clique


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a particular social group

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In girls' cliques, it can be anything from Queen Bee, to Sidekick, Messenger, Target or Wannabe.
Clique is the parent company of digital content site WhoWhatWear.com and was founded by Katherine Power and Hillary Kerr in 2006.
Tsien added that in order to identify cell cliques which makes the mouse successful in its choice, one must find monitor the interspike intervals of each and every neuron.
A daughter of Bated Breath, closely related to Sir Michael Stoute's former Winter Derby winner Convey, Clique was supported into favouritism for a hot fillies' maiden over this trip during Irish Champions Weekend at Leopardstown.
La Clique is an institution in Edinburgh, especially during the Fringe.
The eponymous Mean Girls is practically a word-by-word novelization of the 2004 movie (screenplay by Tina Fey), which is a dramatization of the parental advice book Queen Bees and Wannabes: Helping Your Daughter Survive Cliques, Gossip, Boyfriends, and Other Realities of Adolescence by Rosalind Wiseman.
Identifying maximal cliques. It is well known that the larger the clique, the more nodes it contains and the higher the weights (17).
This work offers a detailed study of the men, ideals, motivations, and activities of the Salem Clique, a group of key figures in the Oregon Territory in 1840s-50s that included Asahel Bush, Matthew Deady, and James Nesmith.
LABOUR has claimed the Treasury is now packed with a "right-wing clique" that believes in slashing pensioners' rights.
Clique BBC1, 10.10pm One of the main draws of going to university is that, in theory, it should prepare you to fend for yourself in the big bad world.
Officials have said that the highest-profile victim of China's graft crackdown, former security chief Zhou Yongkang, who was jailed for life last year on corruption charges, had formed a series of cliques. And the official (http://www.china.org.cn/china/2016-05/04/content_38378031.htm) Xinhua News Agency said Wednesday that Zhou was just one of a number of "senior corrupt officials [who] have been found to have forged close relationships with groups of officials at local government level and with business tycoons in different factions with shared interests, such as the 'oil clique,' 'secretary clique' or 'Shanxi clique.'"
A "CLIQUE" of midwives at Arrowe Park hospital's maternity department caused other staff to be ostracised and "fearful" of challenging key decisions, a report has revealed.
Apparently, the ruling clique has immersed deeper into preposterous unlawfulness and crime while divorcing itself from democracy and the rule of law and has emerged as an uncontrollable power.
The monochromatic clique and multicolored cycle partition problems have important applications in the problems of network optimization arising in information science and operations research.