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in layman's terms

In words that can be understood by people outside of a given profession or field of expertise, i.e., without the use of jargon or highly technical terms. Chronic atherosclerosis in the coronary arteries has stopped oxygen-rich blood from reaching the heart, leading to a myocardial infarction. In layman's terms, you've suffered a heart attack. I wish these software agreements would be written in layman's terms, rather than this legalese gobbledygook.
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They will cover the QSR and submissions in laymen's terms, using practical examples.
In laymen's terms, Adatom has created the ways and means, or the enablement vehicle, for literally anyone to enjoy the benefits of a full-service e-commerce business -- without the logistical nightmares and exorbitant costs typically associated with establishing an e-tailing infrastructure, and with the value-added benefits of reduced operating costs and the opportunity to market and generate revenue through their own branded e-commerce offering.
In laymen's terms, the more they improve upon the land, typically the more the value of your investment will rise.
Albright, known for her ability to discuss foreign policy in laymen's terms, is expected to visit several other U.
In response to the court's ruling regarding the federal trademark infringement suit Club Med filed against Fox Searchlight, or in laymen's terms, CLUB MED vs.
It's a different type of financial feature - a little edgier than most of the things you'll find written about finance, and it's written in laymen's terms, without all the insider lingo that sometimes makes financial columns so inaccessible.
During his time at CMI, Kay has been the lead coordinator and instructor for hundreds of courses and remains well recognized and respected throughout the industry for his ability to interpret complex metallurgical data, particularly in the areas of gating and risering technology and casting defect identification and analysis, and relate the information in laymen's terms to a wide variety of audiences.
While the book is not exactly written in laymen's terms, anyone who has the confidence to select their own stocks should be able to understand its concepts with no problem.
In laymen's terms, it represents a large-scale shift in ocean temperatures and other factors that contribute to generally cooler and drier weather in Southern California, particularly near the coast.
In laymen's terms, it makes software to control Internet traffic, content and security and helps limit bandwidth congestion and speed up servers.
In laymen's terms, it's become harder to keep your sunny side up.
In laymen's terms, he oversees the preparations of weather forecasts twice a day for the world's oceans.
In laymen's terms, the electrical field around Cora's heart was shorting-out, Dodgers club physician Dr.
Selector's spreadsheet-like interface makes it very easy for developers to build a selection application using simple questions in laymen's terms.