Definitions

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  • v. live in the house where one works

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Examples

  • Today, LaShekia Chatman and her mom, Renita, live in the more economically prosperous community of Cheektowaga, not far from downtown Buffalo, in a brick house with wrought iron fencing—identical to every other house on their street.

    The Autoimmune Epidemic

  • As I remarked at a ceremony in 1981 commemorating the two-hundredth anniversary of our victory over the British at Yorktown, We have economic problems at home and we live in a troubled and violent world.

    An American Life

  • Although we live in a world in which computer processing speed doubles roughly every twenty-four months,2 human information processing has not expanded substantially over the past 150,000 years.

    The Time Paradox

  • The opposite of chuzhoi is svoi, and we can count svoi on the palm of our hand—my grandparents, my uncle Vova, who lives in the small town of Ryazan, and my aunt and three cousins, who live in the provinces.

    A Mountain of Crumbs

  • And, touchingly, a toddler believes he really is a superhero to the point where he won't live in the real world.

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  • If we each balance our time, we may be able to extend our streak of evolutionary good fortune to something that approaches the periods contemplated by Carl Sagan.21 However, individuals no longer live in contained, isolated villages.

    The Time Paradox

  • The number of Americans who live in food-insecure households - which at times don't have enough nutritious food - rose from 36 million people in 2007 to 49 million in 2008, according to the most recent report from USDA's Economic Research Service.

    News & Features from Minnesota Public Radio

  • The Holy See, however, in practice does not permit the rule of local exemption to be extended to secular persons during their stay in a convent: only familiares, that is, those who as oblates or even as servants live in the convent as if they were part of the religious family, benefit by it.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss

  • There was nothing to identify who might live in this place other than a large white dish that sat on the floor near the sink and bore the name Artie in red block letters.

    Moon Dance

  • From Buffalo to Arizona, from Boston to Oklahoma, we live in an increasingly complex sea of autogenic agents.

    The Autoimmune Epidemic

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