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deme

(dēm),
A local, small, highly inbred group or kinship. Compare: isolate.
[G. dēmos, people]

deme

(dēm) a population of very similar organisms interbreeding in nature and occupying a circumscribed area.

deme

(dēm)
n.
1. One of the townships of ancient Attica.
2. Ecology A local, usually stable population of interbreeding organisms of the same species.

deme

[dēm]
Etymology: Gk, demos, common population
a small, local, closely related, interbreeding population of organisms, usually occupying a circumscribed area. Also called genetic population.

deme

or

local population

a group of individuals within a species that is largely isolated genetically from other individuals of the species, with clearly definable genetical, cytological and other characteristics.

deme

a population of animals with very similar physical characteristics, which interbreed and occupy a limited geographic region. Called also a genetic population.
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DEMING PLLC represents companies, organizations, and individuals in a range of international legal matters, including complying with various foreign and domestic legal regimes associated with the conduct of international business and, in particular, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), the UK Bribery Act, Canada's Corruption of Foreign Public Officials Act (CFPOA), and Brazil's Clean Companies Act.
Deming tests this framework's predictions about the sorting of workers and the relative returns to skills across occupations.
Nationwide took an opportunity to not try to sell a product or service, but to send a message and that's very commendable," Deming said.
Deming has been a company director since 1993 and was president and CEO of Murphy from 1994 to 2008.
Additionally, the company said that it had originally elected Deming to the chairmanship role with effect from 1 May 2012 as announced on 7 December 2011.
Deming (1986) believes that a never-ending cycle of progress in the system of production should change into gaining better performance and quality standards for the product.
They then participate in group therapy, which helps them identify what Deming calls "cognitive distortions"--ways of thinking that may lead sex offenders to justify their abuse.
During 1990-'93, Deming invited me to meet with him regularly to discuss leadership and change.
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For the record, Deming does not study the atmosphere.
But, David Deming, a geology professor at the University of Oklahoma, took issue with Borenstein's characterization of a problem he says doesn't exist.