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analytic

a nuh li tik

  • a  using or subjected to a methodology using algebra and calculus
    analytic statics
  • a  using or skilled in using analysis (i.e., separating a whole--intellectual or substantial--into its elemental parts or basic principles)
    an analytic experiment
    an analytic approach
    a keenly analytic man
    analytical reasoning
    an analytical mind
  • a  expressing a grammatical category by using two or more words rather than inflection
  • a  of a proposition that is necessarily true independent of fact or experience
    `all spinsters are unmarried' is an analytic proposition

  • Brilliant and charismatic, the Austrian-born psychoanalyst was an early disciple of Freud and produced a shrewd addition to analytic theory: a patient's character, he said, was .
  • The Berlin Stories: This portrait of an old rapscallion is satire too cold to be amusing; it is written with the analytic distaste of one who watches without pity the dwindling of .
  • Even the analytic ability of "experts" is compromised, so the spreads among forecasts get very broad as things get worse.
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  • Michael Hayden in Guardian Unlimited
    This is the youngest analytic work force in the history of the Central Intelligence Agency,Director Michael Hayden said at his confirmation hearings this year. "In more disappointing language, this is the least experienced analytic work...
  • Robert Mueller in MinnPost.com (blog)
    This operation is an example of our united commitment to address this significant crime problem,Mueller said. "The FBI will continue to direct investigative and analytic resources towards mortgage fraud and corporate securities fraud that...
  • Willie Hulon in Washington Post
    We concur with the spirit of the OIG's three main recommendations and acknowledge our need for continued improvement in order to achieve an optimally integrated and functional analytic cadre,Hulon, the FBI's executive assistant director,...

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