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-ism

(izm),
1. A condition, disease, or intoxication.
2. A practice, doctrine. Compare: -ia, -ismus.
[G. -isma, -ismos, noun-forming suffix]

-ism, -ismus

suffix meaning "condition of, practice of, theory of ": hyperthyroidism, hypopituitarism, strabismus.

-ism

Suffix meaning (1) A medical condition or a disease resulting from or involving some specified thing; (2) A practice, doctrine.
Compare: -ia, -ismus
[G. -isma, -ismos, noun-forming suffix]

-ism

suffix meaning a state, process or condition.
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Monkey Underneath is less a concept album than a thematic collection," says ism lead singer Andre Mistier.
The combined ISM and ProClarity solution takes Enterprise Performance Management one step further, by enabling global organizations to implement the ISM Performance Analyzer for tracking, monitoring and managing enterprise performance and value as part of their overall business intelligence solution.
These findings have an impact on all of us who are looking to support the meetings industry," explains Gary Leopold, president and chief operating officer of ISM.