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conflation

(database)
Combining or blending of two or more versions of a text; confusion or mixing up. Conflation algorithms are used in databases.

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In this piece, using personal narratives from my undergraduate, masters, and PhD tutoring experiences, as well as data collected from a small study conducted in a mid-sized Midwestern university, I will illuminate the ways that non-directive and student-centered tutoring are conflated, and I will provide some insights for how I hope to address this conflation in the future as a writing center director.
Only by unpacking its conflation with 'law and order' will they realize its emancipatory power.
Enterprise software provider SPATIALinfo announced on Thursday the release of spatialCONFLATOR, a new solution that improves the accuracy of the corporate physical network inventory with conflation technology.
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Examining a small number of pertinent works, Adams exposes the American citizen's conflation of war with manhood, the wider American cultural paradigm that enables the mythologized equivalence between these two terms, and most stolidly, the disjuncture between civilian perceptions of war's relationship with masculinity and the disruptive narratives his examined texts offer to counter these popular perceptions.
I continue to be puzzled by the conflation of a "vocal minority" questioning Harud, and "the enemies of free speech" trying to keep cultural expression to themselves, as I read it in the organisers' statement.
The appointment of the well-regarded man and manager Roy Hodgson is the acceptable conflation of business and football interests.
COP OUT (1hr 47 mins) Certificate: Starring: Morgan, Ana Director: Star rating: The screen chemistry between actors Bruce Willis, as veteran detective Jimmy Monroe, and Tracy Morgan, as partner Paul Hodges, is inert, and the conflation of crime thriller and buddy comedy doesn't quite gel.
The conflation of crime thriller and buddy comedy doesn't gel and Smith is poorly equipped to energise the occasional action sequences including a shoot-out and a car chase through a cemetery that culminates in one vehicle driving into an open grave and the baddie being thrown through the windscreen into a gravestone.
The document is a conflation of historical background, repetition of statements in earlier reports, unverified assertions of facts and broad generalizations," said a statement by the Sri Lanka's Ministry of Disaster Management and Human Rights.
Among her topics are from monsters to deceivers in the early 19th century, the conflation of hermaphrodites and sexual perverts at the turn of the 20th century, and the politics of naming.
In fact, a sub-text of this issue might be the conflation of 'documentary' (i.