OBE

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AcronymDefinition
OBEOvercome By Events
OBEOvertaken By Events
OBEOffice/Officer of the Order of the British Empire
OBEOrder of the British Empire
OBEOut of Body Experience
OBEOracle by Example (software)
OBEOn Board Experiential Marketing (various locations)
OBEOutcome-Based Education
OBEOptical Bloch Equations (physics)
OBEOther Business Enterprise (classification)
OBEOut of Box Experience
OBEOffice Basic Edition
OBEOcean Biogeochemistry and Ecosystems (joint venture; UK)
OBEOnline Booking Engine
OBEOn-Board Equipment
OBEOut before Easter
OBEOperating-Basis Earthquake
OBEOriginal Black Entertainment (British TV channel)
OBEOne Boson Exchange
OBEOdontología Basada en la Evidencia
OBEOffice of Business Economics
OBEOther Buggers Efforts
OBEOur Best Estimate
OBEOpen Book Estimate
OBEOmni Box Entertainment (gaming)
OBEOver Bloody Eighty (gifts)
OBEOur Best Effort
OBEOpen Book Examination
OBEOne Behind the Ear
OBEOpening Balance Equity (finance)
OBEOn-Board Equivalent (NASA)
OBEOnline Bidding Event
OBEOut-Board Electronics
OBEOutboard Booster Engine
OBEOverall Boat Effectiveness
OBEOverwhelmed by Events
OBEOrder of the Brown Envelope
OBEOld But Everlasting
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It warns that agencies are in danger of being overwhelmed by events such as flooding, storms and drought.
Most Americans think of Hoover as the man who was president when the stock market crashed and the Great Depression gripped the country--a one-term president overwhelmed by events. But in Belgium, Herbert Hoover is a hero.
The more I talked to Amanda the more I realised that far from being overwhelmed by events which is a way I often felt I did actually have the power to change things.
Some were overwhelmed by events. But we seem to get skillful leaders when we need them.
Only when he is overwhelmed by events does he become involved in struggle, but in the process he comes to redefine what freedom means.
It is not an event which any Chancellor will deliberately engineer unless he is on the brink of being overwhelmed by events, his own incompetence or a combination of the two.
The brilliant stained glass piece by Lea Koesterer (see story Page 12) seems a fitting symbol of the hope in a Christmas season overwhelmed by events that threaten to drain all hope.
But the conclusion drawn wasn't simply that some Canadian ERs could be overwhelmed by events like the flu epidemic.
This is the apocryphal Joseph, embarassed and overwhelmed by events. But why do the artists choose to show this version of him at the Nativity, by which time he understood his role in the coming of the Messiah?
This is how the Angus Reid polling company has put it: "Canadians no longer define middle class by the opportunity it presents but by the burdens it carries: high taxation, fear of the future, and a feeling of being overwhelmed by events."
In broadly interpreting the poll, the Angus Reid company offered the view that "Canadians no longer define middle class by the opportunity it presents but by the burdens it carries: high taxation, fear of the future, and a feeling of being overwhelmed by events."
Inability to function due to impaired wakefulness is a horribly defeating experience, leading to a sense of being overwhelmed by events for which one lacks the energy to respond in a competent manner.