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predation

Forensics
See Postmortem animal predation.

Health insurance
See Predatory pricing.

Public safety
See Sexual predator.

Sexology
See Predatory paraphilia.

predation

see PREDATOR.

predation

the characteristic of preying on other animals as a source of food. Can be a big cause of loss in animal flocks and herds, especially lambs. See also predatory.
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In Aphra Behn's Oroonoko, for example--a fiction that predates Defoe's Robinson Crusoe, the text Watt cites as a landmark in the emergence of formal realism, by about thirty years--my students noted the presence of both realistic and unrealistic characters and settings, a concurrence that would seem to trouble Watt's hypothesis.
My argument has long been that the underlying rule about not paying for parochial schools predates the influx of Catholic immigration in the late 19th century," said Steven K.
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These presses engender writing like Kate Millett's Sexual Politics (1970), the first major theoretical work of feminism's second wave, and predate contemporary houses like Naiad and Firebrand Books.
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At issue are Odes III-V, which slightly predate Odes I-II and abruptly cease all discussion of Pasithee to announce the poet-lover's revitalized devotion to God.
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Let us remember also that these early poems, composed between the 1938 and 1942, predate the influences we as modernists may have felt coming from such poets as T.
The four-square-mile area contains undisturbed forest, oak/prairie savannah, and prairie glades--plus trees that predate the pilgrims.
His drawings of helicopters, for instance, which predate the existence of airplanes by centuries, earn him visionary points for the mere conception of such objects.
While one sees in these dances Saint Thomas and the Christian sign of the cross, one also sees the hands gesturing in coversation with the gods; offerings of flowers, lights, and incense; animal sacrifice; and specific requests for help with rain, the harvest, and the hunt--elements that predate and have survived the Conquest.
Again, adverse developments in this sector predate the recession.