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thanks in advance

An expression of gratitude said to someone in written communication, especially email, when one has asked them to do something, answer a question, or provide some information. Please let me know as soon as you have confirmation from the board. Thanks in advance.
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Thanks in advance

and TIA
phr. & comp. abb. an expression of gratitude given in advance of the hoped-for receipt of an answer to a question. I hope you can help me. TIA. Bob.
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On average, patients were 71 years old at the time of TIA and 41% of the patients were male.
Risk factors include hypertension, dyslipidemia, diabetes, obesity, smoking history, age, sedentary lifestyle and a prior history of TIA and/or stroke.
A key component of the TIA project is focused on developing "data-mining" tools to sort through the massive amounts of information to find suspicious patterns and associations.