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aliment

 [al´ĭ-ment]
food; nutritive material.

al·i·ment

(al'i-ment),
1. Synonym(s): nourishment
2. In sensorimotor theory, that which is assimilated to a schema; analogous to a stimulus.
[L. alo, to nourish]

aliment

(ăl′ə-mənt)
n.
1. Something that nourishes; food.
2. Something that supports or sustains.
tr.v. (-mĕnt′) ali·mented, ali·menting, ali·ments
To supply with sustenance, such as food: required by court order to aliment the abandoned family.

al′i·men′tal (-mĕn′tl) adj.
al′i·men′tal·ly adv.

aliment

Etymology: L, alimentum, to nourish
something that nourishes or feeds. alimentary, adj.

nour·ish·ment

(nŭr'ish-mĕnt)
A substance used to feed or to sustain life and growth of an organism.
Synonym(s): aliment.

aliment

food; nutritive material.
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La restriction s'effectue en reduisant l'acces a ces aliments ou en imposant des limites quant aux quantites pouvant etre consommees et aux moments oU ces aliments peuvent etre ingeres (1).
Mais cela ne demande pas que nous traitions nos aliments en medicaments.
The Aliment agent said the company has returned 300 million yen to Hachiyo as it has received more than it should have, but that the company has no intention of returning the remaining 1.
We went back to court and I have a signed document which shows the aliment was varied to nil because I wasn't working.
But he added: "Not very many children have done this and those who have, have tended to be in cases of access and custody and not in actions for aliment.
Aliment echoed this forecast and noted that Chinese investors such as Bellevue business leader, Ben Zhang, have already paved the way for other investors to cross the Pacific and any cultural divide.
Chaque jour, ce sont ainsi des dizaines de camions pleins de baguettes, jetees dans les poubelles, qui sont ramassees et donnees gratuitement en aliment pour le betail.
Encore une fois, le pourcentage rapporte represente la proportion de machines distributrices et casse-croute offrant chaque aliment.
Advocate Charles Macnair said the aliment demand had been served on the father but he hadn't defended it.
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