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  • 1proportion — I. n. 1. Arrangement, relation, adaptation (of parts). 2. Distribution, adjustment, symmetry, symmetrical, relation. 3. Share, lot, part, portion. II. v. a. 1. Adjust (in proper relations), regulate, graduate, put in proportion. 2 …

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  • 2Brown bear — Temporal range: Late Pleistocene – Recent A Kodiak bear (U. arctos middendorffi) in Katmai National Park, Alaska Conservation status …

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  • 3Brown Bear — Taxobox name = Brown Bear fossil range = Late Pleistocene Recent status = LR/lc | status system = IUCN2.3 status ref = [IUCN2006|assessors=Bear Specialist Group|year=1996|id=41688|title=Ursus arctos|downloaded=12 May 2006 ] image width = 300px… …

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  • 4Polar bear — This article is about the animal. For other uses, see Polar bear (disambiguation) …

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  • 5Kodiak Bear — Taxobox name = Kodiak Bear status = LC status system = iucn3.1 status ref = image width = 200px image caption = Female Kodiak bear with cubs regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Mammalia ordo = Carnivora familia = Ursidae genus = Ursus… …

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  • 6White bear — White White (hw[imac]t), a. [Compar. {Whiter} (hw[imac]t [ e]r); superl. {Whitest}.] [OE. whit, AS. hw[imac]t; akin to OFries. and OS. hw[=i]t, D. wit, G. weiss, OHG. w[=i]z, hw[=i]z, Icel. hv[=i]tr, Sw. hvit, Dan. hvid, Goth. hweits, Lith.… …

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  • 7Constant proportion portfolio insurance — (CPPI) is a capital guarantee derivative security that embeds a dynamic trading strategy in order to provide participation to the performance of a certain underlying asset. See also dynamic asset allocation. The intuition behind CPPI was adopted… …

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  • 8cave bear — an extinct bear, Ursus spelaeus, that lived in caves in Europe during the Pleistocene Epoch. * * * ▪ paleontology  extinct (extinction) species of bear, notable for its habit of inhabiting caves, where its remains are frequently preserved; in… …

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  • 9Harmonic proportion — Harmonic Har*mon ic (h[aum]r*m[o^]n [i^]k), Harmonical Har*mon ic*al ( [i^]*kal), a. [L. harmonicus, Gr. armoniko s; cf. F. harmonique. See {Harmony}.] 1. Concordant; musical; consonant; as, harmonic sounds. [1913 Webster] Harmonic twang! of… …

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  • 10beer — /bear/, n. 1. an alcoholic beverage made by brewing and fermentation from cereals, usually malted barley, and flavored with hops and the like for a slightly bitter taste. 2. any of various beverages, whether alcoholic or not, made from roots,… …

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  • 11Beer — /bear/, n. Thomas, 1889 1940, U.S. author. * * * I Alcoholic beverage made usually from malted barley, flavoured with hops, and brewed by slow fermentation. Known from ancient times, beer was especially common in northern climates not conducive… …

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  • 12Economic Affairs — ▪ 2006 Introduction In 2005 rising U.S. deficits, tight monetary policies, and higher oil prices triggered by hurricane damage in the Gulf of Mexico were moderating influences on the world economy and on U.S. stock markets, but some other… …

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  • 13General average/New version — Average in maritime commerce to signify damages orexpenses resulting from the accidents of navigation. Average is either general or particular. General average arises when sacrifices have been made, or expenditures incurred, for the preservation… …

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  • 14United Kingdom — a kingdom in NW Europe, consisting of Great Britain and Northern Ireland: formerly comprising Great Britain and Ireland 1801 1922. 58,610,182; 94,242 sq. mi. (244,100 sq. km). Cap.: London. Abbr.: U.K. Official name, United Kingdom of Great… …

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  • 15France — /frans, frahns/; Fr. /frddahonns/, n. 1. Anatole /ann nann tawl /, (Jacques Anatole Thibault), 1844 1924, French novelist and essayist: Nobel prize 1921. 2. a republic in W Europe. 58,470,421; 212,736 sq. mi. (550,985 sq. km). Cap.: Paris. 3.… …

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  • 16Life Sciences — ▪ 2009 Introduction Zoology       In 2008 several zoological studies provided new insights into how species life history traits (such as the timing of reproduction or the length of life of adult individuals) are derived in part as responses to… …

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  • 17Germany — /jerr meuh nee/, n. a republic in central Europe: after World War II divided into four zones, British, French, U.S., and Soviet, and in 1949 into East Germany and West Germany; East and West Germany were reunited in 1990. 84,068,216; 137,852 sq.… …

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  • 18United States — a republic in the N Western Hemisphere comprising 48 conterminous states, the District of Columbia, and Alaska in North America, and Hawaii in the N Pacific. 267,954,767; conterminous United States, 3,022,387 sq. mi. (7,827,982 sq. km); with… …

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  • 19environment — environmental, adj. environmentally, adv. /en vuy reuhn meuhnt, vuy euhrn /, n. 1. the aggregate of surrounding things, conditions, or influences; surroundings; milieu. 2. Ecol. the air, water, minerals, organisms, and all other external factors… …

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  • 20cañada — /keuhn yah deuh, yad euh/, n. Chiefly Western U.S. 1. a dry riverbed. 2. a small, deep canyon. [1840 50; < Sp, equiv. to cañ(a) CANE + ada n. suffix] * * * Canada Introduction Canada Background: A land of vast distances and rich natural resources …

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