from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having four phases or conditions; in gas-engines, four-cycle.


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  • Importantly, the four-phase program trains you to gauge your personal tolerance for carbohydrates, so that you can tailor a program that not only fits you to a T but also enables you to permanently banish excess pounds and maintain improved health indicators.


  • Gonzalez-Herrero and Pratt created a four-phase crisis management model process that includes: issues management, planning-prevention, the crisis, and post-crisis (Gonzalez-Herrero and Pratt, 1995).


  • The EUEEP project supports the first phase of a four-phase, 12-year strategic plan developed by the Chinese government to dramatically improve the efficiency of its major end-use sectors, buildings and industry.

    Cooperative Climate~ Chapter 3

  • For example, his infomercial claims that dieters who complete “Phase 4” of the four-phase protocol can eat anything they want, but the book says that they must eat “only 100% organic food” and avoid brand name food, fast food, or food served by regional or national restaurants.

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  • Our most powerful learning experiences generally occur in a four-phase cycle of (1) Questioning; (2) Solving; (3) Experimenting; (4) Reflecting.

    The Elegant Solution

  • After a four-phase district court trial which included a 52-day bench trial, Andrx Pharmaceuticals was found to infringe Astra's patents.

    Archive 2007-04-01

  • And only the first phase of the department's four-phase pricing plan had been implemented due to a court challenge to the regulations.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Getting control of addictive eating is a four-phase process.

    Fat is Not Your Fate

  • The passage of the bills is a prerequisite for fulfilling a four-phase solution to the two-year-old crisis in the west African state, the world's top cocoa producer, laid out by African Union mediator Thabo Mbeki, president of South Africa, in the wake of a new bout of unrest in early November.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • The registration is the first of a four-phase strategy.

    ANC Daily News Briefing


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