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abbreviation for Registered Animal Nursing Auxiliary in the UK. Used as a qualification by persons admitted to its membership.


a genus of amphibians in the family Ranidae. The genus of frogs.

Rana catesbeiana
American bullfrog; farmed commercially to produce frog meat for human consumption.
Rana clamitans
green frog.
Rana pipiens
leopard frog.
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The Rana is a great new product, and we know that people are going to love it," Huskinson said.
On the directives of PM, Capt A(r) Safdar MNA and husband of Maryam Nawaz Sharif visited twice Faisalabad where he held meetings separately with rivals groups of Chaudhry Sher Ali and Rana Sanaullah but came back to Islamabad without reaching any logical conclusion.
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This means that, if its mechanism were followed by all brands operating at the Rana Plaza, after payments from other third parties the total fund could significantly exceed USD 30 million.
The 21- year- old Rana has shown his talent at the junior level, and also at international competitions in which Sushil did not participate.
Rana left the Samajwadi Party in 2007 to join Rashtriya Lok Dal and then switched to BSP in 2009.
Rana, however, denied making any controversial speech, and alleged that it's a conspiracy by the Uttar Pradesh Government to target BJP leaders.
In 2007 Mr Rana successfully transformed the Deep Blue Diving Centre into his continental cafe.
Speaking on the appointment, Stevens said: "I am delighted that Rana is being promoted to the executive team at Commercial Bank.
But his elder brother Alam, a supervisor at another company, invited Rana to join the latter's firm for better prospects.
At Rana Ranch we grow healthy, hardy laboratory grade bullfrogs year-round with no adverse effects on wild bullfrog populations.
Harbinder Singh Rana was reportedly invited to Sunday's celebration by Prince Charles, who knew nothing of his four-year jail term, imposed in August 1986.