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  • n  a bad or unsuitable match
  • v  match badly; match two objects or people that do not go together

  • THIS REGIONAL FINAL OF THE NCAA men's basketball tournament looked like a classic mismatch.
  • More recent studies, says Christina Maslach, a pioneer in burnout research at the University of California, Berkeley, show that unfairness and a mismatch in values between .
  • The mismatch between Cox and the world he was meant to police became such an embarrassment to the Republican Party that GOP candidate John McCain publicly called for the firing of .
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  • Revise transplant rule
    Re the June 7 article Pa. girl gets on lung donor list: If the mismatch in the size of the donor’s lung (relative to the size of the child receiving it) is the underlying reason for the lung-transplant rule, then why is the rule written in terms of the child’s age instead of the child’s size?
    June 10, 2013 - Miami Herald
  • Micron Gains From Burgeoning mDRAM Growth
    Declining PC shipments have lowered the demand for DRAM memory products, a segment that accounts for over 40% of Micron Technology?s valuation as per our estimate. The DRAM market is also currently suffering from a demand-supply mismatch and declining selling prices, which has severely constrained industry profits. PCs have traditionally been the major buyers of DRAM, and a slowdown in the PC ...
    June 10, 2013 - Forbes

  • Randy Foye in USA Today
    He is the best player in the game, the way he plays, the way he dominates,Foye said of Bryant. "It's just a tough matchup. It's a mismatch all around the board. They're always going to have a mismatch, no matter the position."
  • Tom Brady in SportingNews.com
    He's a mismatch every time he's out there,Brady says of his new playmate. "My job's easy. I've just got to throw it up there."

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