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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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Grand leisure facilities such as the Ocean Dome Complex have collapsed, but Neptune's is the firmest commitment from developers.
Here is our country in wondrous Nature, and our beliefs at their firmest and best.
Mercury could not have made a better decision in planning -- we are making our firmest commitment of quality to the division.
GAM protests tend to tarnish the fine vencer of democratic reform that is Cerezo's firmest asset.
Rick Debbie executive producer at Razorfish concluded, "This project illustrates one of my firmest beliefs, that if you work with the most talented people you get the best results.
PARIS, July 21 (KUNA) -- The French government on Monday said it "condemns in the firmest way" an ultimatum issued by the Islamic State (ISIL), ordering Christians to leave the region or convert to Islam.
It was suggested Obama would tackle smaller-scale issues related to his major agenda items as a kind of political "down payment" on his promises, but for now, would retreat from even some of his firmest pledges.
FERNANDO TORRES has stamped out any speculation over Chelsea's interest in his services - by issuing the firmest possible statement of intent about his Anfield future.
And in the July sunlight which broke across the capital after a week of rain, even the deal's firmest opponents seemed cheerful.
WIN or lose, big gambles on handicaps like today's Bunbury Cup at Newmarket are the stuff of legends and whatever inspired this week's enormous move for Grangeville, it is based on the firmest of foundations, writes James Willoughby.
In my long experience, give me a man who returns a greeting with a clear eye and the firmest of handshakes.
His comments at a news conference were the firmest so far linking the Riyadh bombings to Al-Qaeda, the militant Muslim terror group founded by Saudi-born dissident bin Laden that has declared war on the Saudi royal family and on the United States.