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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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There we shall bide, and it is like enough that for a month or more you may find us there, ere we are ready for our viage back to France.
Bide till I coom back; on'y bide till I coom back, and ecod we'll make a day of it.
When I had lived out the first agony, I could rely on myself--I could be patient, and bide my time.