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widen (one's) horizons

To have or seek out new experiences, especially if one's experiences have been relatively limited. I'm really nervous to live at school, but I know I need to widen my horizons and get some experience living without my family. I can't believe that Molly has never left the state before! She seriously needs to widen her horizons!
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No desenvolvimento do estudo, Widener (2006) teve como uma das premissas que os gestores avaliam os seus recursos estrategicos e escolhem as medidas de desempenho que estao alinhados com esses recursos, que, por sua vez, afetam o desempenho.
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Following their advice, we charged a 16-member committee in September 2002 with the task of "planning to plan": identifying the goals of the process, best practices in planning, a planning timetable, and the processes for engaging all constituencies in the Widener community in the development of the plan.
In this fascinating and important new book, however, historian Daniel Widener draws attention to many lesser-known writers, musicians, visual artists, and filmmakers who constituted the Black Arts Movement in southern California.
Consider the following questions Widener poses and use them to increase your influence at work and at home:
Steinman, PhD, Psychology Department, Widener University, 1 University Place, Chester, PA 19013, USA.
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The experts informed Widener that, while a few of these paintings were true master-pieces, the vast majority were copies, fakes, or comparatively minor works incorrectly attributed to great artists such as Vermeer, Velazquez, Rembrandt, Turner, Botticelli, Raphael and Leonardo da Vinci.
He received a Bachelor's of Science degree from Widener University in Chester, PA.
Widener then asked if I would meet her at her Park Avenue apartment to discuss the position further and I agreed to see her the next day.
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Widener University is one of those institutions seeking to promote civic engagement through curricular, cocurricular, and institutional initiatives.