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GRASP

 
a patient classification system.

grasp

(grasp),
The act of taking securely and holding firmly.

grasp

(grasp)
To seize or clasp, especially with the hand.
[M.E. graspen]

grasp

(grasp)
The act of taking securely and holding firmly.
[M.E. graspen]
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The Government is not grasping the nettle when it comes to the part played by road traffic in climate change, the green lobby said last night.
Both groups have shown stupidity, just passing the problem from one to the other instead of grasping the nettle many months ago when the Royal British Legion first became involved.
GRASPING THE NETTLE: Pictured,clockwise, Lord Simpson of Marconi and former R&SA boss Bob Mendelsohn were criticised over their pay-offs; DTI secretary PatriciaHewitt is launching a consultation document on the issue, whichCBI director Digby Jones says should be left to the shareholders and companies themselves