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mob

(mɑb)
n. the crime syndicate. (Underworld and journalistic.) One of the biggest fish in the mob was pulled from the river yesterday.
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While there is no clear definition under the law, the court's decisions made several definitions of mobbing defining its different faces different characters.
We counted the maximum number of crows that gathered during a trial and categorized responses, in order of increasing harassment, as: no reaction (see above for definition), scolding (utterance of harsh vocalizations directed at raptor; Yorzinski and Vehrencamp 2009), diving (hurling from flight path head first toward the raptor), or mobbing (assembly of at least two crows that scolded raptor, some of which typically also dove; Marzluff et al.
Following the start of the implementation of the Law on Mental, Physical and Sexual Harassment or the so-called Law on Mobbing, the Federation of Trade Unions of Macedonia (SSM) appealed all workers who are victims of any type of harassment to report it and get the protection the Law offers them.
The biggest problem thus far has been the fact that there was only one article about mobbing in the law on employment relations.
This is more socially aware installation art, situation theatre, than the joyous song and dance into which flash mobbing has now evolved.
While mobbing predators, prey utter mobbing calls, which have been suggested to vary depending on risk or predator category.
When the cage held a harmless squirrel, the pups mobbed more than their parents--getting safe mobbing practice.
Given this, perhaps it would be a good idea to incorporate some flash mobbing into The Post's current Get Moving campaign?
net, said, 'Flash mobbing has taken off in such as short space of time.
Southern mobbing of Know-Nothings, Grimsted argues, must be interpreted as an attempt to stifle this potentially divisive political insurgence.
Most studies of the benefits of mobbing have focused on birds that pick on somebody near their own size, he says.
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- A near-unanimous majority of Justice Ministry personnel have said they are subject to mobbing at work, according to an online survey published recently.
In contrast, nightjars feed almost exclusively on aerial insects and are not normally targeted by mobbing birds, presumably because they pose no threat to them.
net , said: 'Flash mobbing has taken off in such as short space of time.