Redefining: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases
Use in Literature RedefiningWrongs so caused can never be rectified because their primary falsehood starts in the protocol, where no denial, no dispute and redefinition can change them.ndash;Hans Gross in Criminal Psychology.Gender roles are constantly redefined by tectonic shifts in the definition and functioning of basic social units, such as the nuclear family and the workplace.ndash;Sam Vaknin in The Development Psychology of Psychopathology.This is the time to redefine South Europe and the Balkans.ndash;Shmuel Vaknin in After the Rain. Nonfiction Usage Script UsageI am redefining weird on an hourly basis.ndash;Kenneth Lonergan and Peter Tolan in Analyze ThisJournalism UsageAmerica - News: January 24, 2006 - Headline: International Consumer Electronics Show Presents Latest Technology. Author: Dana Demange. Excerpt: Companies that make cell phones and computer programs want to be part of this technology revolution. Television broadcast companies are also working to create partnerships with Google and Yahoo. The Internet companies are changing the way people receive media. Experts say these changes are redefining the way the world uses technology and digital information.America's - News: May 19, 2002 - Headline: Redefining Retirement in America. Excerpt: But Sara Rix says a growing number of older Americans, those fortunate enough to be in good health and have adequate pensions, are redefining what it means to be retired.Constitutional - News: July 10, 2004 - Headline: Bush Calls for Constitutional Amendment Banning Gay Marriage. Author: Scott Stearns. Excerpt: President Bush wants to change the Constitution, because he says a few activist judges are redefining marriage to include unions between two men or two women. That, he says, undermines civilization's most fundamental institution.European Union - News: March 6, 2007 - Headline: Czech President Calls for Changes in EU Integration During Houston Visit. Author: Greg Flakus. Excerpt: I suggest redefining the whole concept of the European Union, not just making cosmetic changes, he said. I suggest going back to the inter-governmental model of European integration, going back to consistent liberalization and opening up of the markets. I suggest minimizing political intervention in human activities.Internet - News: September 19, 2005 - Headline: Some Opt for a Slower Pace of Life in the 21st Century. Excerpt: The philosophy of slow is a worldwide phenomenon, and a variety of slow movements are redefining our relationship with time. One of those groups is Slow Food. The organization has always been against the spread of the fast food culture around the world, says Makale Faber spokeswoman for its U.S chapter.Israel - News: October 19, 2007 - Headline: Israeli Lawmakers Sign Petition Against Division of Jerusalem. Author: Robert Berger. Excerpt: He's very flexible about redefining the borders of Jerusalem. He stick[s] to the opinion that the core of Jerusalem must be in the Israeli hands. But he's very much ready to give up neighborhoods that are not directly linked to the core of Jerusalem, said Inbari.Major League - News: October 7, 2001 - Headline: Ripken Ends Record-Setting Career. Excerpt: Cal Ripken was known as the Iron Man, for his incredible appearance in a streak of 2,632 consecutive games that smashed the old record of 2,130 held by New York Yankees' legend Lou Gehrig. But he will also be remembered for redefining the position of shortstop, which he played for most of his career. He proved a big man with power could have the range and skill to play there, when previously the position was manned by smaller players who were excellent fielders but usually light hitters.
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