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Military medicine
adjective Capable of moving or being moved from place to place and designed to operate tactically in that manner.

Vox populi-UK
noun Cell phone.


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More Patency With Beta Radiation for In-Stent Restenosis in the Lower Extremity
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When researchers compared participants' answers about health and discrimination to their social status, they found that those who were nonwhite and upwardly mobile were reporting more unfair treatment.
Hydrangea macrophylla in Chelsea gold medalwinning Upwardly Mobile Garden
Generations," set in the upwardly mobile world of the black advertising industry, has seldom been knocked off its perch as the country's top show since its inception in 1994.
Of course, you may have more reason than ever not to lose that phone, because in upwardly mobile Korea it might also be your money supply.
But like many an upwardly mobile immigrant or member of a minority group, she feels ambivalent about the costs of her academic success, which has made her and others like her aliens in their own families.
Writing of his partiality to halftone color reproductions of food and flowers from the 1890s to the 1950s, he opined in a text celebrating a new, denim-upholstered sofa that "beauty that issues from such banal and especially accessible sources seems a perfect metaphor for the American experience to an upwardly mobile son of immigrant parents, .
Reuters is reporting that the Swiss global marketer Movenpick Foods has opened its first premium ice cream and coffee "boutique" in India, hoping to woo upwardly mobile Indians with higher disposable incomes.
Bill and the prosperity of the postwar boom allowed millions of Catholic veterans to go to college, enter the professional class, and join the upwardly mobile migration to the suburbs.
Jake King's upwardly mobile outfit really should have been celebrating their first win at Victoria Park for 40 years.
The biggest change, by far, is the replacement of the upwardly mobile male breadwinner and housewife as the dominant family type by the staying-afloat family of two working parents and a child-care provider.
Using a formula employed both in African American and white fiction, as described so brilliantly by Wolfgang Binder, Stribling depicted a mulatto in Birthright (1929) as a morally intact, intelligent, sensitive, potentially upwardly mobile and tragic African American person.
It was the left's golden boy, Michael Lind, not Pat Buchanan, who coined the term "overclass" to build populist resentment against the global economy, large-scale immigration, and upwardly mobile professionals.