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pastoral

  

      adj  
1    of, characterized by, or depicting rural life, scenery, etc.  
2    (of a literary work) dealing with an idealized form of rural existence in a conventional way  
3    (of land) used for pasture  
4    denoting or relating to the branch of theology dealing with the duties of a clergyman or priest to his congregation  
5    of or relating to a clergyman or priest in charge of a congregation or his duties as such  
6    of or relating to shepherds, their work, etc.  
      n  
7    a literary work or picture portraying rural life, esp. the lives of shepherds in an idealizing way  
   See also       eclogue  
8      (Music)      a variant of       pastorale  
9      (Christianity)  
a    a letter from a clergyman to the people under his charge  
b    the letter of a bishop to the clergy or people of his diocese  
c      (Also called)    pastoral staff   the crosier or staff carried by a bishop as a symbol of his pastoral responsibilities  
     (C15: from Latin, from pastor)  
  pastoralism      n  
  pastorally      adv  
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n.
care home
n.
child care provided by foster parents
n.
a care order is an official instruction (made by a judge or magistrate) that a child should be taken into care
n.
Residential Care Facilities for the Elderly—sometimes called "Assisted Living" or "Board and Care" facilities
n.
1 Ambulance and Primary Care medical emergencies 2 Ambulance Emergency Care
exp.
humanitarian compassive care for avoiding suffering of a terminal state patient
Medical term
n.
care provided for old or sick people or children in a residential facility ("home")
n.
[child] to be sent to a care organization run by the social services, or to be looked after by foster parents
n.
1. a package containing food, clothes or other items that the receiver has difficulties in procuring by himself; 2. a package containing small gifts for close persons
n.
paraprofessional registered physician assistants like nurses
Needs disambiguation with Paramedic when traduction in other languages
exp.
tenderness, love and care
acronym
n.
Mobile Intensive Care Unit ambulance
Medical term; ALS or Intensive Care professionals on board
n.
MICU for Intensive Care seeking Neonates
n.
advanced life support mobile intensive care unit
Medical term
n.
nurse manned MICU for stable intensive care patients
n.
free time spent taking care also of work-related tasks
formed based on "work" and "leisure"
n.
Concerning paramedical professions an Care. Compare with Paramedic
Parmedic is a Nickname of Paramedical derived of Medic and Paramedical Compre with this term
n.
1 Mobile Intensive Care Unit 2 Physician manned Ambulance
n.
training or Intensive Care in out hospital Intensive care setting
Medical term; See also Mobile Intensive Care Unit
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