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  • noun Plural form of guidepost.


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  • The book outlines twenty "guideposts" or steps in the forgiveness process.

    Roy Lloyd: The Science of Forgiveness

  • Like almost every other advanced country except Canada and Switzerland, the United States has attempted to avoid or curb the wage-price spiral through the develop ment of an "incomes policy" - in our case called "guideposts" for noninflationary wage and price behaviour.

    Our Economic Prospects and Policies

  • The findings show that sperm genes are packaged along with chemical "guideposts" that help determine which genes should be turned on or off at specific stages of development, says Cairns, who collaborated with Douglas Carrell and other colleagues at the University of Utah.

    HHMI News

  • Atlanta Fed president Dennis Lockhart said that the FOMC statement "guideposts" (i.e. capacity use and inflation) in the statement were not an "exhaustive" list of things to watch as clues to the timing of retightening.

  • "guideposts" for revising the mission in October 2009, but did not offer his own draft of the mission until February 2010.

    Chicago Reader

  • It's hard to develop their guideposts for public service and sacrifice.

    Terry Newell: In Need of Great Americans

  • It's hard to develop their guideposts for public service and sacrifice.

    Terry Newell: In Need of Great Americans

  • I found that when anyone finds himself in a place where the familiar guideposts to his life are missing and where mortal threats are ever-present, he discovers who he really is – and that discovery can sometimes be unflattering, obliterating the illusions he may have had about himself.

    A Conversation with Philip Caputo about Crossers

  • Usually foreign visitors treat the participants in this unofficial economy with either pity or distrust: pity because they assume that System D workers are on the verge of starvation, distrust because familiar guideposts—regulations, licenses, credentials—are lacking.

    On the Move, Off the Books

  • But ultimately, what we really mean when we urge folks to try to identify a couple of first principles to use as guideposts is this: There are countless reasons to feel hurt, angry and resentful in the aftermath of divorce.

    Jonathan Weiler: Untying the Knot: A Divorced Couple's Perspective on Raising a Child, Part II


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