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(computer science)
A subroutine in the COBOL programming language that allows a portion of a program to be executed on command by other portions of the same program.


A COBOL statement used for executing "paragraphs".

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This is a way they can brush up on their technique so that when they go back to their regular studio they'll be able to perform even better.
As a general rule of thumb, the recovery time is two to three times the amount of time it takes to perform the backup.
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At this point, the information learned from this evaluation was combined with the information obtained preoperatively, and the decision was then made to perform either a complete or partial adenoidectomy.
Because an individual retained by a former employer will ordinarily be retained to perform services substantially similar to the services performed while an employee, this requirement will seldom be met.
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The most feasible approach is to perform a job analysis on each position, write a detailed job description that is not biased against the disabled, develop a method to assess individuals in the essential skills and develop a system to assess the individuals on the job.
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