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QUALQualitative
QUALQualified for All Types of Duty (US Navy)
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In 'Barry Lyndon' there is imagined to the life a scoundrel of such rare quality that he never supposes for a moment but he is the finest sort of a gentleman; and so, in fact, he was, as most gentlemen went in his day.
From his art there flowed into me a literary quality which tinged my whole mental substance, and made it impossible for me to say, or wish to say, anything without giving it the literary color.
They are dressed by men till four years of age, and then are obliged to dress themselves, although their quality be ever so great; and the women attendant, who are aged proportionably to ours at fifty, perform only the most menial offices.
The nurseries for children of ordinary gentlemen, merchants, traders, and handicrafts, are managed proportionably after the same manner; only those designed for trades are put out apprentices at eleven years old, whereas those of persons of quality continue in their exercises till fifteen, which answers to twenty-one with us: but the confinement is gradually lessened for the last three years.
In the female nurseries, the young girls of quality are educated much like the males, only they are dressed by orderly servants of their own sex; but always in the presence of a professor or deputy, till they come to dress themselves, which is at five years old.
As to persons of quality, they give security to appropriate a certain sum for each child, suitable to their condition; and these funds are always managed with good husbandry and the most exact justice.
It is likely that this quality control standard will be considered during the enforcement of those sections.
Ensuring that residents get what they order is the key to quality dining in long term care.
Consequently, the strategic and tactical advantages that IT affords an organization places pressure on the organization's IT department to provide quality services and products.
Quality indicators (QIs) are measures created by the Center for Health Systems Research and Analysis (CHSRA) at the University of Wisconsin-Madison to be used by facilities to track quality and by state surveyors to monitor for areas needing further investigation during the survey.
This, in turn, has forced service providers and their supporting vendors to continue their ongoing search for effective tools, which enable them to evaluate the voice quality of their networks.
Following approval by the governing Council at its fall 2003 meeting, the Institute has moved ahead with creating three new audit quality centers focusing on areas of critical importance to the public interest: public companies, employee benefit plans and governmental entities.
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