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in politics, the more radically progressive wing in any legislative body or party. The designation apparently originated in the French National Assembly of 1789, where the radicals were seated to the left of the presiding officer.

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the supporters or advocates of varying degrees of social, political, or economic change, reform, or revolution designed to promote the greater freedom, power, welfare, or comfort of the common people
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Rashidiya-bound motorists will use the leftward lanes to take them to the existing signalised junction.
The IRT distributions under OT were only significantly different from placebo at the 24 IU and 12 IU dose for s13121 and s13146, respectively; the IRT distributions for both of these participants at the respective dose levels were both shifted leftwards.
And as for the Liberal Democrats, while they may now be heading rapidly leftwards under new leader Tim Farron, it may a very long time before the voting public forgets their cohabitation with the Conservatives.
Corbyn, in many senses, has already "won" - by forcing the debate leftwards.
It allows the Roberts campaign to push him leftwards and toward the Democrats,'' said Lacy, director of University of Kansas' Dole Institute of Politics.
The universal technique of employing a 15[degrees] left lateral tilt using an obstetric wedge under the right hip (8) or tilting the table leftwards (9) might help to decrease the degree of aortocaval compression but does not guarantee its absence (10) The hypotension is distressing to the mother who often develops nausea & vomiting which may also endanger the fetus as changes in maternal arterial pressure affect uteroplacental blood flow.
The cost of such an approach was that less emphasis was given to supporting social movements that could eventually contribute to shifting the balance of power leftwards, and there was a consequent failure to learn from those movements about the nature of the alternative.
The case study is based on the particular traffic accident, when the truck-tractor with a semi-trailer hit the pedestrian, who was moving from the right side of the truck-tractor with a semi-trailer leftwards and appeared behind the minibus on the fast lane of the road.
What CHE is able to further impart is that while insulating the roof (upgrade D) reduces the occurrences of continuously overheated intervals (COI) of longer duration (higher CHE)--as shown by the lower yellow peaks compared to the red peaks, insulating the wall (upgrade A, green peaks) not only moderately reduces the number of occurrences but also shifts the peaks leftwards, indicating shorter COIs.
Thus, they only borrow from the most leftwards column and commit the always-borrow-left (2) error.
113) Many old soldiers were alienated by the Labor Party's leftwards momentum during and after the war.
But Munster had been stretched and when Stephen Jones and Matthew Rees moved the ball leftwards, there was enough space created for wing Sean Lamont to finish off a thrilling try, which Rhys Priestland converted.