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patten

[pat′ən]
a metal support worn on a shoe to prevent weight-bearing on the opposite leg.

patten

(păt′ĕn) [Fr. patin, wooden shoe]
A support applied under one shoe as part of the treatment for hip disease or unequal length of the legs. The device may be attached to a leg caliper.
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In one of his replies, Patten suggested that he could offer binge-watching recommendations to the president after his infamous tweet that Trump has "very little time to watch television.
Archdeacon Michael Thompson, general secretary of the Anglican Church of Canada, said Patten had taken the helm of RfM at a "very challenging moment in its life.
Van Patten spent two years as an aide for international development in Cali, Colombia, and taught in Ecuador, Bolivia, Spain, Russia, and China.
Liverpool Crown Court heard drunken Patten had consensual sex with the 15-year-old after holding a three-day party when his parents went on holiday in 2013.
Groom Simon Wood and bride Bernice Patten pose for pictures in the grounds of their reception venue, far left, and toast their future together, left.
ACCUSED Z Lord Patten at hearing before MPs in July
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But Lord Patten, who appeared alongside acting director general Tim Davie, revealed that Mr Entwistle originally wanted even more money, telling MPs that by striking a deal he had avoided potentially paying out even more in constructive or unfair dismissal claims.
Patten says it was a family occupation as his father and his grandfather had also worked at that facility through the years.
UniversityNow further said that Dr Janet Holmgren, former president of Mills College, has been named president of Patten University.
In a speech to the Oxford Media Convention, Lord Patten said the corporation does need to make cuts, but he urged it to "look again" at plans for local radio.