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hive

1. a structure in which social bees live and rear their young
2. a colony of social bees

What does it mean when you dream about a hive?

The hive is a symbol of industriousness and teamwork. If stung by a bee or many bees, one needs to either get to work or slack off from overworking (being “busy a bee”).

hive

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However, the company, which was hived off when Stanley Leisure was sold, returned a pre-tax loss of pounds 3.
We have hived off the towers in all African countries we operate into separate companies - we have 16 tower companie.
And Labour's Kevin Brennan warned: "There are dangers of the profitable parts of Royal Mail being hived off and the less profitable bits left to suffer.
Parking offences have now been hived off to the council which, I suppose, will release the police to do other things, like blocking off Queen Street during weekend evenings, holding question and answers phone-ins etc.
In London, Mervyn King's hard-hitting speech to business leaders in Edinburgh cast a shadow over the banking sector after the Bank of England Governor called for banks' retail functions to be hived off from their more speculative ventures.
First, responsibility for prisons and the courts was hived off to a new department, the Ministry of Justice, led by Mr Brown's good friend Jack Straw.
Cerberus Capital Management has named former Home Depot CEO BOB NARDELLI as CEO and chairman of the newly hived off Chrysler.
The sell-off is definitely going to happen--and it's expected that it will be hived off to various buyers," said one individual close to the group.
Tenants voted by a two-to-one margin to retain Birmingham City Council as their housing landlord, yet the Labour Government insists that ballots be re-run until estates are hived off to private schemes.
Stephanie Warboys, partner in the group, said: "Over the past decade, governments have hived off huge amounts of public sector activities, such as drug rehabilitation, counselling and medical research, and left the charity sector to fill the need.
Father Doran had claimed that over two hundred acres of land belonging to Kitale prison had been hived off illegally and allocated to powerful people in the government.
Certainly there is no doubt we increasingly have a two-tier health service creeping in, with some patients selectively hived off to private hospitals with all their comfortable little extras.