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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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What he might have underscored more sharply than he does, however, is the fact that this public sphere emerged long before the mid-eighteenth century, and in fact, even predated the newspaper and printed broadsheet.
Busby Berkeley's cinematic re-visioning of dance is revealed to have been predated by Allan K.
Predated the improvisational methods of '80s indies
The slippage, which predated HCR's merger with Manor Care last September, is the result of "competition from nursing homes as well as encroachment by assisted living providers in HCR's markets," he said.
For example, a case which predated the Rocovich decision, held that an employee who was injured when he was struck by a platform that had been suspended over an elevator shaft in which he was working, held that the employee would not benefit from Section 240(1) protection because he was not working at an elevated height when the accident occurred.
In this admirably brief and clearly written book, Robert Fishman convincingly argues that the suburbs originated in England, that they long predated the invention of the automobile, and that the supposed peak of American suburbia was actually more of a coda to the suburban age.
Approximately one third of till samples from the central block are similarly anomalous although as till sampling in the central block predated airborne geophysical surveys no till samples were obtained in the vicinity of the eight new prospective geophysical targets in the central block.
WARNINGS HEARD YEARS BEFORE PILLS WERE BANNED PRIMODOS predated modern predated modern urinebased pregnancy tests, and came in based pregnancy tests, and came in a green packet containing two a green packet containing two small, round pills.
The old hospital, which predated Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital, closed in the late 1970s.
In 1946 he published Mine Boy, a prophetic and revealing novel in which his portrayal of South African racism predated the formal declaration of apartheid.