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survivor

(sŭr-vīv′ĕr)
An individual who has experienced a serious illness or injury and lived through it (and/or its treatment). In the U.S., for example, in 2005 there were more than 10 million people living after the diagnosis and treatment of cancer.
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It seems that the insects that survive freezing have some control over the process of ice formation.
In Niagara, Bishop Ralph Spence appeared in a video and traveled widely around the diocese, telling congregations that a major portion of Survive and Thrive funds would support various initiatives at the parish level, such as curacies and youth programs.
More than being able to deliver products in the peak of the market, you need to be able to survive the down times.
Ride and Survive will teach 13 to 15 year olds motorcycling skills by riding bikes off-road.
Helvering, the Supreme Court held that the NOLs of a corporation did not survive a transaction in which the corporation's assets and liabilities were transferred to a new corporation that was owned by the same shareholders in a transaction that was not a statutory merger under state law.
the Hashemite regime as it has been known over the decades - a centralized and nearly absolute monarchy - is unlikely to survive a transition from Hussein to either his brother or son.
A few of their plays will survive - these at least are written down, as permanent as stone, and once in a while will be exhumed by some hungry kid director anxious to put a new spin on an old property.
CHICAGO -- We can look to Charles Darwin for some guidance as to who will survive for the long term in the asset management industry, according to Brian Singer, Regional Chief Investment Officer for the Americas and Head of the Global Investment Solutions (GIS) team for UBS Global Asset Management.
As Culture Minister Sayed Raheen told me, 'our nation is an old nation and the location of this country has required it to be invaded by different conquerors, and each time after destruction our people have managed to survive, and to revive what they lost.
Skeletal scrutiny also indicates that these animals can survive a range of illnesses and injuries that cause permanent disabilities.
The challenge is issued during a discussion in history class about Thanksgiving and the part Native Americans played in helping the Pilgrims survive their first year.
Of Boethius' De institutione musica, for example, 137 manuscripts survive from the ninth through fifteenth centuries from which many independent textual and illustrative traditions can be identified.