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the thread or current of thought uniting or occurring in all the elements of a text or discourse

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an inclination to do something

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a characteristic likelihood of or natural disposition toward a certain condition or character or effect

a general direction in which something tends to move

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Hypothesis 2: Burnout, perceived fear of AIDS, age, job tenure, gender, education level, and category of staff (medical practitioners or nurses) will all influence aggressive tendency toward PLWAs.
No matter the text you are working on or the audience you are writing or editing for, understanding the central tendency will enable you to appropriately describe or explain medical research.
We start by listing three possible ways in which the appraisal of self-agency and the tendency to repair can be related.
As understand from obtained data in Table 3, empathique tendency scores of sportsmen differs greatly in terms of variances of refereeing degrees [t(49) =,196; p<0,5].
They were divided into a high social loafing tendency (HSLT) group (n = 35) and a low social loafing tendency (LSLT) group (n = 44).
The central tendency of the participants projections for overall personal
Point #5: Yes: The tendency to appropriate the other for my religious identity can wax hegemonic.
Taken together, these small-scale studies, which yield positive results more easily than large-scale investigations do, show a small but significant tendency for pre-designated 1s or 0s to appear.
In 1995, the Pontifical Council for the Family declared, "A distinction must be made between a tendency that can be innate and acts of homosexuality that 'are intrinsically disordered.
It delivers the most detailed accounts of every tendency and facet of the artist's poetical and painterly pursuit, of the subtle and at times sudden transformations that continually punctuated Twombly's career, from the time of his extraordinary early work at Black Mountain College to his more recent output exhibited at the Gagosian Galleries.
They are committed to neutrality on moral and religious issues and enthralled by what Canadian philosopher Charles Taylor calls 'exclusive humanism'--the tendency to exclude references to the transcendent from cultural, social and political life.
Mold fouling is the inherent tendency of the compound to adhere to the mold surface during curing.
The lush, sea-green foliage of the Brazilian pepper is overshadowed by its highly disorganized growth habit, a tendency to explode with vertically growing shoots or water sprouts in the aftermath of pruning, and just about the worst suckering tendency of any ornamental tree.
There is a tendency among European architects to experiment with varying silhouettes.
First, his tendency to portray as essential elements of our faith certain church policies and teachings about which faithful Catholics can reasonably disagree.