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Overview page. Subjects: Accounting — Law.

The seizure of goods as security for the performance of an obligation. The two principal situations covered by the remedy of distress are (1) between landlord and tenant when the rent is in...

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distress

Edited by John Ayto.

in Oxford Dictionary of English Idioms

January 2009; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 6 words.

damsel in distress: see damsel.

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distressed

Overview page. Subjects: Economics.

A condition of a firm when it cannot meet its fixed claims. See financial distress.

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distressed

Peter Moles and Nicholas Terry.

in The Handbook of International Financial Terms

January 1997; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Financial Institutions and Services. 16 words.

A condition of a firm when it cannot meet its fixed claims. See financial distress.

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distress

Overview page. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences — Sports and Exercise Medicine.

A state of motivation relating to stress that the animal is unable to cope with. An animal may be in distress as a result of physical environmental factors, such as excessive cold or heat,...

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Distress

Elena Fasoli.

Reference Entry. Subjects: Public International Law; International Law; Law. 3101 words.

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distress

Overview page. Subjects: Accounting — Law.

The seizure of goods as security for the performance of an obligation. The two principal situations covered by the remedy of distress are (1) between landlord and tenant when the rent is in...

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mental distress

Edited by Trischa Mann.

in Australian Law Dictionary

October 2017; p ublished online April 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law. 79 words.

(pure mental distress or nervous shock) In the UK and USA, pure mental distress will sound in damages for

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Diabetes distress

Norbert Hermanns, Marijke A. Bremmer and Frank J. Snoek.

in Depression and Type 2 Diabetes

August 2018; p ublished online September 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Endocrinology and Diabetes. 6468 words.

Diabetes distress is a common emotional response in people with diabetes. It is associated with depression and has a negative impact on quality of life and diabetes control. This chapter...

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distressed <i>adj</i>

David Crystal.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Original Shakespearean Pronunciation

March 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism. 15 words.

m dɪsˈtresɪd, dɪsˈtrest, ˈdɪstrest

sp distressed7, distrest5

rh breast Luc 465, VA 814

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mental distress

Overview page. Subjects: Law.

(pure mental distress or nervous shock)

In the UK and USA, pure mental distress will sound in damages for intentional torts (see Hunter v Canary Wharf Ltd [1997] AC 655) ...

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