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a. a domestic animal, fowl, etc., that has wandered away from its place of keeping and is lost
b. (as modifier): stray dogs

stray

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(geology)
A lenticular rock formation encountered unexpectedly in drilling an oil or a gas well; it differs from an adjacent persistent formation in lithology and hardness.
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Strayer said this combination will allow the company to accelerate investment in the educational experience it delivers to students at both universities, while achieving back office efficiencies captured through the merger of corporate functions.
While Strayer discusses the constitutional conferences of 1960-1961 and 1971 as well as other events over the course of his career (including his work on the ratification of international conventions and on the development of the Canadian Human Rights Act), it is his role in the patriation process which forms the most compelling part of the narrative.
Degree programs offered by Strayer University's School of Information Systems and Technology provide innovative instruction in critical, real-world applications, while also providing a rigorous leadership and management curriculum.
While it is unlikely that new public or private non-profit universities would be created to compete with companies like Strayer, it is very possible that existing non-profit universities could change their focus to target students who would have otherwise chosen to attend a corporate University.
Early on, Strayer helpfully compares essentialism with modernism, arguing that whereas modernism explores each art form's boundaries, essentialism's mission is to encourage all art forms to become as abstract as possible (30-1).
Unlike Strayer and DeVry, which spent decades evolving from being trade or secretarial schools, U of P was specifically created to deliver academic degrees.
Strayer recommended looking for labels with the level of evidence used.
There are programs such as those offered by Strayer that are tailored to meet the unique needs of working adults, so if you have the desire to earn a degree, you can do it," he said.
Strayer of the department of family medicine at the University of Virginia, Charlottesville, and his colleagues recruited 23 faculty and resident physicians from the family medicine primary care center at the University of Virginia Health System.
Strayer of the University of Utah in Salt Lake City reported that drivers who conversed using either hand-held of hands-free cell phones during driving tests ran more red lights and had slower reaction times that drivers who talked with passengers or listened to books on tape.
Strayer of the University of Utah in Salt Lake City and his colleagues reported that people talking on either handheld or handsfree cell phones during simulated drives ran red lights more often and reacted more slowly to traffic signals than when not talking on a phone.
Allowing that there were political motivations behind the Revocation of the Edict of Nantes, Strayer nonetheless chooses to emphasize the religious reasons behind state persecution of the Protestants.