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firm

UK ward-speak for a team of doctors who work together to look after a list of patients. A firm usually consists of a consultant, a registrar, an FY2 (formerly, senior house officer—SHO) and an FY1 (formerly, pre-registration house officer—PRHO).
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The firmest enforcement usually comes in the spring when warm weather prompts more women to cover up less than in the winter months.
He expressed 'the firmest reproach for this episode of violence.'
"If this action and behaviour of youths on bicycles happens again, we will take the firmest action possible." The post added: "This is required to prevent harm to those walking and visiting Middlesbrough town centre with family."
The Wilkes quote that liberty of the press is birthright of a Briton, and is justly esteemed to be the firmest bulwark of the liberties of this country', is broadly interpreted today as being the birthright of each and every citizenhellip and of the community as a whole'.
However, it is the firmest purpose of the Colombian Government to continue strengthening our positive dialogue and cooperation with the authorities and forces of Ecuador to respond in a forceful manner to these threats.
Boss Elliot Lawless said he had "hoped to have completed the project by now" but that it was right that we get things on the firmest possible footing".
The firmest call to be made at this stage is not to risk first-choice gloveman Jonny Bairstow despite his rapid recovery from ankle ligament damage.
Beef Shack, which DeRosa said has 11 existing locations, has made the firmest commitment to the project so far.
Prime Minister Edouard Philippe, speaking from Nantes Thursday morning, expressed his "firmest condemnation" of the violence.
Uhuru said investments in infrastructure laid the firmest of foundations for the broad and shared prosperity that Kenyans expect.
Pakistan's one of the firmest weapons in Tests, leg-spinner Yasir Shah, will not be a part of the squad travelling to England and Azhar believes replacing him would be a tough task.
In the last week, it has seen the FATF debacle when two of our firmest closest allies broke ranks under the pressure of realpolitik and walked away leaving Turkey as a sole supporter among the all-weather supporters.