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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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Becoming a Catholic in Toronto has taught me that despite the lack of support from the culture around it, the Church is very much alive.
The most significant rule change in the game came in 1974 when the designated hitter was introduced to the American League on an experimental basis, with the Yankees' Ron Bloomberg becoming the game's first DH.
Clifton Wharton is named chairman and CEO of $70 billion TIAA-CREF, becoming the first African American to run one of the nation's top 1,000 publicly traded corporations.
Some European toy companies survived by imitating or becoming subsidiaries of aggressive American toymakers.
Simply by using controlled pressure, SI practitioners add energy to the myofascial system, causing it to "melt," expand, and lengthen, becoming more elastic and pliable.
The process of becoming a CITP has been streamlined during the last year.
These growing numbers confirm what you probably already knew--distance learning is becoming mainstream across the country.
HSM is becoming a key component for both compliance and lifecycle management implementations.
Yet in trying to name and contest the strategies of big ad agencies, these "No-Logo" activists necessarily risk becoming closer and closer to their supposed targets.
So far, Hwang has coaxed cells from the stem cell line he created into becoming all three of the basic tissue types--endoderm, mesoderm, and ectoderm--present in a developing embryo.
He spent 24 years as a non-stipendiary (non-salaried) priest in special ministry in the diocese of Caledonia before becoming its ninth bishop in 2002.
Writing them on deadline "was the most important contribution to my becoming a writer, because it gave me the discipline," he says.