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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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In fact, understanding is the missing step between knowledge and wisdom.
It requires a sophisticated understanding of organizational dynamics and how to influence key stakeholders.
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Plus they receive Eucharist regularly, so their understanding of it continues to develop, whereas we never really revisit Confirmation and what it means for them.
This necessary distribution of knowledge requires an understanding of various relevant functional roles, but also requires integrating several data sources or knowledge bases.
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.
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1) In my first response to Stout I thanked him for forcing me to revisit some of the early and, I hope, continuing influences on me that determine my understanding of how Christians should negotiate this allegedly democratic society.
Part IV is the conclusion, providing an understanding of individuals in their context as a relational perspective of multicultural counseling and psychotherapy.
The answer begins with a clear understanding of the unique responsibilities of each--and the differences.
Among the many ideas that Hahnemann included in his guidelines for homeopathic practitioners are the understanding that to effectively treat illness, the whole person--mind and body--must be considered, environmental factors must be considered in treatment, and the homeopath must understand the difference between suppression of symptoms and cure of disease.

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