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a kindred soul

A person who shares several or many fundamental beliefs, ideas, convictions, sentiments, attitudes, and/or interests with oneself. It didn't take long to figure out that John is a kindred soul, and we've been the closest of friends ever since we met.
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a kindred spirit

A person who shares several or many fundamental beliefs, ideas, convictions, sentiments, attitudes, and/or interests with oneself. It didn't take long to figure out that John is a kindred spirit, and we've been the closest of friends ever since we met.
See also: kindred, spirit

kindred spirit

Also, kindred soul. An individual with the same beliefs, attitudes or feelings as oneself. For example, Dean and I are kindred spirits when it comes to spending money-we're both tight. [Mid-1800s]
See also: kindred, spirit
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Also, the total amount of issued shares in Kindred Group plc is 230,126,200 ordinary shares with a par value of GBP0.
Kindred operates home health, hospice and community care businesses, long-term acute care hospitals, inpatient rehabilitation facilities and a contract rehabilitation services business.
This includes Kindred's continuum of care management, network development and product development initiatives, as well as Kindred House Calls, one of the largest home-based primary care practices in the nation.
Kuchta's long time Kenpo Karate instructors and Kindred Martial Arts principals; Associate Master Bruce Tyler (8th Degree Black Belt) of Kindred Martial Arts in Colorado), Senior Professor Joel White (7th Degree Black Belt) and Professor Dave Furst (6th Degree Black Belt) both of Kindred Martial Arts in Connecticut).
Apparently in response to Kindred's courtroom conduct, Boender told Mori that he intends to file a motion that argues that Kindred is mentally unfit to proceed.
Major initiatives and highlights for Kindred in 2012 include:
Kindred hopes to get the regulatory approvals and other approvals it needs to complete the deal by Sept.
Kindred recently opened Kindred Hospital Melbourne (Fla.
Kindred was jailed for a year for assault, David Meehan, 19, for life after admitting murder and 22-year-old Martin Soutar got six years for culpable homicide.
They will have to make do with the rerelease of her groundbreaking novel Kindred (Beacon Press, November 2003, $14.
Kindred Healthcare, Ventas' primary tenant in both states, became a natural suitor, according to Ventas Chairman, CEO and President Debra Cafaro.
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NYSE: VTR) has reached mutually beneficial agreements with US-based hospital operator Kindred Healthcare, Inc.
Eugene Municipal Judge Karen Stenard initially ruled that Kindred, 23, would be released immediately under a set of conditions that required him to receive mental health services and to not set foot on UO property while criminal charges against him are pending.
Baylis, a registered nurse, joined Kindred in 2002.