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Realize

To close a position such that one finally sees the profit or loss from an investment. For example, if an investor buys a stock at $5 per share and the price goes to $10, the investor has a paper profit of $5 per share. However, if the investor waits to sell the stock until the price drops to $8, he/she only realizes $3 per share in profit. Investors often wait before realizing substantial profits or losses, as locking in a profit may result in higher taxation, while realizing a loss removes the possibility that the investment can be recovered. See also: Cut losses.
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Here, participant teacher thinking across the two years shifts from initial understandings of sharing one's "voice" as playing little or no role in facilitating change in self and others toward a confident understanding of the value and role of personal voice as a tool for bringing into being possibilities and collaborative change.
Environmental health sciences must play a more central role in understanding how genes work in biological systems, how genetic variants contribute to the development of disease, and why individuals with the same disease have very different clinical outcomes.
Given the large size and growth trends, focus shifted to understanding the demographics as well as the lifestyle, hobbies and interests, shopping habits, and purchasing preferences of this group.
This unified workflow environment enables collaboration and helps the different functional roles work together with an understanding of their specific requirements in the context of a view of the bigger picture.
Also, the second standard of fieldwork is more encompassing, stating the auditor must obtain a sufficient understanding of the client's entity and its environment, including its internal control.
Most basic researchers, clinical investigators, and public health scientists would agree that they speak essentially different "languages" when it comes to understanding and communicating the science of their respective fields.
For example, in his analysis of Middle Passage, Storhoff defines the novel's trajectory as Rutherford Calhoun's "emotional separation from Falcon, toward a Buddhist understanding of emptiness and dependent origination" (168).
Before doing so, however, I want to raise some questions about Stout's understanding of the democracy I am alleged to have convinced Christians to give up.
Finally, the contributors of this text believe that due to the various forms of diversity the value of the book is in the creation of dialogue, which creates a space for mutual understanding and ultimately for mutual enrichment.
Good marketing, of course, always begins with careful analysis of the market environment, identifying and evaluating the value of key segments, prioritizing segments and understanding unique needs of selected targets.
Although homeopaths do not ignore the conventional understanding of disease, what essentially needs to be healed is not a disease with a name, but rather a repeating pattern of dysfunction that is at the root of the development of a disease, disorder, or other type of suffering on the mental, emotional, or physical level.

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