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  • n. Plural form of modification.

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Examples

  • You can sneak in modifications, and children won't even realize they're practicing more healthful eating habits, says New York nutritionist Joy Bauer, the mother of three children, ages 15, 12 and 9, and author of Your Inner Skinny.

    Kid-friendly diet helps fight childhood obesity at home

  • Only 467,000 homeowners are in modifications that are still ongoing.

    ProPublica: Treasury's Incredible Shrinking Mortgage Mod Program

  • "Treasury makes the remarkable argument that every single one of these modifications is a success, including the nearly 700,000 that have failed and more than 173,000 that remain in limbo," says the report by the special inspector general for the financial rescue program.

    Warning signs of foreclosure crisis were ignored, says FDIC Chairman Sheila Bair

  • Dewey's notion that "new procedures" create "certain modifications of the old tradition" strongly reminds me of T.S. Eliot's argument in his essay "Tradition and the Individual Talent" that

    John Dewey's *Art as Experience*

  • In the next stage, the fruits of the new procedure are absorbed; they are naturalized and effect certain modifications of the old tradition.

    John Dewey's *Art as Experience*

  • In the second stage of this cycle, writes Dewey the fruits of the new procedure are absorbed; they are naturalized and effect certain modifications of the old tradition.

    John Dewey's *Art as Experience*

  • "We are only interested in modifications where the cash flow from the modified payment exceeds the expected proceeds from a foreclosure sale," he said.

    Mortgage Losses

  • During sleep, your brain is active, with neural networks firing repeatedly; this repetitive firing turns on genes and produces proteins that ultimately promote the formation of long-term modifications between the nerve-to-nerve connections.

    THE PROGRAM

  • "Music training produces long-term modifications in neural circuitry," says Shaw.

    How To Build A Baby's Brain

  • This structure, with minor modifications, is suitable for perhaps a horse or two as a “run-in shed”, at best. davidvogt Says:

    PREFAB FRIDAY: Rocio Romero’s Fish Camp House | Inhabitat

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