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Botany (of leaves, flowers, etc.) turned away from the main stem
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Risk averseness is the propensity to avoid taking risks, and is generally regarded as a personality variable (Zinkhan & Karande, 1991).
The recipe for keeping the coalition was a mix of industriousness and an interesting mix of public relations and risk averseness.
In essence, the actual political act lies in this averseness to determination or the insistence on precariousness as a contradiction that cannot be reconciled.
Additionally, the risk averseness of organizations, incumbent conflicts and switching costs, prevented replacing animal testing with alternates.
He also expressed his strong averseness to any `short-term or mid-term situations', "nor do we relish any long marches towards Islamabad", he avowed.
A further facet of the perception of entrepreneurship education and a need for such education is the general risk averseness of French culture.
The point is that why does the local industry have an averseness to imported content when it cannot or does not fulfill audience needs and they have to look elsewhere for entertainment.
Social scientists have long known that age and risk averseness are related.
Another key factor is the weak loan growth disbursed through the banking system due to risk averseness, despite an accommodative monetary policy that supports growth.
The risk averseness approach has been widely dissolving, thus providing more opportunities for banks to grasp.
Studies have also shown that credit rationing, on account of risk averseness, is not specific to domestic private and foreign banks (Bannerjee & Duflo, 2004).
This leads to the well-known expected utility hypothesis (EUH) in which the degree of risk averseness is often assumed to be decreasing in wealth.