closed community


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closed community

a plant community that is so dense on the ground that new species cannot colonize.
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It comes after the PCT closed community blood clinics earlier this year, leading to patients having to wait hours at Coventry hospitals for blood tests.
During 1997, we investigated an outbreak of skin and soft-tissue infection involving MRSA in a closed community of institutionalized adults with developmental disabilities.
Sensitively reconciling the dichotomy of universal scientific knowledge with the secrecy required to protect patents worth millions, Heikkinen-Komonen's building provides an open forum for a closed community.
Thomson said the acquired service allows a closed community of securities professionals to securely share pre-trade information and ideas.
Traditionally, the campus was a closed community, immune to the outside influences of crime, environmental hazards, and "locals.
In Offshore (1979), Fitzgerald's characters live on houseboats; this taut portrayal of a closed community won her the Booker Prize.
Ben was eight years old when he entered the chaotic world of Brooklyn, leaving behind him the closed community and intimate Bible legends of Jewish Lithuania.
The closed community of a sailing ship, in which crew members are totally interdependent and share a common purpose, fosters a permanent bond.
Hundreds of people attended a Christmas carol service outside a closed community centre as part of their campaign to see it reopened.
Women only living with other women in a closed community will eventually all have their periods at the same time.
Damon, who is also the brains behind cartoon band Gorillaz,said: ``He was sent to a closed community with other conscientious objectors.