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avoidable

uh vaw i duh buhl

  • a  capable of being avoided or warded off

  • The unfortunate side effects of this condition are madness and death, avoidable only by focusing on a "constant": a person or thing present in each time one's consciousness visits.
  • Almost as disturbing as the lives lost was the question of whether the crash was avoidable.
  • Haig's aggressive style is alien to the laid-back Californians at the White House, who feel that the Secretary's well-publicized turf battles with colleagues were as avoidable as .
News & Articles

  • The Best Of The Best Brand Work: See All The Grand Prix Winners From Cannes 2013
    Dumb Ways To Diekills; social storytelling strikes a nerve. An animated film about avoidable death, an emotional experiment in women’s self-image, and a well-crafted social film loomed large at the 60th Cannes Lions, winning nine of the available 17 Grand Prix awards across a blooming number of categories. Metro Trains’s "Dumb Ways To Die," a cheerful animated music video that delivers a ...
    June 24, 2013 - Fast Company Magazine
  • The Unromantic Slaughter of the Civil War
    Was the Civil War avoidable -- or was it the culminating violence of a quieter war that had already been going on for centuries?        
    June 20, 2013 - The Atlantic
  • IMS Health Study Identifies $200+ Billion Annual Opportunity from Using Medicines More Responsibly
    Avoidable costs of more than $200 billion are incurred each year in the U.S. healthcare system as a result of medicines not being used responsibly by patients and healthcare professionals, according to a new study released today by the IMS Institute for Healthcare Informatics.
    June 19, 2013 - Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance
Quotes

  • Timothy Geithner in FOXNews
    As to his failure to pay the payroll taxes from 2001 to 2004 while he worked for the International Monetary Fund, Geithner said: "These were careless mistakes. They were avoidable mistakes."
  • Henry Paulson in Chicago Tribune
    By preventing avoidable foreclosures we will safeguard neighborhoods andcommunities and fulfill our responsibility of protecting the broader USeconomy,Paulson said in a speech in New York. "However, let me be clear:There is no single or...
  • Dirk Kempthorne in CNSNews.com
    Listing the polar bear as threatened can reduce avoidable losses of polar bears,said Kempthorne. "But it should not open the door to use the ESA to regulate greenhouse gas emissions from automobiles, power plants, and other sources. That...

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