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business

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A regional term for injection paraphernalia.

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(1) Any particular occupation or employment engaged in for livelihood or gain, such as agriculture, trade, art or profession.
(2) Financial dealings; buying and selling; commercial traffic, mercantile transactions.

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Patient discussion about business

Q. How do people with Bipolar Disorder make it in today's business world? It's competitive, and it seems stability/happiness is out of reach because being bipolar you feel are out of touch.

A. There are jobs you can manage- being a writer (if you have the gift), being a freelancer, nothing you need to commit for more then few months a year. And if you take the meds and they are helping- just keep taking them.

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"But my first impression is that it is possible to work [in a] businesslike atmosphere, and we hope this is how it will be," the minister added.
"We aim to make the summit as modest and businesslike as possible," he said.
He also offers an instrument for measuring the level of businesslike approach and methods of testing the relationship between NPM and ethics.
He spoke not a word, but the foxy old elf just walked to the mantel and laid on the shelf a letter, typewritten in businesslike style; then down the dumb-waiter he sped with a smile.
USPS has recently made significant changes to its purchasing regulations which, according to USPS, will result in a more businesslike purchasing process.
Some observers soon recognized, however, that colleges and universities could be operated in a more businesslike fashion--empowered through fiscal and managerial autonomy and lured by public funding incentives in exchange for increased academic productivity and improved student performance.
However, the first factor identified--the manner in which the taxpayer carried on the activity--frequently receives the lengthiest analysis by the courts, which evaluate whether the taxpayer conducted the activity in a "businesslike manner," by maintaining separate books and records, preparing budgets, analyzing results and operations and attempting to improve profitability.
Both sides have reined in their excesses and become far more businesslike. It's a given now that Microsoft's Windows operating system and open-source Linux will both be around as major forces.
Additionally, the FLP did not perform a management function for the assets it received and never engaged in any businesslike transactions."
Businesslike management of assets need not be complicated or expensive, but rather is the stewardship of resources, "finding ways to think smarter about what to do and how best to do it." This may mean "shifting from reactive to proactive maintenance to preserve existing assets," and establishing an asset management program.
I never doubted their inte-grity and, indeed, all three of these companies have always dealt in a very professional and businesslike manner with regard to my betting.
Nick Sullivan uses the texture of his pleasant businesslike voice to differentiate the characters and does it well.

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