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CAN

abbreviation for Center for American Nurses.

can

Drug slang
A regional term for 1 ounce of marijuana.

CAN

Abbreviation for:
cardiac autonomic neuropathy
central amygdaloid nucleus
central autonomic network
central autonomic nucleus
child abuse and neglect
chronic allograft nephropathy
Claim Account Number
Community Action Network (Medspeak-UK)
contrast-associated nephropathy
cord around neck
coronary artery narrowing
cortical amygdaloid nucleus
Cure Autism Now
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It can't be for farm subsidies because even europhiles admit we contribute more than we get back.
We can't afford to rebuild our sea and river defences because we are spending billions on a prestigious high-speed railway from London to the north; and a new breed of nuclear warheads for PS100bn.
Again, I agree with the authors that the likelihood of a 'can't intubate, can't oxygenate' event in modern Australian anaesthetic practice is very uncommon.
Can't Swim, Can't Ride, Can't Run is an inspirational story of a frustrated, unfit man careering towards sedentary middle age who accepts a simple challenge that changes his life.
Can't wait to find out if spring will be late this year.
Angel food cake (a cake so light and fluffy that it's fit for angels)--There's already a devil's food cake, and so we can't use that.
There have been certain games where we've been there and we said, `Look, based on the team we're playing tonight, we can't afford to lose to this team.
can't advertise, Epitaph can't, Nitro can't, Kung Fu can't, Alternative Tentacles can't--any of the bigger old school labels.
However, if students can't focus on work because they're too engrossed chatting about the latest on Myspace.
You can't improve what you can't measure, and you can't measure what is not standardized--and most of health care still is not standardized.
The next time someone says "We can't," tell them to get out of the way.
With both of my losses, the grief that I felt was visceral, primal; time blunts it but can't remove it completely.

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