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cut (one's) wisdom teeth

To reach an age or state of maturity. I think that we should hire an older, more experienced candidate, one who has already cut her wisdom teeth.
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In New Jersey, communists such as Estevan Nembhard and Carol Widom were active in Democrat Ras Baraka's successful 2014 campaign for the mayoralty of Newark.
According to Qatar Museums (QM), each artist has taken personal histories and memories to create site-specific pieces, connecting visitors to "the story of Qatar and its people in unexpected ways." Hassan's wall installation titled 'Widom of a nation' reflects the image of the Qatari flag with an excerpt from a poem by the country's Founder, Sheikh Jassim bin Mohamed bin Thani.
Este hallazgo coincide con lo reportado por otros autores como Widom (18), que utilizo datos oficiales de maltrato tanto del padre como del nifio y diseno un estudio de cohorte con 908 individuos victimas confirmadas de maltrato infantil a edad [menor que o igual a] 11 anos comparados con 667 sin historia de maltrato.
(23.) Id.; Cathy Spatz Widom, Child Victims: Searching for
Para maiores detalhes matematicos sobre autovalores e a distribuicao Tracy-Widom veja Johnstone (2001) e Tracy and Widom (2009).
Neglect is the most prevalent form of child abuse in the United States (Spratt et al., 2012; Widom, 2013).
Feature description is a description of the common features of objects in the class, and a discriminative description is a description of the difference between two or more classes (Widom, 1995).
Colman and Widom (23) integrate and extend the findings about the sequelae to maltreatment in childhood in 2 domains: (a) long-term effects of childhood trauma and (b) antecedents of adults' characteristics in terms of intimate relationships.
Researchers have provided empirical support for the traumatogenic potential of poverty, stating that being poor is associated not only with an increased risk of exposure to developmental trauma (Collings, 2012; Dhami, Hoglund, Leadbeater, & Boone, 2005; Finkelhor, Ormrod, Turner, & Hamby, 2005; Turner, Finkelhor, & Ormrod, 2006) but also with secondary victimization in the aftermath of traumatic exposure (Collings, 2009), and with negative mental health outcomes, including PTSD, at a later stage (Collings et al., 2013; Kira et al., 2014; Klest, 2012; Lieberman, Chu, Van Horn, & Harris, 2011; Nikulina, Widom, & Czaja, 2011; Rockers, Kruk, Saydee, Varpilah, & Galea, 2010).
Primeiramente, a inibicao da acao propriamente dita, com impacto na adaptacao comportamental imediata (e.g., tarefas de desempenho continuo de reforco imediato; Newman, Widom & Nathan, 1985).
Gilbert R, Widom C, Browne K, Fergusson D, Webb E, Janson S.