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becoming

(in the philosophy of Aristotle) any change from the lower level of potentiality to the higher level of actuality
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With its strong foundation of consumer control and advocacy, this new independent living movement had great potential to become a forceful political movement by attracting a broad, cross-disability population at the grass-roots level.
The trust's inclusion ratio never would become final because there would be no tax computed using the trust's inclusion ratio with respect to the taxable distribution in 1996 or the taxable termination in 2010.
Toffler also speculates that successful organizations will become more flexible, capable of interchanging two or more structural shapes as conditions warrant.
Assuming responsibility for the hospital was not a step to take lightly -- she inherited an institution that had largely become cut off from the community that surrounded it, and which was suffering in terms of low profits and occupancy rate and high staff turnover.
Riedy will become senior vice president and director, Retail Leasing, responsible for the company's leasing effort for all retail projects.
Until they become citizens, immigrants and America are just living together, learning about each other before considering a permanent commitment.
Virtual tape systems that have become a part of mainframe systems that routinely improve cartridge utilization (by allocating multiple virtual tape volumes on a single cartridge) are becoming necessary for non-mainframe systems.
Option 1: Ashington High and Hirst High to combine on the Ashington Learning Park site; new senior high federated with junior highs on the learning park, Hirst High and Newbiggin middle sites; middle schools close; Coulson Park becomes primary on Seaton Hirst middle site; Windsor and Newbiggin firsts merge to form primary on Newbiggin site; Ashington Wansbeck becomes primary on Bothal Middle site; all other first become primaries.
Option 1: Berwick High becomes secondary; middle schools close; Berwick St Mary's merges with Holy Trinity on Berwick Middle site; Lowick becomes a primary with satellite at Holy Island; Horncliffe and Norham merge at Norham; Wooler becomes primary with satellite provision at Milfield; all other first schools become primaries.
Mary-Mathilda, a descendant of slaves, a mulatto child who becomes the kept woman of the manager of the sugar plantation that dominates the villagers' lives and the mother of his only male heir, is the synthesis of the harsh injustices heaped upon her race.
When she became internationalistic, underwrote the economies of other nations, permitted her rulers to become dictators, enmeshed herself with the problems of aliens and taxed her own people to support those aliens, she began to die.
Social history has become much more diversified in terms of thematic orientation, which is mainly a consequence of the expansion of this field of research.