Definitions

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  • Negative Polarity Item, a word that requires the sentence to be negated.

Etymologies

Initialism of Negative Polarity Item. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • NPI is short for "National Provider Identifier," a federally-assigned ID given to health care providers.

    The Daily WTF

  • On my recent trip to China I visited the Non Profit Incubator NPI, which is a nonprofit that promotes social innovation and cultivates social entrepreneurs in China by providing crucial support to start-up and small- to medium-sized grassroots NGOs and social enterprises.

    Akhtar Badshah: Social Innovation in China

  • The standardized inventory, known as the NPI, asks for responses to such statements as "If I ruled the world, it would be a better place," "I think I am a special person" and "I can live my life any way I want to."

    From the WSJ Opinion Archives

  • But while the prognosis looks bad for the atopic dermatitis drug, known as NPI 32101, there's no reason to think that Nucryst won't be back on its feet in no time.

    Nucryst's Nano Silver Lining

  • Despite positive developments and progress, one aspect which caused some disruption to the activities of the NPI was the fact that all efforts to appoint a new Productivity Advisory Council failed thus far.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • The NPI is the only asset of the trust and entitles the trust to receive 90% of the proceeds of production sales from underlying properties.

  • The Company has developed its proprietary nanocrystalline silver in a powder form, referred to as NPI 32101 for use in medical devices and as an active pharmaceutical ingredient.

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  • "NPI", the Company's wholly-owned subsidiary, obtained a line of credit from Trustmark Bank

    American International Industries, Inc. Announces That Northeastern Plastics, Inc., a Wholly-Owned Subsidiary, Obtains a $3,000,000 Credit Facility With Trustmark Bank - Yahoo! Finance

  • Additionally, FBX will provide to the BCGI Shareholders a 1. 5% net profit interest (the "NPI") with regard to minerals produced from the Property.

    StreetInsider.com News Articles

  • Businesses routinely collect non-public information ( "NPI") from customers to whom they extend credit.

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