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mission

Managed care Why a hospital does what it does. See Mission statement Social medicine A facility with 100–150 beds, which provides nightly accommodations and meals for single–usually homeless persons–usually ♂. ;. See Homelessness, Runaway, Shelter.
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Thomas, who came by the kitchen as a mission student himself, has been not cooking gruel for about seven years.
Translog: How does the 832nd, given that mission, fit into SDDC as a whole?
Given the ubiquitous nature of university mission statements it is surprising that there is very little in the literature about the teaching or articulation of a university's mission in college classrooms.
This expansion of the LSTC program and curriculum to meet the pastoral and theological needs of American and overseas churches has unmistakably redefined the overall mission of LSTC within theological education.
After identifying 600 Third Avenue as perhaps an even better fit for the Mission because of its amenities and closer proximity to the United Nations' east side campus, Markman said a deal was quickly effectuated because of the level of responsiveness from L&L principal David Levinson.
From the House floor, Scott maintained that, "Nineteen of the 21 missions that comprise California's historic mission trail are currently owned by the Roman Catholic Church; they operate as active parishes and hold regularly scheduled religious services.
The pact called for seven eastern missions to be ceded to Portugal.
Chairman, that success depends most of all on adapting each mission to individual circumstances.
The buildings, land, and activity structures are not secondary, a supporting role, nor only "context"--they are vital, essential components to accomplishing the camp's or conference center's mission and need to be acknowledged as such.
As you create your mission statement, consider the following concepts:
GP-B will provide a direct measurement," noted the review panel that last April endorsed the mission.
Apparently, there is a bit of confusion about the role and purpose of a mission statement.

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