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address

Informatics
The alphanumeric code for the location of point of communication on the Internet or an intranet.
 
Molecular biology
A site on a chromosome with a ‘character set’ of ≥ 16 base pairs which, at 416, makes that address unique, and unlikely to occur more than once on the genome.

Professional communication
A speech, oration or written statement directed to a particular group of persons; to be differentiated from a lecture, which may be didactic in nature.

address

pronounced uh-DRESS Professional communication A speech, oration, or written statement directed to a particular group of persons; to be differentiated from a lecture, which may have a didactic end. See Keynote address, National Library of Medicine.
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What forms of address would be more likely to be effective?
forms of address that vary according to the degree of formality in social situations'--ACELA1476.
The use of forms of address is one of the primary indeces of the self-image of the participants and of their relative status.
The definition of positive and negative politeness by the Scollons has a direct bearing on the use of titles and forms of address, which are most relevant in the present paper.
Among the areas he describes are social mixing and status anxieties, social integration and identification, forms of address, and connecting social and psychic processes.
The London Gazette is set to publish "general guidelines" on the correct forms of address for those who are no longer entitled to be referred to as Her Royal Highness.
Several chapters cover Operation Iraqi Freedom and other recent war operations, 9/11, and terrorism, along with the history of the Navy, the Sailor's Creed, ranks insignia, forms of address, military time, websites, and hymns and anthems.