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APROPAggressive Posterior Retinopathy of Prematurity (ophthalmology)
APROPAction for the Proper Regulation of Private Hospitals (est. 1998; UK)
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Once dialogue had come in, Nature herself discovered the appropriate measure.
What, therefore, the wage-labourer appropriates by means of his labour, merely suffices to prolong and reproduce a bare existence.
3) You associate the word with another word (say in a different language) which has the appropriate effect on behaviour.
The child may not genuinely remember the incident, but only have the habit of the appropriate words, as in the case of a poem which we know by heart, though we cannot remember learning it.
The words alone, without the use of images, may cause appropriate emotions and appropriate behaviour.
Images may cause us to use words which mean them, and these words, heard or read, may in turn cause the appropriate images.
If it has all the associations appropriate to spaniels but no others, we shall say it means "spaniel"; while if it has all the associations appropriate to one particular dog, it will mean that dog, however vague it may be as a picture.
To-day, each in her appropriate key, lisped, stuttered, mumbled, and jabbered as usual; about fifteen had racked me in turn, and my auricular nerve was expecting with resignation the discords of the sixteenth, when a full, though low voice, read out, in clear correct English-
It will be more appropriate in the road, I am afraid," said Margaret.
Stephen Matthew Ford, 38, of Stamp Street, Stockton, fined PS180, licence endorsed with six penalty points, ordered to pay PS85 costs and PS30 in charges for driving without appropriate insurance.
In general, fixed-price contracts are more appropriate for production contracts where costs are either known or easily predicted, and cost-plus contracts are more appropriate in situations--such as development--where costs are uncertain.
By contrast, less-skilled self-regulated learners are unable and often unwilling to generate appropriate self-efficacy beliefs, interest, task value, and outcome expectancies that could help them successfully attain their predetermined academic goals; they are unable to delay gratification.
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