Four C's

Four C's

Informal for carat, cut, clarity, and color. The four Cs determine a diamond's value, with more carats, better cuts, greater clarity, and less color equating to a more expensive diamond.
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'In addition to foundational skills like literacy, numeracy and oracy we are going to need four C's - collaboration, critical thinking, creativity and communication.
Delivering the First Dr Rajaram Jaipuria Memorial Lecture on Education, Entrepreneurship and Ethics at the Convention Center named after Dr Bhim Rao Ambedkar here, the Vice President wanted the people to choose their public representatives on the basis of four C's - Character, Calibre, Capacity and Conduct.
Some of the organizations he supported were the Four C's homeless shelter, Golden Circle, Harrisburg Medical Center, Harrisburg schools, Harrisburg Police Department, Harrisburg Fire Department, Southeastern Illinois College, SIU, John A Logan College, CASA, hospice, The American Cancer Society and usually any and all who needed funds raised or were affected by fire or any other personal tragedy.
During his tenure, Subramanian came out with futuristic ideas on rationalisation of removal of "subsidies for the rich", universal basic income, climate change, and the four C's -- courts, CAG, CVC and CBI which had historically paralysed decision making.
Convenience, confusion, commitment and cost are the four C's that represent your road map for the evolving health and wellness consumer.
The first part of the book covers the four C's of capitalist dynamics: competing, combining, controlling, and capturing.
Don't just pay attention to the four C's. Diamond experts suggest that while ring shopping you should pay attention to the four C's, color, cut and clarity.
Matthews has developed the Adding Value Diamond model, playing off the traditional four C's of diamond evaluation.
If you think of those four C's, you have a good foundation for why you would use a captive.
Ads are full of demands for "the four C's"--in this order of frequency: communication, coordination, collaboration, and cooperation.