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quid

(kwid),
A substance chewed to extract its active substance (for example, tobacco, paan).
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The Kids for a Quid ticket can be used alongside existing Season Tickets and Flexipasses.
Burfat argued that Quid had a revolutionary agenda for transformation of Pakistan's education standards.
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In terms of the relationship between betel quid chewing and OC, a series of studies on basic medicine, clinical care, and epidemiology have been conducted worldwide with numerous papers published.
There are allegations of involvement of Kochhar and her family members in a loan provided to Videocon group on a quid pro quo basis.
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Oral submucous fibrosis (OSF) is known as a chronic disease which leads to limited mouth opening and it being a pre malignant lesion is another particularly important fact.1 It is frequently seen in the region of South and Southeast Asia where most of the people chew areca nut in its crude form or with betel quid and tobacco.
It was observed that among cases 64 (32.0%) had the habit of quid retention as compared to only 3 (1.5%) of the controls.
Though its use is socioculturally accepted, betel quid chewing is an addictive behaviour.2 Betel quid chewing can foster addiction or dependence similar to that of cigarettes.
San Francisco based text analytics startup Quid revealed on Monday that it is expanding to the UK with the opening of a new office in Shoreditch in the East End of London.
Quid set a goal and worked extraordinarily hard for his cause, it was his continued struggle which turned the dream of separate homeland into reality, he added.