

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    a hypothetical description of a complex entity or process
    • A. endeavor
    • B. contribution
    • C. model
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