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BIDE

An acronym for the four major demographic processes—birth, immigration, death, emigration—which act on a compartment in a typical population compartmental model.
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He just needs to bide his time because I am sure that with the way the fixtures are piling up his chance will come.
Roberts' sanity hangs by a thread as he bides his time anticipating a life of wealth with contraband gold.
Viewers follow her progression slowly as she bides her time and moves through life confident of the path she is tracing.
And so Jewell, who is 33, bides his time by watching television, reading newspapers and magazines, and playing video games.