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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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He also stressed to firmly safeguard the legitimate rights and interests of all parties, and said the Chinese side was willing to continue to work hard to implement the agreement comprehensively and effectively, while firmly safeguarding its legitimate rights and interests.
King Hamad Bin Eisa Al Khalifa has said he instructed security agencies to deal "firmly" with cyber propagators of sedition and abusers of social media.
He also noted that Sri Lanka always supports China firmly as well and Sri Lanka is the first country in South Asia to sign a trade agreement with China and also supported the restoration of China's lawful seat in the United Nations.
Njega said they are not above the law and they will be dealth with firmly.
"We will promote exchanges between the military and law enforcement agencies of the two countries and resolutely crack down on the terrorist forces." China will support the Pakistani side to continue to firmly fight terrorism in accordance with its national conditions.
Of course, this will never happen as far too many people, both elected and un-elected, have their snouts firmly wedged in the goodies in the EU trough, which never seems to run dry.
Yet, for all the global peace and 'goodwill to man' announcements, the economic benefits enjoyed by these countries would not have been as possible, or as large had they positioned themselves firmly on one side or the other of the Cold War.
Holding firmly to the truth means our refusal to cooperate with injustice and to do anything which is violative of our conscience.
Asked directly if she would be prepared to kill innocent people by making the order, she said firmly: "Yes."
Firmly on the agenda is a debate about lessons that can be learned from the floods, including how to stop them happening again and protecting vulnerable areas.
But Khamenehi just continues do a political dance around the issue and may never come down firmly one way or the other.
To assemble your rod, insert the male end into the female ferrule while twisting as you firmly push the ends together, until the sections are firmly seated.