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BIDE

An acronym for the four major demographic processes—birth, immigration, death, emigration—which act on a compartment in a typical population compartmental model.
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Jamie Spencer bided his time at the back of the field in a race run at a fierce gallop and, as the leaders began to fade, the rider let out some rein and the Irish filly weaved her way through the pack before bursting clear a furlong out to win in the style of a high-class performer.
During those four years, she bided her time as a crisis counselor and worked at a local hospital until her big break in January 1989.
At Quigo, Baydin successfully executed a vertical growth strategy in the highly competitive marketplace of bided contextual advertising.