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seclusion

[si′klü·zhən]
(meteorology)
A special case of the process of occlusion, where the point at which the cold front first overtakes the warm front (or quasi-stationary front) is at some distance from the apex of the wave cyclone.
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This patient appeared to be restless, apathetic, seclusive, and described experiences that were interpreted to be auditory and visual hallucinations.
She received no support from her husband's family, for her haughty mother-in-law would not communicate with Elizabeth or child: "They were yankess [sic] and you know they don't associate with the Irish, and catholics." Her career as a factory laborer lasted about 40 years, and neighbors testified she lived a "seclusive" live, reading, going to church, and enjoying the company of her sisters.
Second, as the "big players" in global finance built up the IIF as their main international research and lobbying platform, they opted for a new division of labor: They use the IMC's seclusive annual meeting for the CEOs--accompanied by their spouses--to meet socially in the setting of a closed conference where they can mingle with top central bankers, supervisors, and other high finance officials.