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Personal space | definition of personal space by Medical dictionary

Is the concept of ‘personal space‘ different in each culture?
The fact that the participants’ systolic blood pressure values were higher when they were measured by the male nursing student suggested that the participants, under the influence of cultural norms of personal space and gender, found it normal when they were approached by the female nursing student but viewed the same approach by the male nursing student as an attack on their personal space.1,9,14,15 Moreover, some women acknowledged that it is a sin for women to be approached by unknown men in Islam.10
Which is why, in the doctor’s surgery, I reinforced my personal space with a newspaper.
Conversely, if you model your personal space on someone else’s, you are betraying your own history.
The most common scenario where this personal space is invaded is when you are in a queue.
Evolve maximizes the space inside our
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definition of insurance by The Free Dictionary

AN Insurance Agent was trying to induce a Hard Man to Deal With to take out a policy on his house.
INSURANCE AGENT: My dear sir, that is a fine house — pray let me
Didn’t you once say that whatever ship Ahab sails in, that ship should pay something extra on its insurance policy, just as though it were loaded with powder barrels aft and boxes of lucifers forward?
The Manufacturer, seeing that he could get no labour for a long time and finding the times pretty hard anyhow, burned down his shoe factory for the insurance, and when the strikers wanted to resume work there was no work to resume.
Out of fear for the welfare of their families, men devised the scheme of insurance. To us, in this intelligent age, such a device is laughably absurd and primitive.
What was there to prevent her from
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definition of personnel by The Free Dictionary

He seemed, indeed, singularly fond of his own company–or, as the PERSONNEL of the Advance expressed it, “grossly addicted to evil associations.” But then it should be said in justice to the stranger that the PERSONNEL was himself of a too convivial disposition fairly to judge one differently gifted, and had, moreover, experienced a slight rebuff in an effort at an “interview.”
“Well, Professor Maxon, to be quite frank,” he said at length, “we learned at Singapore the personnel of your party, which included a former naval officer whom we have been seeking for many years.
Changes had taken place in the personnel of the oyster boats.
D’Artagnan did not think proper to inform him of the reduction he had made in his personnel. He feared that the confidence of his associate would be abated by such an avowal.
Three white men, then, two half-breeds, one negro, and three
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Personal effects – definition of personal effects by The Free Dictionary

I have made every inquiry, but cannot trace any personal effects or letter.
The remaining wagons were loaded with such rude furniture and other personal effects, as might be supposed to belong to one, ready at any moment to change his abode, without reference to season or distance.
They raged around Sid like a hail-storm; and before Aunt Polly could collect her surprised faculties and sally to the rescue, six or seven clods had taken personal effect, and Tom was over the fence and gone.
Main features: the present consultation concerns the supply, delivery and installation of personal effects lockers within the various units and sites of the departmental fire and rescue service of seine-et-marne (sdis 77).
Muhati keeps all his personal effects in the lorry which was taken to the garage for repairs.
Again in April, prices for miscellaneous goods and services increased 0.9% due to higher
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Financy Glossary – The online dictionary of financial terms

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Personal matters – definition of personal matters by The Free Dictionary

As they had been discussing a score of personal matters only half-an-hour before, the introductory style seemed a little superfluous.
The faces all expressed animation and apprehension, but it seemed to Pierre that the cause of the excitement shown in some of these faces lay chiefly in questions of personal success; his mind, however, was occupied by the different expression he saw on other faces- an expression that spoke not of personal matters but of the universal questions of life and death.
“Everything is packed, and as I have a few personal matters to attend to I think I’ll take the afternoon off.”
Since last evening,” he added, smiling, “you have done enough in my service, and if you have any personal matters to settle it is just that I should give you time.”
On the other hand, Saxon was bewildered by Mercedes’ extravagance in personal matters. Her underlinen,
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definition of busyness by The Free Dictionary


Also found in: Thesaurus, Financial, Idioms.

busyness

occupied with meaningless activity; the quality of being busy: Sometimes I get tired of all this busyness.
Not to be confused with:
business – an occupation or trade; a concern: That’s none of your business.; commerce, company: My business is doing very well.

bus·y

 (bĭz′ē)

adj. bus·i·er, bus·i·est
1. Engaged in activity, as work; occupied. See Synonyms at active.

2. Characterized by or sustaining much activity: a busy morning; a busy street.

3. Being a busybody; meddlesome; prying.

4. Being in use, as a telephone line.

5. Cluttered with detail to the point of being distracting: a busy design.

tr.v. bus·ied, bus·y·ing, bus·ies

To make busy; occupy: busied myself preparing my tax return.


[Middle English bisi, busi, from Old English bysig.]


bus′i·ly adv.

bus′y·ness n.

Busyness

 of ferrets; ferrets collectivelyBk. of St. Albans, 1486.

Busyness

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business – English-French Dictionary WordReference.com

Principales traductions business nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (trade) commerce nmnom masculin: s’utilise avec les articles “le”, “l'” (devant une voyelle ou un h muet), “un”. Ex : garçon – nm > On dira “le garçon” ou “un garçon”.   William is in business as a shoemaker.   William est dans le commerce comme fabricant de chaussures. business nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. countable (company) entreprise nfnom féminin: s’utilise avec les articles “la”, “l'” (devant une voyelle ou un h muet), “une”. Ex : fille – nf > On dira “la fille” ou “une fille”. Avec un nom féminin, l’adjectif s’accorde. En général, on ajoute un “e” à l’adjectif. Par exemple, on dira “une petite fille”.    (populaire) affaire nfnom féminin: s’utilise avec les articles “la”, “l'” (devant
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definition of business by The Free Dictionary

Noun 1. business – a commercial or industrial enterprise and the people who constitute it; “he bought his brother’s business”; “a small mom-and-pop business”; “a racially integrated business concern”
enterprise – an organization created for business ventures; “a growing enterprise must have a bold leader”
agency – a business that serves other businesses
brokerage – the business of a broker; charges a fee to arrange a contract between two parties
chain – (business) a number of similar establishments (stores or restaurants or banks or hotels or theaters) under one ownership
business firm, firm, house – the members of a business organization that owns or operates one or more establishments; “he worked for a brokerage house”
dealership, franchise – a business established or operated under an authorization to sell or distribute a company’s goods or services in a particular area
partnership – the members of a business venture created by contract
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definition of personal by The Free Dictionary

Providence compelled all these men, striving to attain personal aims, to further the accomplishment of a stupendous result no one of them at all expected- neither Napoleon, nor Alexander, nor still less any of those who did the actual fighting.
I am telling the history of very simple people, who had never had any illuminating doubts as to personal integrity and honor.
The separate incidents that compose the narrative are, to a very great extent, authentic, occurring, many of them, either under her own observation, or that of her personal friends.
On the other hand, both political science and common sense teach us that in matters of state, and especially in the matter of war, private citizens must forego their personal individual
“He is nothing to me otherwise; I would not cry him up on any personal ground–I would keep clear of that.”
in the Phaedrus, Phaedo, Republic; to which
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