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Drug slang A regionally popular term for a trip out of the crackhouse to obtain more crack
Managed care The reason a hospital does what it does
Social medicine A facility with 100–150 beds, which provides nightly accommodations and meals for single, usually homeless persons—usually men
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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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The Jewish public in Israel, in all its shades, is very interested in the subject of conversion out of our faith and there is broad consensus against Christian missionary activity."
'The shipping company that will serve a missionary route shall enjoy protection of investment for five years and 50 percent discount on the regular fees of all applications and renewal of ship documents, licenses, certificates, and permits,' Vingson added.
But the camp of Fox said the MOA that the BI has entered into with the CBCP did not preclude the extension or renewal of the missionary visa for another 10 years.
Her last missionary visa was issued in 2016 and since it was only valid for two years, it expired last Sept.
In its two-page order, the BI said Fox had already spent 27 years in the country as a missionary. However, under the memorandum of agreement between the BI and the Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Philippines, foreign missionaries can stay in the country for only 10 years.
To document the activities of missionary wives and to explicate their interaction with Hawaiian noblewomen, Thigpen spent years doing research and collecting enlightening data from a wide array of primary and secondary historical sources.
Ballantyne's emphasis on the role of "negotiation and cultural accommodation" (258) in early missionary encounters with Maori is an important rejoinder to those who simply see missionaries as cultural imperialists and the Maori as their victims.
Blacks carried with them their Baptist beliefs and forged a denominational identity as Missionary Baptists in their independent churches.
The qualitative data was analyzed using Colaizzi's method to highlight the psychological processes of the missionaries, and the primary purpose was to clarify implications for missionary member care.
Second, the missionary movement from the West to the global South has come to an end due to mission led by Christians from these regions in all parts of the world.
The term missionary when applied to the Sandwich Island mission refers to ordained ministers, men and women who were not ordained but served the mission, the ministers wives and children, and those men who resigned from the mission but stayed in Hawaii.
[Member care is] the ongoing investment of resources by mission agencies, churches and other mission organizations for the nurture and development of missionary personnel.

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