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worthwhile cause

Something that deserves time, attention, or funding. A: "Do you want to donate to my marathon team? I'm trying to raise money for cancer research." B: "Sure, that's a worthwhile cause."
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Does health locus of control predict the smallest worthwhile effect of spinal manipulative therapy when adjusted for severity of pain?
This is because the lower bound of a confidence interval might be larger than zero (hence the sample mean is statistically significant) but might not be larger than the smallest worthwhile effect.
Leadership preparation needs to provide leaders with a deep sense of what a worthwhile and valuable education ought to look like (Apple & Beane, 1995).
This is some worthwhile dope that definitely doesn't take itself too seriously.
This lesson is worthwhile because a broad vocabulary paves the way to literacy.
Two former Wall Street Journal reporters/editors, Anita Sharpe and Kevin Salwen, have formed a new company to produce Worthwhile (Atlanta, GA), a national business magazine "for readers who seek to make a difference while making a living.
Lagniappe clearly provides a worthwhile alternative to wasteful paper wrapping.
Maintain this position for as long as you can; two to five minutes is a worthwhile goal.
All worthwhile and long term relationships will have a degree of difficulty.
The group of people we have been working with is top notch and focused on the worthwhile goal of providing our industry with very effective ways to improve our performance through getting the right kind of training.
Plus, there is enormous interest from little investors--people like you and me who have decided that the stock markets represent a worthwhile stab once again.
In the end it's his working-class dad (Martin Sheen) and older colleague (Hal Holbrook) who offer more worthwhile values.
Leuven was not a part of the Dutch Republic, but as for its intellectual influence and considering the number of scholars who migrated from the Spanish Netherlands to the North, the links with this early circle of Copernicans may have been worthwhile to take into account.
However, despite its size and location, this department considered it worthwhile to face the monumental task of becoming one of the smallest forces to receive accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc.
This worthwhile mission cannot be accomplished without a firm commitment to continuously modernize the City and State's higher educational facilities.