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Abstract

A brief summary at the beginning of an article, paper, or presentation. Abstracts are commonly associated with academia; for example, an economics professor may attach an abstract to a publication. However, it may also be used with a business presentation.
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On the other hand, MedisGroups requires the abstracter to approach each chart with nothing more than the need to search out certain "key clinical findings." After two months, however, abstracting times were fairly similar.
Frank Dallane is an abstracter and Gerald Owens is an attorney for the firm.
In fact, Hegel writes, it is "nur ein ganz abstracter Zusammenhang" (234) ["only a completely abstract relationship"] (my translation) when his actions coincide with common moral principle.
When a transaction originates in a branch, the technology enables an order to be placed and sent to the appraiser's or title abstracter's desk within minutes, without human intervention.
Cushman & Wakefield announced that Abstracter's Information Services, Inc.
The description is unusual in that it is written in English, a most welcome development for this abstracter.