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- adj. Having (a specified number or type of) prongs
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- adj. Having prongs or projections like the tines of a fork.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. resembling a fork; divided or separated into two branches
- adj. having prongs or tines; usually used in combination
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It also determined the inevitablity of FDR’s alphabet agencies, Johnson’s Great Society welfare expansion, and Obama’s twin pronged attack (industry, health care).
"We're going to do this two-pronged, meaning in parallel," Vitavas Srivihok, director general for ASEAN affairs at the Thai foreign ministry, told AFP.
Through the Economic Development Corporation, the city has supported similar multi-pronged support programs aimed at other industries, including the arts and financial services.
This is a two-pronged question, only one prong of which, the novel, I feel even remotely qualified to address.
Here is Trump's four-pronged outline for guaranteed success:
Had he not halted the horses, turned the reins over to Saxon, and shot an eight-pronged buck from the wagon-seat?
Other tools were arrayed on a white towel, like an exhibit of Civil War medical instruments: three-pronged ice tongs, dull knives, a wooden mallet.
Contrary to what you may think, if you have ever used an EU-standard electrical plug, you will understand that while having a hole to conveniently pull out a plug is surely nice, the design above, the leveled two-pronged plug is not a good design.
They see the inevitable endgame approaching and they have decided to address the situation with a multi-pronged strategy in hopes of delaying the end of their traditional business model as long as possible.
But a new BusinessWeek report says that this leap-into-action model should be avoided for issues outside your skill set and suggests following a three-pronged method instead.