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catch-22

A popular term for a type of paradoxical impossibility, a conundrum in which one can’t comply with a mandate because of illogical rules or conditions; difficult circumstances, from which there is no exit due to mutually conflicting and/or interdependent conditions.
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According to specific clinical suspicions, the ratio of patients with a proven 22q11.2 deletion was as follows: 3/5 with DGS, 9/14 with VCFS, 2/5 with CATCH22, 3/7 with 22q11.2DS, 2/3 with TOF, and 3/5 with complex cardiopathy.
Vulnerable children without criminal records, including those from care homes, pupil referral units and schools, are often targeted because they are less likely to attract police attention, according to research by Catch22 Dawes Unit and charity Missing People.
Sindrome de delecao 22q11.2: compreendendo o CATCH22. Rev Paul Pediatria.
For younger entrants, the university's star system creates a Catch22: visibilityand promotiondepends on citations, but one's articles can't be cited unless they're visible.
"The company is in somewhat of a Catch22 when it comes to changing its culture," said Jay Subhash, a former senior product manager who left Samsung in April.
The course was created alongside the Opportunity Partnership, which is a partnership between the bank and Catch22, St Giles Trust, The Prince's Trust and Tomorrow's People, during the first year Opportunity Partnership helped more than 9,000 people into education, training and employment and it intends to help 25,000 young people into work, education or training over three years.
Twiqbal is placing them in a dread Catch22 of needing discovery to get
(159) These arrests, often referred to as the "Catch22" arrests, were part of the first undercover sting operation in FCPA history.
Regulation always comes with a Catch22. If you want true oversight of an industry's cutting-edge practices, you need to hire experts from that industry as watchdogs.
We, however, see a potential catch22 in this proposition: a higher oil price is only likely to make Russia more dependent on oil and gas while at the same time threatening the reform process.
Singer Will Young, right, is running for young people's charity Catch22 and aims to beat his 2011 time of four hours and two minutes.