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firm

UK ward-speak for a team of doctors who work together to look after a list of patients. A firm usually consists of a consultant, a registrar, an FY2 (formerly, senior house officer—SHO) and an FY1 (formerly, pre-registration house officer—PRHO).
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The note was written on a rather untidy half-sheet, without date or address, but her hand was firm and free.
The firm of Nichols, Nichols, Nichols, and Nichols doesn't go about pulling people's legs
asked Morrel with a voice he strove to render firm.
His firm, sonorous, and unexpected voice made every one start.
I believe so long as we felt our rider firm in the saddle, and his hand steady on the bridle, not one of us gave way to fear, not even when the terrible bomb-shells whirled through the air and burst into a thousand pieces.
The king's request had undoubtedly been acceded to by an affirmative sign, for in firm, sonorous accents, which vibrated in the depths of Athos's heart, the king began his speech, explaining his conduct and counseling the welfare of the kingdom.
My lord," replied Guenaud, in a firm voice, "it is God who can give you days of grace, and not I.
The difference is about 12 percent average higher annual revenues per firm.
Investors immediately sued Parmalat's auditors, the Italian member firm of Grant Thornton International and the Italian member firm of Deloitte & Touche.
You used to be able to go to Dubuque and make contact with the locals there, and you'd have a chance to see a deal," says David Lobel, a managing partner and cofounder of Sentinel Capital Partners in New York, a private equity firm that invests mainly in middle-market companies.
It helps avoid making the client feel rejected, and rewards the divesting firm for having attracted and served the client.
Hypothetically, assume that an accounting firm acquired another firm with an audit practice.