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withdrawal

the period a drug addict goes through following abrupt termination in the use of narcotics, usually characterized by physical and mental symptoms (withdrawal symptoms)

Withdrawal

 

troop actions undertaken in order to lead units away from enemy strikes and to occupy favorable lines for defense, to conduct a counterattack, to shorten the front, or to gain time.

A withdrawal may be accompanied by a disengagement or be carried out deliberately without contact with the enemy. A withdrawal accompanied by a disengagement is carried out under the cover of specially assigned subunits, which, by actively engaging the enemy, ensure the secrecy and successful execution of the withdrawal. A withdrawal of the main forces is covered by rear guards and rear and flank march security detachments, as well as by laying ambushes, setting up obstacles, and carrying out demolition work. A withdrawal may be executed only by order of a senior commander.

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The study evaluated patients' clinical opiate withdrawal scale (COWS) score, which is a clinical assessment that measures opioid withdrawal symptoms.
Furthermore, only about a quarter of people who had to make a withdrawal took more than they were required to.
Systematic withdrawals can be simply defined as drawing a predetermined rate or dollar amount from an investment portfolio each year to generate retirement income.
The Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority (PFRDA) has introduced deferred withdrawal for the NPS under which a subscriber can get the lump-sum withdrawal allowed under the scheme any time between the age of 60 and 70.
Despite this, the French decision could be beneficial for all involved in what could otherwise be a destabilizing withdrawal strategy.
This means you'll need to mink carefully about how to structure your portfolio to provide an appropriate withdrawal rate, especially in the early years of retirement.
Barak added that there were other reasons for Israel's withdrawal from South Lebanon.
It is often assumed that these symptoms are manifestations of withdrawal, but in some cases, they could be the signs of toxicity of these drugs--serotonergic syndrome which in neonates are indistinguishable from those described in withdrawal.
launched LifeGuard Freedom, which establishes an annual 7% benefit increase each year in the first 10 years with no withdrawals and a subsequent lifetime withdrawal stream of up to 7% a year.
In addition, some owners may delay the onset of lifetime payouts in order to have a higher annual maximum withdrawal percentage.
Light use -- smoking [less than or equal to]2 joints/day on fewer than 4 days a week -- is associated with low withdrawal risk.
Withdrawal limits: The $100,000 limit on penalty-free withdrawals means individuals cannot withdraw more than a combined total of $100,000 from all of their retirement plans.