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  • n  a temporary fortification built by troops in the field

  • She went out on the back of a motorcycle and did rigorous fieldwork.
  • She applied to various nongovernmental organizations to do fieldwork, but none would give her a job.
  • He knew he wanted to do fieldwork when he studied primates in Holland.
News & Articles

  • Weather affecting farmers' ability to plant crops
    Cool and wet conditions are continuing across South Dakota and have limited farmers' ability to complete fieldwork. The U.S. Department of Agriculture says in its weekly crop report that producers had ...
    June 11, 2013 - Associated Press via Yahoo! News
  • Yet another week of wet weather prevents Minnesota farmers from getting their planting done
    ST. PAUL, Minn. †Yet another week of wet weather has prevented Minnesota farmers from getting their planting done. The weekly crops and weather report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture says only 2.6 days were rated suitable for fieldwork last week.
    June 10, 2013 - Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune
  • Noteworthy paperbacks
    The Tea Party and the Remaking of Republican Conservatism by Theda Skocpol and Vanessa Williamson. (Oxford University) Rooted in anthropological fieldwork, this informative study examines the anti-government passions and sources of discord among tea partiers at the grass-roots and national levels. When the Tea Party Came to Town by Robert Draper. (Simon & Schuster) The showdown over the ...
    June 7, 2013 - The Charlotte Observer

  • Sir John Franklin in West Linn Tidings
    Certain peculiarities that occurred during the fieldwork take on new meaning in light of these developments,Franklin wrote in her complaint. "Neither the comptroller nor I were asked the usual checklist of questions regarding internal...
  • Ayman al-Zawahri in Global Terrorism Analysis
    The Russian Federation is ready to support the extension of the OSCE's fieldwork both in Georgia and in South Ossetia taking into account the new political-legal realities in the region, which would involve the establishment of two separate OSCE... Vitaly Churkin RIA Novosti Feb 27, 2009 37251 48219 fieldwork Al-Qaeda's decision to do so, however, was a calculated gamble based, as al-Zawahiri explained to al-Zarqawi, on the fear that without political fieldwork starting now [2005], alongside the combat and war" there would be no chance of quickly...

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