Example sentences for: account

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  • The rapid spread of inquiry from an examination of the technology to an investigation of decisionmaking on that flight, to inquiry about NASA management as it affected the Challenger disaster generally, is what "taking the context into account" means.

  • According to the great Danish linguist, Otto Jespersen, there are five theories to account for the origin of language: the bow-wow theory, in which speech imitated animal calls; the pooh-pooh theory, in which people made instinctive sounds through physical or emotional reactions; the dingdong theory, in which people reacted to the environment; the yo-he-ho theory, in which people spoke when working together; and the la-la theory, in which speech arose from the romantic side of life.

  • --is that China's trade surplus, and actual rough balance on current account, shows that the country is not, in fact, a net recipient of capital.

  • Epidemiologically, HLA genotype partially accounts for inter-patient variation in disease severity or progression rates for such long-term viral infections as HIV, human T-cell lymphotropic virus, type 1 (HTLV-1), and hepatitis B and C [ 5 6 7 8 9 ] . Such associations can lead to mechanistic studies to test hypotheses about the immunologic basis of these associations [ 10 11 ] and could, in principle, be used to help predict individual prognoses [ 12 13 ] . At least one clinical study has shown that HLA genotype affects the immune response to a candidate HIV vaccine [ 14 ] . Vaccine designers have begun to take account of the HLA genotypes of potential recipients in choosing antigens for inclusion in a vaccine [ 15 ] , and it has been suggested that HLA genotype be considered in designing samples for inclusion in epidemiologic studies of anti-HIV immune response [ 12 ] . In evolutionary biology, the possibility that HLA heterozygotes are more resistant to infectious diseases is the basis for a leading hypothesis to explain the unparalleled diversity of HLA genes (and MHC genes in other vertebrates) and the maintenance of this diversity over long periods of evolutionary time [ 16 ] .

  • Making tracks for Elgar ... relating a renewed interest in the composer to an account of how his early recordings were made.

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