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BAD

Drug slang
A regional term for crack cocaine.
 
Immunology
An acronym (background, aggregates, debris) for the noncellular material that must be “gated out” in flow cytometry.
 
Molecular biology
A Bcl-2 related protein which can induce apoptosis; it selectively heterodimerises with Bcl-XL and Bcl-2, which displaces Bax from Bcl-XL, resulting in cell death.
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There is a way to formulate preferentism so that the hypothesis that I desire to be badly off does not entail a contradiction.
TUC general secretary Brendan Barber said: "It is depressing but perhaps not that surprising to learn the rich think they are poorer than they actually are, but we also find that people on really low wages don't appreciate just how badly off they are.
So badly off that when a bona fide BIG CLUB like Newcastle come calling there isn't a weapon in the Elland Road armoury which can keep Sir Bobby Robson at bay if he truly wants Jonathan Woodgate.
The low-income families in the worst inner cities, in Watts or in Harlem: Are these as badly off with respect to food as they are with schools?
While headship effects the material well-being of single, separated/divorced, and widowed mothers, mothers in a consensual union tend to be badly off materially even when they do not head their own household.
Rubin told members of a House Appropriations Subcommittee that the Internal Revenue Service modernization program was essential to better serve taxpayers and improve revenue collection and compliance, but he said he shared public concern that the project had gone badly off track.
Sweeney is right when he says that American workers have not been this badly off since the Depression.
However, clearly enjoyed the run of the race dropping back in trip, so the return to a mile has to be a concern, and is badly off at the weights with a few of her rivals.
Nick Moon, from GfK, said the findings "most likely result from people's sense of how well or rather badly off they personally feel".
We don't think we are too badly off, we're Southport supporters down here on our narrowboat but would love to have such short trips as the Boro fans will have this season
She denied her job was depressing, saying: "You read letters and realise you're not as badly off as you thought.
Yet many others will think they are not badly off at all, while there will be a general awareness that any rise will be paid for by those who pay to travel on the Metro.